DANCE FOR ALL AGES

 

As a higher education outreach program dedicated to community building, we are devoted to instructing both classical and contemporary dance forms. Our mission is to inspire a passion for movement practice, kindle curiosity about dance, and support the professional development of educators to contribute to the field.

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Children

Introduces students ages 2-7 to movement exploration structured appropriately for each age. Young Children's classes include Wee Dance, Creative Movement, and Pre-Ballet.

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Youth Ballet

Our Youth Ballet program consists of eight levels of ballet technique, pre-pointe, pointe, modern dance, and provides students opportunities to perform. The curriculum is progressive so that as students grow, so do the demands and frequency of their classes.

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Adults

Outstanding classes for grown-ups of any age. Classes include Absolute Beginner through Intermediate levels of ballet, and open-level modern, somatics, yoga, and fitness classes. 

Serving the UI Community Since 1972

Serving the UI Community Since 1972

In-person and online classes are available now.

Located on The University of Iowa campus, the UI Youth Ballet and Community Dance School is the perfect choice, whether you dream of a career in dance, seek an outlet for personal growth, or just want to have fun.

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Learn More About Us

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Our Facilities

With its sprung floors, high ceilings, and abundant natural light, Halsey Hall provides an inspiring and professional dance space shared with the Department of Dance.

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Meet Our Instructors

Our faculty includes distinguished instructors and choreographers including faculty and graduate students from the Department of Dance.