Winter Workshops 2021 / 22

Join us over Winter Break (Dec. 20-Jan. 9) for abbreviated versions of our favorite summer programs!

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Come Dance With Us!

Dance Center Evanston brings quality dance training to each student enrolled, fostering their physical health, developing their cognitive skills, and inspiring creativity and artistry.

Come Dance with Us!

Dance Center Evanston brings quality dance training to each student enrolled, fostering their physical health, developing their cognitive skills, and inspiring creativity and artistry.

Dance is a gift that will last a lifetime.

Dance is an athletic art form that strengthens the student physically, stimulates them mentally, and inspires them artistically. We believe that introducing and enriching children in dance is a wonderful gift that will last a lifetime.

Dance promotes good postural alignment, physical strength, and flexibility. It teaches poise and can have a positive impact on an individual’s level of self-confidence. Dance enhances musical awareness and helps develop rhythm and coordination. It stimulates artistic thought and feelings of well-being.

Primary Classes

Ages 3-7
A fun and encouraging introduction to the world of dance, the Primary Division is designed to engage the young child in the process of learning.

Student Classes

Ages 7+ and Teen
The foundation for all future dance training, the Student Division emphasizes proper posture, placement, and coordination.

Academy Division

Pre-Professional Program
Technically and artistically challenging, the Academy Program prepares dancers for training in a college program or a professional setting.

Drop-In Classes for 18 & Up

Drop-in for 18 & up
Life is a dance...live a little! The Open Adult division provides quality dance training in a positive and encouraging environment.

Dance Center Evanston Updates

  • Session 2 2022: Registration opens on  December 1 at 9am. Returning students’ class spots are guaranteed only if registered by Saturday, December 11 at 3pm. Registration closes on Monday, January 31.
  • Our 3-week Winter Break is December 20-January 9! Check out our great Winter Workshops to keep dancing over the break!
  • Session 2 starts on Monday,  January 10 and runs through Recital Weekend June 4 & 5. Watch this page for recital updates.
  • Check out our Classes and Registration Pages for more information!

Evanston Dance Ensemble Updates

  • EDE celebrates its 25th anniversary this year!
  • Watch for Silver Lining in March and more from EDE and ede2 in Spring 2022.

Studio5 Updates

  • The best way to be in the know about Studio5 is to visit our website or sign up for our mailing list  Don’t miss a (down)beat!

The DCE Difference

Dance Center Evanston offers a fun, progressive program in a variety of dance techniques, including ballet, modern, tap, jazz, and hip-hop.

Our carefully designed curriculum takes children from the primary levels to pre-professional dance. Our staff is made up of professionals who have years of experience as teachers, performers, and choreographers.

- Bea Rashid, Director