The Premier Dance Studio in Statesville, NC
What are we whirling and twirling up at Tilley’s Dance Academy?
Meet our talented staff and learn more about our curriculum and class schedule.
There’s always something exciting happening at our dance studio.
Be sure to check out our kids birthday parties, the Dance Shop, and stay tuned for more exciting announcements on our website and Facebook.
Tilley’s Dance Academy Birthday Parties
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost?
For regular season classes, there is a $35 registration fee for new students and $25 for returning students. After The initial registration fee, tuition starts at $65 per month for a one-hour per week class. We offer discounts for multiple classes and for siblings.
When can we sign up?
The best time to sign up is during the summer. Our regular season classes start in September and go through the end of May. We do offer summer camps during the summer months, and the best time to sign up for camp would be anytime between February and June.
What types of dance classes do you offer?
You can see a full list of classes on our curriculum page. But we offer a variety of classes that include: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Pointe, Musical Theater and Acrobatic Arts.
How do we sign up?
We now offer online registration. If you do not prefer to register online, you can come into the studio and register.
What precautions are you taking for COVID-19?
In addition to enhanced cleaning measures, all our classes are now drop off/pick up only. There are no parents allowed in the building during class. We have drop off on one side of the building and pick-up on the other side. There is no intermingling of classes. They each have their own entrance and exit. They also each have separate bathrooms. Upon arrival to class, staff is wearing masks to check temperatures of all students. Once we have checked temperatures, students are prompted to stop at the hand sanitizer station to sanitize hands before class. There are places marked off for dance bags to keep students bags from touching one another. We have spaces marked on the floor to keep dancers 6 ft apart. Upon exiting, all students will be asked to sanitize hands again.
Do you offer a free trial class?
Yes! We offer a one-time free trial for ANY of our classes that have availability. We just ask that you call first so that we know you are coming.
What do we need for class?
We ask that you come wearing proper dance attire. Some classes have a stricter dress code than others. You will be given more detailed information upon registration. Also, it depends on which class you register for to determine what shoes you will need. Other than proper dancewear, we just ask that each student bring a water bottle to class, as our water fountain is currently closed.
What age can a student start dance?
We have a Mommy & Me class for students age 18 months to 3 years. Then we have preschool/kinder classes for students age 3 to 5. Then we offer a variety of classes for students age 6 to adult.