Dance Arts Center

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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. To ensure a quality learning environment, we have two visiting days per dance season. Child must be potty trained or in pull-ups.

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. Each student who adds a second DANCE class per month will get a $15 discount off the second class.

Attire

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.

Fall Classes

To ensure a quality learning environment, we have two visiting days per dance season. Classes begin September 5 for Tuesday classes and Sept. 11 for Monday classes. Child must be potty trained or in Pull-ups.

Please note the following dates:

  • No class 11/20 - make up class on 11/29
  • No class 12/25 - make up class on 12/13
  • No class 11/21
  • No class 12/26 - make up class on 12/20

To register for a class click here.

Class name Code Date Day Time Fee

Preschool Ballet & Tap
(ages 2-4)

312130-AT 9/11-9/25 Monday 3:30 - 4:15 p.m. $52
312130-BT 10/2-10/30 Monday 3:30 - 4:15 p.m. $52
312130-CT 11/6-11/27* Monday 3:30 - 4:15 p.m. $52
312130-DT
 
12/4-12/18*
Monday 3:30 - 4:15 p.m.  $52

Tap and Jazz
(K-2nd grade)

312140-AT 9/11-9/25 Monday 4:15 - 5 p.m. $52
312140-BT 10/2-10/30 Monday 4:15 - 5 p.m. $52
312140-CT 11/6-11/27* Monday 4:15 - 5 p.m. $52
312130-DT  12/4-12/18* 
Monday 4:15 - 5 p.m.  $52

Tap and Jazz
(3rd-5th grade)

312150-AT 9/11-9/25 Monday 5 - 5:45 p.m. $52
312150-BT 10/2-10/30 Monday 5 - 5:45 p.m. $52
312150-CT 11/6-11/27*
Monday 5 - 5:45 p.m. $52
312150-DT
12/4-12/18*  
Monday 5 - 5:45 p.m.   $52

Tap and Jazz
(6th-8th grade)


312160-AT 9/11-9/25 Monday 5:45 - 6:30 p.m. $52
312160-BT 10/2-10/30 Monday 5:45 - 6:30 p.m. $52
312160-CT 11/6-11/27* Monday 5:45 - 6:30 p.m. $52
312160-DT
12/4-12/18* 
Monday  5:45 - 6:30 p.m.  $52 

Tap and Jazz
(Teens)

322160-AT 9/11-9/25 Monday 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. $52
322160-BT 10/2-10/30 Monday 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. $52
322160-CT 11/6-11/27* Monday 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. $52
322160-DT 12/4-12/18* Monday 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. $52
 
Preschool Ballet and Tap
(ages 2-4)

312180-AT 9/5-9/26 Tuesday 3:30 - 4:15 p.m. $52
312180-BT 10/3-10/31 Tuesday 3:30 - 4:15 p.m. $52
312180-CT 11/7-11/28* Tuesday 3:30 - 4:15 p.m. $52
312180-DT 12/5-12/19* Tuesday 3:30 - 4:15 p.m. $52

Ballet and Tumbling
(k-2nd)

312190-AT 9/5-9/26 Tuesday 4:15 - 5 p.m. $52
312190-BT 10/3-10/31 Tuesday 4:15 - 5 p.m. $52
312190-CT 11/7-11/28* Tuesday 4:15 - 5 p.m. $52
312190-DT 12/5-12/19* Tuesday 4:15 - 5 p.m. $52

Ballet
(3th-5th grade)
312200-AT 9/5-9/26 Tuesday 5 - 5:45 p.m. $52
312200-BT 10/3-10/31 Tuesday 5 - 5:45 p.m. $52
312200-CT 11/7-11/28* Tuesday 5 - 5:45 p.m. $52
312200-DT 12/5-12/19* Tuesday 5 - 5:45 p.m. $52

Ballet
(6th-8th grade)
312210-AT 9/5-9/26 Tuesday 5:45 - 6:30 p.m. $52
312210-BT 10/3-10/31 Tuesday 5:45 - 6:30 p.m. $52
312210-CT 11/7-11/28* Tuesday 5:45 - 6:30 p.m. $52
312210-DT 12/5-12/19* Tuesday 5:45 - 6:30 p.m. $52

Ballet
(Teens)
322300-AT 9/5-9/26 Tuesday 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. $52
322300-BT 10/3-10/31 Tuesday 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. $52
322300-CT 11/7-11/28* Tuesday 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. $52
322300-DT 12/5-12/19* Tuesday 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. $52

Private Instruction
(open all ages)
Check with instructor
for availability

342170-AT 9/5-9/26 Tuesday 7:15 - 7:45 p.m. $87
342170-BT 10/3-10/31 Tuesday 7:15 - 7:45 p.m. $87
342170-CT 11/7-11/28* Tuesday 7:15 - 7:45 p.m. $87
342170-DT 12/5-12/19* Tuesday 7:15 - 7:45 p.m. $87

Country & Western Couples
(ages 14+)

322220-AT 10/2-10/23 Monday 7:15 - 8 p.m.

$87

(couple)

Instructors: Lou Ann Martin Vance and Perry Martin

Country & Western
Private Couple
(ages 16+)


(4) 30 minute sessions
schedule date/day/time per
instructor
$112
(couple)

Instructors: Lou Ann Martin Vance and Perry Martin
Call or email for times and availability.

dancea.c@sbcglobal.net - 214.616.6514


322220-BT
10/2-10/23 or 10/3 - 12/24