Company C Dance Club is a ballet studio in the Toledo area. The center offers classes in ballet, pre-pointe, and pointe as well as jazz, tap, hip hop for boys and girls, and tumbling, and students benefit from the center's "raised sub flooring" that helps prevent injuries. Pilates classes are also available. Students have the opportunity to perform via various company levels including the Junior Company, Pre-Teen Company, Teen Company, and Senior group as well as the C2 Competition Team and the Starburst and Strut Club, and interested parties are invited to stop by the school for a look and chat.
Toledo, OH(419) 841-9310
Daryl Jervis Dance Studio is a ballet studio in Sylvania with a history of over 80 years. Classes available include ballet starting from the age of five, ballet technique, pointe, lyrical, jazz and jazz technique, hip hop, tap and tap technique, and a tap/ballet combo for ages two and a half to eight. Ballroom and wedding dance classes are also available, and the school puts on an annual recital along with other events as well. Daryl Jervis Dance Studio was founded back in 1935 and is run today by a past performer with the High Voltage Dance Company who has been teaching for over 20 years.
Sylvania, OH(419) 843-9000
Evolve Dance Company teaches ballet in Toledo. Students from the age of three to 18 can sign up for ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, and hip hop, and combo classes are available for younger dancers to cater to their shorter attention spans as well as to expose them to different styles. Students also have the opportunity to perform with the Evolve Competitive Company. The owner received the Dance Teacher of the Year Award from Kids Artistic Review for her choreography in 2011, and other teachers at the school have performed with the likes of the Toledo Ballet, Royal Caribbean cruise ships, and the Nextstar Dance Competition.
Toledo, OH(419) 236-7172
Julie’s Dance Studio has been providing ballet classes in Bowling Green since 1985. The center aims to create a fun and positive environment for learning ballet, pointe, lyrical, tap, jazz, and performing arts, and acro/tumbling, "boys only," Mommy & Me, and adult ballroom and hip hop classes are also available. The Director of Dance studied under a number of famous teachers as well as at the Royal Academy of Dance, is a member of the Professional Dance Teachers Association and the National Association of Performing Arts Educators, and is also a Lifetime Achievement member of Cambridge Who’s Who Among Women Executives and Professionals.
Bowling Green, OH(419) 353-5030
Mini Motions Dance Center teaches ballet classes in the Toledo area and has over 25 years of experience. Students from the age of seven can sign up for classes in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, modern, lyrical, technique, and cheer/tumbling, and beginner to advanced gymnastics classes, as well as private sessions, are also available for four-year-olds and up. Mini Motions holds an annual recital as well followed by awards and a party, and additional offerings include daycare, Girl Scout troops, play groups, choreography for wedding couples and groups, and choreography for cheer routines as well.
Toledo, OH(419) 473-0999
Perrysburg Academy of the Performing Arts Perrysburg has been teaching ballet in Perrysburg for over 35 years. The group promotes a non-competitive environment to build strength and self-confidence with classes for ballet, tap, jazz, musical theater, voice, lyrical jazz, modern, baton, Irish step dance, Hawaiian, hip hop, and preschool combination classes as well as gymnastics, tumbling, and classes for boys. Dance workshops also take place with professional dancers, and students can take part in the Elite Competition Team as well as an annual recital and performance of The Nutcracker. The troupe has even performed at Disney Springs, and individuals can take a look at various past performances on the academy's YouTube channel.
Perrysburg, OH(419) 874-6773
Positive Image Dance is a Northwood ballet studio with 30 years of history behind it. Classes available include a preschool group, various levels of tap/ballet, tap/ballet and jazz, jazz/hip hop and musical theater, lyrical/technique, cheer/gymnastics, and private sessions as well. Students can also perform/compete with Positive Image Dance's Junior and Senior Dance Teams, which are open by audition only, and all students can participate in the center's annual recital in the spring. Interested parties can review schedules and policies on the school's website, and dance shoes can be ordered through the studio as well.
Northwood, OH(419) 508-3347
Spotlight Studio offers ballet classes to residents in Whitehouse. The "family friendly, community oriented dance school" provides ballet classes for all levels as well as ballet technique, pre-pointe, hip hop, lyrical, jazz, tap, and choreography, and adult classes are also available. Parents can find policies and dress code on Spotlight Studio's site, and numerous summer dance camp options include Ballet Basics, Plundering Pirates, Lil’ Divas, Princess and Prince, Leaps and Turns, Hollywood Glam, and Hula Babies. The owner and artistic director was a dance major at the University of Akron, performed with the university's Performance Ensemble, and has taught at Daryl Jervis and Cassandra Ballet School as well.
Whitehouse, OH(419) 308-4532
Taylor's brings over 25 years of experience teaching ballet to the community of Woodville. The center is focused on the instruction of martial arts but also features classes in ballet, tap, pointe, jazz, lyrical, tumbling, and cheer with an instructor who owned her own dance studio for 25 years and choreographed the Putnam County Junior Miss Program for over 15 years. The company's two locations also offer tae kwon do for adults and kids, Hapkido classes, a Child Safety Awareness Program, and a Women's Safety Awareness Seminar as well, and the owner was inducted into the World Head of Family Sokeship Hall of Fame in 2001.
Woodville, OH(419) 704-4407
The Dance Factory teaches ballet to students throughout the Perrysburg area. Students can take classes for all levels of ballet technique to build strength and balance as well as classes for jumps and turns, pre-pointe, tap, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, a tap/ballet combo, and acro/cheernastics. There are also creative movement classes for ages one and a half to five. The owner and director is a certified instructor with Dance Educators of American and the University of Las Vegas, has taught for the Toledo Ballet as well as choreographed their production Summertime, and also runs a dance education program for kindergarten classrooms called Kindersteps.
Perrysburg, OH(419) 320-1619
The Edge Dance Complex offers ballet classes in Perrysburg. Students from the age of six to 18 can sign up for ballet lessons, and a ballet/tap combo class is available for ages two and a half to three as well as for four and five-year-olds. Additional class offerings cover pointe, tap, lyrical/contemporary, hip hop, jazz, musical theater, tumbling, and cheer dance, and students also have the opportunity to perform with the Edge Elite Company. The Edge Dance Complex is home to the Fliptastixs Tumble Center as well, and a schedule for all classes can be found on the school's website.
Perrysburg, OH(419) 262-4312
Toledo Ballet has been teaching ballet in Toledo for over 30 years. The state-of-the-art facility offers classical ballet classes from the age of three and evaluates student throughout the year with a written assessment provided in June. Contemporary and conditioning classes are available as well, and the school is also home to the Toledo Ballet Company, which performs The Nutcracker and other productions. The Artistic Director and School Director is an American Ballet Theatre® Certified Teacher who danced professionally in New York for over two decades, and the resident choreographer performed on Broadway for over 10 years.
Toledo, OH(419) 471-0049