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KEEP DANCING THIS SUMMER...

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 MOTION FEVER PERFORMANCE TROUPE is a dance team dedicated to enriching the performance experience of its team members.

It is a wonderful opportunity for dancers to further develop their technique in a supportive team atmosphere.

The Performance Troupe learns various pieces of choreography throughout the year, and performs at community events such as the Farmers Market, Moscow’s Downtown Trick or Treat Event, Light Up the Night, Vandal half-time performances, and other seasonal events.

Being part of a performance dance team has many personal benefits, some of which include:

Festival Dance and Performing Arts Association is in residence at the University of Idaho Movement Sciences Department.

Mailing Address | FDPA | University of Idaho | 875 Perimeter DR MS 2403  | Moscow ID 83844-2403

Physical Address | Physical Education Building | University of Idaho | 1060 Rayburn, Room 120

Office hours: Monday - Friday: 3:30 PM-6:30 PM.

director@festivaldance.org, or academy@festivaldance.org or use the contact tab if you can't reach us by phone at (208) 883-3267.

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Why Festival Dance Academy?

Festival Dance Academy has been providing quality dance education since 1972.

We believe that every student matters, and we are dedicated to helping each reach their full potential.

All Styles, Stages, and Ages!

Creative Dance

Ballet 1

Ballet 2/3

Ballet 4

Ballet 5/6

Ballet 6

Ballet 5/6 Conditioning

Pre-Pointe/Beginning Pointe

Intermediate Pointe

Intermediate/Advanced Pointe Techniques

Beginning/Intermediate Tap

Teen/Adult Tap

Beginning Intermediate Jazz

Intermediate/Advanced Jazz

Beginning/Intermediate Contemporary

Intermediate/Advanced Contemporary

Intermediate/Advanced Lyrical

Beginning Hip Hop

Beginning/Intermediate Hip Hop

Intermediate/Advanced Hip Hop

Motion Fever Performance Troupe (MOFE)

Intermediate Musical Theatre

Intermediate Acrobatics

Festival Dance offers a diverse range of dance and conditioning courses including classes for dancers of all ages in Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Lyrical, Creative Dance, Musical Theatre, and Contemporary. Offering supportive, classical instruction by professional faculty and dance majors from the University of Idaho, we also provide a wide array of performance opportunities for students and families. 


Festival Dance Academy's main location is in residence at the University of Idaho, and classes are taught in the recently renovated dance studio, PEB 212.    The studio features a sprung floor covered with Marley. Air is circulated directly from outside and only within the studio. A strict cleaning protocol is in place.


Festival Dance Academy is a proud member of the National Dance Education Organization. With a strong investment in safety in the classroom, all faculty and staff are CPR and First Aid certified. Many of our faculty have achieved degrees in Dance, Theater, Childhood Education, or are presently studying in the Dance Program at the University of Idaho. Please visit the "Our Team" tab to read more about our amazing dance family.

Parent Information

Currently being updated - contact director@festivaldance.org with any questions!

Motion Fever Performance Troupe

  • You and your teammates will encourage the best in each other
  • Teamwork will become your mantra
  • The skills you develop will help you for the rest of your life
  • You’ll get the chance to connect with, and serve, your community
  • You’ll get to keep dancing—and growing—beyond class
  • You’ll have many “once in a lifetime” experiences
  • You’ll develop skills in how to be a role model
  • You’ll see first hand that hard work pays off
  • You’ll become part of the choreographic process and practice artistic collaboration.
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