Hello and welcome to Carla's Dance Factory. If you are new to our studio, please create an account to enroll in any class. Once registration begins we will require 5 students to keep a class open. We will let you know by the end of August if we need to move you to another class due to low enrollment.

Masterclass 2023-24

Name
Days
Location
Tuition
Masterclass Cherrise Wakeham
Erica Keating
15 spots left
Ages 13 - 18
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio D
Main
 
Masterclass Omari Collier
Omari Collier
15 spots left
Ages 13 - 28
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio D
Main
 
Masterclass Shannon Childers Brown
Erica Keating
15 spots left
Ages 13 - 18
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio D
Main
 
Masterclass Surprise Guest
Erica Keating
16 spots left
Ages 13 - 18
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio D
Main
 

2023-24 Non-Recital Classes

Name
Days
Location
Tuition
Adult Tap
Carla Gillespie Berry
8 spots left
This dance sampler class will include different styles every class so see what you enjoy the most. Your dancer will be exposed to Tap dance, Ballet, Jazz dance, and Hip Hop. If you wish to sign up for a recital class next season, we require ballet to take jazz, but you can take hip hop, ballet, and tap as stand-alone classes.
Ages 19 - 95
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio C
Main
$55.00
WED Musical Theater Teens
Sabine Scholz
9 spots left
Come join us to learn the basic steps needed in most musical theatre choreography, and then work on some complete routines that your student could use in auditions etc. after the class ends.
Ages 11 - 20
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio F
Main
 
THU Ballet/Lyrical 8-10 Old Beg
Kim Cotton
7 spots left
Ages 6 - 10
Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio C
Main
 

2023-24 The Academy One

Name
Days
Location
Tuition
The Academy
Carla Gillespie Berry
2 spots left
This class is held offsite at The Academy. The class is only available to those attending this school.
Ages 3 - 6
Wednesday
12:15 PM to 1:00 PM
The Academy
Satellite
$57.00

2023-24 RWID and Exceptional Classes

Name
Days
Location
Tuition
RWID Hip Hop Ages 4-12
Kim Cotton
5 spots left
A ground-breaking rhythm & dance program designed for those with learning differences and special needs.

The program uses fun and functional dance steps that mimic everyday life. Although taught with a hip hop flare, movement can be adjusted to fit any style! Rhythm Works Integrative This dance class is a class that focuses on foundational skill development, self-empowerment, independence and celebrating our diversity. Students will work on their Gross Motor Skills, Fine Motor Skills, Cognitive Processing, Memory & Recall, Executive Function, Motor Planning, Motor Execution, Social Skills, Strength, Flexibility, Body/Self Awareness, Expressive Language, Receptive Language, Force Grading Control, Focus, Imitation, Ideation, and Coordination

Ages 4 - 12
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio C
Main
 
Exceptional Tap
Kim Cotton
7 spots left
We are offering tap for our exceptional dancers out there. Come take a class with one of our RWID certified instructors.
Ages 7 - 30
Thursday
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio C
Main
 
RWID Hip Hop Ages 13+
Kim Cotton
7 spots left
A ground-breaking rhythm & dance program designed for those with learning differences and special needs.

The program uses fun and functional dance steps that mimic everyday life. Although taught with a hip hop flare, movement can be adjusted to fit any style! Rhythm Works Integrative This dance class is a class that focuses on foundational skill development, self-empowerment, independence and celebrating our diversity. Students will work on their Gross Motor Skills, Fine Motor Skills, Cognitive Processing, Memory & Recall, Executive Function, Motor Planning, Motor Execution, Social Skills, Strength, Flexibility, Body/Self Awareness, Expressive Language, Receptive Language, Force Grading Control, Focus, Imitation, Ideation, and Coordination

Ages 13 - 30
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio C
Main
 
Exceptional Ballet
Kim Cotton
12 spots left
We are offering ballet for our exceptional dancers out there. Come take a class with one of our RWID certified instructors.
Ages 8 - 30
Saturday
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Studio A
Main
 

