Located in the Southwest Valley. Offering superior professional training for dancers ages 2 1/2 thr - Temporary space inside KinderAcademy
Since 2007, Tempe Dance West has provided outstanding technical training in a positive and fun environment.
Your kids have a great time, while our faculty focus on developing important life skills like positive self-image, dependability, responsibility, respect and teamwork. Our students learn technical dance skills that allow them to pursue a professional dance career or just to have a great time learning essential life skills that lead to success in whatever they pursue.
Operating as usual
TBT: Suzanne Farrell Becomes a Balanchine Muse Suzanne Farrell’s rise to ballet stardom happened with uncommon swiftness.
WOW! What an amazing week @nycda nationals! thank you to everyone who joined and all of our girls for having such an amazing season! This year was all about strength and charisma. Even with the difficult year of COVID and being in a temporary space, it has motivated us even more to make next year AMAZING. And we can’t wait to see all our girls shine 🌟
We loved watching Yvanna, Gianna Reigna, and Sophia perform in the Outstanding Dancer opening number! a HUGE congrats for our Gianna placing in the top 40 Outstanding Dancers of the junior category. Reigna for receiving a $750 scholarship to the Steps on Broadway intensive. And Bella for receiving a Jazz standout scholarship!
We couldn’t do it without you all! See you in a few weeks 🏻
even on our off year we had to bring a little light to the @nycda stage! what a great way to end out season 🏻
Good luck to our dancers near and far as they embark on multiple journies this summer! From New York, to Pennsylvania, to right here in AZ for @nycda Nationals…work hard stay focused and have a blast!⚡️🏻
ITS OFFICIALLY SUMMER!! 🏻 we said our final goodbyes to our tiny dancers for a few months! so proud of these kiddos and can’t wait to see them grow in our new space! huge shout out to @trishelle23 @mjcookz and @maya__nichole for being the best combo teachers ever!
Watch this reel by tdawest on Instagram mysemamemocradi • Original Audio
Join us for a 👀 inside the new facility before the GRAND OPENING countdown begins!!
great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion 🏻
miss bella is ready to be laying out in the ☀️! summer break is just a few weeks away⛱🍉👙! WHO’S READY!!!
☀️summer is coming up! miss bella isn’t ready for a break☀️
reminiscing back to @ladancemagic a few weeks ago 💫
what a weekend at @nycda !! great way to end our competition season for this year! so proud of each and every one of our dancers 💙
results from the weekend:
13th Place - Sophie
19th Place - Gianna
15th Place - Aiyana
19th Place - MaKenzie
NYCDA Summer Intensive Scholarship:
Tap Scholarship - Gabby
$500 Steps Summer Intensive:
Mini Outstanding Dancer:
Junior Outstanding Dancer:
Teen Outstanding Dancer:
We are so excited to announce the construction of our new, State of the art facility is underway!! Here are some of the renderings!
Heading into the new year fresh and ferocious!!! Come train with us and our amazing faculty and opportunities!!
Photos by @ashleylbdancephotography
Happy Holidays from the Tempe Dance West Family!!
Photo by @ashleylbdancephotography
Join the Tempe Dance West Family this January!!! Come learn ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary and more with some of the best Arizona has to offer!!
BIG NEWS!! @hollz5678 will be joining us in January!!! Let's welcome her to our family!!!!
Holly Manville – Company Director – Jazz, Technique,Turns, Stretch
Holly Manville has been dancing since the age of three and has been teaching for over twenty years. Holly graduated with a B.S in Psychology and in the process of finishing up her MFA in Dance, both from Arizona State University. Holly has danced in numerous Industrials, videos and films, including the motion picture “Tank Girl”. Holly was the captain for the Cardinals cheerleader for two years. She modeled locally with Leighton Agency and Internationally with Society of Style of Tokyo. where she modeled runway, print work and commercials.
Holly has appeared on Star Search with “Rush Hour” and choreographed for other groups appearing on the show. She was a member of Ballet Jude and The Cliff Keuter Modern Dance Company. Holly has been on Faculty at ASU, MCC, TDA, and Eastside Ballet. She has won numerous Distinguished Achievement Awards and National Overall/ High point Awards for her choreography.
Holly has judged for Dance Masters of America, Dance Olympus and On-Stage America. Many of Holly’s students have moved on to Broadway, River North, Lines Contemporary Ballet, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal, Cirque De Soliel, Prestigious Ballet Companies, The Rockettes, Las Vegas Showgirls, SYTYCD, Laker Girls and scholarships to colleges such as Juilliard, Marymount, Pace, Univ. of the Arts, Point Park, Univ. of AZ and ASU. Holly currently teaches at Mesa High School where she directs the dance department and the Euporea Company. She is also the Company Director at Tempe Dance Academy. Holly has a beautiful 19 year old daughter, Maya, who also is a dancer. Holly is always excited to share her love and passion in dance with all her students.
Work hard everyday.... but first... a Christmas break.... @fabiolaambrosio_
Just some amazing moments from our in-studio demonstrations. Photos by @amberrosephotographyphoenix
Upside down excited that Christmas is almost here!!!
