Classes & Worskhops



Registration Now Open for BalletMet Dance Academy Classes
Dancers of All Ages and Skill Levels
Columbus Central Ohio residents can now register for BalletMet Dance Academy. From ballet and tap to jazz and modern to yoga and Pilates, the BalletMet Academy has something for everyone. BalletMet’s Academy offers hundreds of classes each week to students of all ages – beginning at age three and extending to senior adults – making it one of the largest dance training centers in the country affiliated with a professional Company.

Full details here:

Visit for a full listing of classes for each age group, course descriptions, registration forms, schedules and more. The academy can also be reached at (614) 224-1672.



Beck Center for the Arts

Beck Center for the Arts – Lakewood, Ohio

Ballet Intensive (age 13-18), June 11-22; Instructors: Antwon Duncan, Gemma Bender, Madi Jackson
Dance Camp, June 25-29 (ages 8-12): Instructors:  Beck Staff
Jr. Ballet Intensive (age 10-15), July 9-13; Instructor:  Lauren Stenroos
Jazz Dance Camp (age 10-15), July 23-27; Instructors:  Troy Greenfield, Louise Hadaway, Madi Jackson
Ballet/Contemporary Sampler (age 13-18), August 6-9; Instructors:  Jenny Eccher, Patti Herrnstein, Madi Jackson, Annika Sheaff
7-Week Summer Session, June 11-August 3; classes in kids-n-dance, preschool dance, preballet, ballet, pointe, variations, contemporary, jazz, tap, hip hop, pilates, yoga, capoeira, body beautiful

Canton Ballet

School of Canton Ballet Now Enrolling Summer Classes
School of Canton Ballet summer classes are a great way for current students to maintain their levels of training and for new students to enter the ballet school program.  Classes for all ages are offered in two 4-week sessions, June 13-July 3 and July 11-August 1.  The program includes a full range of classical ballet plus other dance styles.  Pianists accompany all ballet classes.  There are scholarships available for boys.  View special discounts and register online at or call 330-455-7220.

Cleveland City Dance

June 11-June 29, 2018
Cleveland City Dance
Our three-week summer session offers 4-day intensives for ages 9 to 18 as well as shorter camps for younger dancers. There will also be morning and evening classes for adults!

Cleveland City Dance

July 9 – August 11, 2018
Cleveland City Dance
Our five-week summer session features unique dance experiences for all ages. In additions to classes for ages 3-adult, we offer a variety of week long camps that train the entire dancer. Students will learn ballet, jazz, modern, conditioning, dance history and more! This year our summer dance camps meet Monday-Friday with a special Musical Theater class on Fridays!

Cleveland State University Summer Dance 2018

Cleveland – June 4-22
Cleveland State University Summer Dance 2018
For more information and to register, visit:
(Kate Weare Company, NYC)

JUNE 4th – JUNE 8th   |  10:15 – 11:45 am

Columbus City Ballet School

Young Dancers Intensive
July 6-July10
Back to School Intensive &Master Class Workshop
July 30-Aug 9
For information : www.columbuscityballet 614-384-0222

Columbus Modern (CoMo) Dance Company

Columbus – CoMo Dance Company
Downtown & Grandview:

  • Beginning / Intermediate Adult Dance
    NEW! 4-week class sessions on various topics
  • Advanced Adult Modern Dance
    Repertoire and technique
  • Children’s Modern Dance I & II (Ages 4-8, 8-12)
    Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm (II) & 6:30-7:30pm (I)

Contemporary Dance Theater

Cincinnati – Contemporary Dance Theater


Phone number: 513-591-1222
Location: Contemporary Dance Theater, 1805 Larch Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45224
Time: Monday – Thursday during the evenings. Each day dependent on classes provided that evening.
Contemporary Dance Theater provides classes for Adults, Teens and Children year-round. Their classes during the fall for adults include: Hip Hop, Musical Theater Dance, Latin Dance Basics, Modern, Modern Jazz Fusion, Movement Improvisation, Tap, Ballet Basics, and Belly Dancing. Their classes for children include: Lyrical, Hip Hop, Tap, Modern, Shake and Create, and Ballet. For more information check out our website or drop-in to our adult/ teen classes Monday thru Thursday for only $14 (cash/check) or $15 (credit).
Visit for more information

DANCECleveland and American Dance Festival

July 24th- July 28th adf poster
Registration Open for ADF in CLE Summer Workshop Series 2018! 

