ADULT AND COMMUNITY CLASSES

From “Beginner Ballet” to “Diva Heels” there is truly something for everyone! Full class descriptions and details are below.

Registration open now!

Adult Classes are now part of our Community Programs, which strive to reflect Oklahoma City Ballet's commitment to equity, inclusivity, and access.

  • Classes are short term enrollment with a 3 or 4 week duration. Each month is an opportunity to explore something new!
  • Class fees are offered on a sliding scale. Please see our pricing policy below.
  • Payment for Class Fees can be paid through Square, check or cash. We are unable to accept payment thru iClassPro or any existing card(s) on file.

Please direct all Adult Class questions to: community@okcballet.org for the timeliest response.

TEEN & ADULT DANCE

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BEGINNING ADULT BALLET

A class for dancers who are learning and refining the basics while looking to gain a stronger foundation of ballet technique. Barre, center, and across the floor exercises focus on proper alignment, core and leg strength, and flexibility in simple combinations.

Ages 16+

*dancers may enroll for Tuesday, Thursday, or BOTH Tuesday and Thursday
*we recommend absolute beginners attend Thursday


The Vibe: Ballet technique that honors the classical tradition while celebrating the beauty that is “all bodies are made to move."

What to Wear: Live your ballet-core fantasy: leotard, tights, and legwarmers, maybe a wrap sweater. OR leggings, shorts, and a t-shirt; whatever you like to move in. Ballet shoes or socks recommended.

TUESDAYS (June 4, 11, 18, 25)
TIME: 6:30-7:45 pm
Minimum value $10/Class value $80
Teaching Artist: Jana Carson

THURSDAYS (June 6, 13, 20, 27) 
TIME: 6:45-8:00 pm
Minimum value $10/Class value $80
Teaching Artist: Erica Portell

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NOT A BEGINNINER...NOT QUITE ADVANCED

You have been rocking it out in Beginner Class, feeling confident, and now you’re ready for a new challenge. But you’re not quite ready for Intermediate/Advanced class. This class is perfect for that in between place – still focusing on solid fundamentals, but introducing new material, more complex patterns and more physically demanding work. This class is also perfect to supplement your Beginner or Advanced classes you are already enjoying.

Ages 16+

The Vibe: You know how to plié and tendu – even if you’re still working on how to spell them. You have been working hard in beginner class and you are ready for more material!

What to Wear: Keep wearing your favorite workout clothes or sweats. OR now is the time to invest in that cute leo and skirt you have had your eye on at Discount Dance.

WEDNESDAYS (June 5, 12, 19, 26)
TIME: 6:45-8:15 pm
Minimum value $10/Class value $60
Teaching Artist: Quincy Allen

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INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED BALLET

Designed for the dancer with at least 2-3 years of previous experience. This hour and a half class focuses on enhancing individual artistry and cultivating the dancer's technical level with increasingly complex combinations of steps.

Ages 16+

The Vibe: Ballet technique that honors the classical tradition while celebrating the beauty that is "all bodies are made to move." Also, don’t be surprised when people ask if you are a company dancer!

What to Wear: Do we even need to tell you? You are an expert at this point- wear anything from your extensive dance wardrobe!

TUESDAYS (June 4, 11, 18, 25) 
TIME: 6:45-8:15 pm
Minimum value $10/Class value $60
Teaching Artist: Kara Troester

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DIVA HEELS

Release your inner diva in this spicy class! Jazz technique and the latest trends in music, movement, and style combine in this sultry dance experience.

Ages 18+ (the spice level on this class is too hot for high school!)

What to Wear: Color, sequins, sparkles, and fashion are welcome. Maybe those shorts that are potentially too short. Make sure you can kick, drop it, and get on the floor with ease. Dance Heels or any shoe that makes you feel amazing is suggested – no stilettoes please for your safety and our dance floor.

The Vibe: Auditions for the Beyoncé tour.

THURSDAYS (June 6, 13, 20, 27)
TIME: 8:00-9:00 pm
Minimum Value $10/Class Value $48
Teaching Artist: Quincy Allen

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*NEW* TEEN BALLET

A class for teen dancers who are learning and refining the basics while looking to gain a stronger foundation of ballet technique. Barre, center, and across the floor exercises focus on proper alignment, core and leg strength, and flexibility in simple combinations.

Ages 13+

The Vibe: Ballet technique that honors the classical tradition while celebrating the beauty that is “all bodies are made to move."

What to Wear: Live your ballet-core fantasy: leotard, tights, and legwarmers, maybe a wrap sweater. OR leggings, shorts, and a t-shirt; whatever you like to move in. Ballet shoes or socks recommended.

