Tupelo Academy of Dance Arts

We are the official school of the Tupelo Ballet and our mission is to foster interest in classical ballet, contemporary, jazz, and hip hop. We provide professional dance training while offering the highest artistic quality in North MS.

Tupelo Academy of Dance Arts was established in 1976 by Sharon Long. Our three studios offer state of the art flooring and facilities for dance instruction. Our staff is the most qualified in the area with instruction in ballet, pointe, creative movement, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, partnering, adult strength training, and musical theater. Director, Sharon Long, has received numerous statewide awards in dance education and has touched the lives of thousands of students in her community and state.

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Dance your way into the New Year and help us celebrate Elvis's 85th Birthday with a fabulous production of "Blue Suede Shoes" by Alabama Ballet. Tickets are available at www.tupeloballet.com. 3:00 pm on January 11, 2020 at THS Performing Arts Center

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Great coverage of the Nutcracker thanks to Company member Massie Eckard and fellow WTHS team!

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One week away from Nutcracker with these sweet seniors!

[11/28/19]   WAtch for TADA and Tupelo Ballet Company members. Fifth row then front row. So proud of these two. Have fun!

[11/28/19]   Watch for Ginny and Carrie as they perform in the Macy’s parade. Fifth row then on front. So proud of our dancers!!!!

Don’t miss this great performance!

The cutest Cannon Boys will take the stage during the Nutcracker’s Fight Scene! Need tickets? Visit tupeloballet.com for link to purchase.

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Nutcracker magic

A little Waltz of the Flowers to brighten your Monday!

[08/11/19]   TADA open house Tuesday with dance wear available from Reeds. 3:00 till 5:00. Come visit our new location at 2224 West Jackson. Popsy on-site for our our students and families. ❤️❤️

[07/05/19]   July workshop Monday. All levels at 9:15

[07/05/19]   July workshop starting Monday the 8. Everyone be at studio at 9:15. Classes end at 3:15. Complete schedule will be posted at studio.

[06/15/19]   Monday is the first day of our intensive workshop. Classes start at 9:15. Fun to get back in to the studio!!!!

[05/07/19]   Today was the first rehearsal of performance week. So proud and grateful to all of my dancers and faculty for a wonderful, artistic year! Our new home is fantastic and our two shows at the Civic Auditorium at 2 and 6:30 are going to be great! Don’t miss Dance Happening 2019 on Saturday and our show at Gumtree at 10:30! Hoping for good weather❤️❤️❤️😂

[04/09/19]   Remember that class registration for 2019/20 is now open. Follow the link below to register for summer camps and fall. Schedules cannot be finished until registration is closed. Thanks for your cooperation as we begin to plan for summer and next fall.

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Tupelo Academy of Dance Arts Online Registration

Registration for the 2019-20 school year is now open. Follow this link to register online!

app3.jackrabbitclass.com Online class-event registration form

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Open House

Community Development Foundation

Great ribbon cutting today for Tupelo Ballet at their new location!

Community Development Foundation

Wonderful day for our community!

Great ribbon cutting today for Tupelo Ballet at their new location!

Community Development Foundation

Great ribbon cutting today for Tupelo Ballet at their new location!

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We had a visit from our favorite guys at the Daily Journal today. Thanks, Derek Russell and Adam Robison! Thank you to the Cleggs for their beautiful backdrop for our photos!

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We would like to welcome Kyle Cunningham (courtesy of Nashville Ballet) as our newest guest artist. Kyle is from Santa Cruz, CA. He started dancing at 17 with Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre, then on to University of Utah to pursue a BFA in Ballet. Kyle is currently continuing his training at Nashville Ballet. He has performed leads in Swan Lake and Raymonda as well as original contemporary works by choreographers Matthew Neenan and Jay Kim. Kyle will perform the roles of Snow King, Arabian soloist, and Mechanical Doll soloist.

