Bring A Friend Week 2018

March 13th, 2018

L.A. Dance Academy invites you to Bring a Friend Week!

Monday April 2nd – Sunday April 8th! 

All participants (friends) must sign and complete the form below and bring to class to participate/observe.

Bring a Friend Invitation Form 2018

What to Wear: Comfortable gym attire & indoor shoes/barefoot or socks

What to Bring: Your signed Waiver Form & a water bottle/ juice box (no glass containers please!)

**Please note that this does not include Preschool, BTJ Combo, CDT, Ladies Jazz, Dad’s Hip Hop, Acro &  Aerial classes.

Thunderstruck 2018 Awards

March 13th, 2018

Thunderstruck Review: LADA had a fantastic run this past weekend. We entered 78 Entries into the competition and based on the average score of all of our routines LADA was placed in the TOP 5 Studios at Thunderstruck which is a HUGE honor! Also, out of the 78 Entries we had 42 routines place in the TOP 10 scores. The “TOP 10” qualifications results come from the highest scores across ALL genres for that age/category from that entire Day, what an accomplishment! See below for more results:

1st Place Overall X 5     

2nd Place Overall X 8

3rd Place Overall X 3

4th Place Overall X 9 

5th Place Overall X 3

6th Place Overall X 6

7th Place Overall X 2 

8th Place Overall X 3

9th Place Overall X 3

 10th Place Overall X 1


The individual score of every routine is given based on the titles : Bronze, Silver, Gold, High Gold, Lighning Gold or Platinum Thunder! LADA received the following:

Platinum Thunder x 11 | Lightning Gold x 42 | High Gold x 25


In addition we had several special awards given to specific students. Congratulations to the following:

Weekend Overall Winners- LADA History was made this Weekend!

Madison Guarino from the Elite Team was the 2018 Winnipeg 

Thunderbolt Solo Challenge Champion!

  • Students in this category had to compete 3 solo’s within the Thunderbolt Rockstar Category and the scores of the 3 solo’s were averaged to give the final winner. There were 15 other strong soloists in this category and this was a HUGE achievement not only for Madison but for our studio to receive such a prestigious title. Way to go Madison!


Aaden Bhowani from the Jr. 1 Elite HH Team was the OVERALL SOLO WINNER of the entire weekend with the Highest score of all solos, duo’s AND trio’s in his Category/Age Group. He was awarded the “Future Star Petit Top Score Award” – Congrats Aaden!


Judges Distinction & Special Awards: 

Simon Lukacs Hip Hop Solo Choreography by Mr. Juan

Selene Nguyen Lyrical Solo Choreography by Ms. Lindsay

Madison Guarino Lyrical Solo Choreography by Ms. Lindsay

Madison Guarino “Judges Superbolt” Award for overall excellence in the competition

The Great Russian Nutcracker

December 5th, 2017


Our Dancers had the opporunity to dance alongside the professional ballet from Moscow for their “Great Russian Nutcracker” production on Wednesday November 22nd

Our ballet students worked extremely hard, putting in many extra rehearsal hours into this production and we are so proud of each one of them! The night was filled with many magical moments and we are so happy that our students will have these memories to hold onto for a life time. 

A very big thank you to Ms. Lindsay, Ms. Heather and Ms. Tayler we couldn’t have done it without you! 

Nationals Awards 2017

July 13th, 2017

Our competitive teams had the pleasure of attending this year’s Nationals in June 2017. Our teams did an outstanding job competing against some of the best studios across Canada. Congratulations to everyone who competed and a special congratulations to the following pieces for bringing home these awards…


