At Kohl Academy of Performing Arts, Home of DANCE EXTENSIONS Dance Company, located at 1910 Gunter Avenue in the Lake Shopping Center, is a spacious, comfortable, well-equipped facility with highly trained instructors and staff members. We provide classes for all ages and skill levels. Our dance teachers have studied with DANCE MASTERS OF AMERICA They regularly attend master classes to maintain a high quality of teaching techniques and to keep in tune with current dance trends. Our classes stress proper dance technique and all performance skills in a fun environment. Whether you seek top notch training on a competitive level, or just a fun way to get fit and break away from the stresses of life, Kohl Academy of Performing Arts can help you accomplish even your wildest of dancing dreams!
FORMER STUDENTS AND CAREERS IN DANCE…Many students of KAPA have graduated from Dance Masters of America Teachers Training School in Kent, Ohio and Buffalo, New York, and some have continued their dance studies as post graduates of this program. In addition to their KAPA classes, Ms. Jane, Ms. Melissa, and Ms. Lea (all graduates of DMA TTS themselves), continue to bring students to this unique summer training program. Melissa Kohl Blackburn, a former dancer for Celebrity Cruise Lines, is now a full time instructor at KAPA. Lea Kohl Blackburn has performed in ballet concerts in New York, in the Broadway touring cast of “42nd Street” and “White Christmas”, and numerous regional theatre productions all over the country. See www.leakohl.com for more.
Other KAPA students who have successfully completed the three year Dance Masters of America Teachers Training program by passing the extensive exams are Laura Kappler Roberts, Kelly Boggus, Julie Pate McMahon, Rachel Pate Duncan, Heather Pace, and Tessa Zimomra. Over the years, former students have been employed as cruise line and theme park dancers, dance teachers, in TV commercials, and in professional theatre.
Come visit our Dancewear Shop located in the Lake Shopping Center, 1908 Gunter Avenue, Guntersville, AL across from Burger King! We have everything you need for Dance! We take special orders for Dancelines, Show Choirs, Cheerleaders, and Color Guards. We carry Revolution Leo’s Dancewear, Motionwear, Sodanca, Sansha, Eurotard, and much more. Along with our dance clothes lines we also have great gifts for the dancer. Call us for a free brochure at (256) 582-5505 or visit us at 1908 Gunter Avenue, Guntersville, Alabama 35976. We are open Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm.
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