Dance Classes/Register

The Art Underground dance classes offer a range of options for students from preschool age through adult. From the recreational dancer to those that join a dance performance company, there is something for everyone.You can find preschool classes here. For ages 5+ click the Register Now button on the right. 

A full dance concert experience is offered at the end of the fall term, in December and an all school Dance Theater Production will be staged in June. Students will have opportunities to audition for the larger roles in this larger production. A low $5 ticket cost is charged when attending the Dance Recital.

Classes will be pro-rated, based on starting date. Students can join any time up to a mid-term cut-off date (subject to availability) for those classes participating in the dance performances. However, to get the full benefit of the class and to prevent difficulty catching up, it is recommended to begin taking classes on, or as close to the start date as possible. Check office for exact cut-off date.

Payment Options:
Please choose your payment preference from the options below during registration:

  • Pay in Full
  • 20% deposit and a monthly payment plan
  • Baby Ballerinas (Ages 3-5) Monday
    $115 (2.5 months) Little ballerinas learn skips, chasse, ballet walks and runs, pique passé, leaps, freeze dance and dancing with ribbons. A fun introductory class. No classes 2/19(President’s Day), 3/26(Spring Break), 4/16 (BVSD No School Day), 5/28 (Memorial Day) Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Date: Session 1: 1/22 -3/19 Cost: $115 (8 weeks no class 2/19)
    Session 2: 4/2 – 6/3
    Time: 3:15-4:00pm
    Session 1 Register Now Session 2Register Now

    Ballet II (Ages 7-10) Monday
    $45/month (5 months) + a $25 Performance and Costume Rental Fee). Prerequisite: This class must have teacher approval. This more structured class focuses on ballet technique using traditional barre and center exercises, as well as combinations and choreography. More emphasis will be on body placement, turns and leaps. Required dress: Leotard and tights, skirt optional, pink ballet shoes, hair in a ponytail or bun. No classes 2/19(President’s Day), 3/26(Spring Break), 4/16 (BVSD No School Day), 5/28 (Memorial Day) Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Date: 1/22-6/3 Cost: $225
    Time: 4:00-5:00pm
    Session 1 Register Now

    Ballet III (Ages 9-12) Monday
    $45/month (5 months) + $25 Performance and Costume Rental Fee.
    Date: 1/22-6/3 Cost: $225
    Time: 4:30-5:30pm
    Session 1 Register Now

    Ballet V/Pre-Pointe (Ages 12-18) Monday
    $55/month (5 months) + a $25 Performance & Costume Rental Fee. New students require an audition & instructor approval. Ballet V is designed for the more serious ballet student and is preparatory for Pointe classes. No classes 2/19 (President’s Day), 3/26(Spring Break), 4/16 (BVSD Day Off), 5/28 (Memorial Day) Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3.
    Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Date: 1/22-6/3 Cost: $275
    Time: 5:00-6:15pm
    Session 1 Register Now

    Jazz I (Ages 6-10) Monday
    $45/month (5 months) + $25 Performance Costume Rental Fee. This class explores many different dance traditions through the fun and expressive technique of jazz. There is a strong focus on rhythm and experimentation across a number of jazz dance styles. Students should have previous dance experience for this class and expect a quicker pace and more challenging dance steps. Dress code: Long hair in a ponytail, shorter hair pulled off the face, Girls: dance apparel including leos, tank tops, dance pants, shorts, etc and black jazz shoes. Boys: t-shirt, dance pants or shorts, jazz shoes. No classes 2/19(President’s Day), 3/26(Spring Break), 4/16 (BVSD School Day Off), 5/28 (Memorial Day). Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Date: 1/22-6/3 Cost: $225
    Time: 5:30-6:15pm
    Session 1 Register Now

    Senior Performance Company (Ages 12-18) Monday
    This class requires instructor approval. No classes 2/19(President’s Day), 3/26(Spring Break), 4/16 (BVSD School Day Off), 5/28 (Memorial Day). Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Date: 1/22-6/3
    Time: 6:15-7:15pm