»Explosion Lyrical Team “Promises” 2nd Place

» Explosion Jazz Team ” Toxic” 2nd place

Special Pieces

» Jacob Schroeder Hip Hop Solo “Revival” 1st Place

» Madison Guarino Jazz Solo “Mutation” 1st place

» Tap Trio (Devyn, Madalayn, Madison G) ” Fever” 1st place

» Ballet Trio (Selene, Olivia & Missy) “Three Little Ladies” 1st Place

» Ellie Farrell Lyrical Solo “o” 2nd Place

» Madison Guarino Hip Hop Solo “Champagne Madi” 2nd Place

»Madison Guarino Lyrical Solo ” Sweet Child O Mine” 2nd Place

» Natasha Purificacion Tap Solo “And She Was” 2nd place

» Jace Stefanec Hip Hop Solo 2nd Place

» Katherine Durand Tap Solo “Boogie Shoes” 3rd place

» Corina Schuler Musical Theatre Solo “Mein Heirr” 3rd place

» Tayler Buss Lyrical Solo “No Witnesses” 3rd Place

Thunderstruck Dance Competition 2016

March 7th, 2016

The 2016 Thunderstruck Dance Competition Tour took place in Winnipeg March 2-6th at the Pantages Playhouse Theatre and we could not be more thrilled with the results. It was our first time participating in Thunderstruck and we are very proud of all the competitive students, all of which received GOLD or Higher awards throughout the weekend. LADA had 14 groups performing this year, 8 of which finished in the TOP 10 overall category. Top 10 groups qualified for the Top Studio Challenge in Quebec for summer 2016 where dancers compete to qualify for the Battle of the Stars and go after national titles in their respective categories. See below for our 2016 results:

Jr. 2 Lyrical Solo (Brooke A): Gold
Jr. 2 Tap Solo (Michael T): Gold 
Elite Tap Solo (Thomas O): Gold
Jr. 2 Jazz Solo (Madison G): Lightning Gold & 4th place Overall qualifying for Quebec. Also judges choice award for best musicality

Jr. 1 Tap Trio (Sam, Adra & Signe): Lightning Gold & 1st place Overall qualifying for Quebec
Jr. 2 Variety Trio (Malayna T, Calla T, & Leigha N): Gold

Small Groups:
Jr. 2 Jazz Small Group (Bentley A, Ellie F, Brooke A, Madison G, Emma B & Madalyn G): High Gold & 10th place Overall qualifying for Quebec
Elite HH Small Group (Adrianna H, Kaden L-V, Ashleigh L, Teagan E, & Abbie V): Gold
Elite Jazz Small Group (Kalena G, Casey S, Madison L, Jessica M & Breanna M): High Gold & 6th place Overall qualifying for Quebec

Jr. 2 Jazz Team : Gold
Elite Jazz Team: High Gold & 9th place Overall qualifying for Quebec
Elite Hip Hop Team: Lightning Gold & 6th place Overall qualifying for Quebec
Sr. Elite Jazz Team: Lightning Gold & 9th place Overall qualifying for Quebec
Sr. Elite Hip Hop Team: High Gold & 6th place Overall qualifying for Quebec


Variety Production Auditions

November 18th, 2015

#113 Wicked Witch

#174 Scarecrow

#123 Cowardly Lion

#112 Tin Man

#122 Glinda

#124 Dorothy

#102 Understudy Dorothy

#1 Wizard

#100 Dancer

#101 Dancer

#103 Dancer

#105 Dancer

#107 Dancer

#108 Dancer

#109 Dancer

#110 Dancer

#114 Dancer

#115 Dancer

#117 Dancer

#118 Dancer

#120 Dancer

#125 Dancer

#126 Dancer

#128 Dancer

#131 Dancer

#134 Dancer

#137 Dancer

#139 Dancer



Summer Camps

July 15th, 2015

We are now accepting registrations for Summer Dance Camps.

Summer Camps 2015

Preschool Dance Combo: Combination of Ballet, Tap and Jazz
Ages: 3-5
Dates: August 10th – August 14th
Times: 10:00AM – 12:00PM

Summer Dance Blast: Students will be exploring a different dance style every day. From Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop and Cheer, there is something in this camp for everyone!
Ages: 6-12
Dates: August 10th – August 14th
Times: 1:00PM – 4:00PM
Summer Dance Intensive Camp
August 17th – 21st

Junior Intensive Camp
Time: 10am – 4pm
(Is currently on a CDT team or must have at least one year competitive experience)

Intermediate Intensive Camp
Time: 10am – 4pm
(Must have at least 3 year’s competitive experience)

Advance Intensive Camp
Time: 10am – 4pm

All camps will include various dance styles (Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Ballet & more)
Some classes may be shared.

**L.A. Dance Academy will place all students in the appropriate dance camp levels before the camp begins.

For payment information please contact the front desk.

Fall Registration 2016

July 7th, 2015

All current students will be receiving their fall re-registration letters in the mail by the first week of May.

Please take the time to carefully read through this information package as it contains your class placements, tuition fees, and registration dates for fall.

*New Student Registration will begin June 1st *

Registration Form


Photos, DVD/Blu-Ray Pick-Up

July 6th, 2015

Pick up begins Monday, July 6th at 10:30 AM.  At time of pick-up, please ensure your order is correct and initial on our sign-out sheet.  Please note that photos/video will not be released to anyone who is not on the family account unless written consent is presented at the time of pick-up.  Consent to pick up can also be emailed to