Summer Camps/Classes 2024

Name
Days
Location
Tuition
Mommy and Me
Carla Gillespie Berry
15 spots left
Ages 2 - 3
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio A
Main
$40.00
TUE 3-4 Yr Ballet/Tap
Carla Gillespie Berry
14 spots left
Ages 3 - 4.5
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio A
Main
$40.00
TUE 5-7 Yr Ballet/Tap
Carla Gillespie Berry
14 spots left
Ages 5 - 7
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio A
Main
$40.00
TUE INT Tap Adult
Carla Gillespie Berry
15 spots left
Ages 19 - 90
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio A
Main
$40.00
TUE Intro to Dance 8-12 Yrs
15 spots left
Ages 8 - 12
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio F
Main
$40.00
TUE Beginner Tap Adult
Carla Gillespie Berry
15 spots left
Ages 19 - 90
Tuesday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio A
Main
$40.00
WED 5-7 Yr Ballet/Tap
15 spots left
Ages 5 - 7
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio B
Main
$40.00
WED 8-10 Yr Hip Hop
LaShonda DeWalt
15 spots left
Ages 8 - 10
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio A
Main
$40.00
WED 3-4 Yr Ballet/Tap
14 spots left
Ages 3 - 4.5
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio A
Main
$40.00
WED 5-7 Yr Hip Hop
LaShonda DeWalt
15 spots left
Ages 5 - 7
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio A
Main
$40.00
WED Intro to Dance 8-12 Yrs
Erica Keating
15 spots left
Are you struggling to find the perfect dance style for you? Look no further than our Dance Sampler! With an array of styles ranging from ballet to hip-hop and everything in between, you're sure to find your perfect fit. Try out ballet, tap, jazz, technique, hip-hop, musical theater, lyrical, and pom all in one place. Don't miss out on this opportunity to discover your passion for dance!
Ages 8 - 12
Wednesday
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio F
Main
$40.00
WED Teen Hip Hop
LaShonda DeWalt
15 spots left
Ages 11 - 18
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio A
Main
$40.00
WED BEG Jazz Adult
LaShonda DeWalt
15 spots left
Ages 19 - 68
Wednesday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio A
Main
$40.00
THU Dance Sampler for 8-10 yr olds
Kim Cotton
15 spots left
If you're looking to explore multiple dance styles and unleash your inner dancer, our Dance Sampler is perfect for you! With our sampler, you'll have the opportunity to try out an exciting range of dance forms including jazz, ballet, lyrical, hip hop, musical theater, and basic tumbling (acro). Come join us and get ready for a thrilling dance experience!
Ages 8 - 10
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio A
Main
$40.00
Frozen Camp
Amadi Collier
13 spots left
Ages 3 - 6
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio A
Main
$125.00
Independent Diva Camp
Amadi Collier
16 spots left
Ages 3 - 6
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio A
Main
$125.00
Superhero Camp
Amadi Collier
13 spots left
Ages 3 - 6
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio A
Main
$125.00
Tea Party Camp
Amadi Collier
16 spots left
Ages 3 - 6
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio A
Main
$125.00

Summer Intensives 2024

Name
Days
Location
Tuition
Intensive Company Ballet 5-7 Yr Old
Bruce Thornton
25 spots left
Welcome to the CDF Performing Company! Are you looking to improve your ballet skills or stay in shape over the summer? Our beginner ballet class is ideal for both newcomers and returning young dancers. Tailored to boost your abilities, our seasoned instructors will guide you in refining your technique and style. Enroll now to discover the joy of dance and embark on your journey to becoming an accomplished ballet dancer. This class is held alongside our Wednesday technique class and is suited for students with at least one year of experience in a beginner or intermediate recreational program. The drop-in rate is $25 per class or $75 for the entire month of June for Ballet and Technique classes.
Ages 5 - 7
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio D
Main
 
Intensive Company Ballet 8-11 Yr Old
Bruce Thornton
30 spots left
Welcome to the CDF Performing Company! Are you looking to improve your ballet skills or stay in shape over the summer? Our ballet class is ideal for both newcomers and returning young dancers. Tailored to boost your abilities, our seasoned instructors will guide you in refining your technique and style. Enroll now to discover the joy of dance and embark on your journey to becoming an accomplished dancer. This class is held alongside our Wednesday Technique with Stretch and Conditioning class. It is suited for students with at least two years of experience in a beginner or intermediate recreational program. The drop-in rate is $25 per class or $94 for the entire month of June for Ballet and Technique classes.
Ages 8 - 11
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio D
Main
 
