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Central Indiana Academy of Dance, and Suzann DeLay, are celebrating over 25 years of service and training in the art of ballet for Carmel and the surrounding Indianapolis area. With this long term commitment comes a responsibility to our students and the community, both for superior teaching and in artistic growth. The Academy provides the care and attention that each dancer deserves by creating opportunities to participate in student showcases, full length ballets (in collaboration with Central Indiana Dance Ensemble), and other community programs.

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  • Hip Hop

    Hip Hop Workshop

    September 3rd - October 9th

    Wednesdays at 7:15 PM - 6 weeks $90

    (Ages 11 & up)

    Central Indiana Academy of Dance is pleased to announce a Hip Hop workshop taught by Kelsey Everitt. Kelsey began her dance career commenced with Ms. Suzann at age eleven. She was a member of Central Indiana Dance Ensemble for eight years, taking part in many Nutcracker, Penrod, and Regional Dance America Festival performances. She was a four year member of Charisma and Coquettes dance teams for Carmel High School and a three year member of Indiana Fever Inferno Dance Squad for the Indiana Fever WNBA team.

    Kelsey went on to dance at the collegiate level at a Division I athletic school, University of Louisville where she became a National Champion Ladybird for four years. She has a passion for many styles of dance. She now works as a dental hygienist in the area and is looking forward to sharing her dance experience with students at CIAOD.

    Please contact us at or at 317-581-2423 for more information or to register for this workshop.