• WADPA Dance School Whangarei


“My daughter has been attending WADPA for nearly 2 years and it’s been an absolutely fantastic experience for my 8 year old. She is learning Jazz and Acro but has learnt so much more than just dance! Her confidence and has grown and this is due predominantly to the friendly nature of the staff and pupils. If you are looking for a quality Dance School that offers a range of classes to suit a range of abilities then look no further than WADPA, you won’t be disappointed”

Michelle Hudgell

“Cannot recommend enough. My 7 year old absolutely loves coming dancing twice per week. It’s so much fun and I am amazed at how much she has learnt in less than year. Very professional with amazing opportunities for the children. Staff and older girls are awesome with the younger ones”

Jess Nicks

“We have been involved with Whangarei Academy of Dance and Performing Arts (WADPA) for over 13 years and have watched it grow into the amazing dance school that it is today. WADPA is like a family with Holly and the other amazing dance teachers as the “mums”. My daughter has learnt not only dance skills but also life skills such as commitment, team work, responsibility, being physically active and she has made life-long friends. I cannot recommend WADPA enough. This school has helped my daughter become the fantastic young woman she is today. Love WADPA”

Laura Stevens

“Hands down one of the best decisions we made was to join the WADPA family. Holly and her team took our very shy girl under its wing and gave her not only a passion for dance and performing but self belief and confidence.

She has gone from sitting at the back of the room to performing in group dances and even solo competition dances.

Not only does WADPA offer a variety of professional, quality dance classes – it also offers a safe and above all FUN environment where life long friendships are made. Thanks Holly, thanks WADPA”

Michelle Bates

“Not only has my daughter learnt amazing dance skills and entered the competition world thanks to the wonderful teachers at WADPA, she has made lifelong friends and waits all week for her dance classes. Both her and I would not want to dance anywhere else!! WADPA is like part of our family and we LOVE them and all they are about!!! So proud to support such a beautiful Dance Academy.”

Kristyn Endt

“WADPA has consistently turned out dancers of an extremely high calibre. The level of instruction is way beyond any 5 star rating. Holly is loved by her dancers and makes everyone feel special. Her choreography and costuming is exciting and one always wonders what she will come up with next. She also teaches a group of special needs people who adore her, she always gives them time and listens to them. Whangarei is very blessed to her have. You are amazing Holly. WADPA is certainly a place that I can recommend with absolute confidence.”

Kim Hollis

“WADPA fantastic school with a lovely environment for dancers to reach their full potential!”

Teresa Carrick

“Fabulous Family Environment! Love it here!!!”

Nikki Norman

“Dancing is a huge part of both my girls lives and we are so proud to be part of the fun-loving, encouraging and hard working WADPA family”

Deb Massey

“WADPA is giving my daughter the grace she needs as well as a little bit of girly time away from her big brother. Thank you”

Claire Nyberg