Master and Youth Classes

Take advantage of these special classes

Master Classes

For more information contact: Jane Startzman at 330.990.5263 or

Dance Company and Dates

  • Verbs Ballets - July 31
  • GroundWorks Dance Theater - August 7
  • Dayton Contemporary Dance Company - August 14
**Masks are required. Social distancing will be implemented.

Free Beginners' Youth Classes

As part of its outreach program to neighborhoods in which the performances occur each week, the City presents free “Beginners Dance” classes in three community centers each week of the festival. Instructors from Inlet Dance Theatre, will explore elements of dance foundations. Children eligible for the free classes are those going into the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades. The classes will be held during each week of the festival - Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10:30 – 11:30 am:

  • July 27, 28, 29 - Reservoir Community Center
  • Aug. 3,4, 5 – Firestone Park Community Center
  • August 10, 11, 12 – Forest Lodge Park Community Center

All classes are taught by professional dancers with Inlet Dance Theatre. The sessions are free, and no prior experience is necessary. Registration will be required at and masks must be worn inside the community centers.