Build District Dance Academy

Hello, dance friends!

Many of you are familiar with the dream we have had of building the greatest dance studio ever. We have been hard at work and that dream is almost a reality, but we need your help to make it happen!

We began planning District Dance Academy years ago. Construction began on June 1st of this year; the contractor told us he needed a few weeks to finish everything, and our scheduled opening date was August 1st. Everything else is ready to go. We have gathered together an elite team of instructors and staff to make District Dance Academy the most incredible dance studio in the world.

Unfortunately, the contractor has been taking months to do things that should have taken weeks, and we are running out of options. We’ve been hard at work night and day picking up the slack, and we’ve even had amazing volunteers from the local dance community pitching in to paint and complete many other tasks. The finish line is in sight, but we have been paying rent on an unusable 11,000 sq ft studio for the past several months and we are running short on funds.

Now we turn to the dance community for crowdfunding. We are offering thank-you gifts to those who donate, including an exclusive shirt! Scroll down below the progress pictures for details. We are on the verge of opening a wonderful studio that will provide world-class training in several styles of dance and unite multiple dance communities. District Dance Academy is a place where we will all come together for one purpose: to become stronger together. Your donations can help us make the dream a reality. You can help build the District!

Thank you in advance for all your support!

Much love,

Hugo Miguez & Stacy Kay


The following thank-you gifts are available to those who donate the listed amounts:

$25: Your choice of a 100% cotton District Dance Academy bag (great for shoes!) or a District Dance Academy water bottle (stay hydrated!)

$40: An exclusive shirt available only through this fundraiser (Warning: this shirt is VERY comfortable!)

$50: An exclusive shirt as above, but personalized with your name on the back. Limited to the first 100 people!

$65: A shirt AND your choice of bag or water bottle

$75: A personalized shirt AND your choice of bag or water bottle

$100: A personalized shirt AND a bag AND a water bottle

Please email us at [email redacted] with your choice of gift and shirt size as needed.
For any donors who are not local to the Tampa area, please contact us for delivery options prior to donating. We may be able to arrange delivery at an event or shipping if you are not able to pick up your gift in person.

Note: the “EXAMPLE” on the back of the shirt is where your name could be!

  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 35 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 35 mos
  • Ken Lemoire 
    • $50 
    • 35 mos
  • Jane Perez 
    • $40 
    • 35 mos
  • Geri Osborne-Smith 
    • $150 
    • 35 mos
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District Dance Academy 
Clearwater, FL
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