Over 100 New Students Joined ADT to Try Out Classes in January

We've been so excited to see over 100 new students trying out classes this past month!

All of us at Alaska Dance Theatre want to thank you, our new and current students and families, for making our organization such an awesome place.

If you were a new student this past month, please don't hesitate to ask us any questions. We'll do everything we can to make ADT feel like your new home, and help you make dance a fun part of your life!


Niki Maple

Artistic Director (907) 277-9591

Ms. Maple received her early training from the School of Ballet and Ballet Etudes in Phoenix Arizona, under Nina Marlow.  She further supplemented her training by attending summer intensives with American Ballet Theatre in New York and Milwaukee Ballet. Ms. Maple was a company member with Milwaukee Ballet II, working closely with the professional company while furthering her dance education and training.  In 2007, Niki moved to Anchorage to dance with Alaska Dance Theatre. She has had the privilege to work with Eugene Ballet, James Sewell Ballet, and Pulse Dance Company along with notable choreographers such as Courtland Weaver, Alice Bassler Sullivan, James Sewell, Toni Pimble, Gillmer Duran, and Amy Seiwart. She has been teaching ballet for over 9 years in the traditional Vaganova style, ranging from intermediate to advanced levels. As a teacher and performer, Ms. Maple is passionate about sharing her love of ballet with the youth of Anchorage.  

Photo credit: ADT students performing at The Alaska Holiday, photo by ADT staff.

Alaska Dance Theatre is a nonprofit school of dance serving Alaskans since 1980. Ages 3+, all levels welcome. Voted #1 Best Dance School of Anchorage by Anchorage Press Readers 2019.