Winter Workshops 22-23

Join us over Winter Break for some fun camps and special classes, including Itty Bitty Ballet (ages 3-5), Camp Snowball (ages 5-9), Daily DIPs (ages 10 & up), and a special Advanced Contemporary class with alum Sidney Chuckas! Register online or click here for more information and to register. 

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

  • Session 2 Registration opens on Tuesday,  December 6! Register by December 17 to guarantee your spot. We have open enrollment through January 31, 2023. Visit the Registration page for more information!
  • Session 2 2022 runs  January 7-June 4, 2023, culminating in our annual Recital. Watch for more information coming soon!

Evanston Dance Ensemble Updates

  • Evanston Dance Ensemble is a proud recipient of the 2022 Mayor’s Award for the Arts!
  • Don’t miss EDE’s exciting 26th season!
  • October: Common Ground – A new site specific work on the grounds of the Crown Community Center
  • December: Evanston Symphony Orchestra – New work from both companies
  • February: On Your Mark…  ede2 tours its new show
  • March: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe – Our beloved classic returns!

Studio5 Updates

  • The best way to be in the know about Studio5 is to visit our website or sign up for our mailing list  Don’t miss a (down)beat!

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