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.

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 ­­Tuesday 29th — BDA Meet and Greet!  4:00-7:00 pm


Labor Day Weekend  No classes 

Tuesday 5th  — First day of classes!


Monday 23rd – Saturday 28th — 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. 

Tuesday 31st — HALLOWEEN — No classes


 Monday 20th -Costume fee balance is due. 

*After this date $25 late fee applied.* 

Wednesday 22nd– Friday 24th Thanksgiving Break  — No Classes

Saturday 25th -Normal Class Schedule

Monday 27th -Exam consent forms due  


(TBA) — Holiday Showcase at Highline Performing Arts Center

(TBA)–Nursing Home performances

Tuesday 19th – Monday January 1st — Winter Break

No classes


Tuesday 2nd – Classes resume

 January – March exam coaching classes

(Schedule to be announced)


Friday 23rd – Sunday 25th -NUVO Convention Weekend

(Invitation only)

Monday 26th -Exam Fees Due


Exams: Schedule to be announced.

(Possible schedule changes for exam classes)


Monday 9th – Saturday 14th Spring Break   No classes

Monday 16th — Classes resume

Monday 23rd – Saturday 28th –  Show information packets issued


Tuesday 1st — Ticket sales begin for BDA families

Monday 14th – Saturday 19th — Pre-registration begins for 2017-2018 school year

Saturday 26th – Monday 28th   -Memorial Weekend 

No classes

Tuesday 29th     –Show Rehearsals begin at the Kent Studio


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

10th – 14th –Dress Rehearsals at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien

Shows at Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien:

Friday 15th – Cast A  Show 7:00pm

Saturday 16th – Cast B Show 1:00pm

Saturday 16th – Cast C Show 7:00pm

Sunday 17th – Cast D Show 6:00pm

Monday 18th – Cast F Show 7:00pm


Tuesday 10th -Summer classes begin for Junior Students and Open Classes begin for ages 13+

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