About Us

Our Mission Statement

"AD Dance offers classes in ballet, tap, jazz, Hip-Hop and tumbling for ages 2 to adult. We offer a professional facility, with skilled instructors providing a fun, discipline, and clean educational environment for all students, as well as the opportunity to build self-esteem, exercise, grace and performance experience through dance”

- Amanda Dalton, Owner and Director

Classes

Our Fall/Spring Classes Program is a typical 9½ month school year framework that usually begins in mid-August and runs through May. The studio office is available for phone inquiries from Monday through Friday during normal business hours. Classes are offered at selected times Monday thru Saturday. Please check our schedule for specific times.

Recital

There will be an annual recital in May highlighting all of the children’s hard work with their class in their own costume. The performance is usually held in an offsite auditorium with professional lighting, sound, set design and technicians.

All fees, registration fees, recital fees, & costume fees are NON-REFUNDABLE.

Additional Events

During the summer months, we offer a modified class schedule while also featuring Summer Camps, Dance Birthday Parties. We also offer at various times thru the year “Mommy and Me” classes and yoga for moms and teens. Please check our schedule and email newsletters for specific information.

The Difference

What makes AD Dance the best studio for your child?

"I believe it’s my passion for dance. I have danced all my life, since the age of three. I can remember at the age of nine knowing that this is what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. I am living my dream by passing on a wonderful dance legacy. My fondest memories as a child were the relationships I built with my two dance teachers and also with my classmates. The ability to express oneself through the art form of dance helps build self confidence and I’m blessed everyday that I get to shape young girls & boys lives with dance. Dance builds a confidence and grace that very few disciplines can match, all along infusing exercise and self-expression with a hearty amount of fun!" -AD

Proprietor/Director

Amanda Dalton Bowen

Amanda began her training very young under the direction of Joee Shapiro and Maggie Dickey , additionally she trained at the Houston Ballet, Delia Stewarts and The Houston Met. Amanda attended the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston Texas. After the completion of High School, Amanda was accepted into the Los Angeles based Professional Scholarship Program at The Edge Performing Arts Center. Amanda was honored to train with many amazing New York and Los Angeles based industry instructors and mentors.

Amanda established herself as a Performer, Teacher, Choreographer and Studio Owner. Her dance credits include: Country Fever (Vegas Review), Life Story of Elizabeth Taylor of NBC, Texas Lottery Commercial, DIFFA, Brighton, Novell, Sally Beauty Supply, Showtime Entertainment, Crystal Charity Ball, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Dancers Unlimited, Ground Level Dance Company and Dallas Morning News Dance Festival. Amanda has toured the nation teaching master classes with several convention circuits and private schools.

Amanda is the owner/artistic director of Amanda Dalton School of Dance LLC in Dallas, Texas. AD Dance is a boutique studio, training well rounded dancers with classical technique. AD Dance works with local organizations to build charitable events raising awareness via dance performance. Amanda is also a trained certified Yoga instructor. Merging dance and yoga philosophy is a life long dream.

Most recently Amanda was a feature dancer in the Texas Lottery commercial "All the Cash" and was on the National Judging Panel for West Coast Dance Explosion -National Final Showdown 2014. Over the years, she continues to participate in stage directing some of DFW's most prestigious benefit galas. Her passion for dance continues as she has been known to perform occasionally with live acts when booked at the larger venues like the House of Blues and Granada Theater. Although when it is all said and done, Amanda will be known for her true love of instruction and her planting the seeds for the next generations to come.