    Modern Lyrical II (Ages 10-18) Monday
    $45/month (5 months) + $25 Performance Costume Rental Fee. This class explores many different dance traditions through the fun and expressive technique of jazz. There is a strong focus on rhythm and experimentation across a number of jazz dance styles. Students should have previous dance experience for this class and expect a quicker pace and more challenging dance steps. Dress code: Long hair in a ponytail, shorter hair pulled off the face, Girls: dance apparel including leos, tank tops, dance pants, shorts, etc and black jazz shoes. Boys: t-shirt, dance pants or shorts, jazz shoes. No classes 2/19(President’s Day), 3/26(Spring Break), 4/16 (BVSD School Day Off), 5/28 (Memorial Day). Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Date: 1/22-6/3 Cost: $225
    Time: 7:15-8:15pm
    Session 1 Register Now

    Jazz Dance for Adults and Older Teens (Ages 16-99) Monday

    No classes 2/19(President’s Day), 3/26(Spring Break), 4/16 (BVSD School Day Off), 5/28 (Memorial Day).
    Date: 1/22-6/3 Cost: Punch card
    Time: 6:15-7:15pm
    Session 1 Register Now

    Pre-ballet & Tap (3-5) Tuesday
    This class finds the right balance between structured learning and fun, creative dance time! Props like streamers and maracas help to teach age appropriate ballet and tap exercises. This class is appropriate for new dancers as well as continuing dancers. Suggested dress for girls:leotard and tights, skirt optional, pink ballet shoes, black tap shoes, long hair in a ponytail. For boys: bike shorts or tight fitting sweat pants, t-shirt, black ballet shoes, black tap shoes. No classes 3/27(Spring Break). Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3.
    Date: 1/9 – 7/3
    Time: 9:30-10:15am
    Cost: $250 ($50/month for 5 months) + $25 Performance and Costume Rental Fee. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
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    Ballet & Tap I (Ages 6-8) Tuesday
    $57/month (5 months) + a $25 Performance and Costume Rental Fee). Learn fundamental tap dance techniques to build correct posture, strength, grace, confidence, and musicality in a supportive and caring environment. Correct class level for dancers who have completed at least a year of Pre-Ballet & Tap for ages 3 to 5, or upon approval of instructor. Dress code: Black tap shoes
    No classes 3/27(Spring Break). Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Date: 1/9-6/3
    Time: 3:45-4:30pm
    Cost: $285
    Session 1 Register Now

    Ballet V (Ages 12-18) Tuesday
    $63/month (5 months) + a $25 Performance and Costume Rental Fee). Learn fundamental tap dance techniques to build correct posture, strength, grace, confidence, and musicality in a supportive and caring environment. Correct class level for dancers who have completed at least a year of Pre-Ballet & Tap for ages 3 to 5, or upon approval of instructor. Dress code: Black tap shoes
    No classes 3/27(Spring Break). Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Date: 1/9-6/3
    Time: 3:45-4:30pm
    Cost: $315
    Session 1 Register Now

    Jazz II (Ages 7-10) Tuesday
    $57/month (5 months) + a $25 Performance and Costume Rental Fee). This class explores many different dance traditions through the fun and expressive technique of jazz. There is a strong focus on rhythm and experimentation across a number of jazz dance styles. Students should have previous dance experience for this class and expect a quicker pace and more challenging dance steps. Dress code: Long hair in a ponytail, shorter hair pulled off the face, Girls: dance apparel including leos, tank tops, dance pants, shorts, etc and black jazz shoes. Boys: t-shirt, dance pants or shorts, jazz shoes. No classes 3/27(Spring Break). Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Date: 1/9-6/3
    Time: 6:00-7:00pm
    Cost: $285
    Session 1 Register Now

    Boyz Dance (Ages 11+) Tuesday
    $57/month (5 months) + a $25 Performance and Costume Rental Fee). The Boyz Dance program introduces male students to the world of dance through physical theater and object manipulation. No classes 3/27(Spring Break). Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Date: 1/9-6/3
    Time: 6:00-7:00pm
    Cost: $285
    Session 1 Register Now

