OWNER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR  Lonnie Liddell moved with her family to Sisters in the fall of 2006 and she began teaching for a small, local dance school. When the studio owner moved out of state only a year later, Lonnie was at a crossroads. With young children to care for, she was not yet ready to take on a studio of her own. In 2008, Lonnie began teaching ballet classes out of her home and was ready by February of 2009 to officially open the Sisters Dance Academy. SDA now has nearly 250 students from toddlers to adults, taking classes in a variety of genres.

DANCE CLASSES FOR EVERYONE  Are you looking for a studio to call home? Our instructors are dedicated professionals who seek to build dance skills, foster creativity and teamwork, and instill a love of movement, dance and fitness in every student at all levels of expertise. From beginner to experienced dancer, toddler to adult, Sisters Dance Academy offers a variety of exciting dance classes and opportunities.

PRIVATE INSTRUCTION  Personalized instruction is available for interested students seeking to improve their skills or prepare custom choreography.

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES  Recitals are exciting opportunities for students to showcase their budding talents and teamwork. We host two recitals each year. Our December recital showcases our fall dance classes. Our June recital is the culmination of our academic year; on display are the spring dance classes and the talents and skills of all of our dancers. Our dancers may also often be found performing in the Sisters Rodeo Parade and Holiday Parade, at the Sisters Quilt Festival, at the Deschutes County Fair, at the Sisters Holiday Showcase, at the Sisters Garden Fair, at the Deschutes County Festival of Trees, at the Central Oregon Dance Showcase in the Tower Theatre in Bend, and at various workshops and competitions.

The Sisters Dance Academy facilitates an opportunity for dancers to be a part of our award-winning, competitive dance teams. We have the Performance Ensemble (with a focus on Contemporary and Jazz) directed by Kayla Williams and the Hip Hop Squad directed by Shannon Abero Guerrero. Visit our DANCE TEAM PAGE for more information!

BIRTHDAY PARTY PACKAGES  We pull out all the stops at our fabulous themed birthday parties.

STUDIO RENTALS  Choose our studio space for your next gathering or small event