Academy Calendar

Parent Watch Day Schedule

Parent Watch Days – Kent and Federal Way:

Parents are welcome to view their dancer's class on the first class of each month.

The last parent watch day of our school year is first week of March so we can get ready for the show!

No parent watch days in December.

Scroll down to view our school year calendar!


 ­­Tuesday 30th -- BDA Meet and Greet!  4:00-7:00 pm


Labor Day Weekend  No classes 

Tuesday 6th  -- First day of classes!


Monday 24th - Saturday 29th -- Exam information: 

Parents of students in levels below please attend class this week:

*Primary ballet and above.  

*Bronze tap and above.

*Grade 3 modern and above. 

Monday 31st -- HALLOWEEN -- No classes


 Monday 21st -Costume fee balance is due. 

*After this date $25 late fee applied.* 

Wednesday 23rd– Friday 25th Thanksgiving Break  -- No Classes

Saturday 26th -Normal Class Schedule

Monday 28th -Exam consent forms due  


Tuesday 13th -- Holiday Showcase at Highline Performing Arts Center

Saturday 17th–Nursing Home performances

Monday 19th - Sunday January 1st -- Winter Break

No classes


Monday 2nd – Classes resume

 January – March exam coaching classes

(Schedule to be announced)


Friday 17th - Sunday 19th -NUVO Convention Weekend

(Invitation only)


Exams: Schedule to be announced.

(Possible schedule changes for exam classes)


Monday 10th - Saturday 15th  -- Spring Break   No classes

Monday 17th -- Classes resume

Monday 24th - Saturday 29th –  Show information packets issued


Monday 1st -- Ticket sales begin for BDA families

Monday 15th - Saturday 20th -- Pre-registration begins for 2017-2018 school year

Saturday 27th - Monday 29th   -Memorial Weekend 

No classes

Tuesday 30th     --Show Rehearsals begin at the Kent Studio


1st - 8th --Rehearsal schedule continues at the Kent Studio

9th - 13th –Dress Rehearsals at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien

Shows at Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien:

Friday 16th - Cast A  Show 7:00pm

Saturday 17th - Cast B Show 1:00pm

Saturday 17th - Cast C Show 7:00pm

Sunday 18th - Cast D Show 7:00pm

Monday 19th - Cast F Show 7:00pm


Wednesday 5th -Summer classes begin for Junior Students and Open Classes begin for ages 13+

Special Summer week-long workshop intensive -- Stay tuned for dates!