    Pre-ballet & Tap (Ages 3-5) Wednesday
    $50/month (5 months)+ a $25 Performance and Costume Rental Fee . This class finds the right balance between structured learning and fun, creative dance time! Props like streamers and maracas help to teach age appropriate ballet and tap exercises. This class is appropriate for new dancers as well as continuing dancers. Suggested dress for girls:leotard and tights, skirt optional, pink ballet shoes, black tap shoes, long hair in a ponytail. For boys: bike shorts or tight fitting sweat pants, t-shirt, black ballet shoes, black tap shoes. No classes 3/27(Spring Break). Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3.
    Date: 1/10 – 6/3
    Time: 9:30-10:15am
    Cost: $250 ($50/month for 5 months) Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Register Now

    Ballet I (Ages 5-7) Wednesday
    $57/month (5 months) + a non-refundable $25 dance concert, costume fee and management fee. Learn the fundamental ballet dance techniques to build correct posture, strength, grace, confidence, and musicality in a supportive and caring environment. This is the correct class level for dancers who have completed at least a year of Pre-Ballet & Tap. This class participates in the dance concert. Required dress: Leotard and tights, skirt optional, pink ballet shoes, hair in a ponytail or bun. No class 3/28 (Spring Break) Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Date: 1/10 – 6/3
    Time: 3:45-4:30pm
    Cost: $285
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    Ballet IV (Ages 10-15) Wednesday
    $63/month (5 months) + a non-refundable $25 Performance and Costume Rental Fee. Ballet IV develops stamina, strength, coordination, and stability necessary for advancement in ballet. It incorporates increasingly difficult movement vocabulary with longer combinations. This will prepare dancers for the advancement into the upper level Ballet Academy curriculum. Dress: Girls wear tights, leotard, and skirt optional, split-sole ballet slippers, hair pulled back. Boys wear fitted shirt, black dance pants or shorts, black ballet slippers. Audition is the first day of class, unless re-enrolling. Instructor approval required. No classes 2/19(President’s Day), 3/26(Spring Break), 4/16 (Hub classes in session even though No School for BVSD), 5/28 (Memorial Day) Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Date: 1/10 – 6/3
    Time: 4:15-5:30pm
    Cost: $315
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    Hip Hop I (Ages 6-10) Wednesday
    $57/month (5 months) + a $25 performance and costume rental fee. In each class we’ll learn the fundamentals /techniques of hip hop and different styles from pop locking, waves, top rocks and breaking and much more. No classes 3/28(Spring Break), Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Date: 1/10 – 6/3
    Time: 4:30-5:30pm
    Cost: $285
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    Hip Hop II (Ages 11-18) Wednesday
    $57/month (5 months)+ a $25 performance and costume rental fee. In each class we’ll learn the fundamentals /techniques of hip hop and different styles from pop locking, waves, top rocks and breaking and much more. No classes 3/28(Spring Break). Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Date: 1/10 – 6/3
    Time: 5:30-6:30pm
    Cost: $285
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    Circus Arts (Ages 11-18) Wednesday
    $57/month (5 months) + $25 Performance and Costume Rental Fee. Award winning performer and instructor Peter Davison will help to develop your skills in circus techniques including juggling, balancing, spinning, twirling, hat tricks, walking globe, clowning, and more. No Class 3/28(Spring Break). Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Date: 1/10 – 6/3
    Time: 5:30-6:30pm
    Cost: $285
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    Jr. Performance Company (Ages 7-10) Wednesday
    Instructor approval required. Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Date: 1/10 – 6/3
    Time: 5:30-6:30pm

    Sr. Performance Company (Ages 12-18) Wednesday
    Instructor approval required. Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Date: 1/10 – 6/3
    Time: 5:30-6:30pm

    Ballet for Adults and Older Teens (Ages 16-99) Wednesday
    Date: 1/10 – 6/3
    Time: 6:30-7:30pm
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    Showdance (Ages 4-6) Thursday
    $50/month (5 months) + $25 Performance and Costume Rental Fee. Do you have kids who love to sing, dance, and want every day to be show time? Well this is the class that’s all about performance! Students will have fun using props and costume accessories. They will learn character, ballet and jazz styles as well as sing and feel like a star at every class. No classes 3/29 (Spring Break). Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Date: 1/11 – 6/3
    Time: 5:30-6:30pm
    Cost: $250
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    Intermediate Performance Company (Ages 10-13) Thursday
    Instructor approval required t join this performance group. No classes 3/29 (Spring Break). Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Date: 1/11 – 6/3
    Time: 5:00-6:30pm

