Master Class -Rachel- 7/20

Lyrical with Rachel Gentry—July 20th.

Rachel Gentry is a Wake Forest native and began her dance education at the Dance Attic.  In May 2009 she graduated from Elon University with a BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography.  While at Elon, Rachel was a member of the Elon Dance Company and had the privilege of performing works of several applauded choreographers.  Rachel was the assistant director of the internationally renowned North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble under the direction of tap master Gene Medler.   She is married to Jonathan Gentry they have a baby boy James.  The cost for the class is $10 in advance and $15 at the the door and the schedule is as follows:

Combo 4-10    9:00AM-10:00AM
Groups A-D    10:00AM-11:00AM
Groups E-H 11:00AM-12:00PM

Master Class-Alumni led-8/3

Alumni-3 Class Workshop-August 3rd

The Dance Attic is pleased to welcome alumni to teach a 3 class workshop on Saturday, August 3rd.   Abby Telenko will teach Contemporary, Kenard Williams will teach Tap, and Rachel Bohannon will teach Musical Theater.  This class will count as 2 master classes for TDAC and the cost is $20.  See summer newsletter for instructor bios and pictures.  The class schedule is as follows:

All dancers come from 9:00 am-11:15 am and they will rotate through the 3 classes.

Master Class -Danielle – 8/10

Ballet with Danielle Lang —
August 10th

Danielle began dancing at Lehman’s studio at age 11 and became a member of the company Ballet Lehman USA.  With that company she had the opportunity to perform the Nutcracker as well as compete in Sochi, Russia. Danielle attended Virginia Commonwealth University on scholarship for dance and choreography where she had the opportunity to work with numerous dance professionals from all over the world.  She has performed pieces such as Jose Limon’s Choreographic Offering at the Kennedy Center and BET”s 2009 Spring Bling.  Danielle has worked with shows such as The Lion King, Burn the Floor, Shrek the Musical and other on and off Broadway shows.  She likes to take classes in NYC to keep her dance styles updated.  The cost is $10 in advance and $15 at the door.  The class will follow this schedule:

Combo 4-10    9:00AM-10:00AM
Groups A-D    10:00AM-11:00AM
Groups E-H 11:00AM-12:00PM

Master Class -Rachel- 8/24

Contemporary with Rachel Bohannon—August 24th

Rachel Bohannon danced competitively at the Dance Attic for 15 years before moving on to pursue a degree in Dance Studies at Appalachian State University.  She has won numerous awards for her routines including highest score of the day.  She is a board member for the dance crew Entropy at ASU and has choreographed for both Entropy and Momentum dance club as well as the Appalachian Dance Ensemble main stage show.  She has also performed in both the Fall and Spring Appalachian Dance Ensembles. She is looking forward to sharing her passion for dance with the Dance Attic.  The cost is $10 in advance and $15 at the door.  The schedule for the class is as follows:

Combo 4-10       9:00AM-10:00AM
Groups A-D      10:00AM-11:00AM
Groups E-H      11:00AM-12:00PM

2019 Scholarship Winners

Each year the Dance Attic staff chooses dancers to receive a scholarship award.  This award goes to dancers who work hard and always have a positive attitude.  They are also respectful and encouraging to others.  The scholarship award winners receive half price tuition for the year and a solo to perform at competition and recital.  The Dance Attic would like to congratulate this year’s award winners, KZ Koffa, Macy Lowery, and Heather Hoy.  All are amazing dancers as well as good role models for all our younger dancers.  We are looking forward to seeing them learn and grow this year!

Classes Begin Sept 3rd

The Dance Attic is now accepting registrations for our 2019-2020.  Click the link below to see the Fall 2019-2020 schedule.  If you are interested in taking classes, please come by the studio to get signed up.  Feel free to email with any questions.

2019-20 Fall Schedule

Company Info 4/29

We will be having an informative meeting for all of those who are interested in auditioning for our 2019-2020 Company.  It will be Monday, April 29th at 6:30 pm.  Come and see what our company is all about!

Bring a Friend May 20-23

We will be having our Spring Bring a Friend Week May 20-23.  All dancers are encouraged to invite your friends to come and try out a class.   You will receive $15 off of your September tuition for each friend that you bring that registers for classes!  For example, if you bring two friends and they both register, you will get $30 off of your September tuition!  Go ahead and start thinking about who you would like to bring!

Bring a Friend week is a great time to try out a class to see what our studio is like.  If you would like to try a class, but do not know any dancers, you can just send an email and we will let you know a good time to come.  Wear comfortable clothes and bring the form below.  We look forward to meeting you!

2019 Spring Bring a Friend form


Registration Closed

The Dance Attic is no longer accepting new student registrations for the 2019-2020 season.   Check back in May of 2020 for information on our 2020-21 season.

Recital Rehearsal June 3-7

The week before the recital we will do a full run through of each show in our regular dance clothes at the studio.   You will not come to your regular classes that week, only the specified day for your show.  On Friday, June 7th we will have a full dress rehearsal (costume, hair, make-up) at Wakefield High School.  You should arrive for this rehearsal ready for the stage in your first costume.  All other costumes should be packed in a basket or bin in the order that they are needed.  Younger dancers will be assigned an older dancer to help them dress at the rehearsal and recital.  For both of these rehearsals, you may leave as soon as you are finished with all of your dances.  We will discuss these rehearsals at  a parent meeting in May as well.  Click here for a recital guide that will help answer your questions.  Please read the following very carefully for your dates and times!  The schedule for the week is as follows:

Monday, June 3rd-  Rehearsal for the Saturday 2:00 and 4:00 shows

4:30pm– 6:00pm– Groups a-d, Combo 1-3, Combo Hip Hop 1-3

6:00pm– 7:30pm-  Combo 5-10, Hip Hop Combo 5-10/Hip Hop 1, Combo Lyrical, Tap 1/2

Tuesday, June 4th-  Rehearsal for the Sunday 2:00 show

4:30pm-6:00pm–   Groups A-G, Tap 3-4, Hip Hop 2-4

Wednesday, June 5th– Rehearsal for Company Gala

4:30pm-6:00pm– Run through show

6:00pm– until-  Awards and cupcake party for TDAC dancers and parents only

Thursday, June 6th– Break, no rehearsals, no classes

Friday, June 7th– Full dress rehearsal at Wakefield High School auditorium

4:30pm- Arrival time for 2:00pm Saturday show-  Rehearsal begins at 5:00pm

5:30pm– Arrival time for 4:00pm Saturday show– Rehearsal begins at 6:00pm

7:30pm– Arrival time for 2:00pm Sunday show– Rehearsal begins at 8:00pm

There is no dress rehearsal for Company Gala.   Production routines and company pieces will only rehearse on Wednesday, June 5th.  We will not run the production numbers or company routines during any of the other rehearsals.


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