SQAD

The 1st premiere black owned dance school in the historic city of Montgomery. Checkout our website!

We are excited to introduce Symphony Q Academy of Dance to the Montgomery & Tri-County area. Our mission is to train and educate pre-professional and professional artists under a strategic dance curriculum of movement that carries a wide range of performance levels within Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Hip-Hop and Contemporary dance styles. SQAD is a goal driven dance academy set up for future dancers that

Operating as usual

02/13/2024

Turn your summer into an adventure! ☀️
Secure your spot at our camp and dive into a world of excitement, learning, and lifelong friendships! Don’t miss out – RSVP now for the ultimate summer adventure! https://forms.gle/iuiae8fi3SuBBkKm7

💛❤️💙💚

Photos from Carver Elementary and Arts Magnet School's post 02/12/2024

Hats off to our phenomenal dance instructor Keyana Robinson for earning the well-deserved title of Teacher of the Year of Carver Elementary and Arts Magnet School! Your passion, dedication, and transformative impact on our dancers truly shine. Bravo on this outstanding achievement! 🙌🏾🙌🏾

02/12/2024

Dazzling the studios nationwide, our talented dancers have clinched prestigious scholarships and secured coveted spots in summer dance intensives and top-notch colleges. Each of these dancers auditioned before a panel of college program directors, company directors, and dance schools and centers located across the country. Our senior dancer, Jordynn Eubanks, received many college/university acceptances.
Here’s a list of some of their recent achievements:
Brenau University Summer Workshop & BFA Program
Kennesaw State University Dance Program
Western Kentucky Dance Intensive
Hubbard Street Dance in Chicago
University of Memphis BFA Program
Alabama State University BFA Program
Bates Dance Festival Intensive *Full Scholarship
Broadway Dance Center
Ngoma Center for Dance
Florida Southern College BFA Program
Lines Ballet
Plus more…

Applause for their dedication and artistry! 🌟🩰

01/29/2024

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01/12/2024

**Join Our Dance Academy Staff! 🌟**

Are you passionate about dance and ready to inspire others? We're seeking fully dedicated individuals to join our dynamic team at Symphony Q Academy of Dance. Explore exciting opportunities to share your expertise, creativity, and love for dance!

🌐 **Positions Available:**
1. Highly Skilled Dance Teachers
2. Academy Managers
3. Dance & Front Desk Assistants

🩰 **Requirements:**
- Relevant experience and expertise in dance (varies by position)
- Strong communication and organizational skills
- Passion for teaching and fostering a positive learning environment

📝 **How to Apply:**
Send your resume and a brief cover letter highlighting your dance experience to [email protected] . Please specify the position you are applying for in the subject line.

Join us in spreading the joy of dance and making a lasting impact on students' lives! Let's dance into a brighter future together! 💫

Photos from SQAD's post 01/10/2024

Standing ovation for our phenomenal dancers! 👏🏾✨ Thrilled to announce that our talented girls will be taking major master classes and auditioning for collegiate and summer dance scholarships at not one, but TWO major dance conferences this month. Break a leg, dancers! Stay tuned!

Photos from SQAD's post 12/29/2023
Photos from SQAD's post 12/18/2023

Wishing you joyous moments, warm gatherings, and a holiday season filled with love and laughter. Cheers to a wonderful celebration!

CLASSES RETURN JAN. 3RD!
Registration will remain open for prospective dancers. Secure your spot and let the rhythm of dance elevate your spirits!

Visit www.sqacademyofdance.com
to register.

12/05/2023

Dear cherished audience members,

Your presence illuminated our 2nd Annual NutQracker production with joy and warmth. Thank you for gracing us with your applause, creating a magical atmosphere that resonated on and off the stage. Your support is the heart of our performance, and we are grateful for the enchanting memories we shared together.

With heartfelt appreciation,
SQAD 💛❤️💙💚

📸 Jabril Williams

11/27/2023

Meet the stars who will grace our Nutcracker stage this season! Get ready to be captivated by their performances! ✨

Jonathan W. Ambrose is a native of Detroit, MI. He began his training at Marygrove College, when he was 3 years old. Mr. Ambrose started training in dance but also quickly picked up piano and violin. Mr.Ambrose continued his training through middle school and high school where he performed in his school various Chrimas dance concerts, Gospel Concerts, and Spring concerts. Outside of school Jonathan danced at Detroit Windsor Dance Academy and he moved through each level as he ended his sophomore year of high school in the highest level. He also danced at Fearless Dance Academy and trained at their highest level. Jonathan Ambrose has been recognized and awarded scholarships by LuLu Washington Dance foundation, Green Works Project, DanceTheater Of Harlem, Las Vegas School of the Arts and many others. Mr. Ambrose is currently a junior at Alabama State University where he is studying to get his BFA in dance.

Dec 1-3 Alabama Shakespeare Festival
Octagon Theater
Tickets available online! www.sqacademyofdance.com

11/27/2023

Meet the stars who will grace our Nutcracker stage this season! Get ready to be captivated by their performances! ✨

Meet our Drosselmeyer!

