Dance Arts Center

The Dance Arts Center, a family owned business, is located in McKinney at the Community Center and in Lewisville at the MCL Grand. The Dance Arts Center offers classes in Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Baton, Hip Hop, Clog, and Country & Western. The schools offer a friendly and fun atmosphere which enables the students to gain confidence, poise and grace. LouAnn Martin Vance and Perry Martin, along with their highly qualified and friendly staff, make dancing fun for all the children, teens and adults who want to learn to dance. Joan, LouAnn and Perry have been teaching Country & Western couples classes since 1980. For more information: danceartscenter.net or email: dancea.c@sbcglobal.net.

The Dance Arts Center is an ongoing dance program.  Classes are held September through May with a recital in the spring.  Dress rehearsal and recital will be on the same day.  Dress rehearsal at 10:30 a.m. and recital at 4 p.m. To ensure a quality learning environment, we have two visiting days per dance season.  Child must be potty trained or in pull-ups.

Summer Classes

Join us for this four week summer dance session.  The last day of class will be a parent’s watch day.  This is a great opportunity for your child to continue with dance through the summer or get them acquainted with dance.

Tuition: Due before the first day of each class session.  No exceptions. (Registering at least one week before each class session starts is preferred so instructor can plan accordingly).  If you have any questions, please call the Recreation Centers, 972.219.3560 or 972.219.5061.

PreschoolStudents are required to wear a leotard and tights any color.  No skirts or tutus are allowed in the dance room.  Required pink ballet shoes by Bloch and black tap shoes by Bloch or Capezio (gripper sole advised).

 School Age – Students may wear DAC Dance Tees with tights and either boy shorts or Jazz pants.  Required beige jazz shoes by Bloch or Capezio and and black lace up tap shoes (with gripper sole by the same brands.

To registration for a class click here.

Class name Code Date Day Time Fee
Pre-school ballet & tap (ages 2-4)
212060-AT 6/6-6/27 Monday 2:45 – 3:30 p.m. $52
Ballet & Tumbling (ages 5-7)
212070-AT 6/6-6/27 Monday 1:15 – 2 p.m. $52
Jazz & Tap combo (ages 5-7)
212080-AT 6/6-6/27 Monday 2 – 2:45 p.m. $52
Ballet (ages 8-10)
212090-AT 6/6-6/27 Monday 3:30 – 4:15 p.m. $52
Jazz & Tap
212100-AT 6/6-6/27 Monday 4:15 – 5 p.m. $52
Private Instruction (open all ages)
Please check with instructor on availability
242100-AT 6/6-6/27 Monday 5 – 5:30 p.m. $87
Country & Western Couples class (ages 14+)
Instructors: Lou Ann Martin Vance and Perry Martin
Group Country and Western class is $87 per couple for (4) 45 minute sessions
222220-AT 6/6-6/27 Monday 7 – 7:45 p.m. $87
Country & Western Private Couple class (ages 16+)
Instructors: Lou Ann Martin Vance and Perry Martin
Private Country and Western class is $112 per couple for (4) 30 minute sessions
Call or email instructor for more times and availability
Danceartscenter.net, dancea.c@sbcglobal.net or 214.616.6514
142180-ET 5/3 – 5/24 Tuesday 7:15 – 7:45 p.m $87
122220-AT 2/1 – 2/22 Monday 7:45 – 8:30 p.m. $87

 

 Fall Classes

Classes are held September through May and a recital in the Spring. (Costume fees for recital will be due in November.) To ensure a quality learning environment, we have two visiting days per dance season. Classes begin September 6 for Tuesday classes and September 12 for Monday classes. Child must be potty trained or in Pull-ups.

There will be a parent’s information and registration day on August 22 from 4 – 7:30 p.m. at Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater. You do not need to attend this day in order to register for the fall dance program; however, the instructor will be on hand during this time to answer any questions that you may have or simply to meet your child.

Tuition: Due before the first day of each class session. No exceptions. (Registering at least one week before each class session starts is preferred so instructor can plan accordingly). If you have any questions, please call the Recreation Centers. Each student who adds a second DANCE class per month will get a $15 discount off the second class.

*No class 11/21 – make up class 11/30
*No class 12/26 – make up class 12/21
*No class 11/22
*No class 12/27 – make up class 12/14

PreschoolStudents are required to wear a leotard and tights any color.  No skirts or tutus are allowed in the dance room.  Required pink ballet shoes by Bloch and black tap shoes by Bloch or Capezio (gripper sole advised).

 School Age – Students may wear DAC Dance Tees with tights and either boy shorts or Jazz pants.  Required beige jazz shoes by Bloch or Capezio and and black lace up tap shoes (with gripper sole by the same brands.

To registration for a class click here.

