Dance Classes

The Dance Arts Center is an ongoing dance program. Classes are held September through May and a recital end of May. 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.

Online Class Register


Due before the first day of each class session. No exceptions. (Registering at least one week before each class session starts 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 their second class. If you have any questions, please call the Recreation Centers, 972.219.3560 or 972.219.5061.


Preschool - Students 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.)

Class Prices

Lewisville Resident: $50 per class ($1.50 convenience fee for online registration)
Non Lewisville Resident: $52 per class ($1.50 convenience fee for online registration)


Registration Activity Code
Pre-Ballet (ages 2-4)
Class time: Mondays, 3:30 - 4:15 p.m.

  June 3-24
Jazz & Tap Combo (ages 5-7)
Class time: Mondays, 4:15 - 5 p.m.
  June 3-24
Balley & Tumbling (ages 5-7)
Class time: Mondays, 5 - 5:45 p.m.

  June 3-24
Ballet (ages 8-11)
Class time: Mondays, 5:45 - 6:30 p.m.

June 3-24
Jazz Tap (ages 8-11)
Class time: Mondays, 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.


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: or email:

KLB Garden Secrets

irisflowerEach month Keep Lewisville Beautiful holds a free gardening class. For more information about upcoming classes, to register your seat, or to volunteer as a speaker, please email or call 972.538.5949.

Classes are open to all participants (Lewisville residency not required)

2019 KLB Garden Secrets Class Schedule

July 18- Made for Shade: Shade Gardening
August 1- Water U Doing: Water Efficient Sprinklers
August 15- Let’s Ketchup on Tomatoes
September 5- Grow Your Own Vegetables
September 19- Texan Plants
October 24- Birds, Bees, and Butterflies: Gardening for Wildlife
November 21- Texas Trees, Agrilife, 6-8pm

Link to additional class information on KLB website

VAL Art Talks and and Pop-ups
ArtTalksGeneric The Visual Art League of Lewisville VAL holds its general meeting on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Each month in conjunction with the general meeting, VAL produces an “Art Talk” series of known speakers and art demonstrations. Visitors are welcome to attend any meeting. Most meetings are held in one of the MCL Grand classrooms, but they may also be in the Gallery, the Black Box Theater, or the Recital Hall.

2019 Schedule of Art Talks at MCL Grand:

No scheduled meetings at this time



Art Pop-ups in the Plaza
Saturday, 6 p.m.
Wayne Ferguson Plaza

Encounter live artists creating art in various forms in Wayne Ferguson Plaza, 150 W. Church St., every Saturday evening from 6-8 p.m. with Art Pop-ups in the Plaza. Each week will feature one artist with the Visual Art League of Lewisville, and art forms may include painting, music performance, 3-dimensional works, sketching, art-trading card creation, spoken word and more.

  • June 15: Jackie Haugen, watercolor

Art Pop-ups will go through late June.
Our Productions Theatre Co.

Young Artist Training Program 

Talented youth and young professionals, working together to reach their performance goals.

Under the direction of Stephanie Riggs, Educational Director, YATP is our world class musical theatre training program. Established in 1993 in Flower Mound, YATP is now in it's 23rd year and has trained students with careers on both stage and screen, that span across the United States and Europe, from London to Los Angeles, New York to Chicago, and right here at home in Big D.


YATP students make a big impact wherever they go.   Sophie Rose as RumpleteazerThe small, conservatory style program admits the best and the brightest students by auditions each year, most of whom train with the program for more than five years until graduation, when they move on to both professional careers and outstanding university programs. Many of our alumni, that are working professionals today, credit YATP with giving them the strong foundations for the work they do today.


Play Readers Clubplay readers club

Our Productions Theatre Co presents the 3rd Annual Play Readers Club is a FREE community event bringing together playwrights, directors, producers, actors, and general public/theatre supporters to read and discuss new works in a casual, book club-style format. Read a role, or just listen, beginning at 7:30 p.m. on selected Thursdays each winter. Scripts are selected each fall after review by the Board. Come join us to hear new works and give feedback to the writers to help support the development of new artistic works. Sponsored in part by the City of Lewisville Arts Funding.

Play Readers Club will return at a later date.


Childrens Art Camps

Art Camps focus on different styles (anime, cartoon, realism) and mediums (color pencil, marker, pastels) depending on the innovated theme of the camp. Please wear an old shirt or smock to class each day. All materials provided! Fantasy Forest Drawing Workshop is a magical, mythical, marvelous art camp exploring deep in the Fantasy Forest. Students sill tap into their imagination while learning to draw otherworldly creatures like fairies, trolls and a forest queen.

Young Rembrandts Art Camp 

Pastel Art: Tuesday, July 16 - Thursday, July 18: 1:30 - 3 p.m. each day - for children ages 6 1/2 - 13. Cost per camper, per week is $71.

Link to register (under "Camps and Events" tab) - Activity registration code: 213260-BT

Young Rembrandts Elementary Drawing/Cartoon

Elementary learners are at the crucial time of development when they decide whether they are good at something or not. This program provides the tools this age group needs to succeed at drawing. Our program works because it is not only hands-on and visual, it is fun. Add to this our innovative guided instruction, topics that kids love and relate to, and instructors that know how to reach this group; we take kids from thinking they are not artists to knowing they can achieve this, and everything else, they put their minds to. New lessons every week, all materials provided!

Tuesday, July 2, July 9, July 16 and July 23, 11 a.m. - noon each day - for children ages 6 1/2 - 13. Cost per camper is $64.

Link to Register (search for Activity registration code: 213210-BT)

Young Rembrandts Preschool Drawing 

This art preschool program is specifically designed with the needs of our youngest learners in mind. We use subjects they are familiar with such as animals and toys, as well as their favorite learning tools, pictures, stories, touching and doing to enhance social and conflict resolution skills while improving listening, fine motor skills and time on task. New lessons every week. All materials provided!

Tuesdays, July 2, 9, 16, 23 - 10 - 10:45 a.m., for children ages 4-6. Cost is $64 per camper

Link to Register (search for Activity registration code: 213180-BT)

Interested in teaching at class at the MCL?

If you are an instructor who would like to propose a new art-related class at the MCL Grand, please email us at:

General Information

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