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.



Celebrate ADF in CLE Summer Dance Festival

Cleveland – Celebrate ADF in CLE Summer Dance Festival
Presented by DANCECleveland
July 23- August 10

July 23-July 26
ADF in CLE Summer Dance Workshop
The American Dance Festival Returns to Cleveland for Another Intense 4-day Workshop
July 23-26. ADF in CLE Summer Dance Workshop provides time and space for dancers to immerse themselves in their training, expand their skills as a creator, and connect with professional artists. Students will be able to hone their art form in small, intimate class sizes and experience styles ranging from modern, hip hop and engage in the West African and Caribbean style of contemporary dance by Ronald K. Brown. Classes will be held from 9:30 am-4:00 pm daily.
High School Track: Ages 13-18
College/Professional Track: Ages 18-28
Visit for registration forms, workshop schedule, faculty bios, scholarship opportunities and more!
Contact Community Engagement & Education Coordinator, Katie Crosby, with any questions:

July 27- National Dance Day Celebration-free classes

DANCECleveland encourages the community to embrace dance as a fun and positive way to move the body, maintain good health and bring joy to their life.  The day consists of a wide variety of community dance classes ranging from Yoga & Zumba to African dance, liturgical, hip-hop, ballet, jazz and more! There will also be professional development seminars, a free student showcase performance, an engaging lobby fair, a main-stage performance (ticketed) and a silent disco party on the plaza. (Advanced registration is encouraged. On-site registration will be available for classes that are not already full. All events are free except for the main-stage performance at the Ohio Theatre.) All ages and abilities are welcome to participate in the free activities throughout the day from 10am-4pm. Join us on E. 14th St. as we close down the street and celebrate dance with these FREE fun-filled activities!  Register and learn more at 

Cleveland – Body Technic Systems®, Inc.

Body Technic Systems®, Inc. Founded by Sunday Homitz, L.P.T., our approach combines sophisticated systems of therapy and movement to help give clients rapid and lasting relief. Since 1997 we have offered injury prevention services for dancers. We offer techniques for rehab and conditioning, with specialized neck, back, knee, hip, shoulder, ankle rehabilitation services, and fitness training. Classes offered include: Kinescape®, Pilates, Yoga, Physioball, and aquatics, and more. As well: as a Pilates Teacher Training School, and Sports Performance Arts program. We also offer prescriptive workshops. Call our office to arrange a private session or class that fits your schedule. Call, email, or visit our website for more information: 440-248-WALK (9255)

Cleveland Dance Project Spring Master Class Series

Open to all dancers ages 16+, $10 per class with preregistration, $12 at the door.
Saturday March 9, 5-6:30pm – Dance Arts by Regina, North Royalton
Partner Based Improv with Rebecca Burcher
Friday March 22, Time TBA – Arlene Cassara, North Ridgeville
Fosse with Nicci Cassara Billington?
Friday April 5, 7-8:30 – Dance Dance Dance, Parma
Hip Hop  with Nina Rossi for more info and to register

Columbus City Ballet School & Conservatory

Announces Yuko Omori, a professional ballet teacher will join CCBS for 2018-2019 School Year as faculty. She will teach Pre-professional level and rehearsal.
For information : www.columbuscityballet 614-384-0222

CoMo Dance: Summer Kids’ Class Instructor

Columbus Modern (CoMo) Dance seeks an instructor. Teaching will be on Monday nights. Degree in dance or equivalent experience is preferred. Class takes place at Bloom! Music & Movement Centre in Grandview. Compensation will be hourly, based on experience. Please send a resume to

Contemporary Dance Theater

Adult Class Schedule Summer 2019
June 3 – Aug 31

Added for July – Visiting Guest Instructor, Jan Blunt, will be teaching Dunham Technique drop-in classes on Monday, July 1, and Wednesday, July 3, 6:15-7:45pm. No pre-registration needed!

Contemporary Dance Theater Summer classes teaches classes for children and adults – ages 3-83. The classes offered are: modern dance, ballet, tap dance, hip hop, lyrical jazz for kids, movement improvisation, musical theater dance, and latin dance.

Visit for more information

Dancing Wheels Company and School

June 17-21, 2019
Cleveland, OH
Dancing Wheels Company & School
Summer Dance Intensive, 216-432-0306

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 19-20 Season.

Open to dance students, pre-professional and professional dancers ages 15 and up.

