Island Dance Academy was established in 1993 and has a long-standing reputation for excellence in both dance instruction and student’s technical development. IDA is the only registered facility with The Royal Academy of Dance on the island specializing in the RAD, Royal Academy of Dance, Classical Ballet syllabus also offering RAD examinations. Classes are also offered in Contemporary, Jazz, Pointe, Broadway and an Intensive Training Program as well as high school credits
Our fully accredited Artistic Faculty brings with them extensive qualifications, training and performance experience. IDA students have gone onto professionally train and perform with such schools as The Royal Winnipeg Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada, Alberta Ballet, Juilliard and Broadway Dance Center in NY just to name a few.
Island Dance Academy follows the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) syllabus for the ballet curriculum and a customized jazz curriculum specifically designed to compliment and enhance the RAD syllabus. Following a syllabus enables the students to progress through their dance training in planned stages which in turn will enhance their technique in a controlled and safe manner. IDA’s Contemporary program has one of the most experienced and highly educated teachers’ in the Maritimes as well as the only Broadway dance curriculum offered on PEI. IDA senior students in the Intensive Training Program are also eligible for a grade 12 school credit.
Our goal at Island Dance Academy is to provide quality dance training for your child in a fun and safe environment under the guidance of highly qualified teachers.