Dance classes

Designed to help students realize their potential


ages 2.5-4

Creative Movement (30 minutes) A basic introduction to dance that inspires joy for the art of dance while building strength, rhythm, and coordination. Through props, fun music and basic routines, students learn fundamental steps for ballet, tap, jazz, and tumbling.


ages 4-10

Ballet & Tap (45 minutes) Foundational technique and steps for classical ballet and tap. Ballet class includes barre and center floor work for strength and balance, steps across the floor for coordination, turns, leaps and choreography. Tap class uses fun, contemporary music to teach tap steps and rhythm.
Jazz & Hip Hop (30 minutes) Foundational jazz technique like leaps, turns, kicks, and basic musical theater steps. Age appropriate Hip Hop music and moves teach students rhythm, jumps, floor work, improvisation, and choreography.

Pre-Teens and Teens

ages 10-18

Classical Ballet and Pointe (45-75 minutes) Following International Standards for Teaching Dance curriculum, classes develop ballet technique and advanced steps. Ballet curriculum includes a monthly standardized barre, center floor, and progression routine so students build strength, develop technique, and learn leaps, turns, and other movements. Students in pointe shoes will learn strengthening exercises and pointe choreography.
Contemporary Ballet and Modern (35-45 minutes) Sometimes called lyrical or contemporary, the technical components of several modern and contemporary ballet styles are explored and used in monthly lyrical choreography. Students learn center floor exercises to build technique and strength as well as leaps and turns.
Jazz (30-40 minutes) Builds on fundamental class with a more in depth exploration of classical American jazz technique and movement that focuses on building flexibility, strength, expressiveness, and center floor turns, jumps, and choreography.
Hip Hop (35 minutes) Age appropriate Hip Hop music and moves teach students how to bounce in rythym, improvise, and pick up choreography. Students learn real Hip Hop movements like jumps, turns, slides, footwork, b-boy bounce steps, floor work, popping, locking, and choreography.
Tap (35 minutes) Students learn tap steps, riffs, tricks, and choreography in rhythm to use sounds to enhance music.

How to Choose Your Dance Class

Omaha Dance Center offers classes for beginners of all ages to advanced dancers.

Find your dancer’s age on the schedule grid for class options. Then see if the class is for any dancer (all), beginners, experienced, or advanced students.

Omaha’s Most Popular Toddler Dance Class

Creative movement is offered every day of the week with a variety of daytime, evening, and weekend times to suit any schedule. Creative Movement teachers are energetic and patient as little ones discover the joy of dance through a tested curriculum that uses fun music and props.

Ages 4 and up

Most dancers start with Ballet and Tap for foundational technique. The class includes 30 minutes of ballet barre, center floor work for strength and balance, steps across the floor for coordination, turns, leaps and choreography in addition to 15 minutes of tap to develop rhythm and footwork.

Ages 10 and up

Advanced dancers should take Modern and/or Classical Ballet with ala carte classes Jazz, Tap, and/or Hip Hop. Beginner teens and pre-teens should consider Modern Ballet, Jazz, and/or Hip Hop classes. Students may take ala carte classes without taking a ballet class.

Tuition is Per Quarter

Each quarter includes 8-9 weekly lessons.


Creative Movement $65


Ballet and Tap $75
Jazz and Hip Hop $60
Ballet and Jazz $85

Pre-Teen and Teen Ballet

1 class per week $75
2 classes per week $115
3 classes per week $150

Ala Carte

Jazz $55
Hip Hop $55
Modern Ballet $55
Tap $55

Convenient Quarterly Schedule

Tuition is per quarter. Each quarter is 2-3 months, depending on holiday breaks, and includes at least 8 dance lessons. Dancers may start at anytime and we’ll pro-rate tuition accordinlgy.

1st quarter: September 5 through October 30
2nd quarter: October 31 through January 18 (no class Nov. 21-26 & Dec. 18-Jan. 5)
3rd quarter: January 19 through March 23 (no class March 18-21)
4th quarter: March 24 through May 20 (no class March 29-31)
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More Than Just a Dance Studio

Students may register anytime and we’ll pro-rate tuition accordingly.