[08/24/18]   What a wonderful first week of dance at TADA! We have such a wonderful staff !!!! We are so happy to have Emily H. Nelson back in the studio. I am so fortunate to have former company members who all are so committed to our program.....Angie, Tara, Tracy, Megan, Courtney. Emily, Anna Kirk..,,Mary Morgan and a new family member Sueanne. We have so much fun and continue to offer excellence in dance training. Lots of exciting offerings for our students and lots of future plans for our studio! Great year ahead......

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A preview of Giselle—Myrtha and the Wilis Demis. Call 662-844-1928 for ticket information. Saturday, April 7 @ 2:00 pm, THS Performing Arts Center. Live accompaniment by North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra.

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A preview of Giselle—Myrtha and the Wilis Demis. Call 662-844-1928 for ticket information. Saturday, April 7 @ 2:00 pm, THS Performing Arts Center. Live accompaniment by North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra.

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Love having Paul Tillman and Megan Hustel with us for Giselle rehearsals.

First day back with all our ballerinas!

[05/06/17]   Today TADA presents our 40th Dance Happening at the Civic Auditorium at 2:00 and 6:30. Admission $3 and $5. Our beautiful dancers will share their special talent. Fun for all!!!

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As Director of the Tupelo Ballet I am so proud of our company and organization. It takes many volunteers, staff members, board members, and tech workers to present performances such as our show on Friday and Saturday. Thank you all for your commitment, your love and your on-going support. We are so proud to represent our City and region as a non-profit leader in our arts' community. Arts Rock in Tupelo!

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Call 662-844-1928 for Snow White and Pas De Quatre tickets- March 25 at THS Performing Arts Center at THS, 2:00 pm performance. There will be a "Snow White and Friends Tea" at 10:30 am in the PAC lobby. Mark your calendars!

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Final bows for 2016 Nutcracker

What a week of dance and fun. Five hours a day will get you strong and ready for 2015/16. Largest ever group this week . Thanks teachers and dancers!

[04/29/16]   Pe

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Thankfully, the Lilac Fairy has not yet bestowed her gift upon Princess Aurora. Although she is not powerful enough to reverse Carabosse's curse, the Lilac Fairy alters the curse to allow the spindle to cause a 100-year sleep for the princess rather than death.

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Trent's Portrait Design

[06/24/15]   Our 2015/16 tentative schedule has been announced at tupelo ballet.com under the academy link. Welcome new and current students. Record breaking enrollment and classes.

[04/24/15]   The recital week schedule is on our website. Registration forms should be turned in this week to save your place. Thanks for your help. TADA office

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Great article in Daily Journal about #Coppelia http://djournal.com/lifestyle/tupelo-ballet-brings-coppelia-to-life/

David Wolfe

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Rehearsals for our March 21st performance of "Coppelia" are preparing all of our dancers for a wonderful show. Rick Hargett is so funny in his role as Dr. Coppelius. Our male guest artists have worked with our dancers and are returning soon to clean choreography and blocking. Our costumes and sets are being prepared for production. our public school study guides are finished, and our tea party plans are underway. Tickets for our tea and performance can be ordered by calling 662-844-1928. Don't miss this light hearted, fun show at 2:00 at the Civic Auditorium. Be sure and watch twitter and instagram for pictures and updates as we get closer to showtime. Tupelo Ballet, non-profit since 1982, continues to offer professional ballet and dance performances for our public schools and region.

"Cinderella" 2013

Our Story

Tupelo Academy of Dance Arts was established in 1976 by Sharon Long. Our four new studios offer state of the art flooring and facilities for dance instruction. Our staff is the most qualified in the area with instruction in ballet, pointe, creative movement, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, partnering, adult strength training, and musical theater. Director, Sharon Long, has received numerous statewide awards in dance education and has touched the lives of thousands of students in her community and state. Come visit us at our new location at 2224 West Jackson street. Our state of the art building is a tribute the the arts community and their continued support of all of our programming.

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2224 West Jackson St
Tupelo, MS
38801
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