    Adult Tap w/Gene (Ages 16-Adult) Thursday
    Drop-in punch card system. No classes 3/29 (Spring Break).
    Date: 1/11 – 6/3
    Time: 6:00-7:00pm
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    Modern Lyrical I (Ages 10-18) Thursday
    $57/month (5 months)+$25 non-refundable dance concert, costume and management fee. With contemporary music, a fusion of dance forms (including modern, lyrical, and contemporary) are explored to widen the expressiveness of each student. Movement includes the exploration of inversions, floor movement, jumps, turns, and the development of a full-bodied dancer. This class is a fun, challenging way to focus on technical virtuosity as well as developing a sound understanding of multiple dance techniques. Dress code: Bare feet, socks, or foot undies and form fitting movement friendly clothing. No classes 3/29 (Spring Break). Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Date: 1/11 – 6/3
    Time: 6:30-7:30pm
    Cost: $285
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    Ballet V (Ages 12-18) Friday
    $63/month (5 months) + a $25 Performance and Costume Rental Fee). Learn fundamental tap dance techniques to build correct posture, strength, grace, confidence, and musicality in a supportive and caring environment. Correct class level for dancers who have completed at least a year of Pre-Ballet & Tap for ages 3 to 5, or upon approval of instructor. Dress code: Black tap shoes
    No classes 3/27(Spring Break). Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Date: 1/12-6/3
    Time: 4:00-5:15pm
    Cost: $315
    Session 1 Register Now

    Pointe I (Ages 12-18) Friday
    $63/month (5 months) + $25 Performance and Costume Rental Fee. Audition or teacher approval required. No Classes 2/16 (President’s Day weekend) 3/29 (Spring Break), 4/13 (BVSD Day Off). Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Date: 1/12-6/3
    Time: 5:15-6:30pm
    Cost: $315
    Session 1 Register Now

    Pre-ballet & Tap -(Ages 3-5) Saturday
    This class finds the right balance between structured learning and fun, creative dance time! Props like streamers and maracas help to teach age appropriate ballet and tap exercises. This class is appropriate for new dancers as well as continuing dancers. Suggested dress for girls:leotard and tights, skirt optional, pink ballet shoes, black tap shoes, long hair in a ponytail. For boys: bike shorts or tight fitting sweat pants, t-shirt, black ballet shoes, black tap shoes. No classes 3/27(Spring Break). Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3.
    Date: 1/9 – 7/3 No Classes 2/17 (President’s Day weekend) 3/29 (Spring Break), 4/14 (BVSD Day Off), 5/26 (Memorial Day Weekend)
    Time: 9:30-10:15am
    Cost: $205 ($41/month for 5 months) + $25 Performance and Costume Rental Fee. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).

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    Musical Theater Dance I -(Ages 9-12) Saturday
    $45/month (5 months) +$25 Performance and Costume Rental Fee. This popular co-ed class is a progression from Jazz II. Learn the fundamentals of dance using primarily jazz steps while exploring choreography from various musicals. Appropriate for those with some dance or no dance experience as well as dancers continuing into their second year of Musical Theater Dance study, and is a great way to prep for auditions! Continuing students will learn more advanced choreography. No Classes 2/17 (President’s Day weekend) 3/29 (Spring Break), 4/14 (BVSD Day Off), 5/26 (Memorial Day Weekend). Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Time: 9:30-10:15am
    Cost: $225 ($41/month for 5 months) + $25 Performance and Costume Rental Fee. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).

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    Musical Theater Dance II -(Ages 11+) Saturday
    $45/month ( months) +$25 non-refundable dance concert, costume and management fee. In this popular co-ed class, learn the fundamentals of dance using primarily jazz steps while exploring choreography from various musicals. Appropriate for those with dance experience… continuing students will learn more advanced choreography that will be highlighted in performances. No Classes 2/17 (President’s Day weekend) 3/29 (Spring Break), 4/14 (BVSD Day Off), 5/26 (Memorial Day Weekend). Theater Dance Performances of Alice in Wonderland will be May 31-June 3. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).
    Time: 9:30-10:15am
    Cost: $225 ($41/month for 5 months) + $25 Performance and Costume Rental Fee. Partial pro-rate for late start ($10 per class missed with in-office processing).

    Register Now