The Atlanta Professional Dance Academy (APDA) was established in 1997 in Atlanta, Georgia. It is an international cultural and arts connection company led by the former principal dancer of the Atlanta Ballet and principal dancer of the National Ballet of China and now a freelance Ballet Master teaching Ballet around the world- Mr. Wei Dongsheng.
APDA is the official dance school of T.M. Culture & Art Center, an international cultural and arts exchange connection platform. It offers exceptional and comprehensive training in Classical Ballet, Pointe, Pas De Duex as well as supplemental courses of modern dance, Hip Hop and Chinese Folk Dance for dancers from age 5 through adult. Each year's APDA Dance Festival provides the opportunities for each student in each level to perform on stage. It also present full-length classic ballet production such as Coppelia, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty and Nutcracker in every school year.
The school is the home to award-winning soloists and ensembles, including the internationally renowned dance team, Jasmine Flower. In 2014, the team appeared on shows, such as NBC’s America’s Got Talent and CCTV's Amazing Chinese. With many years of professional dancing, performing, and teaching experiences, APDA’s excellent faculty team adds new styles to the school rigor in unforgettable, nurturing and fun learning environment.
With over ten thousand square feet beautiful facility, APDA provides professional dance instruction for the next generation of artists.
To cultivate diversity in the Atlanta international business community.
To provide social and cultural activities for the people coming from different cultural background.
To focus on the world youth educational programs and cultural exchange.
To introduce international art companies and artists to the United States.