Community Dance Center

Classes for Children, Teens, and Adults

a group of young girls dancing in a semicircle

Welcome to the Community Dance Center at Texas Woman's University. TWU is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Dance. We offer dance instruction for community members of all ages to explore the art of dance with our professionally trained teachers. Our classes, from beginning levels to advanced, teach dance technique and the creative process while promoting individuality, positive self-esteem, and teamwork among our students. Come dance with us!


Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page or contact Ilana Morgan, director of the Community Dance Center, at or (940) 898-2003.

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Summer 2018

Summer Dance Camp at TWU

Wild Things!

Inspired by Maurice Sendak’s classic book, dancers explore the wilderness of their imaginations in this adventurous dance camp! Campers will explore how emotions are expressed through movement, learn a variety of dance styles, engage in team building games, have fun completing arts/craft projects, and create a magical culminating dance performance.

  • June 4 - 8
  • 9am - 12pm
  • Ages 6-8
  • $175

Broadway Mash-up!

Tweens and upper elementary students will ignite their unique imaginations as they explore storytelling, character building, and fundamental ballet, jazz, and modern technique. We will dance to a variety of popular songs from Broadway musicals, and students will craft their own dances to these familiar tunes. This is a great introductory camp for those interested in energetic movement with a story to tell!

  • June 4 - 8
  • 9am - 12pm
  • Ages 9-11
  • $175

Summer - Weekly Teen/Adult Classes

Beginner/Intermediate Ballet/Modern: Monday 6 - 7pm 
Intermediate/Advanced Ballet/Modern: Monday 7 - 8pm

Enjoy a fusion of ballet and modern dance techniques in this class for teens and adults. While increasing strength and flexibility, students will focus on expressive performance and use of dynamic movement qualities. We offer this summer class in two levels; beginning/intermediate for those that are new to dance, or intermediate/advanced for more experienced dancers looking for training.

  • June 4 - July 23
  • Ages Teen-Adult
  • 8 weeks  - $80
  • Drop in rate - $15

Summer - Creative Dance for Early Childhood

Creative Dance for Families

A great option for young children and their caregiver! This class provides a caring and fun environment to explore dance with your little one. Together, caregiver and child will explore rhythm, songs, movement games, gross motor learning, and creative play to be used at home and in future dance classes. To register, pay for one child (parent is free). Siblings in this age range are welcome and will receive a discounted registration. Wear comfortable clothes and bare feet. No special shoes needed!

  • May 4 - June 22
  • Fridays 10:15-11:00 am
  • 8 weeks  - $80
  • Walking Toddler to 3 yr

Creative Dance for Preschoolers

Preschoolers explore the fundamentals of dance--spatial awareness, timing and rhythm, shapes, and movement qualities--through creative and playful skill-building activities. This class brings together song, movement, and story through developmentally designed activities for three and four-year-olds. Wear clothes you can move in. No special shoes are required--just your bare feet!

  • June 6 - August 1 (no class July 4)
  • Wednesdays 10:30-11:15 am
  • 8 weeks  - $80
  • Ages 3 - 5

Spring 2018 Dance Classes

  • 10 Week Session: Saturday, January 20th - Friday, April 6th
  • Recital Date: Sunday, April 8th


Visit our Class Descriptions page for details about each class.

Day Time Age Group Class
Monday 4 – 5 PM Kindergarten Creative Dance II
  5 – 6 PM Grades 1 & 2 Ballet/Modern I
  5 – 6 PM Grades 3 & 4 Ballet/Modern II
  6 – 7 PM Adult/Teen Ballet – Mixed Levels
  6 – 7 PM Grades 5, 6, 7 Hip Hop III
  6 – 7 PM Grades 6, 7, 8 Modern Dance III
Tuesday 7 – 8 PM Adult/Teen Tap – Mixed Levels
Wednesday 5 – 6 PM Grades 1 & 2 Hip-Hop I
  6 – 7 PM Grades 3, 4 Hip Hop II
  6 – 7 PM Adult/Teen Modern Dance – Mixed Levels
Friday 10:30 – 11:15 AM Walking toddler to 3 yr. Creative Dance for Families
Saturday 9 – 9:45 AM Preschool, 3 to 4 yr. Preschool Creative Dance
  9:45 – 10:30 AM Pre-K, 4 to 5 yr. Creative Dance I

Register Online

  • Spring registration open NOW!
  • Online registration closes January 27, 2018.

To sign up, visit our Online Registration page, select "Community Dance Center at TWU" and then "Spring 2018" and follow the onscreen instructions.