TUESDAYS (June 4, 11, 18, 25)
TIME: 5:00-6:30 pm
Minimum Value $10/Class Value $80
Teaching Artist: Kara Troester

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*NEW* TEEN JAZZ

A class for teen dancers focusing on jazz and commercial dance technique – leaps, turns across the floor, and choreography combinations will be taught.

Ages 13+

The Vibe: Jazz technique with some sass and great music. Bring your tripod, you are going to want to record this for the 'gram.

What to Wear: Leotards, tights, leggings, sweats, shorts, t-shirts- Anything Goes!

WEDNESDAYS (June 5, 2, 19, 26)
TIME: 5:00-6:00 pm
Minimum Value $10/Class Value $80
Teaching Artist: Quincy Allen

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TAP

Whether you're dusting off those tap shoes or buying a new pair, this class is for you! Class will explore rhythm, tap technique, and a variety of tap styles.

Ages 16+

What to Wear: Really “Anything Goes” – channel your inner Savion Glover with some cool baggy pants and graphic tee, or keep it classic with any dance/ fitness clothes. And, of course, tap shoes.

The Vibe: You tapped as a kid or you’ve always wanted to try.

FRIDAYS (June 7, 14, 21, 28)
TIME: 5:00-6:00 pm
Minimum value $10/Class value $40
Teaching Artist: Judge Kabrick

**Class is limited to 15 attendees**

FITNESS CLASSES

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CARDIO DANCE PARTY

This easy, follow-along dance class combines the best of Latin, jazz, and hip-hop for a great cardio workout that is fun for all fitness levels!

Ages 16+

The Vibe: Sweaty, fun, and energetic. Everyone is welcome at this party.

What to Wear: Any fitness or dance attire and sneakers

MONDAYS (June 3,10,17,24) 
TIME: 7:00-8:00 pm
Minimum value: $10/Class Value $36
Teaching Artist: Erica Portell

WEDNESDAYS (June 5,12,19,26)
TIME: 7:00-8:00 pm

Minimum value: $10/Class Value $36
Teaching Artist: Erica Portell

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RESISTANCE IS FUTILE

Please excuse the Star Trek joke – we couldn’t "resist." This class uses resistance bands, loops, isometric and low impact movements, to build strength throughout the whole body. You will leave feeling powerful and invigorated!

Ages 16+

The Vibe: I am strong in a fun and functional way – I carry my own groceries and look good doing it!

What to Wear: Any fitness or dance attire and sneakers

MONDAYS (June 3,10,17,24)
TIME: 6:00-7:00 pm
Minimum Value $10/Class Value $48
Teaching Artist: Erica Portell

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BANANA SPLITS

Whether your goal is to do the splits or comfortably touch your toes, this class is for you. Class will be easily adapted to your individual goals and flexibility level. The best part? At the last class we will celebrate our fitness growth by enjoying some banana splits!

Ages 16+

The Vibe: We bend, but do not break! We are flexible, fabulous, and caring for our fascia.

What to Wear: Any fitness or dance attire. Please bring a mat and foam roller or use one of ours!

WEDNESDAYS (June 5, 12, 19, 26)
TIME: 6:00-7:00 pm
Minimum Value: $20/Class Value $36 (banana splits included!)
Teaching Artist: Erica Portell

SUPER SATURDAY - FREE OPEN CLASSES

JUNE 29, 2024

JOIN US FOR FREE, OPEN CLASSES TO DANCE AND HANG OUT WITH OUR DANCE COMMUNITY!
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FAMILY DANCE PARTY

A fun follow along class for the whole family! Get your heart rate pumping, spend time together and have a blast moving your body to great music! It will be like your favorite dance video game- but live!

This class is free, but registration is appreciated for planning the best party possible!

SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2024
TIME: 9:00-10:15 am

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CHA-CHA SWING

Let’s explore TWO fun partner dances in a unique way! Learn the basic rhythms, style, and patterns in an easy follow-along format, then learn how to translate to a line dance and a partner dance!  NO PARTNER REQUIRED!! (We promise, really – we are experts).

This class is free, but registration is appreciated for planning the best party possible!

SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2024
TIME: 12:30-2:00 pm

PRICING POLICY

Our Philosophy:

Oklahoma City Ballet Community Engagement is committed to access, equity, and inclusive pricing policies. In addition to our many free community programs, we offer sliding scale pricing for our paid adult classes. With each class listing, “Minimum Value” indicates the lowest amount to pay for class. “Class Value” is the full cost of the class. You may select either value or any amount between those two numbers to pay for class.

If you would like to pay more than the Class Value, any surplus goes toward supporting our free and low cost Community Engagement Programs.

What does your payment cover?

Your class payment contributes to the following: