Wayne Center for the Arts

MON-THURS: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
SATURDAY: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Holidays may limit hours. Please check our Facebook page for the most up-to-date hours.

What is the suggested age for each dance level?

Toddler & Me 18 months to 3 years
Pre-Ballet Level Pre-Primary Age 3
Pre-Ballet Level Primary Age 4
Ballet Level 1 Ages 5+
Ballet Level 2 Ages 7+
Ballet Level 3 Ages 8+
Ballet Level 4 Ages 8+
Pre-Pro Levels A-D Placement by Dance Coordinator

Students must be minimum age level to be considered for a level.  Please consider the dancer’s ability level with placement for all levels.


What is the required attire for dance classes?

Click here to view dance uniform requirements.


When are classes held?

Click here to view the Summer Dance schedule


What are important dates I should remember for the dance department?

July 25 Summer Studio Dance Performance
August 27 Pre-Professional Fall Classes begin
September 2 No class for Pre-Pro Students
September 7 Trolls Dance Workshop
August 16-December 14 Pre-Professional School
September 16-November 23 Community School of Dance
September 14 Wooster Arts & Music Fest: Wayne Center Ballet Performance
September 21 Stephanie Williams: Master Class
September 23-28 Bring a Friend Week: Community School of Dance
October 26-31 Dress-Up Week (Dancers can wear fun and zany costumes this week!)
November 16-17 WINTER SLEIGHRIDE: Holiday Stories Come to Life
November 22 Window Wonderland in Downtown Wooster
December 14 Sleighride Fairy Workshop
December 16-19 December Dance Intensive
January 6-9 Winter Dance Intensive
January 13-May 2 Pre-Professional School
January 20-May 2 Community School of Dance
February 15, 2020 Valentine Ballet Workshop
March 7, 2020 Celebrate Dance Workshop
March 17, 2020 After Work: St. Patrick's Day Irish Dance Lesson
April 29, 2020 World Dance Day
Date TBA Spring Dance Performance: THE WIZARD OF OZ

What performance fees are involved in the spring performance?

Community School $65 for Costume, Headpiece, and 2 Tickets
Pre-Professional School $85 for Costume Fee and 2 Tickets
EXTRA COSTUME $35 each for 2nd, 3rd, 4th Costume

Is financial aid available?

Financial aid may be available for classes. If you wish to make monthly payments, an additional 10% will be added to the total tuition amount. Payments are due by the 15th of February, March, April & May. All accounts that are not paid in full by February 15th will be charged the monthly payment rate.


Any additional questions about the dance program?

Download the 2019 Dance Handbook for new dance families here.