Dance

Dance Programs & Classes

Ashber, Gay
Eureka Community Center
Eureka Parks Complex, Eureka, MO 63025
636-391-0225
Clogger@mybluelight.com
Clogging classes for homeschoolers and their families, meets once a week on Thursdays, beginners 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., advanced: 1:00 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.

Brentwood Dance School
Contact: Jennifer Bohnert at 314-961-4986 or,
Marla Logan at 314-644-4222.
Dance classes, tap, ballet and jazz held at McGrath Elementary School in Brentwood.

Caston’s Ballet Academie
8175 Big Bend Suite #101, St. Louis MO  63119
314-968-6850
www.castonballet.com
Ballet, jazz, tap and hip-hop.

Charmette Dance Academy
7922 Croydon Dr., Marlborough, MO 63123
314-962-2002
http://www.charmette.net/
A homeschool ballet, tap and jazz classes designed for beginners ages 9 and up.

The Clarkson School of Irish Dance
Manchester, MO
www.clarksonschool.com
Offers  beginner’s homeschool Irish dance classes on Tuesdays.

COCA Center for Contemporary Arts
524 Trinity Avenue, University City, MO 63130
314-725-6555
www.cocastl.org
Offers jazz and modern dance as well as a variety of other visual and performing art programs and exhibitions, educational programs, classes and camps in performing and visual arts: drama; painting; drawing; sculpture; pottery; magic; circus; movie making; photography.

Cutter, Bud
#3 Cedar Trail Court, Fenton, MO 63028
636-677-8846
Square dance caller, group lessons and private events.

Dance Art Studios
98 The Legends Parkway, Eureka, MO 63025
636-938-4047
http://www.danceartstudios.com/
Offers homeschool dance classes in Ballet, Jazz and Tap for beginners ages K-4th grade. Homeschool classes are offered on Tuesdays.

Dance Inc.
317 Ozark Trail, Manchester, MO 63011
636-394-0023
Provides instruction in jazz, ballet, and hip hop.

Dance Pizazz
124 Jungermann, St. Peters, Mo. 63376
636-441-6854
http://dance-pizazz.com/
Friendly, fun and easy dance lessons! Ballroom, Latin, and swing for singles, couples and groups.  Classy, Upscale and Friendly…for the beginner through novice dancer.  Recitals and competitions are available to participate in several times throughout the year.  Very reasonable prices.  So why wait… and join the fun now!

Daughters of Grace Dance Company
1238 Continental Dr., Wentzville, MO 63385
Contact:  Christi Berry
636-734-4956
Email christi@daughtersofgracedance.com
website:  www.daughtersofgracedance.com
Daughters of Grace Dance Company is a non-profit dance and arts ministry located in Wentzville, MO offering classes in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Choir, Show Choir, Music Theory, Drama, and Fitness classes to homeschoolers. The mission at Daughters of Grace Dance Company is to lead young women onto a path of positive self-image based upon biblical principles and the way that God views us and the use of our bodies to glorify Him. Instructors are dedicated to not only the child’s growth as an artist, but also their spiritual growth as well. Classes are for homeschool children ages 3-17.

DaySpring School of the Arts
2500 Metro Blvd., Maryland Heights, MO 63043
314-291-8878
www.dayspringarts.org
DaySpring Centre for Arts & Education is a Christian non-profit organization dedicated to training our students in the arts & academics with excellence and to equip them to use the arts & their skills effectively in their lives, however, God intends.
A full program of serious training in the performing & fine arts, including classical ballet, tap, jazz, modern, drama, musical theatre, art, stagecraft, chamber music, beginning musical theatre, musicianship, & private music lesson in piano, voice, guitar, violin, viola, cello, clarinet, flute, trumpet, percussion & jazz.
See listing under Learning Centers for full details.

DeNoyer Dance
6101 Baumgartner Crossing (near Lemay Ferry Rd.)
Sharon McGuire
314-416-0041
http://www.denoyerdance.com/
Celebrating 50 years of dance education in our community, we are eager to meet new families as well as welcome back our first, second and third generation dancers.  DeNoyer Dance Studio offers training in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, lyrical, modern and musical theatre. We have classes on all levels at a variety of times throughout the week and are excited to introduce our new class designed for mentally challenged students.  Call at any time for details

Dunbar, George
4 East Trail, St. Peters, MO 63376
636-978-5222
e-mail gndunbar@charter.net
Square dance caller, group lessons and private events.

