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The Preparatory Dance Open Program offers classes in Ballet and Contemporary Dance for students of all ages and abilities who love to dance and want high-quality instruction with a flexible class schedule. Multiple levels for adults and teens provide the opportunity for Adult Continuing Education (ACE) in a sequential format, accommodating both students with years of serious training as well as beginners who are eager to get started. Dance Class Cards are offered for busy adults, and makes it possible to sample classes. Open Program classes for children ages 7-12 provide an entry point to study Ballet and Contemporary Dance once a week without formal performances.Β 


Teen and Adult (13 and up)

Class OfferingDaysTimesInstructorStudioTuition
Open BalletMonday7:30-8:45 PMKristen FaraclasAHB28$1,110.00 + Registration Fee
Beginners BalletThursday7:15-8:30 PMGail MelfiTowson Studio$1,110.00 + Registration Fee
Ballet for EveryBodyWednesday7:00-8:15 PMLisa Green-CudekAHB28$1,110.00 + Registration Fee
Ballet 2/3Wednesday7:00-8:15 PMAdrienne DuckettAHB22$1,110.00 + Registration Fee
Class registration is for both Fall & Spring semesters

Open Program Beginners (ages 7-12) & Elementary (ages 9-12)

Class OfferingDaysTimesInstructorStudioTuition
BeginnersSaturday1:00-2:15 PMAdrienne DuckettAHB29$890.00 + Registration Fee
Elementary Thursday4:30-5:45 PMGail MelfiTowson Studio$1,110.00 + Registration Fee
ElementarySaturday2:00-3:15 PMAdrienne DuckettAHB29$1,110.00 + Registration Fee

Contemporary Dance

Contemporary Dance for Teens and Adults 

Tuesday7:30-8:45 PMAmanda FairTowson Studio$1,110.00 + Registration Fee
Saturday12:30-2:00 PMFranki GrahamLH16$1,340.00 + Registration Fee

Contemporary Dance Foundations 

Monday4:30-5:30 PMFranki GrahamTowson Auditorium$895.00 + Registration Fee

Other Dance Forms

Latin Dance for Adults and Teens  

Monday5:00-6:15 PMTabitha HitchyeAHB22$1,110.00 + Registration Fee

Jazz for Adults and Teens  

Tuesday7:30-8:45 PMNicole Bealand308C$1,110.00 + Registration Fee

Once you’re ready to register for classes, please visit our registration page.

Dance Class Cards

Dance class cards are available for Open Program students ages 13-adult. Cards can be used to sample any or all of the dance forms – or to take one class as your schedule permits. Class Cards can be purchased through our online ASAP Connected site. These cards expire at the end of the semester; unused classes cannot be carried over to the next semester.  All Class Cards are 75-minutes.

Class Card Options

Dance Open Program 5 Class Card (75 minutes)$190.00 + Registration Fee
Dance Open Program 10 Class Card (75 minutes)$370.00 + Registration Fee
Dance Open Program 20 Class Card (75 minutes)$715.00 + Registration Fee
Dance Open Program Semester Pass (75 minutes)$680.00 + Registration Fee
Tuition price reflects a 32-week semester

All students, including those purchasing class cards, must pay a $50 registration fee. This fee will be assessed only once during the semester.
Class cards expire at the end of the session in which they are purchased. Unused classes cannot be carried over to the next semester.