Yearly Archives: 2015

NWDA’s Angels

Congratulations to NWDA teen ballet students and their instructor, Miye Bishop, on the opening weekend of Skagit Opera’s production of Hansel and Gretel! NWDA dancers took flight on stage as angels in this fairytale classic traditionally set in the Bavarian Alps but reimagined for a PNW audience in the wilds […]

NWDA Gets the Celebrity Treatment

    It was a fun-filled weekend at the Great Wolf Lodge for the NWDA Competition Team as they attended the 2015 Celebrity Convention! Our dancers took “work hard, play hard” to the next level as they enjoyed three days of challenging master classes and then took to the water […]

NWDA Heads Back to the Barre

What a gorgeous fall day for an NWDA reunion with our former ballet instructor, Ms. Christina Stockdale!  Ballet provides such an important foundation for dancers, no matter which style they specialize in, and our petite, junior, and teen students enjoyed the opportunity to work with Ms. Christina on further developing […]

NWDA at Cultural Architect Awards

  Several of our dancers were honored to perform in the 2015 Cultural Architect Awards in Vancouver, BC this past weekend. The CAA’s honor young artists who are leading the way to shaping a better world. (Read more about the CAA’s at This year’s honoree was Christina Ricucci. Not only did […]

Spotlight on NWDA

Performing at Nationals is something our competitive dancers look forward to all year long. Taking place during the height of summer, it’s an incredibly exciting time, the culmination of all of the previous year’s hard work jam-packed into one intense week of performances. It’s a chance for our dancers to […]

Strawberry Festival a Sweet Treat for NWDA

Congratulations to all of our dancers and the other talented performers at the Strawberry Festival Talent Show!  NWDA is always excited to be a part of this show and we’re always impressed with the incredible array of talent this city has to offer!  Way to rock the stage, Marysville!  Miss […]

School’s Out For Summer a Smashing Success

Congratulations to all of our dancers on a job well done at our spring recital shows!  It was an incredible day full of sun, fun, and fabulous performances!   Thank you all for making the 2014-15 year such a special treat and we look forward to seeing you back in the […]

June Dancer of the Month

Congratulations to Elinor, our June Dancer of the Month! Elinor’s teachers are impressed with her focus and determination to give 100% in every single class. Her enthusiasm really highlights her love of dance and her caring and bubbly personality make her a joy to work with!Elinor is turning 11 in […]

May Dancer of the Month

NWDA is so proud of all of our talented, hard-working students that we’d like to take the opportunity each month to recognize a dancer we feel has excelled, inspired, or embodied a commendable trait in our new Dancer of the Month program!Congratulations to Klara, our May Dancer of the Month! […]

NWDA Gets In10se

Congratulations to all of our teams that performed this weekend at the In10sity Dance competition!  We’re so proud of all of the hard work, commitment, and positive energy our dancers exhibit on stage and off, and the respect they show to others during performances.  It’s been an amazing competition season […]