The Premier Dance Studio in Statesville, NC, Since 1987

The Premier Dance Studio in Statesville, NC, Since 1987

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Our Curriculum

Hip-Hop Dance in Statesville, NC

At Tilley’s Dance Academy, we believe people of all ages should learn to dance – and have lots of fun in the process! We offer the best selection of kids and adult dance classes in Statesville, NC, and there’s no shortage of dance styles we strive to teach in our loving and caring facility.

We offer a one-time free trial class for every aspiring dancer. If you’re interested in joining, call us today at 704-872-6438 to schedule your free trial class!

Need to stock up on all your dancing necessities before your next class? The Dance Shop at Tilley’s offers everything from leotards, tutus, dance shoes, hairpieces, and so much more. Be sure to stop by our shop and see us!

Kids Dance Classes

Are you looking to enroll your child in dance lessons? At Tilley’s Dance Academy, we teach young children the basics of ballet, tap, and jazz dance. Through these styles of dance, your child will learn concentration, coordination, and how to control their bodies. They’ll also learn how to stay in rhythm while combining movements, like jumping, lifting, and so much more.

We also teach combination classes, creative movement, and lyrical dance, as well as tumbling. Children as young as 18 months can enroll in our dance classes.

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Mommy & Me

For a bonding experience like no other, we also feature Mommy and Me dance classes. Mothers can enjoy growing and learning with their children in a nurturing and fun environment alongside other families. Our Mommy and Me dance classes are for children aged 18 months to 2.5-years-old.
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Preschool/Kindergarten Classes

Children aged 3 to 5 can learn a combination of tap, jazz, ballet, creative movement, and gymnastics.
4-year-olds and 5-year-olds are placed together in the same class. 3-year-olds are placed in their own separate class.
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Combination Classes

Students aged 6 and up can learn a combination of tap, jazz, and ballet.
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Acrobatic Arts


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STARS Dance Program

This program is designed specifically for people ages 6 to 18 with special needs. It will be a free community outreach class offered in the studio. Dancers in this class will be featured in our end of the year dance recital. STARS: Strong Talented Artists w/ Rhythm & Style.

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Hip Hop Classes

Students aged 5 and up can learn hip hop dance and receive specialized instruction on all the latest moves.
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Lyrical Classes

Students aged 7 and up can blend elements of jazz and ballet and receive instruction on contemporary and lyrical dance.
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Ballet Technique Classes

For ballerinas aged 6 and up, our ballet technique classes will show them how to move, turn, and align their bodies. Your little ballerina will also learn proper posture and footwork.
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Pointe Class

Our pointe classes allow advanced ballet students aged 10 and up to take their footwork to the next level. Your prima ballerina will learn proper placement, alignment, and how to pirouette their body while on their toes.
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Musical Theater

Call 704-872-6438 to enroll your child today!

Adult Dance Classes

Adult Dance Classes in Statesville, NC
Adult Dance Classes  in Statesville, NC Tilley’s Dance Academy

In addition to our dance company, we have tap, jazz, and hip hop dance classes for adults.

Whether you’re looking to improve your dance moves, lose weight, or make friends, Tilley’s Dance Academy is the place to be!

The Premier Dance Company in Statesville, NC

Tilley's Dance Academy's competitive dance team with trophies

Does your child show a competitive side and a true passion for dance? There’s no better way to immerse your child in dance than to get them started in a competitive performing company.

At Tilley’s Dance Academy, we’re home to the best dance company in Statesville, NC. Our dancers come from all over Iredell County, including the towns of Troutman, Harmony, Union Grove, and Taylorsville. Our competitive dance teams have won several Judges Choice awards, Entertainment awards, and National Champion awards. The Statesville local newspaper also voted us Best Dance Studio!

Mini & Petite Dance Companies

Young students who are a part of our mini & petite dance companies are hand-selected based on prior performance in our dance classes.

Mini Dance Company

Kindergartners & 1st graders 

Petite Dance Company

2nd, 3rd, & 4th graders

Junior & Senior Dance Companies

We select dancers for our junior and senior dance company based on auditions. All of our junior and senior dance companies compete at the local, state, and national levels.

Call us at 704-872-6438 to learn about our premier dance companies and when we’ll be holding auditions next.

Junior Dance Company

Grades 5 – 8

Senior Dance Company

Grades 9 -12

Junior Hip Hop Company

Grades 2-6

Senior Hip Hop Company

Grades 7-12

Junior Lyrical Company

Grades 2-6

Senior Lyrical Company

Grades 7-12

Want to discover more of what our dancers are up to at Tilley’s Dance Academy?
Check us out on Facebook or contact us today to schedule your one-time free trial class!

Tilley’s Dance Academy

401 N Center St
Statesville, NC 28677


Monday: 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday: 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thursday: 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Closed Friday, Saturday, & Sunday