Welcome to Central Indiana Academy of Dance! CIAoD is recognized throughout Indiana for providing the finest in classical ballet training. We are proud to be the home of the Central Indiana Dance Ensemble. CIDE is a Resident Ballet Company for the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Indiana. CIDE presents the highest caliber in ballet performances. We are proud of our academy’s dedicated professional faculty as well as our many successes, including students who have gone on to dance professionally with Dayton Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet II, Minnesota Ballet, Nashville Ballet II, North Carolina Dance Theatre II, Boston Ballet, Richmond Ballet, Charlotte Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet and study at such prestigious universities and schools as Butler University, Indiana University, Point Park University, The Ailey School/Fordham University, University of Cincinnati, Oklahoma University, Boston Conservatory, University of Utah, School of American Ballet and The Joffrey Ballet School.
We welcome you to share with us your love of dance and we promise to provide you with the best classical training!