Bringing the Arts to the People and the People to the Arts since 1972

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Festival Dance & Performing Arts Association

Why Festival Dance Academy?

Festival Dance Academy has been providing quality dance instruction in a warm, supportive environment since 1972.  

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

Offering supportive, classical instruction by faculty and dance majors from the University of Idaho, Festival Dance Academy offers a diverse range of dance and conditioning courses including classes for dancers of all ages in Ballet, Jazz, 

Hip-Hop, Lyrical, Creative Dance, and Pilates.  We also provide a wide array of performance opportunities for students and families at community events such as the Moscow Farmers Market, Halloween Flash Mob, Light up the Night with the Chamber of Commerce, our annual Holiday Showcase, "The Nutcracker", Spring Recital, and more.  

Festival Dance Academy's main location is in residence at the University of Idaho, and classes are taught in the recently renovated dance studio lab.  

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.  

We look forward to dancing with you soon!

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Motion Fever Performance Troupe

 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:

  • 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 may “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 a sisterhood