Tuition: $225-Student/Pre-Professional ; $275-Professional

Dayton Contemporary Dance Company

Youth Summer Intensive:
Cincinnati – July 15-26, 2019
Summer Intensive with Dayton Contemporary Dance Company and School for Creative and Performing Arts, for dancers entering grades 5-12.
held at School for Creative and Performing Arts, 108 W. Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Visit 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 – April Mini Series

Cleveland – June 17-21, 2019 (Half Day and Full Day options available)
Inlet Dance Theatre’s Summer Dance Intensive Junior
The Music Settlement, Cleveland, OH
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 year’s theme is “Making Waves” and will include variations of current and past Inlet works!  This camp will culminate with an informal showing for family and friends.

Cleveland – June 26-July 27, 2019 (Monday – Friday, 9am-4pm)
Inlet Dance Theatre’s Summer Dance Intensive ‘19 (SDI ’19)
Playhouse Square, Cleveland, OH
June 26-July 27, 2019 (Monday – Friday, 9am-4pm)
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 12 and the culminating concerts at Cain Park Evans Amphitheater on July 25 & 26.

Inspiration to Movement

Columbus – Inspiration to Movement:
Adult salsa series
June 6-July 10
Weds 745-845pm

Youth summer dance program
Register by the week!
June 10-August 5
Ages 4-12 still have spaces available!

2019-20 youth school year registration opens July 15 at
Official training school for Oyo Dance Company
In person registration – August 17: 10am-12pm
Classes available for ages 3-18
Ballet, modern, ballroom, Pilates

Kent State University

Kent – July 21 – August 2, 2019
Kent State University, Ohio

Dance as a Creative Act: The Limón Midwest Workshop
Two-week summer intensive for dancers and teachers led by Associate Program Director Kathryn Alter & Former Principal Dancer Roxane D’Orleans Juste. Combining technical rigor and personal exploration, the Limón Midwest Summer Workshop offers intensive training in Limón Technique & Repertory, New Repertory, Principles of Performance, Breath & Movement and other special events.

For Dancers: Individual mentoring, lectures and film showings, studio performance open to the public. On-site accommodation. Limited scholarship available to dancers in need or showing particular talent.

For Teachers: Open to participants interested in integrating Limón into their current teaching practice. Runs alongside the full-time dancer track.

More information can be found at:

MamLuft&Co. Dance

Cincinnati – June 3-8*, 2019
Classes run June 3-7.

Summer Modern Dance Workshop/Intensive for Adults
Immersive • Exciting • Rigorous • Supportive                                                                                  Early registration ends April 15, savings of
Students in the repertory work will perform through June 8.

*Repertory students will audition to to cast into the performance work.

Cincinnati – June 10-14, 2019
Under 18?
Summer Teen Modern Dance Intensive & Pre-College
An immersive week for advanced middle and high school dancers interested in expanding their perspective of Modern and Contemporary forms, with exposure to university faculty.

Cincinnati – June 17 – July 19, 2019
Ages 5-10
Summer Dance & Creativity Camp for Kids
9am-2pm, plus extended day til 6pm. Friday performance, Modern Dance and Kids Bop, Creative Movement, creative crafts. Themes: Lucky Llamcorns, Camp Dance S’more, Tropical Tides, and Mad Scientists.
Visit the website for more details.


Columbus – June 22, 4-7pm
Int/Adv tappers ages 12 through adult

Featured instructors include: Michael Musarra, Katie Bradley, and Kirsten Frison.
Artisan Dance Studio 4700 N High St, Columbus, OH 43214
Register at:

Oberlin Dance Intensive-Summer 2019

Oberlin – July 7-13, 2019
ODI  summer workshop 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.
For more information contact:
Gwen L. Feldman
(440) 252-2779

Ohio University Summer Dance Institute

Athens – June 17-28, 2019
Ohio University Summer Dance Institute
Featuring NYC-based?David Dorfman Dance
Contact email:
Open to the public: An informal showing of David Dorman Dance on Friday, June 21st at the Shirley Wimmer Dance Theater, Putnam Hall.

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

Delaware – January 14-March 10
The Arts Castle Dance Academy seeks to awaken the joy of dance in our students with a combination of quality technique and personal expression.

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.

U Will Dance Studio

Plain City

U Will Dance Studio
Don’t miss our fantastic classes!
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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.

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