About UsThe U.P. Dance Academy was established in 2012 by Kathrine Trempe to provide more variety of dance styles and technique to the Dickinson/Iron County and surrounding areas.We offer locations in Iron Mountain/Kingsford, Norway and Crystal Falls. U.P. Dance Academy offers classes for recreational dancers and more serious dancers. We currently have six competition teams - Acro Starz, Power Puffz, All Starz, Elite Starz, Platinum Starz, Hip Hop Boyz, Competitive Tap.Dance classes and competition/show teams perform numerous times each year, at multiple events including hospitals, malls, nursing and assisted living homes, high school games, parades, college bowl games and more. Each spring we produce a Spring Show recital to give every dancer the opportunity of a fun-filled and exciting end of the year performance.Your child deserves the best dance training available!! We take our job very serious, making sure everyone feels welcome, along with being passionate, energetic and highly qualified. We use our training, experience and creativity to give all dancers the best skills, age-appropriate, and quality dance experience. Each dancer will feel good about themselves and gain friendships, learn teamwork, rhythm and skills which will help them throughout their lives.