Columbia Gorge Dance Academy

Columbia Gorge Dance Academy is a performing arts school offering professional dance instruction to students of all ages and ability levels. Dancers receive strong technical training in their selected discipline, unique performance opportunities and the encouragement to become confident and creative performers.

CGDA Schedule 2016-17

Current CGDA Students:
REGISTER ONLINE for the 2016-2017 Dance Season

(password required)

For more information, contact the teacher directly about the class you are interested in.

2016-2017 classes begin Monday Sept. 12th

(Contact information is under the contact tab at the top).
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Important CALENDAR Dates 2015-16

Sept. 14th …….. Classes begin **1st tuition payment due

Oct. 1st ………..Nutcracker Fee Due $10.00

Nov. 2nd …………..**2nd quarter tuition due + $50.00 ballet spring costume fee

Nov. 23rd – 27th …….CGDA closed for Thanksgiving

Dec. 11th&12th &13th ……CGDA’s Ballet Dept.’s Nutcracker

Dec. 21st – Jan 1st …….CGDA closed for Winter break

JANUARY .. CLOSED except for advanced ballet/modern dancers

February 1st ……..All CLASSES resume **3rd tuition due + $50.00 spring costume fee for jazz, hip hop and modern classes.

March 21st – 25th …….CGDA closed for Spring Break

April 4th ………….**4th and final tuition payment due

May 30th …………CGDA closed for Memorial Day

Friday June 3rd ……Dress rehearsals for Junior and Intermediate shows

4:30pm Juniors (ages 3yrs  – 2nd grade) Hood River Middle School

7:30pm Intermediates (ages 3rd grade – 6th grade) Hood River Middle School

Saturday June 4th……Junior and Intermediate Recitals 

4:30pm Juniors perform at Hood RIver Middle School Auditorium

7:30pm Intermediates perform at Hood River Middle School Auditorium 

~Classes end for Junior / Intermediate dancers after this recital


Thursday, June 16th….Dress rehearsals for Seniors shows 7pm

Friday, June 17th performance 7pm

Saturday, June 18th performances 2pm and 7pm

Sunday, June 19th performance 5pm


REGISTRATION for our 2016-2017 dance season:

Registration for existing students begins  mid-May.

Registration for new students begins mid-June.

Dates and details on our new registration process coming soon.