Our last performance of Aladdin is here, and it’s a sold out show!  If you are attending our performance, check out our SHOW DAY INFORMATION.  In the mean time, watch our ALADDIN TRAILER or view our event page HERE!

Our Summer 2018 Schedule can be viewed here!

Online registration for any of our Summer courses can be found by clicking the “Payments” tab above, then “Payments and Purchases”.

Welcome to BDA

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The British Dancing Academy has been providing fun, yet professional classes in the Western Washington area for over 40 years! For more information about our schedule and classes, please contact us at (425) 738-8586 or MissPatti@thebritishdancingacademy.com.

Member of the Royal Academy of Dancing and the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing.

Our fundamental goal is to provide exceptionally high quality training to our students, ages 3 ½ through adult, in Creative Movement, Classical Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Modern Theater. A major focus of our program is to ensure each student, from our youngest four year olds through adults, receive individual attention and a true enrichment to their overall educational experience. The dedicated teachers and staff strive to instill creativity and personal growth in each dancer while maintaining traditional technique and strong performance skills. The BDA’s examination program is internationally recognized and builds each dancer’s confidence through determination and professionalism.

Our students have the wonderful opportunity to perform in our full June stage production at Highline Performing Arts Center each year, a magical time for all involved. Our senior dancers also perform at their special Holiday Showcase in December, as well as at area rest homes, and have the opportunity to attend dancing conventions from New York and L.A., working closely with many top choreographers in the country.

Latest Announcements

Aladdin Contest WINNERS!

April 28, 2018

Our Cast A Aladdin artwork contest winner is 12-year old Nora Chareontongtarkul.  Congratulations, Nora! 8 year-old Caitlyn Park wins for Cast B! Radhika Gupta, age...

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Aladdin Program Contest Entries!

April 16, 2018

We received so many wonderful entries for our program cover contest this year!  We will be sharing a few each day and our winners that...

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Summer Dancing 2017!

September 01, 2017

Thank you so much to all of our dancers who sent us such fantastic photos of everywhere you danced this Summer!  You all captured some...

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Dance Classes



Upcoming Events

BDA’s Aladdin

Our final performance of BDA's Aladdin is sold out!  We hope you enjoy the show! Video produced for The British Dancing Academy by Norb Caoili (NorbCam) Join us as The...

 7:00 pm
 June 15, 2018
 401 S. 152nd St, Burien, WA 98148

Parent Testimonials

  • “Pre-school to adult, the classes are great, teachers are amazing and the end of year production can't be beat!” -Cynthia H.

  • “My family has been dancing with British for many years. They have an amazing way of instilling dance into the hearts of the dancers. I danced at British as a child, and my kids are now dancers there. They continue to have amazing shows, and teach amazing skills to their dancers.” -Tracy W.

  • “My daughters have grown so much since joining the BDA. The instructors are very dedicated to their students. As a result, my daughters have a very high dedication to the arts. Highly recommend the BDA!” -Hector G.

  • “If you want a professional, yet non-competitive environment to be the best dancer possible then this might be the right place for you and/or your child. Ballet, jazz, tap and modern with two studios in the south end of King County. Awesome teachers!” -Elise B.

  • “Great teachers, awesome technique and wonderful studio all-around!! Highly recommend it!!!” -Jennifer T.

  • “The teachers are patient and fun, which makes learning easy. Classes are reasonably priced and best of all, there's an awesome full stage production show at the end of the year!” -Marina M.

  • “The professional and caring instructors. The high standards required by students. The academy provides guidance so that each of the students can develop the poise and confidence they will carry with them for the rest of their lives!” -Margaret H.