COVID-19 Update

DCE is closed beginning Friday, March 13 as a precautionary measure against the COVID-19 outbreak. Click here for a statement from director, Béa Rashid.

Last updated 4/2/2020

Summer 2020

Come dance with us this summer! Register for camps & workshops by April 1st for reduced prices. The more you dance the more you save: discounts available for multiple sessions. Click to learn more!

Recital 2020: May 30 & 31

Recital 2020 is fast approaching! Stay up-to-date with important dates, schedules, and guidelines so you’re ready to take the stage. Click to learn more!

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

  • Register for Session 2 before January 31st! 
  • Watch for Recital 2020 information coming soon. 

Evanston Dance Ensemble Updates

  • Next up: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe at the Louis Theater, March 13-15, 2020
  • Auditions for 2020-2021 season will be held on May 2 & 3.

Studio5 Updates

  • Practical Theatre Company returns for their New Year’s extravaganza: Big Holiday Bag O’ Fun! Tickets on sale now.
  • Check out studio5.dance/calendar for what’s coming up!

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