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Dance for Everyone

OCBallet Center welcomes students wishing to study dance with its community Dance For Everyone (DFE) program! These classes are specifically designed for ages 13 and up. Classes are available for a variety of different ability levels from beginner to advanced. DFE classes are ongoing, and you can register for a single class! Please pre-register for all classes at least one hour before your class begins to ensure we can facilitate a seamless check-in experience.

Affordable Class Pricing

All class registrations are online through Mindbody. Click on single class or a class card to begin the check-out process. If you are new you will need to create a profile through Mindbody. An exclusive discount is available for Shaker Heights residents. New Shaker Heights students please create an account on Mindbody with your name and zip code then email to have your discount unlocked.

Please note that all class passes expire two years from the date of purchase, and note dates of closure for our studios.

Looking for children's classes?

OCBallet Center offers dance classes for ages 3 – 13 years old!

Class Schedule

Please preregister for all classes at least 2 hours before the start of class to ensure we can facilitate a seamless check-in experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to preregister for class?

Yes, everyone must register for class online at least 2 hours prior to the start of class.

Where are you located?

In The Dealership at 3558 Lee Road in Shaker Heights.

Is there parking?

Yes! We have a free parking lot on the north side of The Dealership Building, connecting directly to the OCBallet Center studio door.

What should I wear?

Whatever you want! Athletic wear, sweats, or a leotard and tights-whatever makes you feel comfortable and ready to dance! Certain more advanced ballet classes do require ballet slippers, but for Beginning and New to Ballet classes socks are just fine! For yoga, please use bare feet.

Will I need a water bottle?

YES! Having water on hand is encouraged during every class you take with us. Feel free to keep your water bottle next to you in the studio for a quick sip whenever you need it!

Meet the Faculty

Click on the photo to learn more about each instructor.

Richard Dickinson, MFA

Associate Artistic Director, Director of the OCBallet Center, Ballet Instructor

Jennifer Forcucci

Manger of Educational Programs and Ballet Instructor

Christina Lindhout

Former Company Dancer and and Ballet Instructor

Kelly Korfhage

Company Dancer and Ballet/PBT Instructor

Antonio Morillo

Company Dancer and Ballet Instructor

Kareem Best

Company Dancer and Ballet/Contemporary Instructor

Ashley Krakora

Ballet Instructor

Sikhumbuzo Hlahleni

Company Dancer and Ballet Instructor

Still have a question? Shoot us an email and we’ll get back to you!