Isaac “Izaak” Vilbrun is a 21-year-old Dancer from Miami, Florida. He is a Senior BFA Dance Major at Alabama State University where he has worked with artists like Jana B Thompkins, Kara Mack, and more. He also had the opportunity to perform in the World Games 2022 with artists such as Bootsy Collins, Yolanda Adams, Sheila E, and many more. He had Mr. Vilbrun began his dance training at Silver Passion Dance Academy in Miami, Florida under the leadership of Cilva Timothy, where he trained in African, Ballet, Morern, Hip-Hop, and more. Izaak Vilbrun has attended master classes such as Alonzo King Lines Ballet Exploration Lab, and other artists such as Noibis Licea, Jaylon Givan, Kara Mack, Akeem Edwards, Crystal Perkins, Ursula Smith, Nijawwon Mathews, Kevin Thomas, Nathan Trice, Avree Walker, and Ronald K. Brown. He attended the Alabama Industry Dance Intensive Residency 2022 where he was instructed by artists such as Rosanna Karabetos and Ramone “Mone Swiff” Wilkinson.

Dec 1-3 Alabama Shakespeare Festival
Octagon Theater
Tickets available online! www.sqacademyofdance.com

11/24/2023

Meet the stars who will grace our Nutcracker stage this season! Get ready to be captivated by their performances! ✨

Meet our Arabian!

Courtney Coleman is a native of Mobile, Alabama. She is a graduate of the first BFA Dance Program (2017) at Alabama State University. Courtney Coleman is known as the university's first Aerialist. More recently she has performed at the 2022 World Games Opening and Closing Ceremony. She has completed a residency at OWA amusement park, and have also booked music videos and crafted promotional content for several artists. Courtney currently resides in Montgomery, Alabama, where she teaches at Morningview Elementary School, and Perform aerial at surrounding areas.

Come witness her amazing aerialist performance as Arabian✨

Dec 1-3 Alabama Shakespeare Festival
Octagon Theater
Tickets available online! www.sqacademyofdance.com

11/23/2023

Grateful for every twirl, thankful for every leap. Wishing you a joy-filled Thanksgiving from our dance family to yours!

11/23/2023

Meet the stars who will grace our Nutcracker stage this season! Get ready to be captivated by their performances! ✨

Meet our Nutcracker!

Quintin Moore is a senior dance major at Troy University from Mobile, Alabama. He has spent 11 years of his career training and performing with schools and professional company intensives such as Baker High school’s dance ensemble, Troy Theatre & Dance Touring ensemble, Dance Theatre of Harlem, and Elevation Dance Company. He also has been invited to not only perform for Alabama Dance Festival, but his choreography has been selected to be displayed as well as Ballet Fest in Atlanta, Georgia. After Quintin plans to receive his Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts, he wants to pursue dance professionally within concert work and commercial dance.

Dec 1-3 Alabama Shakespeare Festival
Octagon Theater
Tickets available online! www.sqacademyofdance.com

11/23/2023

Meet the stars who will grace our Nutcracker stage this season! Get ready to be captivated by their performances! ✨

Meet our Sugar Plum Fairy!

Kamaria Roberson is an Alabama State University senior, pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts for Dance. She originates from Michigan, where she has been dancing for almost all of her life. She is trained in the styles of Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Contemporary, Tap, and Hip Hop through her time as a studio and collegiate level dancer. She had learned under the tutelage of Gina Ellis, Crystal White Winkler, Jessica Thomas, Michelle Brock, Ryann Taylor, and James Atkinson. Before her college career, Kamaria attended Renaissance High School in Detroit, Michigan, and was a part of the school’s Dance Workshop team. Simultaneously, she learned at studios such as Power Dance Company & Eisenhower Dance Detroit. Kamaria has had the opportunity to perform in many local and national productions, including but not limited to Twisted Storytellers, Detroit’s African World Festival, IABD, World of Dance, and most recently Columbia City Ballet’s Off the Wall.

Dec 1-3 Alabama Shakespeare Festival
Octagon Theater
Tickets available online! www.sqacademyofdance.com

11/22/2023

Meet the stars who will grace our Nutcracker stage this season! Get ready to be captivated by their performances! ✨

Meet our Clara!

As a pre-professional dancer, Lauren Rudolph has spent 8 years of her dance career performing in different areas of dance with schools and companies such as, Booker T. Washington Magnet High School, Dance Theatre of Harlem, and Symphony Q Academy of Dance. She has been casted for several solo roles in different performances, including Clara in SQAD’s Nutcracker 2021. She received her first summer intensive training and professional opportunity from Dance Theatre of Harlem in Harlem, New York.

Lauren has performed leading roles in a variety of classical, contemporary ballet and jazz repertoire and has attended dance festivals including Alabama Dance Festival, Troy Day of Dance, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and Holiday Market.

Lauren is currently a freshman, getting her BFA in Dance from Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama.

Dec 1-3 Alabama Shakespeare Festival
Octagon Theater
Tickets available online! www.sqacademyofdance.com

11/18/2023


Join the magic at SQAD’s Nutcracker! Tickets are selling out so hurry and grab your tickets today! ✨
Scan QR Code or click here 👉🏾https://tickets.asf.net/overview/14691

11/01/2023

🎃 Happy Halloween👻 We've danced our way through the spookiest day of the year. Wishing you a hauntingly good time filled with frightful fun and killer moves.

10/27/2023

Check out these Boo-tiful tiny dancers!
It’s Costume Week 🧚🏾‍♂️ Where every plié is a pirouette of fun and every move is a magical groove! 🩰🎃👻✨ 💛❤️💙💚

10/24/2023

Get ready for a costume conundrum! Its Costume Week in dance! Let the creativity and fun style begin! 👻🎃

Don’t forget to grab your NutQracker tickets! Visit our website to purchase.
www.sqacademyofdance.com

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2856 Zelda Road
Montgomery, AL
36106

Opening Hours

Monday 4pm - 8pm
Tuesday 4pm - 8pm
Wednesday 4pm - 8pm
Thursday 4pm - 8pm
Friday 4:30pm - 6pm

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