June 25th - 28th - Special Needs Dance Camp (All Ages)

June 25th - 28th - Acro, Gymnastics and Aerial Arts Camp (All Ages)

June 25th - 28th - Tap & Musical Theatre Summer Intensive (Primary - Advanced)

July 1st - Pre-registration Open Online

July 19th - FDA Open House and Registration 6:00pm - 8:00pm

July 23rd-26th - Mini Dance Camp (Tiny Tots - Primary)

July 23rd-26th - Summer Elite Dance Camp (Elementary - Advanced)

August 18th - Review Chreography at FDA for Hillcats Performance: 1PM - depart for City Stadium at 4:30PM

FDA Night at the Lynchburg Hillcats 5:00PM FDA Performs 5:10PM, Game @ 6PM

August 20th-23th - Ballet, Jazz & Contemporary Summer Intensive (Primary - Advanced) 4:40-8:30PM

September 4th-8th - 2018-2019 Performance Company Choreography Workshop and Auditions (Tiny Tots-Advanced)

September 5th - Assitant Meeting 8:00-8:30PM

September 5th - Staff Meeting 8:30PM

September 7th - PC Optional Review & PC Parent Meeting 4:30PM - 5:30PM

September 8th - PC Auditions Warm-up 9:00 AM Auditions 10 AM - 12:30PM 

September 10th - Classes begin

October 1st - Spring Production costume fees billed to dancers accounts

October 1st-5th - Bring a Friend to Dance Week

October 22nd-26th - FDA Spirit Week

October 31st - Halloween (Studio Closed)

November 16th - Last day to notify FDA if not participating in 2019 Spring Production

November 21st-25th - Thanksgiving Break

November 30th -  FDA Holiday Sleepover 

December 1st - Spring Production costume fees due

December 3rd-8th - Parent Observation Week

December 22nd-January 2nd - Winter Break (Studio Closed)


January 2nd - Teacher Work Day / Holiday Celebration

January 7th - Classes Resume

February 17th - FDA PC Showcase

April 15th - 19th - Spring Break (Studio Closed)

April 22nd-26th - Costumes Distributed

April 22nd-26th - Splitter’s Club Testing

April  Tentative Recital Picture Days:

Mon, April 29th  Tiny Tots, Creative Movement, Kinderdance, Primary and Mini

Tue, April 30th  Elementary A & B, Intermediate 

Wed, May 1st   Adults, Performance Company, Staff, Assistants and Students with Special Needs

Thurs, May 2nd  Intermediate/Advanced and Advanced, Performance Company Features

May 2nd - Program Ad’s Due

May 2nd - Recital Master Order Form Due

May 3rd - Recital Tickets Go On Sale at

May 3rd - Grand Finale Rehearsal for Student Assistants

May 13th - 17th - Parent Observation Week

May 13th - 17th - In-studio Dress Rehearsal

May 17th - Grand Finale Rehearsal 6:00pm - 9:00pm

May 24th - Last Day of Classes

May 26th & 27th - Load In at Jefferson Forest High School

May 28th - Barestage Rehearsal (Tiny Tots, Creative Movement, Kinderdance, Primary, Mini Acro, Mini Hip Hop and Elementary)

May 29th - Barestage Rehearsal (Intermediate, Advanced and Adult)

May 30th - Act I Dress Rehearsal

May 31st - Act II Dress Rehearsal

June 1st - Spring Production 1:00pm & 7:00pm

June 2nd - Spring Production 2:00pm

June 17th-20th - Summer Intensive (Session 1) 9:00am-1:00pm

June 17th-20th - PC National Competition Rehearsal 3:00pm-6:00pm

June 24th-27th - Acrobatic Arts Camp (Ages 2 and Up) 9:30am-12:00pm

June 24th-27th - Special Needs Dance Camp (All Ages) 12:30pm - 2:30pm

June 24th-27th - PC National Competition Rehearsal 3:00pm-6:00pm

June 30th - FDA Walt Disney World Performance

July 1st-6th - Starquest FDA PC National Competition, Orlando Florida

July 22nd-25th - Mini Dance Camp (Age 2-Primary) 9:00am-12:00pm

July 22nd-25th - Summer Dance Camp (Elementary-Advanced) 1:00pm-6:00pm

August 5th-8th - Summer Intensive (Session 2) (Primary-Advanced) 9:00am-1:00pm

August 19th-23rd - FDA PC/CC Choreography Workshop (Primary-Advanced) 4:30pm-9:00pm

August 24th - FDA PC/CC Auditions 10:00am

September 3rd-7th - Christmas Company Rehearsals Begin

September 9th - 2019-2020 Dance Season Classes Start