Upcoming Events:

Parents Night Out Dance Party!
Friday, September 30th, 2022
6:45pm-8:45pm

*Register at the front desk or by emailing westcoastdancearts@gmail.com by September 23rd, 2022

West Coast Dance Arts is Expanding!

Starting in the 2022-2023 season, we are excited to announce that we are moving into a larger space in Cameron Park, only 2 minutes away from our current home!

We have already begun renovations and we can't wait to see all of our dancers inside our new studio for our Grand Opening on Saturday, August 6th. 

Stay tuned for new updates, pictures and tours!

New Location:

4062 Flying C Rd. #51

Cameron Park, CA, 95682

On the corner of Cambridge and Flying C Rd. 

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Our Story

West Coast Dance Arts was founded in 2021 by Anelysse Keenan,  who had a dream to provide  great training from the very first dance class. 

Our mission is To Move. To Live. To Inspire. To move to every rhythm. To live to your dance potential. To inspire others to dance.

 

WCDA was designed to bring an opportunity of dance to the community, creating a positive and educational environment for dancers of all ages.

We encourage hard work, dedication, and teach skills not only used in the dance studio, but in real life as well. 

We welcome dancers of all experience levels, from the recreational dancer to the more serious dancer, and we strive to make a comfortable space for everyone to be themselves and further their dance training. West Coast Dance Arts offers training and performance opportunities for all.

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Meet our Instructors

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Mrs. Anelysse is a Business Graduate and has been dancing since she was very young. She has been teaching for 16 years in Northern California throughout Sacramento, El Dorado, and Amador Counties. She is experienced in teaching Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Tap, and Musical Theater for ages 18 months to adult.  Her passion for dance began in an afterschool traveling dance program that soon ignited her love for dancing and performing, living her best life training every day. 

She has been an guest performer for Disney's Magic Music Days for multiple years and even had the amazing opportunity to be a cast member at Disneyland Anaheim in the Entertainment Costuming Department getting an up close experience with all of our favorite Disney characters and helping make the stage magic happen. Anelysse was also invited as a guest performer for the Volcano Theater Company and has had the opportunity to travel and perform in New York and  Hawaii. 

Anelysse takes pride in making everyone feel included, from the recreational dancer to the more experienced, and providing opportunities for every dancer, of every stage to enjoy. 


 

Anelysse Keenan

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Miss April is a former president of the Sacramento Area Dance Alliance and has been teaching children and adults since 1996. A graduate of Cedar Crest College with a Bachelor of Arts in Theater and Dance, Miss April has an extensive background in competition choreography and has coached several winning dance studio teams including her own students at Premiere Dance. She teaches tap, jazz, ballet, pointe, musical theater, and lyrical.

 

Miss April has directed several productions such as Guys and Dolls, Annie, The Music Man, and Into the Woods. She has acted in many shows including Steel Magnolias, Carousel, Mack and Mabel, Julius Caesar, and Charlotte’s Web among others. Fun Fact: Miss April also has over 30 years’ experience in the pageant industry as a director, contestant, judge, and titleholder.

Miss April has been teaching at West Coast Dance Arts since 2021. 

Miss April

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Studio Owner and Choreographer

Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary, Combo

Dance Instructor

Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical

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Miss Katelyn

Dance Instructor

Family and Me, Combo, Hip Hop/Jazz

Miss Katelyn spent her entire childhood dancing and has never stopped loving it! Growing up she trained at various studios in the Sacramento area. She has earned numerous local and national awards competing with KM Dance Arts. Katelyn has also been awarded scholarships from Joffrey, Sheer Talent, Dupree, and Sacramento Area Dance Alliance. She is very excited to be furthering her dance career through teaching!

Miss Katelyn has been teaching at West Coast Dance Arts since 2022. 

Miss Sabrina

Dance Instructor

Combo Ballet/ Jazz/ Tap 

Miss Sabrina started dancing at the age of five, training in multiple styles of dance, and has performed in annual dance recitals, community performances, as well as dance competitions and dance conventions in the Sacramento and San Francisco area.  She has taught Combo classes for dancers ages 3-5 in the past with Miss Anelysse and is excited for her first season at WCDA!

Miss Sabrina is a soon to be cosmetology graduate and will be attending Folsom Lake College. "My passion has always been dance and I cannot wait to fulfill everyone's dreams as much as it did for me."-Miss Sabrina

Miss Sabrina has been teaching at West Coast Dance Arts since 2022.