Arts and Entertainment: Dance Instruction
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Academy of Dance Arts
265 Town Creek Rd., Lenoir City * (865) 988-3262
The academy holds classes in ballet, jazz, tap, and modern for ages 3 to adult.
Angela Floyd King School for the Dancer
10851 Kingston Pike * 675-9894
The school offers classes in classical ballet, modern, jazz, and tap.
Arthur Murray Dance Studio
7501 Northshore Dr. * 694-7515 *
Arthur Murray is in its 85th year of teaching ballroom and social dancing, from swing to country.
Charlotte Ann's School of Dance
6604 Candy Ln. * 577-0385
Charlotte Ann Johnson offers instruction in tap, jazz, pointe, and ballet for ages 3 to adult.
The Dance Agency
4565 Kingston Pike * 584-4731
Cindy Ferguson's agency offers beginning to advanced instruction in jazz, tap, modern, classical ballet, pointe, and lyrical.
Dance Center West
133 West End Ave. * 966-7094
4216 Sutherland Ave. * 588-8842
Dr. Dorothy Floyd's studio holds classes for preschoolers to adults in modern dance, classical ballet, and jazz. The studio is in its 40th year in Knoxville and is the home of the Tennessee Children's Dance Ensemble.
East Tennessee Academy of Performing Arts
201 Sherway Rd. * 691-2671
Halls * (865) 922-4900
Blount * 893-6000
Under the direction of Kimberlie Mozur, the academy offers instruction in classical ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, modern, gymnastics, cheerleading, baton, and pom-pon.
Farragut Performing Arts Theatre
620 Campbell Station Road * 966-0366
HOURS: by appointment
The theater is active in community events and produces musicals. Their productions are open to the public by audition. The theater is also home to the Farragut Performing Arts Academy, which teaches ballet, jazz, modern, and tap dance for ages 3 to adult and holds two performances per year.
Generations Dance Studio
123 Montvue Rd. * 769-0505
HOURS: Mon-Fri. noon-9 p.m.
The studio holds classes in American and international social dancing from fox-trot to salsa.
Knoxville Performing Arts Institute
5711 Western Ave. * 558-3115
7815 Oak Ridge Hwy. (Karns) * (865) 691-0540
The Institute offers classes for ages 2 to adult in ballet, tap, modern, lyrical, clogging, aerobics, voice, drama, pom, funk, hip-hop, creative movement, and jazz. The Institute is home of Kids Unlimited, Knoxville's young professional show choir and Center Stage, a competitive dance team.
The Knoxville School of Performing Arts
2902 Tazewell Pike * 689-8525
The school offers classes in classical ballet, pointe, partnering jazz, tap, modern and ballroom for ages preschool to adult in both beginning and professional levels and is the home of the Dance Theatre of Knoxville.
Paramount Dance * 687-7056
Paramount offers classes in ballroom, social, swing, and country western from nationally certified instructors.
Square Dancers, Inc.
828 Tulip Ave. * 690-3208
Studio Arts for Dancers
10608 Flickenger Ln. (West) * 966-7654
1234 Rocky Hill Rd. (Rocky Hill Center
off Northshore) * 539-2475
The studios of Lisa Hall McKee and Lucia Stinnett offer graded level classes from preschool to professional in classical ballet, modern, jazz, tap, fitness, highland, and special teams instruction.
UT Community Programs
University of Tennessee * 974-0150
Classes in ballroom, swing, and shag are offered for beginners to professionals.
Van Metre School of Dance
215 West Broadway Ave.
Maryville * 982-8463
The school teaches ballet, tap, jazz, and modern dance classes for ages 4 to adult.
Farragut Performing Arts Academy
620 Campbell Station Rd. * 966-0366
Bolen's offers instruction in ballet, jazz, modern, tap, classical, and musical theater as well as acting for preschoolers to professionals.