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 1 2022 registration opens for returning students on Tuesday,  August 9  and new students on Tuesday, August 16! Watch this page for recital updates. Visit our Classes and Registration Pages for more information!
  • Session 1 2022 starts on Tuesday, September 6 and runs through Friday, December 23. Come dance with us!

Evanston Dance Ensemble Updates

  • 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