About Us

Suncoast Academy of Dance is a premiere dance studio located in Palm Harbor, Florida.



We offer a dance classes throughout the year for beginners through advanced dancers.



Some of Tampa Bay's finest dance instructors are teaching at Suncoast Academy of Dance.


Performing Company

Our award winning performing company, Art in Motion, competes throughout the dance year.


Suncoast Academy of Dance

For 25 years, under the direction of April Joseph-Sykes, Suncoast Academy of Dance has been teaching dance to children from Palm Harbor, Clearwater, Dunedin, Oldsmar, Tarpon Springs, Safety Harbor, as well as other parts of Pinellas County and Tampa Bay. Our dance studio provides a safe and nurturing environment. We are committed to advancing physical and emotional positive growth through dance education, performance, community service, and enjoyment of the art of dance. In order to give you the best introduction to the Suncoast Academy of Dance experience, our website includes photos of only Suncoast students, teachers, staff, and parents.

Our 2017-18 dance year schedule is now available! Click here for class information. If you need more information, contact the studio.

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2016 recital

Professional Dance Instruction

  • Ballet
  • Pointe
  • Jazz
  • Tap
  • Contemporary
  • Hip Hop

2013 Observation Week: preschool

Studio Information

  • 3 Spacious Studios
  • Large Observation Windows
  • Suspended Oak Floors
  • Comfortable Lobby
  • Body Fit Boutique
  • Friendly Staff
  • Fantastic Students