Scholarships!!! So proud to have walked away with so many opportunities from @heat_convention
Elliana half scholarship
Lily half scholarship
Meliah half scholarship
Lauryn full scholarship
Amariah full scholarship
Emma finalist for Heat force
MaKenzie finalist for Heat force
Andrea finalist for Heat force
Aiyana half scholarship
Andrea half scholarship
MaKenzie full scholarship
Kasey millennium scholarship
3 week scholarship to Joffrey
And that's a wrap for @heat_convention !!!
1st overall junior soloist - TIED
@la.reigna.lu & @lauryn.aniyah
2nd overall junior soloist
8th overall teen solo @jordynn.anai
5th overall teen solo @thetinydancerkasey
2nd overall teen solo @and.rea_castillo
Serving up sass at @heat_convention !! Represent @tdawest !!!
Just another happy Birthday Mr. Michael!!!!
Happy Birthday Studio Owner and Director @mjcookz !!! Have a great day!!!
Working with young dancer Mila!
HAPPY TURKEY DAY FROM OUR ARTISTIC DIRECTOR!! Baby @mjcookz !!
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We are so thankful, grateful, and appreciative of your support, trust, and participation!
Director @mjcookz guest teaching at The e Ballet Clinic. Mr. Michael's extensive knowledge of ballet and coaching credits him as a master ballet master.
Come join us and learn under his guidance!!! Register today!!
Photos by @ashleylbdancephotography
☀️ What a great weekend in Los Angeles!!! We were very lucky to have so many winners and scholarship recipients! Thank you @nycda for a great weekend of dance!!!
Lauryn, Reigna - tap scholarship
Lily hip hop scholarship
Mia Angeline - Future star scholarship
Reigna, Gianna - NYCDA summer/winter standout intensive
Jordynn Teen NYCDA summer/winter standout intensive
Rising star amariah
Lauryn, amariah - youth program at steps scholarship 500
Jordynn peri dance scholarship
Junior Outstanding dancer runner-ups
Lauryn , Sophia, Reigna
Junior Outstanding Dancer Winner - amariah
Teen outstanding dancer runner up
And we are kicking it off in Los Angeles at @nycda !!!
💛Come dance with the Tempe Dance West Family! We are now enrolling new students!
💛Since 2007, Tempe Dance West has provided outstanding technical training in a positive and fun environment under the direction of Michael Cook. 💛Your kids have a great time, while our faculty focuses on developing important life skills like positive self-image, dependability, responsibility, respect and teamwork.
Class with @myleslavallee
Good Morning!!! Who is ready to start the week off?
Happy World Ballet Day!!!!! Our director @mjcookz working with students at @caryballet @caryballetcompany rehearsing George Balanchine's Serenade.
Photo by @ashleylbdancephotography
🌳 Artistic Director @mjcookz teaching at @caryballetcompany @caryballet for the week! 🌳
Photo by @ashleylbdancephotography
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You will be featured!!!
🍂🍁🍂FALL IS HERE AT TEMPE DANCE WEST!!! 🧡🧡
🎃 🌶 ☕️ SEASON!!!!
It's cooling down In AZ. Time for that life!
Another great Master Clss in the books at @tdawest !!! Thank you @nicoleolsondance , we can’t wait to see you back next week!! ✨
Looking forward to having our third special guest Nicole Olson this Friday for our “Friday Masters”. @nicoleolsondance Nicole L Olson, Artistic Director of NicoleOlson|MovementChaos, has presented work nationally in such venues as the Kennedy Center in DC, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts in Chicago, and the TBA Festival in Portland, OR. Her choreography has been seen in Phoenix Theatre’s “Evita” and “Once”.
Alternative spaces is her focus; creating for Phoenix Art Museum, SMOCA, and galleries throughout Phoenix, and five evening length pieces for internationally-awarded Canal Convergence 2018 and 2019, presented by Scottsdale Public Art.
Olson was awarded the Mayor’s Arts Award for Dance in 2016, the Arizoni Award in Choreography (Nearly Naked Theatre’s “The Who’s Tommy”) in 2006,
along with Phoenix New Times’ “Best Dancer, 2016” and “Best Collaboration, 2018”. This past year, Nicole was awarded 1st Runner-Up for Artlink’s Annual Juried Exhibition ’20.
Thank you @azdancemed !! Our dancers had our first monthly conditioning class with Dr. Alexis Sams to take our dancing to the next level. We look forward to working with you!!! 💜💚💜💚
On Tuesday nights we ⭐️ HIP HOP ⭐️
Hope you all enjoyed the long weekend….back to work!!
they do ballet too✨
Since 2007, Tempe Dance West has provided outstanding technical training in a positive and fun environment. Your kids have a great time, while our faculty focus on developing important life skills like positive self-image, dependability, responsibility, respect and teamwork. Our students learn technical dance skills that allow them to pursue a professional dance career or just to have a great time learning essential life skills that lead to success in whatever they pursue.
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|Tuesday||4pm - 8:30pm|
|Wednesday||9:30am - 12:30pm|
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|Thursday||4pm - 8:30pm|
|Friday||4pm - 7:30pm|
|Saturday||8:30am - 2pm|
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