The Acorn’s Dance Showcase featuring Dance Arts + Diamond Dance Academy

Sunday, Feb. 18 | 3:00pm ET (2:00pm CT)


The Acorn proudly presents a series of Dance Showcase events in January and February, featuring eight local dance studios.

The Acorn Dance Showcase

Tickets: $10 General Admission, Kids 12 and under free

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Enjoy all six weeks of the Dance Showcase!

Package rates are available for general admission and reserved seating.

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Dance Arts

Dance Arts is a family-friendly studio devoted to teaching dance as an art form. From children to adults, our faculty provides each student with instruction, encouragement, and personal interest to succeed. We are a More Than Just Great Dancing Affiliated Dance Studio. MTJGD™ is committed to best practices in safety and wellness, communication, teacher training, studio management, and community involvement. Our staff are all highly qualified and continue to train and acquire certifications in everything from Progressing Ballet Technique to Giordano Technique.

Dance Arts was established in 1958 & we are proudly celebrating our 65th year as a dance studio this year! Dance Arts provides a solid foundation of training. Our dancers have more than trophies, they have careers. As a result of personal interest & instruction, many of our former students are dancing & teaching with professional companies, colleges, and theaters across the US from Los Angeles to New York City. We teach INTEGRITY, RESPECT, & CREATIVITY.

At Dance Arts, students are carefully evaluated and guided to a schedule best suited to their needs, be it a career, or the simplicity of enjoying movement and music!

Dance is the finest exercise known, producing a graceful, strong, and healthy body. We welcome you to join us as we have classes in all styles from age 0 through adult. For more information, visit www.dancearts-sdt.com.

Diamond Dance Academy

New to the area and located in Cassopolis Michigan, Diamond Dance Academy is committed to giving its community and surrounding areas a high-quality studio where all can express themselves. Creating a safe, professional and educational environment that instills confidence, discipline, respect, and a great love for the art of movement. “Diamonds are formed under pressure, but never forget, they are not formed overnight.”

For more information, please visit www.diamonddanceacadem4.wixsite.com/diamonddanceacademy

RESERVED SEATING DONATION option includes a $25 tax-deductible donation to The Acorn and guarantees you a seat with optimal sightlines. $25 Donation per ticket holder in your group.

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Box Office opens at 1pm ET
Starts 3:00pm, doors open 2:00pm

An Experience to Outlast Any Performance

No two Acorn performances are exactly the same.  Thoughtful curation brings a diverse mix of top talent to The Acorn, exposing audiences to both renowned and soon-to-be-discovered stars.

About The Acorn Center for the Performing Arts

The Acorn brings great known performers and amazing new ones to southwest Michigan.  Located in the historic featherbone factory, The Acorn’s friendly staff and volunteers, and an acoustically rich sound system combine for memorable experiences. We’re located in Three Oaks, Michigan …  just over an hour from downtown Chicago and 30 minutes from South Bend, IN.

The Acorn, a nonprofit organization, annually hosts a singer songwriter competition and a Spectacular Tournament of Playwrights. Our Open Mic nights showcase a variety of strong talent and our educational workshops include songwriting and master classes in performance.

The Acorn’s Mission

To offer a broad range of high-quality arts and education programming that nurtures cultural experience, participation and community engagement among residents and visitors of all ages and enhances the economic vitality of the region.

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