Dance Academy

Dance for Everyone!

  • Pre-Ballet
  • Ballet / Tap
  • Musical Theatre Dance Level I and II
  • Adult Ballet
  • Oldham County Performance Troupe

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The Oldham County Schools Arts Center welcomes you to experience the power of the arts and cultivate the artist within by becoming a part of our Dance Academy. Through dance, students travel down a path of self-discovery where creativity, self-discipline, social skills and life skills are nurtured along with a lifelong appreciation for the arts. Our vision is to share the joy of dance with students of all ages and inspire and motivate the community to embrace the art of dance all in a nurturing, structured, and age appropriate environment.

Dance Program Tuition Rates

Class Length Monthly Tuition
1 Hour


1.5 Hours


2 Hours


Students enrolled in 3 or more classes will automatically receive a 15% discount on monthly tuition at registration. The Arts Center offers an additional 10% discount for each additional family member enrolled in the dance program. Call for class placement and to register.


The Pre-school Division is open to all potty-trianed students aged 3-5.

Pre-Ballet/Tap Level 1
Ages 3-4
Students participate in an hour long ballet/tap combination class. Boys and girls will love moving, shaking, jumping, and twirling in this combination pre-ballet/tap class. Students will learn select basic positions, work on large motor skills, with the use of props and imagination exercises, all while gaining appreciation and knowledge of dance. This is a fun environment where creativity and imagination are cultivated.

Ballet/Tap Level 2
Ages 4-5
Students participate in an hour long ballet/tap combination class. Students continue exploring their creativity and are now able to expand on basic ballet and tap steps putting together simple combinations of steps and learning basic ballet vocabulary. Through the use of props and imagination exercises, this class is fun for boys and girls.


Ballet/Tap Level 1
Ages 5-6

Students participate in an hour long ballet/tap combination class. This class is high energy, fast moving, and lots of fun for boys and girls! Students will continue to build upon basic ballet and tap steps all while dancing to fun music. The student's vocabulary continues to build as does their confidence and ability in dance. Students explore leaping, jumping and patterns across the floor.

Level 2, Ages 6-7
Level 3, Ages 7-8
Level 4, Ages 8-10

Students participate in an hour long ballet/tap combination class. They will enjoy expanding their dance vocabulary and exploring new steps all while gaining poise, confidence, and a strong technical foundation.


The Youth Division is for students who are interested in learning multiple styles of dance by joining a combination class or for more advanced students, a track of several classes.

AGES 9-12
1 1/2 Hours

For advanced beginners, this 1 ½ hour class has students continuing their skills in ballet and tap and they are introduced to the fundamentals of jazz and hip hop. This fun, upbeat class now will include dance movements for musical theater class, for added confidence at a school dance, or just to pretend to be in a music video. Parents can rest assured that music is age appropriate and "kid-friendly". A great class for girls and boys!
AGES 12-14
Students enjoy two hours of ballet, tap, and jazz, and continure to build upon their skills.
AGES 12-14
This 3 hour class allows students to continue learning three styles of dance for an hour each.

Musical Theatre Dance Level I and II
Ages 13 and up

Begins Fall 2015

Musical theatre students will take part in a 1.5 hour class that consists of ballet, tap, and jazz. Students will learn basic dance steps to enhance their musical theatre training. I for beginner students, upon approval of teacher more experienced students may be placed in Level II.
Mondays: Level 2: 7:30-9pm
Wednesdays: Level 1: 6:30-7:45pm

1.5 hours long ballet/tap/jazz
$70 per month


Adult Ballet

Adult open ballet beginner/intermediate. This class is a fun, open class for adults who are looking to freshen up their ballet skills and exercise. Class is 1 hour and 15 minutes and will include a basic barre and center work. Please call for class times.
Begins March 4
Wednesdays, 6:30-7:45pm
$75 (Class Card for 6 lessons)
Instructor: Morgan Jackson


O C Performance Troupe
Uniquely talented selected performers combine dancing and singing for energetic shows that are performed around our community. Each week performers will attend choreography rehearsals and dance classes. They will also receive vocal coaching several times throughout the year. OCPT will attend competitions and workshops throughout the year. Members must be enrolled in one ballet class.

Auditions for new members held TBA August, 2015. Please be prepared to dance and sing. You will be taught a dance combination and also asked to execute several dance skills. You should bring a vocal track WITHOUT any vocals on it. We prefer a song from a Broadway show.



Oldham County Schools Arts Center
Alvin MacWilliams,
Executive Director
7105 Floydsburg Road
Crestwood, Kentucky 40014
Phone: 502-241-6018
Fax: 502-241-4063