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The ARTery’s Summer Dance Camp is a great way to focus your child’s creative energy!  This fast-paced, half-day camp gives children the chance to explore various dance styles, including musical theatre dance, African, modern, hip-hop, and ballroom! Students will not only learn from professional choreographers, but will also work together with others to create a dance to perform at the end of the week!

Location: Bancroft Street Market (10th & Bancroft)

Grades 4-6   9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.             Grades 7-8   1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Download Registration Form here:camp_reg_form.pdf


Dancing Classrooms spring culminating events! These are all free and open to the public. You are invited and encouraged to come watch these young ladies and gentlemen perform.

Columbian Elementary - 330 S 127th St - Tuesday, May 20 - 2:45 p.m.

Prairie Lane Elementary - 11444 Hascall St - Friday, May 2 - 2:30 p.m.

Rue Elementary - 3326 6th Ave, Council Bluffs - Friday, May 30 - 1:15 p.m.

Sacred Heart School - 2205 Binney St - Thursday, May 1 - 1:00 p.m.

Colors of the Rainbow Team Match

8th Grade - Monday, April 7

5th Grade - Monday, April 21

Both competitions are at 5:00pm in the auditorium of the OPS TAC Building on 30th & Cuming.  Free and open to the public!  Come cheer on our fabulous teams of Ladies and Gentlemen!

Spring Session of Saturday Scholarship and Youth Ballroom!

New this year!  We are offering a Spring session of our Saturday classes beginning on April 5 for 8 weeks!  Download te registration form here:




Dancing Classrooms was recently featured in TheState of Education in Nebraska series on Nebraska Educational Television. The segment was entitled, "Why the Arts Matter," and it was originally broadcast on November 21, 2013. Click here to view the clip featuring Dancing Classrooms teaching artist Keefer Peterson and the 5th grade students of Liberty Elementary School in Omaha.






Pam__student.jpgThe Lincoln Journal Star recently published an article about proposed school standards and the importance of fine arts in the curriculum. Click here to read it. 




“Why just live when you can dance?”  -Pierre Dulaine

“Art is extraordinary tool.  It is extraordinary medicine, an investment.  And arts education is the most necessary thing in the world.  Because it makes people more human."  Mikhail Baryshnikov