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Auditions will be held this Sunday for our new all hip hop show, Track City!  Auditions are open to all dancers in level 2-6 who are taking the required number of classes per week. Fill out and bring the paperwork that was emailed to you this week as well as a copy of your COVID vaccination card (if you have been vaccinated) for our files. Audition times are:

Level 2:  1:00 pm-2:00 pm
Level 3:  2:15 pm-3:15 pm
Level 4:  3:30 pm-4:30 pm
Level 5, 6 & EDGE:  4:45 pm-6:15 pm

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Nutcracker 2021 Tickets on Sale Now!

SWDT will kick off the holiday season with our Nutcracker performances in downtown Olympia at The Washington Center for the Performing Arts – the weekend after Thanksgiving – November 27-29, 2021.  Come celebrate the festive return of live dance with us!  When purchasing tickets, please remember that there are two Nutcracker productions in Olympia AND at the same theatre (just different dates).  Be sure you are purchasing tickets for SWDT’s November shows!  Special COVID-19 safety precautions apply.  Please check them out by clicking HERE.  Or, to purchase tickets, please click BUY TICKETS!

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Fall 2021-Spring 2022 Classes Are Still Enrolling!

Fall classes are open for enrollment!  View our schedule by clicking HERE.  Classes fill fast, so visit our online registration page to enroll today.  A one-time, non-refundable session registration fee of $25 applies.  Classes for all ages (2-99) start September 13, 2021, and run through May 28, 2022, culminating with our annual recital, the All-School Spring Showcase in early June 2022.  We can’t wait to share our love of dance with you and your family!

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New Ballet Dress Code for Fall 2021!

Get your dancer outfitted for their ballet classes today! NEW, beautiful, colorful and quick-drying SWDA-branded leotards and men’s dance shirts are being incorporated into the dress code for classes this fall. Pre-order now! Our first shipment is set to be in-studio by Tuesday, September 7, and we will email our families when they arrive. Check out our “Dress Code” page under the “Classes” menu for more information, or stop by the studio to have your dancer sized.

Check us out!

Conveniently located to all of Olympia, our beautiful, light-filled studios on the west-side are spacious and provide ample room to stretch, bend, reach and grow. Watch this short video to step inside our world and see all that we have to offer.  You can also dance at home with us for free by visiting our YouTube channel.  Just go to YouTube and search for “Studio West Dance Academy – The Beat Box“.

Thank you to our sponsors and major advertisers

What we do here at Studio West would not be possible without the great community support we receive. Interested in being a sponsor or major advertiser? Contact Studio West at or call (360) 956-WEST (9378).