Happy Mother's Day!




Wake up and smell the flowers

The weather is just starting to warm up,

and so are registrations!

Register for Summer Classes before June 1st to receive the

Early Bird Discount!

Register for your fall classes before June 10th to receive the discounted registration fee!

Double Up and get a Discount!

If your student signs up for TWO dance camps,

you will receive 20% off your second camp!

*EXCLUDES Tumbling Camp

*EXCLUDES Pop Up Camps

*EXCLUDES siblings, must be the same student

*EXCLUDES minimum requirements for company, will apply if it is over the minimum

Summer Class Schedule
Summer Camp Schedule
Summer Pop Ups

Registration is now open for SUMMER CLASSES, CAMPS, POP UPS, and FALL! Don't wait, some classes are filling up!

**Note: when registering for Summer Pop Ups, search under 'Events'.**

Register Here!


DEADLINE MAY 10TH: Memory Book and Memory Book Ads

We are now accepting orders for both Memory Books and Memory Book Personal Ads.

Our Memory Books are a dance year book and a wonderful keepsake for years to come!

Memory Book Ads are a special way to recognize your dancer's hard work.

You may stop in the office to review previous Memory Books.

Please click to order.

Memory Book Order Form and Memory Book Ads
What is the Memory Book?

DEADLINE MAY 10TH: Ticket Pre-Order Ends

Ticket pre-orders for CDA Families will close.

You will still be able to order additional tickets on the new form. We will also have a form that will be open to the public!

Family Pre-Order Ticket Form

DEADLINE MAY 15TH: 5, 10, 15 Year Students

 If your dancer is a 5, 10 or 15 year student at CDA please fill out the form below, so we can make certain to recognize them in the Memory Book. These students will also receive their award at Recital!

**Note: Butterfly Ballet is not included as year one**

5, 10, 15 Year Students

DEADLINE MAY 16TH: 2022 Recital Shirts

"Oops We Did It Again... Totally 90s"

Shirts are available in Blue and Black!

Note: Backstage Moms will be receiving a gray shirt to work their shift. If you want an additional shirt in black or blue you may order.

2022 Recital Shirt Order

Backstage Moms are needed to make our annual recital run so smoothly. Please sign up by clicking the link below. Moms, Grandmas or Aunts are more than welcome to sign up! In return you will receive two show tickets (to the show of your choice) and a free show t-shirt to wear while working.

You do not have to volunteer for your dancers' class.

Classes Needing 'Backstage Moms':

Butterfly Ballet: Saturday (4), Sunday (4)

Boy Dancers: Saturday (1), Sunday (2)

Combo I Tuesday: Sunday (1)

Combo II Tuesday: Sunday  (1)

*All volunteers are required to attend Dress Rehearsal and

the show which they have signed up to help.*

Backstage Mom Sign Up


2022-2023 Tentative Fall Schedule

Check out our Fall class schedule, so many great class options for our dancers and parents!

2022-2023 Tentative Schedule

2022 Onstage Rehearsal

Final REQUIRED Class is held onstage the week of June 6th-9th. Please note your class(es) may NOT be on the same day/time.

Onstage Rehearsal

Recital Makeup

Mary Kay

Lipliner: Berry

Lipstick: Midnight Red - Gel Semi-Matte

Blush: Wineberry

Eye Shadow: Espresso, Shiny Penny, Sand Castle

Mary Kay Representative: Brenda Baartman (712-501-1239)


Black Eyeliner

Black Mascara

Face Powder

Suggested Item: Primer for Eyeshadow

Mary Kay Online Shop


Please remember all dancers need new tights for Picture Day (and the same pair can be used for recital). Do not wait to order!

Click below to order your tights.

**Reminder: Youth Combination I, II, and III need both Pink and Tan**

Tights Order Form

2022 Show Handbook 

Click below to view your 2022 Show Handbook quickly!

2022 Show Handbook

Tutorial Videos

 Please use the links below for tutorials on Hair and Makeup.

Hair Tutorial
Makeup Tutorial



Faith Spencer

Faith was chosen as the May Student of the Month because she has great attendance and  works on her recital routines outside of class.  Faith also does a great job making corrections given by her teachers.  She also really enjoys trying new challenging steps and combinations. Keep up the great work, Faith!

May 10th

Ticket Presale Ends

Memory Book Order Ends

Memory Book Ad Order Ends

May 15th

5, 10, 15 Year Student Deadline

5, 10, 15 Awards Sign Up

May 16th

Recital Shirt Order Deadline

Recital Shirt Order

May 28th-30th

No Classes: Memorial Day

June 6th-9th

Final REQUIRED Class On Stage.

Onstage Schedule

June 10th

Dress Rehearsal - REQUIRED for all dancers

June 11th-12th

2022 Recital

"Oops We Did It Again... Totally 90s"

June 14th

Company Auditions for 2022-2023

Company Audition Registration

This week we would like to wish Addyson, Jenna, Avery, Emily, and Clara a very Happy Birthday! 

May 7th - Addyson Thompson 

May 8th - Jenna Fisher

May 8th - Avery Koster

May 11th - Emily Homan

May 13th - Clara Kass

Attendance And Make Ups

PLEASE NOTE: When dancers are making up absences they will need to wear the appropriate attire for the class which they are attending.

  • Reminder that students can not miss more that 4 classes between January and Show. Students can make up in another class at the same level or a similar level.

  • Dancers may also take private lessons to make up their absences.

  • Tech classes can also be taken as make up classes for students in Ballet, Jazz, or Tap. If you have any questions about what class your student can take to make up, the office or the teacher would be happy to help you.

To review our full attendance policy our Parent and Student Handbook can be picked up at the studio, or found in your portal email.

Did You Know?

You have the ability to enter absences and schedule your own make up classes!


Here is a quick video that will show you how easy this is to use: 

Submit an Absence/Schedule a Makeup


Login to our Parent Portal: CDA Parent Portal


If you have any questions, just give us a call.

Practice Makes Progress

Please help your dancer by encouraging good practicing habits outside of class. When dancers practice and know the information which was taught in class they are more excited about returning to class.


TIP: Right when your dancer comes home take a video of what they remember so they can refer back to this information later in the week.


ALL Recital Music has been sent out. If you did not receive your child's music, please let us know. Reminder: you can view the emails in your parent portal!


Videos have been sent. Some dances have already been finished! Please use your videos at home to help your dancer!

Needing Additional Help?

If your dancer is needing some additional help with their routines, our faculty does offer private lessons. For more details stop by the office. Your private lesson can also be used as a make up class.

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Central Dance Academy

128 Central Ave SE

Le Mars, IA 51031

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