Classes at Community Arts School

We offer classes in Dance, Music, and Visual Art for children and adults. Our classes are taught by expert faculty who provide a welcoming and engaging learning environment.

Dance Classes

The Baldwin Wallace Community Arts School Dance Department trains young dancers to have solid technical foundations, a passion for the arts, positive self-expression and confidence. Learn more about the CAS Dance Department.

Class Name Ages Format Days/Times Session Dates Instructor Location Tuition Register
Creative Movement 2 - 3 In Person Thursdays
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
September 13, 2021 - May 27, 2022 Heather Dennen WS $425* Registration closed
Intro To Dance 3 In Person Mondays
5:00 - 5:30 p.m.
September 13, 2021 - May 27, 2022 Leanna Mullen WS $425* Registration closed
Pre-Ballet/Tap 4 - 5 In Person Mondays
5:35 - 6:20 p.m.
September 13, 2021 - May 27, 2022 Leanna Mullen WS $500* Registration closed
Pre-Ballet/Tap 4 - 5 In Person Saturdays
9:45 - 10:30 a.m.
September 13, 2021 - May 27, 2021 Arianna Fine WS $500* Registration closed
Pre-Jazz/Acro 4 - 5 In Person Mondays
6:25 - 7:10 p.m.
September 13, 2021 - May 27, 2022 Heather Dennen WS $500* Registration closed
Early Learners Bundle 4 - 5 In Person Mondays
5:35 - 7:10 p.m.
September 13, 2021 - May 27, 2022 CAS Faculty WS $890* Registration closed
Ballet 1 6+ In Person Thursdays
5:00 - 5:55 p.m.
September 13, 2021 - May 27, 2022 Leanna Mullen WS $550* Registration closed
Jazz 1 6+ In Person Tuesdays
6:30 - 7:25 p.m.
September 13, 2021 - May 27, 2022 Paige St. John WS $550* Registration closed
Level One Bundle 6+ In Person Multiple See Schedule
September 13, 2021 - May 27, 2022 CAS Faculty WS $1500* Registration closed
Contemporary 1 6+ In Person Thursdays
5:00 - 5:55 p.m.
September 13, 2021 - May 27, 2022 Paige St. John WS $550* Registration closed
Hip Hop 6 - 10 In Person Saturdays
10:00 - 10:55 a.m.
September 13, 2021 - May 27, 2022 Clarence Keith WS $550* Registration closed
Tap 6 - 10 In Person Tuesdays
6:00 - 6:55 p.m.
September 13, 2021 - May 27, 2022 Jim Becker WS $550* Registration closed
Ballet 2 Prerequisite Required In Person Mondays
6:30 - 7:25 p.m.
September 13, 2021 - May 27, 2022 Leanna Mullen WS $550* Registration closed
Jazz 2 Prerequisite Required In Person Tuesdays
5:30 - 6:25 p.m.
September 13, 2021 - May 27, 2022 Arianna Fine WS $550* Registration closed
Acro 11+ In Person Wednesdays
6:50 -7:45 p.m.
September 13, 2021 - May 27, 2022 Heather Dennen WS $550* Registration closed
Hip Hop 11+ In Person Saturdays
11:00 - 11:55 a.m.
September 13, 2021 - May 27, 2022 Clarence Keith WS $550* Registration closed
Tap 11+ In Person Tuesdays
7:00 - 7:55 p.m.
September 13, 2021 - May 27, 2022 Jim Becker WS $550* Registration closed
Teen Training Troupe (T3) 12+ In Person Tuesdays and Thursdays
7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
September 13, 2021 - May 27, 2022 CAS Faculty WS $1500* Registration closed
Adult Tap 18+ In Person Thursdays
8:00 - 8:45 p.m.
September 16, 2021 - October 21 , 2021 Paige St. John WS $95 Registration closed
Petite Dance Company ** In Person Multiple September 13, 2021 - May 27, 2022 CAS Faculty WS $1550* Register
Junior Dance Company ** In Person Multiple September 13, 2021 - May 27, 2022 CAS Faculty WS $1750* Register
Teen Dance Company ** In Person Multiple September 13, 2021 - May 27, 2022 CAS Faculty WS $2300* Register


** Students will be placed in the appropriate company based on prerequisites and teacher recommendation.

Music Classes

Our music classes and programs for early learners from infants through elementary school are designed and taught by expert faculty who understand child development and musical growth. Learn more about the CAS Music Department.
Class Name Ages Format Days/Times Session Dates Instructor Location Tuition Register
MusicPlay 0 - 5 In-Person Saturdays
9:00 - 9:45 a.m. OR 10:00 - 10:45 a.m. OR 11:00 - 11:45 a.m.
September 18, - November 20, 2021 Julia Zanella BMAC $95* Registration closed
Dalcroze Eurhythmics 4 - 6 In Person Saturdays
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.,
September 11, 2021 - December 11, 2021 Lauren Hodgson BMAC $185* Registration closed
Dalcroze Eurhythmics 4 - 6 In Person Saturdays
9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
September 11, 2021 - December 11, 2021 Lauren Hodgson BMAC $185* Registration closed
Dalcroze Rhythmic-Solfège 6+ In Person Saturdays
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
September 11, 2021 - May 14, 2022 Lauren Hodgson BMAC $475* Registration closed
‘Ukulele for Young Musicians 8 - 11 In Person Wednesdays
5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
September 15 - December 8, 2021 (no class on November 3 or November 24) Lorelei Batislaong BMAC $130* Registration closed
Dalcroze Musicianship 8+ In Person Saturdays
11:30 a.m - 12:30 p.m.
September 11, 2021 - December 11, 2021 Lauren Hodgson BMAC $220* Registration closed
Viola ad-Venture 9 - 12 In Person Thursdays
7:00 - 7:45 p.m.
October 14 - December 9, 2021 Carol Ross BMAC $344* Registration closed

Theatre Classes

Starting with a foundation of playing, students in the CAS Theatre department explore the world of theatre and ensemble work through games and storytelling. Learn more about the CAS Theatre Department.
Class Name Ages Format Days/Times Session Dates Instructor Location Tuition Register
Improv I 8 - 11 In Person Mondays
5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
October 4 - November 22, 2021 Liz Huff WS $135* Registration closed
Improv II 12 - 14 In Person Mondays
6:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
October 4 - November 22, 2021 Liz Huff WS $135* Registration closed
Acting Basics I 12 - 14 In Person Wednesdays
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
September 15 - November 10, 2021 Heidi Harris WS $155* Registration closed

Visual Art Classes

Visual art classes and instruction at BW’s Community Art School provide challenging courses and a creative outlet for students of all experience levels. Learn more about the CAS Visual Art Department.
Class Name Ages Format Days/Times Session Dates Instructor Location Tuition Register
Mixed Media Exploration 8 - 11 In Person Tuesdays
4:55 p.m. - 5:40 p.m.
September 14, 2021 - November 9, 2021 Dottie Abner WS $155* Registration closed
Introduction to Drawing Techniques 11 - 14 In Person Tuesdays
5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
September 14, 2021 - November 9, 2021 Dottie Abner WS $165* Registration closed
Off the Canvas: Intro to Painting Techniques 11 - 14 In Person Tuesdays
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
September 14, 2021 - November 9, 2021 Dottie Abner WS $165* Registration closed
Portfolio Prep 14 - 18 In Person Thursdays
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
September 16 - November 11, 2021 Karyn Rodems WS $295* Registration closed