DANCECleveland and American Dance Festival (ADF) are proud to bring back the ADF in CLE Summer Workshop for July 2018 at Cleveland State University for four days of advanced level classes including modern, hip-hop, creative process and more! Faculty include Pam Tanowitz, Otto (Aquaboogy) Vasquez and Christian Von Howard.
For advanced level dance students ages 13-28.
Classes will run Tuesday – Friday from 10 am- 4 pm with performance opportunities and activities during the National Dance Day, Saturday, July 28th.
Registration fee of $360 will include workshop classes, performance ticket, t-shirt and more!
Limited number of full and partial scholarships available. Information upon request.
Contact for more info and check out to register.
#ADFinCLE #DANCECleveland #SummerDance

Dancing Wheels Company and School

June 25-29, 2018

Dancing Wheels 2018 Summer Dance Intensive 

Cleveland, OH
This intensive workshop includes instruction in ballet and modern technique, improvisation as a composition tool, wheelchair technique and partnering, Dancing Wheels repertoire, and the creation of a new work.
This workshop may also serve as an opportunity to audition trainees, apprentices, for the upcoming 18-19 Season. The intensive is open to dance students, pre-professional and professional dancers ages 15 and up.
Limited scholarships and financial assistance available. Contact our Outreach Coordinator via email at or call Dancing Wheels at 216-432-0306 for more information.
Curriculum/Sample Schedule:
11:30-12 LUNCH
Friday, June 29, there will be a showing followed by a reception beginning at 1:30. Invite family and friends to join as intensive participants perform works learned and created over the course of the week.

July 16-20, 2018
Dancing Wheels’ NEW Little Learners Summer Camp (Ages 3-5 of All Abilities)
Cleveland, OH

The School of Dancing Wheels is thrilled to offer a NEW! Summer Camp option for our little learners ages 3-5 of ALL abilities.
Throughout the week campers will play, learn, and grow in a developmentally appropriate environment through the arts! The camp is filled with dance, music, art, sign language, and community outings.
NEW! Pre-Camp & Post-Camp from 8:30-10 am and 3-5:30 pm for working families on the go!
Pre Camp 8:30-10 am
Camp 10 am-3 pm
Post Camp 3-5:30 pm
$200 for Camp Only
$230 for Pre-Camp & Camp
$250 for Camp & Post Camp
$280 for All Day
Limited financial assistance, scholarships, and discounts available. Contact our Outreach Coordinator via email at or call Dancing Wheels at 216-432-0306 for more information.

July 23-27, 2018
Dancing Wheels Youth Arts Camp for Ages 6-14 of ALL Abilities
Cleveland, OH
The School of Dancing Wheels’ Multi-Arts Youth Camp is back for kids ages 6-14 of ALL abilities.
The camp is filled with dance, music, art, sign language, literacy, performance production, and community outings. By popular demand, this year will include a Rise & Shine Pre-Camp. Drop campers off early to best fit your schedule.
NEW! Pre-Camp & Post-Camp from 8:30-10 am and 3-5:30 pm for working families on the go!
Pre Camp 8:30-10 am
Camp 10 am-3 pm
Post Camp 3-5:30 pm
$225 for Camp Only
$255 Pre-Camp & Camp
$275 for Camp & Post Camp
$305 for All Day
Sample Schedule:
8:30-10:00 Rise & Shine Pre-Camp
10:00-10:45 Morning Routine
10:50-11:40 Stories in Motion
11:45-12:15 Music & Visual Arts
12:20-1:00 Lunch
1:15- 2:00 Sing, Sign, Dance!
2:00-2:45 Taking Center Stage
2:45-3:00 Dismissal
*$25 OFF: REGISTER BY JUNE 1, 2018
$50 DEPOSIT DUE JUNE 30, 2018
Limited financial assistance, scholarships, and discounts available. Contact our Outreach Coordinator via email at or call Dancing Wheels at 216-432-0306 for more information.

Flamenco Dance Columbus

Flamenco Dance Columbus Columbus, OH
Visit to register or email for more information.

FLUX + FLOW Dance and Movement Center

FLUX + FLOW Dance and Movement Center
200 Crestview Rd.
Columbus, OH 43202
We offer a variety of movement classes, covering a wide range of dance and movement forms, including regularly scheduled yoga classes. There is something for everyone, from absolute beginners to dance professionals and everyone in between. Our focus is “drop-in” adult classes in a nonjudgmental, “come as you are” space. Take a look at our website,, and feel free to contact us with any questions.
-Adult drop-in movement classes: Ballet, Contemporary, Improvisation, Yoga, Hip Hop, Tap, and more.
-Rental space: 42×24 Studio equipped with sprung floors, mirrors, barres, and a sound system with aux cord capabilities.
-Performance space: Intimate performances with a maximum of 40 audience members

