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 Age 3-4
Ballet Level 1 Ages 5-7
Ballet Level 2 Ages 8+
Ballet Level 3 Ages 10-14
Ballet Level 4 Ages 7+
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 Winter/Spring 2020 Dance schedule


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

Mon-Thurs, January 6-9 Winter Dance Intensive
Thursday, January 9 Auditions: New Works Concert | 5:30-8:00 PM
Thursday, January 9 Auditions: WCA Summer Intensives | 5:30-8:00 PM
Saturday, January 11 WCB Rehearsals Begin for New Works Concert
January 13-May 16 (17 weeks) Pre-Professional School
Saturday, January 18 WCB Rehearsals Begin
January 21-May 16 (16 weeks) Community School of Dance
Saturday, February 8 WCB presents New Works: Professional Artist Collaborative, 7:00 PM, WCA Auditorium
Saturday, February 15 Valentine Ballet Workshop
Saturday, March 7 Celebrate Dance Workshop
Tuesday, March 17 After Work: St. Patrick's Day Irish Dance Lesson
Mon-Sat, April 6-11 Spring Break: No Classes
Wednesday, April 29 World Dance Day
Friday, May 8 Wayne Center Ballet Auditions | 6:00 PM (Studios open at 5:00 PM)
Saturday, May 16 Wayne Center Ballet presents Oz: The Land of Magic | 2:00 & 7:00 PM
May 18-June 11 Choreographer's Laboratory Workshop
Thursday, June 11 Choreographer's Showcase | 7:00 PM

What performance fees are involved in the spring performance?

Community School $75 for Costume, Headpiece, and 2 Tickets
Pre-Professional School $95 for Costume Maintenance

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.