English Country Dancing for Homeschoolers – St. Louis
Contact: JoEllen McDonald
314-645-1372
e-mail: jo-ellen@swbell.net
English Country Dancing for the entire family. Group lessons and actual dances are offered. Group meets in various places. Contact JoEllen for more information.

English Country Dancing for Homeschoolers – St. Charles
Trinity Lutheran School, 4689 North Highway 94, Saint Charles, MO 63301
This homeschool English country dancing program is led by John and Berni Ramsay.
No prior experience required!  St. Charles area.  Cost  $50/family for six sessions or $3/person (aged 5 and over) per session.  No charge for younger children; they are most welcome, but you must be responsible for them!
For more information or to make reservations for future programs, Contact:  Steve & Carol Stearns at
cstearns@swbell.net or 636-928-4413 (home).

Folkfire
http://www.folkfire.org/
Excellent one stop resource for local providers of folk and ethnic dance and music
lessons, schools of dance, workshops, performances, community events.

Krupinski Academy of Dance
American Dance Troupe
801 Charter Commons, Chesterfield, MO 63017
636-227-2362
www.krupinskiacademy.com
Provides instruction in jazz, ballet, and musical theater.

Gateway Center for the Arts
204 Elm Street, Washington, MO
phone: 636-239-8939
website: www.gatewaycenterarts.com
email:  gatewaycenter@me.com
Offers homeschool classes in dance (tap, jazz, hip hop, ballet, and creative movement), tumbling, art (intro to art, pottery and advanced art), theatre, sign language, Chinese, creative writing, music (intro to music and beginning guitar), and various classes for special needs children.

Hui Hula ‘O Punahele Hula Halau & Polynesian Dance Company
Provides a foundation in the Hawaiian and Polynesian cultural arts. We teach language as it pertains to each dance, regional information, history of the dance and the indigenous peoples of Polynesia-Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa and New Zealand (Maori people). Our halau (school) is focused on teaching respect, honor, humility, love for one another and responsibility of our aina (land) in which we represent. In committing to our halau, we are taught to share a spirit of ALOHA with our brothers and sisters within our halau. Family values are a basis for the entire foundation of our teachings. www.stlouishula.com
Dori Neumeier, Director/Kumu (636)219-0837

Just Dancing
236 Old Meramec Station Road, Manchester, Mo. 63021
636-227-7202
http://www.just-dancing.com/
Just Dancing Ballroom Dance Studio is the place for ballroom dance lessons in Saint Louis, MO., with no contracts to sign and all lessons are pay as you go. We offer private dance lessons and group dance lessons for singles or couples, adults and children. We teach all levels of dancer, from beginners who enjoy social ballroom dancing to advanced competitors that compete in dancesport competitions. Enjoy ballroom dance lessons in a fun and friendly atmosphere at Just Dancing Ballroom Dance Studio.

Leftovers, Etc.
1759a Scherer Parkway, St. Charles, MO 63303
Contact: Sandy O’Dell, Executive Director
636-946-9779
www.leftoversetc.com
Leftovers is offering a professional dance curriculum – ballet, jazz, hip hop and tap for home school children.

Lucille Rapp Dance Studio
153 W Argonne Dr, Kirkwood, MO 63122-4201
314-821-0120
Offering lessons in tap, jazz and ballet.

Make Believe Theatre and Arts Centre
307 Droste Rd., St. Charles, MO 63301
636-925-9994
kaelen_makebelieve@yahoo.com
www.makebelievetheatreandarts.com
Make Believe Theatre offers family friendly classes in Drawing, Hip Hop, Theatre, Storytelling, and Creative Movement, just to list a few. Conveniently located in the St. Charles area, we ensure your children have a fun time learning to express themselves through the arts. We also offer adult classes in auditioning and art.

Mangogna, Stan
6707 Olivewood Drive, Hazelwood, MO 63042
314-895-3942
Square dance caller, group lessons and private events.

Miss Kim’s Dance Class
14374 South Outer 40 Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63017
314-542-0608
Contact: Kim Revi
www.misskimsdanceclass.com
Provides instruction in ballet, tap, jazz and hip-hop.