Hixon Dance

Two Locations:
The McConnell Arts Center
777 Evening Street  |  Worthington, OH
First Unitarian Universalist Church
93 West Weisheimer  |  Columbus, OH
Register today at:

Inlet Dance Theatre

June 18-22, 2018 (Half Day and Full Day options available)
Inlet Dance Theatre’s Summer Dance Intensive Junior
Location: The Music Settlement, Cleveland, OH
Title of company: Inlet Dance Theatre
Contact information:, or 216-721-8580
Description:  Just like Inlet’s longstanding Summer Dance Intensives, SDI Jr focuses on creating a supportive community for young dancers ages 6-11, exposing students to the collaborative dance-making process, and increasing technical and performance skills.  This 1-week intro camp includes improvisation-based movement games, modern technique, creating new choreography and more! This camp will culminate with an informal showing for family and friends.

June 27-July 27, 2018 (Monday – Friday, 9am-4pm)
Inlet Dance Theatre’s Summer Dance Intensive ‘18 (SDI ’18)

Location: Playhouse Square, Cleveland, OH
Title of company: Inlet Dance Theatre
Contact information:,
or 216-721-8580
Description: Beginning every June since 2001, Inlet Dance Theatre hosts a Summer Dance Intensive program.  This dance program for ages 12 and up, focuses on creating a supportive community of dancers, exposing students to the collaborative dance-making process and increasing technical and performance skills, specifically in Pilobolus-based Nontraditional Partnering, performance improvisation and Hawkins-based Modern. This program allows students to experience being a part of a collaborative professional contemporary dance company. During the 4.5 week program, Inlet SDI students not only receive premier training in dance technique and performance, but also discover a period of personal growth and character development.  Students will receive multiple performance opportunities including an informal showing on July 13 and the culminating concerts at Cain Park Evans Amphitheater on July 25 & 26.

Inspiration to Movement

June 25 – July 27
Inspiration to Movement
Children’s Ballet Summer Program
Ages 3 – 12

Kent State University

Kent – July 30-August 10, 2018
Limón Dance Company workshop for dancers at Kent State University.


MamLuft&Co. Dance Programs for Children and Teens MamLuft&Co. Dance offers a variety of classes for all ages at two different Cincinnati locations: •The Liberty Exhibition Hall in Northside 3938 Spring Grove Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45223 (formerly home of Greater Cincinnati Deaf Club) •Clifton Cultural Arts Center 3711 Clifton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220 MamLuft&Co. Dance works to create community through all of our dance classes:

•Summer Dance & Creativity Camp (at The Liberty) •A full-day camp that teaches children to move creatively, cooperatively, and confidently! •For boys and girls, MamLuft&Co. Dance’s Cincinnati Summer Dance Camp for Kids offers Modern Dance Technique and Ballet Technique that de-emphasizes pink and princesses. •Children will learn dance, make props and “scenery” to accompany their dances, and prepare for a Friday 3pm performance for parents! •Camps will take place in June and July. More info to come at camp

MamLuft&Co. Dance Adult Summer Modern Dance Workshop/Intensive College-aged through professional dancers are invited to join us in Cincinnati, Ohio for a week that is all about Modern Dance. Held at The Liberty Exhibition Hall in Northside (3938 Spring Grove Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45223) The summer program is highly immersive on its own and also compliments longer summer studies. It will take place June 4-8 2018. More info to come at

MamLuft&Co. Dance Summer Modern Dance Intensive for Teens The Modern Dance Teen Intensive is held in the The Liberty Exhibition Hall in Northside (3938 Spring Grove Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45223) and will take place June 11-15 2018. More info to come at

Neos Center for Dance

June 18 – August 4, 2018,
Summer Classes at Neos Center for Dance, Oberlin, Ohio.
Body conditioning, Teen and adult ballet and Contact Improvisation and more.
Online Registration now open under “Semesters”

Oberlin Dance Intensive

July 8 – 14, 2018
Oberlin Dance Intensive, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio

This July, Oberlin Dance Intensive returns for a fifth summer workshop. This new program welcomes dancers ages 13 -18 to join current students and faculty in the Oberlin College Dance Studios. Introductory, intermediate, and advanced classes are offered in a wide variety of styles.
Along with a week of intensive study you’ll also enjoy a night out to see Oberlin Summer Theatre Festival, an outdoor concert in beautiful Tappan Square featuring Neos Dance Theatre, and many other activities. 

Ohio University

Athens – June 17-29, 2018
David Dorfman Dance Workshop at the 2018 Ohio University Summer Dance Institute
Two weeks of classes/workshops. Open company rehearsals and DDD performance. Ages 16+. Scholarships available. or for info.

