About Utah Dance Artists



We embody the values of the people in Utah we serve: morality, ethics, modesty in dress and movement and honesty in business are reflected in the way we run our organization.


We employ dance as the vehicle to empower our associates to excellence; teaching important life skills such as respect, hard work, commitment, and self-discipline.


We exemplify ourselves as valued and respected artists. This is reflected in the way our students are revered and treated. Our end-goal is to produce successful "Dance Artists;" assisting each dancer to prosper in their personal dance goals.

Who We Are

Utah Dance Artists (UDA) was founded in 2001 by Brooke Maxwell. The business has grown from a one room, basement dance studio to the largest dance studio in the Salt Lake Valley.

UDA is conveniently located in South Jordan, Utah (easy access from I-15 off 106th and 114th south exits) and in Draper (directly west of I-15 on the frontage road at 12896 South).

Utah Dance Artists offers dance classes for dancers age 18 months - 18 years old in the genres of ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, modern, contemporary, hip-hop, ballroom and tumbling. Additionally, we provide technical, performance and competitive opportunities for beginning through pre-professional levels; valuing every student’s education and opportunity for growth.

Why Choose Utah Dance Artists?

  • Teaching Staff - 55 instructors are collegiate and/or professionally trained; offering the largest and most qualified faculty in the Salt Lake Valley
  • Facility - Two state of art facilities offering 10 dance studios with professional raised marley floors, secure full length mirrors, mounted barres and surround sound music systems
  • Customer Care - 35 Administrative and Customer Care Members who are friendly, knowledgeable and committed to superior organization and service
  • Educated Artistic Director/Owner: Brooke Maxwell; BFA in Ballet with an emphasis in teaching. Served as Miss Utah 1994-95
  • Syllabus - All faculty members follow a progressive and comprehensive studio syllabus which is crafted to build our dancers technique and performance skills level upon level and year upon year
  • Proper Placement - At the end of the year, each enrolled student (level 4 and up) is personally evaluated by the studio director, guaranteeing proper placement for the following year
  • Professional Year End Recital - The annual recital is held at Corner Canyon Performing Arts Center at Corner Canyon High School.; providing a professional performing experience for every student
  • Programs - We offer programs for dancers of every age and level; providing the opportunity for dancers to start, stay and grow at Utah Dance Artists. The programs below provide a path for dancers to progress from beginning to pre-professional levels:

    • Technical – UDA’s inclusive program for dancers age 18 months – 18 years old which allows dancers to select the genres they take each week
    • STARS – Non-competitive performance program for 1st – 6th grade dancers
    • Elite Performance Group – Non-competitive performance program for 7th - 12th grade dancers
    • Varsity- Advanced level competitive dance program for 1st – 12th grade dancers
    • Conservatory – Pre-professional competitive dance program for 2nd - 12th grade dancers
    • Ballet Conservatory – Advanced level competitive ballet program for 5th - 12th grade dancers
    • Darby’s Dancers – Non-profit organization for special needs dancers to take dance free of charge
    • Teen – Program for 5th – 12th grade dancers with little to no former dance training

Our History

  • Utah Dance Artists South Jordan Studio
  • Utah Dance Artists Draper Studio