My King Studio of Dance
2140 Bryan Valley Commercial Dr., O’Fallon, MO 63366
636-978-3321
www.mykingstudio.com
Offering Ballet – Tap – Jazz – Tumbling. We have classes for ages Pre-K through Adult. We seek to glorify God using the gifts and talents that He has blessed us with! To prepare dancers for ministry, missions, and professional dance. To offer dance classes that promote good health and enjoyment through the art of Dance.
If you are looking for a dance studio that glorifies God, has modest costumes, offers free dance concert tickets for friends and family, and provides a safe and fun environment for your child(ren) to learn dance we are the studio you have been searching for.

Patzius Performing Arts
745 N. Ballas, Creve Coeur, MO 63141
314-432-3890
http://www.patzius.com
Offers daytime classes for homeschoolers this summer and in the fall. Patzius trains students in ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, coaching, choreography, acrobatics, and modern. Classes offered range from beginner to professional. Andrea Patzius, owner and Dance Director, has been a master teacher for 30 years. Donna Patzius-Hill, principal teacher and award-winning choreographer, is a former member of Ballet West, Atlanta Ballet, and BalletMet, dancing principal roles with all three companies.

The Renaud Spirit Center (O’Fallon Community Center)
Homeschool Dance Classes
in O’Fallon Sports Park, O’Fallon, Missouri.
http://www.renaudspiritcenter.com/
Recreational opportunities abound for patrons of all ages. Offering programming in aquatics, sports, fitness and wellness.  They also offer homeschool ballet, tap, and jazz classes.

Sahara Sand Productions
314-504-4867
Hula and belly dancing classes. They also do birthday parties.

STAGES Performing Arts Academy
444 Chesterfield Center, Chesterfield, MO 63017
636 530-5959
http://www.stagesstlouis.org/
Offers courses year-round for students of all ages and experience levels in the musical theatre disciplines of dance, voice and drama.

St. Charles Community College Continuing Education
– Social Dance Classes
4601 Mid Rivers Mall, Cottleville
636-922-8233
www.stchas.edu/dance
Ballroom, Tango and Swing Dances offered in 8 week sessions.

St. Louis Ballet School
218 T H F Blvd., Chesterfield, MO 63005
636-537-1998
http://www.stlouisballetschool.org/
E-mail school@stlouisballet.org
Ballet school offering home school classes, as well as, general public classes. Home schooling mother, Stephanie Hogan who studied dance locally in Kansas City as well as in New York, teaches Homeschool classes. Ms. Hogan is a graduate of UMKC and has been teaching dance in the St. Louis area for over 20 years. Ms. Hogan joined Saint Louis Ballet School in 2003. Home school classes are offered at a discounted rate. The studio is located next to Babies ‘R Us in Chesterfield Commons off Boone’s Crossing Drive and Highway 64/40.

St. Louis Irish Arts
7480 Whitehaven Dr., St. Louis, MO 63123-2038
314-849-1662
e-mail: info@slia.org
http://www.slia.org/
Provides instruction in Irish folk dancing. Currently meets at Immaculate Conception in Maplewood.

Studio Forte
7405 Manchester Ave., Suite 128, St. Louis, MO  63143
Contact:  Lindi McDonald, owner and instructor
314-537-0251
www.studiofortestl.com
lindi@studiofortestl.com
Tap, jazz and ballet classes taught by a homeschool graduate.

Summer Show Choir Camp
Held at Rockwood Summit High School
Contact: Dana Clifton-Clark
636-326-5401
e-mail Summershowchoircamp@yahoo.com
Week long summer camp with singing, dancing and drama. Classes offered during the school year through Evangelical Free Church on Weidman Road and the Community Education Department of Rockwood School District.

Visual Manna
Faith Christian Academy, Branson Missouri
888-275-7309
www.visualmanna.com
Two week Christian camp program in drama, art, dance and music.

Wildwood Dance
16926 Manchester Road, Wildwood, MO 63040
636-458-6604
www.wildwood-dance.com
Studio offering cheer, pom, yoga, voice lessons, Tai Chi, Karate and a variety of dance classes, including, jazz, tap, ballet, hip-hop, and modern ballroom.

YMCA, South County Family
Contact:  Jen Coleman
314-849-4668 ext 272.
Homeschool dance class, tap and ballet, for children ages 6-12, on Thursdays at 1 pm.

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