Ohio University

Summer Dance Institute at Ohio University
A two-week workshop with David Dorfman, Lisa Race, Kendra Portier and David Dorfman Dance (DDD) company members in Athens, Ohio! Learn from these NYC dance professionals! Daily classes in technique, DDD rep, composition, new rep by David. Company showing on Friday, June 22, open to the public. Showing of student work on Friday, June 29. Workshop tuition is $1100 and includes nightly activities. Some scholarships still available, please inquire. Ages 16+.

OSU Hillel Foundation Folk Dance Group

Columbus – OSU Hillel Foundation Folk Dance Group Tuesday Evenings 8pm-11pm
(the oldest center of folk dancing in Columbus) loves dancing at festivals. This year they shared their favorite dances at the International Festival, Columbus Arts Festival, Comfest, Old Town, and Ohio Wesleyan University’s Earth and Peace gathering. The group meets every Tuesday night from 8-11 p.m. at OSU’s Hillel Foundation 46 E 16th (one block off High Street) Park in back of building and use parking lot entrance. The group is warm and welcoming. From 8-8:30 is usually a review of one of harder new dances. From 8:30-11 the time is packed with easy, hard, old, new, favorite dances. Israeli dances are highlighted. For more information, call Mimi, 236-5486

School of Canton Ballet

Classes for all ages, includes a full range of classical ballet plus other dance styles.
Pianists accompany all ballet classes.
Faculty are artistic & executive director Cassandra Crowley, assistant to the director Jennifer Hayward, choreographer in residence Angelo Lemmo and early childhood specialist Julie Mizer Grazze. All classes at the Canton Cultural Center for the Arts. Register online at or call 330-455-7220.

The Arts Castle

Dance Academy Program
The Arts Castle
190 W. Winter Street
Delaware, OH 43015

The Arts Castle Dance Academy offers professional instruction in a fun, non-competitive environment.  We believe everyone should have an opportunity to dance!  Our Dance Academy is unique in offering many avenues for students to learn and enjoy dancing, while working with a busy schedule and family budget.

Dance Academy seeks to awaken the joy of dance in our students with a combination of quality technique and personal expression.  We feel that this objective is best met within a supportive, family-friendly environment, open to dancers of all ages (4 years old and up) and abilitilies, and cultivated by a nurturing, professional team of instructors.  Ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, tumbling, lyrical and combo classes are offered annually.

Classes take place Monday through Friday in the late afternoon and evening hours, and Saturday mornings.  Please see our  for more details or contact us at 740-369-2787.

Verb Ballets Studio

Dance For Everyone
Shaker Heights: Classes ongoing
Verb Ballets Studio
3445 Warrensville Center Rd. Shaker Heights OH, 44122

Dance for Everyone community dance classes at Verb Ballets studio open to anyone who share the love of dance. Classes in ballet and pointe are available for a variety of different ability levels from beginner to advanced. Drop ins welcome. No pre-registration necessary please come 10 minutes early to fill out paperwork. Cost is $16/class or $130 for a 10 class card. For more information visit or call 216-397-3757.


The AdVerb Project
Shaker Heights: Classes ongoing
Verb Ballets Studio
3445 Warrensville Center Rd. Shaker Heights OH, 44122

Verb Ballets offers ongoing workshops where adult community members learn choreography and performance technique. The ensemble has performances throughout the year in studio and senior living facilities. The AdVerb Project registration is ongoing.  Participation is for a 3-month period, at $60.00 a month. Call 216-397-3757 or email to learn more on how to get involved.

Wayne Center for the Arts

Wayne Center for the Arts Summer Classes and Dance Camps
Register online at
Ballet Master Class with Brian Murphy
Wayne Center for the Arts
Saturday July 14, 2018  11:00-1:00 pmRegister online at

Summer Dance Intensive
Wayne Center for the Arts
July 16th -July 27th with Holley Johnson, Kimberly Payne, Lauren Stenroos, Ella Davidson Turner, and Erich Yetter
Register online at For more information 330-264-2787 X217 or

Xclaim Dance Company

Columbus OH / Monday Evenings
Xclaim Dance Company
Artists in Residence at Charisma Centre for the Arts – 4099 Karl Rd. 43224.

Open Company Class with Xclaim. Monday’s 6:30 pm $10 Walk-in fee, Studios through Door E. Taught by Xclaim’s dancers and Artistic Director, Mariah Layne French. Offerings as diverse as our dancers, with a strong jazz influence, including: Jazz, Pop Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Modern, and Somatic Practices.

Suitable for adults, intermediate-advanced students & aspiring professionals.

For more information/ schedule updates visit or email