Class name Code Date Day Time Fee
Pre-school ballet & tap (ages 2-4)
312130-AT 9/12-9/26 Monday 3:30 – 4:15 p.m. $52
312130-BT 10/3-10/31 Monday 3:30 – 4:15 p.m. $52
312130-CT 11/7-11/28* Monday 3:30 – 4:15 p.m. $52
312130-DT 12/5-12/19* Monday 3:30 – 4:15 p.m. $52
Tap and Jazz (K-2nd grade)
312140-AT 9/12-9/26 Monday 4:15 – 5 p.m. $52
312140-BT 10/3-10/31 Monday 4:15 – 5 p.m. $52
312140-CT 11/7-11/28* Monday 4:15 – 5 p.m. $52
312140-DT 12/5-12/19* Monday 4:15 – 5 p.m. $52
Tap and Jazz (3rd-5th grade)
312150-AT 9/12-9/26 Monday 5 – 5:45 p.m. $52
312150-BT 10/3-10/31 Monday 5 – 5:45 p.m. $52
312150-CT 11/7-11/28* Monday 5 – 5:45 p.m. $52
312150-DT 12/5-12/19* Monday 5 – 5:45 p.m. $52
Tap and Jazz (6th-8th grade)
312160-AT 9/12-9/26 Monday 5:45 – 6:30 p.m. $52
312160-BT 10/3-10/31 Monday 5:45 – 6:30 p.m. $52
312160-CT 11/7-11/28* Monday 5:45 – 6:30 p.m. $52
312160-DT 12/5-12/19* Monday 5:45 – 6:30 p.m. $52
Tap and Jazz (Teens)
322160-AT 9/12-9/26 Monday 6:30 – 7:15 p.m. $52
322160-BT 10/3-10/31 Monday 6:30 – 7:15 p.m. $52
322160-CT 11/7-11/28* Monday 6:30 – 7:15 p.m. $52
322160-DT 12/5-12/19* Monday 6:30 – 7:15 p.m. $52
Pre School Ballet and tap (ages 2-4)
312180-AT 9/6-9/27 Tuesday 3:30 – 4:15 p.m. $52
312180-BT 10/5-10/25 Tuesday 3:30 – 4:15 p.m. $52
312180-CT 11/1-11/29* Tuesday 3:30 – 4:15 p.m. $52
312180-DT 12/6-12/20* Tuesday 3:30 – 4:15 p.m. $52
Ballet and Tumbling (k-2nd)
312190-AT 9/6-9/27 Tuesday 4:15 – 5 p.m. $52
312190-BT 10/5-10/25 Tuesday 4:15 – 5 p.m. $52
312190-CT 11/1-11/29* Tuesday 4:15 – 5 p.m. $52
312190-DT 12/6-12/20* Tuesday 4:15 – 5 p.m. $52
Ballet (3th-5th grade)
312200-AT 9/6-9/27 Tuesday 5 – 5:45 p.m. $52
312200-BT 10/5-10/25 Tuesday 5 – 5:45 p.m. $52
312200-CT 11/1-11/29* Tuesday 5 – 5:45 p.m. $52
312200-DT 12/6-12/20* Tuesday 5 – 5:45 p.m. $52
Ballet (6th-8th grade)
312210-AT 9/6-9/27 Tuesday 5:45 – 6:30 p.m. $52
312210-BT 10/5-10/25 Tuesday 5:45 – 6:30 p.m. $52
312210-CT 11/1-11/29* Tuesday 5:45 – 6:30 p.m. $52
312210-DT 12/6-12/20* Tuesday 5:45 – 6:30 p.m. $52
Ballet (teens)
322300-AT 9/6-9/27 Tuesday 6:30 – 7:15 p.m. $52
322300-BT 10/5-10/25 Tuesday 6:30 – 7:15 p.m. $52
322300-CT 11/1-11/29* Tuesday 6:30 – 7:15 p.m. $52
322300-DT 12/6-12/20* Tuesday 6:30 – 7:15 p.m. $52
Private Instruction (open all ages)
Please check with instructor on availability
342170-AT 9/6-9/27 Tuesday 7:15 – 7:45 p.m. $87
342170-BT 10/5-10/25 Tuesday 7:15 – 7:45 p.m. $87
342170-CT 11/1-11/29* Tuesday 7:15 – 7:45 p.m. $87
342170-DT 12/6-12/20* Tuesday 7:15 – 7:45 p.m. $87
Country & Western Couples class (ages 14+)
Instructors: Lou Ann Martin Vance and Perry Martin
Group Country and Western class is $87 per couple for (4) 45 minute sessions
322220-AT 10/3-10/24 Monday 7:15 – 8 p.m. $87
Country & Western Private Couple class (ages 16+)
Instructors: Lou Ann Martin Vance and Perry Martin
Private Country and Western class is $112 per couple for (4) 30 minute sessions
Call or email instructor for more times and availability
Danceartscenter.net, dancea.c@sbcglobal.net or 214.616.6514
322220-BT schedule date/day/time per
instructor
$112