Spring 2024

January 16 - May 4, 2024. 
No classes February 21, March 11 - 17, March 29, 2024.

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Class and Rehearsal Schedule Spring 2024

Version updated February 7, 2024. Please note that instructor assignments are subject to change.


Spring Concert 2024: An Evening of Saint-Saëns

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Creative Movement 3, Pre-Ballet, and Levels 1A-2B register for participation in rehearsals (March 4-May 4) after their weekly classes and perform in three concerts May 10-11, 2024. Read more about participation in the Spring Concert.


Children's Classes: Weekday and Saturday Sections

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► Wee Dance 
► Creative Movement 1 ► Creative Movement 2
► Pre-Ballet ► Ballet Level 1A  

We're offering a special low introductory tuition rate for our Thursday evening Creative Movement 3 class for students who also enroll in:  

► Level 1A ► Level 1B 
► Level 2A ► Level 2B 

For guidance on which classes are appropriate by age, please visit our Class Descriptions page about Young Children's Classes and Ages.

Youth Ballet Classes: Spring 2024 Update

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After hearing from you, Wednesday night Level 5 Ballet is back!

To help ease the financial burden of returning to pre-pandemic expectations for class attendance, UI Youth Ballet students who enroll in Levels 3, 4, or 5 will receive one of their required weekly classes free of charge for academic year 2023-2024. Similarly, pointe students will have one of their three weekly pointe classes included at no charge for academic year 2023-2024. 

For more detail about attendance expectations, please visit our Class Descriptions page about Youth Ballet Program and Ages

Adult Dance Classes: Expanded Offerings

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Ten weekly classes over five days each week. Look for gold highlights in the PDF to see them all. 

We're offering a special low introductory tuition rate for Monday evening Conditioning for Dance [Adults, Beginner-Intermediate] (30 minutes) for students staying for Monday's Absolute Beginner Ballet [Adults] (75 minutes) directly afterward. 

For more detail about attendance expectations, please visit our Class Descriptions page about Adult Dance Classes.

Dress Code

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Updated dress code information is on our Dress Code page.



Private Lesson Registration

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Please use this form when scheduling private (one-on-one) lessons with a Youth Ballet and Community Dance School instructor.

Enroll in Private Lessons

Subject to instructor and studio availability

What questions do you have?

Most questions we encounter have been asked before. The most common ones are gathered here for quick answers: Frequently Asked Questions.

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Need more help?

Please reach out to the main office at DNC-CommunityDance@uiowa.edu or click the button below to initiate an email in a new window. 

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Help us slow the spread of COVID-19.

The university will continue to monitor local and national developments and rely on guidance from the Board of Regents, State of Iowa; the Iowa and Johnson County departments of public health (IDPH, JCPH); the Big Ten Conference; and the CDC.

Please see https://coronavirus.uiowa.edu/ to stay updated on campus COVID-19 information.

Participant Agreement for Online Adult Students

Adults joining synchronous Zoom ballet classes, here you'll find the terms of participation. The registration form also links here. 

Mental Health Policies and Protocols

Parents and instructors, please review the policies and protocols in the PDF linked here. 

Our faculty are encouraged to review the mental health information and resources available at: https://mentalhealth.uiowa.edu/ui-support-and-crisis-line