Intensive Company Ballet 12 and Up
Bruce Thornton
30 spots left
Welcome to the CDF Performing Company! Are you seeking to enhance your ballet skills, flexibility, and strength, or simply aiming to stay fit during the summer? Our ballet class is perfect for new and returning dancers. Designed to elevate your skills, our experienced instructors will assist you in honing your technique and style. Register now to experience the exhilaration of dance and start your path to becoming a skilled dancer. This class runs concurrently with our Wednesday technique class with a stretch and strengthening class. It is appropriate for students with at least three years of experience in an intermediate recreational program. The drop-in fee is $25 per class, or you can opt for the full month of June for $94, covering Ballet, Technique, and Stretch/Strengthening classes.
Ages 12 - 21
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio D
Main
$94.00
Intensive Company Technique 5-7 Yr Old
Erica Keating
25 spots left
Welcome to the CDF Performing Company! Are you looking to improve your technique skills or stay in shape over the summer? Our beginner technique class is ideal for both newcomers and returning young dancers. Tailored to boost your abilities, our seasoned instructors will guide you in refining your technique and style. Enroll now to discover the joy of dance and embark on your journey to becoming an accomplished dancer. This class is held alongside our Tuesday Ballet class and is suited for students with at least one year of experience in a beginner or intermediate recreational program. The drop-in rate is $25 per class or $75 for the entire month of June for Ballet and Technique classes.
Ages 5 - 7
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio D
Main
 
Intensive Company Technique w/Stretch and Conditioning 8-11 Yr Old
Erica Keating
30 spots left
Welcome to the CDF Performing Company! Are you seeking to enhance your dance technique or maintain fitness during the summer? Our intermediate technique class is perfect for both new and returning young dancers. Designed to elevate your skills, our experienced instructors will assist you in honing your technique and style. Register now to experience the exhilaration of dance and start your path to becoming a skilled dancer. The class runs concurrently with our Tuesday Ballet class and is appropriate for students with a minimum of two years in a beginner or intermediate recreational program. Technique sessions are from 5:30-6:15 PM followed by stretching and conditioning from 6:15-7:00 PM. The drop-in fee is $25 per class or $94 for all Ballet, Technique, and Stretching/Conditioning classes for the entire month of June.
Ages 8 - 11
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio D
Main
 
Intensive Company Technique w/Stretching/Conditioning 12 and Up
Erica Keating
30 spots left
Welcome to the CDF Performing Company! Are you seeking to enhance your dance technique or maintain fitness during the summer? Our intermediate technique class is perfect for both new and returning young dancers. Designed to elevate your skills, our experienced instructors will assist you in honing your technique and style. Register now to experience the exhilaration of dance and start your path to becoming a skilled dancer. The class runs concurrently with our Tuesday Ballet class and is appropriate for students with a minimum of two years in a beginner or intermediate recreational program. Technique sessions are from 7:00-7:45 PM followed by stretching and conditioning from 7:45-8:30 PM. The drop-in fee is $25 per class or $94 for all Ballet, Technique, and Stretching/Conditioning classes for the entire month of June.
Ages 12 - 21
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio D
Main
 

Summer Masterclass 2024

Name
Days
Location
Tuition
Masterclass w/Brady Michael 8-11 yr olds
Brady Michael (Faculty)
30 spots left
Ages 8 - 11
Thursday
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio D
Main
 
Masterclass w/Cherrise Wakeham 8-11 yr olds
Cherrise Wakeham
30 spots left
Ages 8 - 11
Thursday
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio D
Main
 
Masterclass w/Danielle 8-11 yr olds
Danielle Melech
30 spots left
Danielle Melech is a 19-year-old dancer who has been dancing since she was 2 years old. She started competing in dance competitions when she was 7 years old and joined Carla's Dance Factory at the age of 8. She has performed in several shows, including Admix Dance Project in 2021, a virtual dance project for Omari Collier in 2022, and most recently Burlap Sakk in 2024.

From 2022 to 2023, Danielle was selected to be a Senior Lead Principal Role at Open Call Dance Competition, where she assisted teachers in various classes and helped backstage. Currently, she works as a teacher and choreographer at Carla's Dance Factory while continuing to train in multiple dance styles.

Ages 8 - 11
Thursday
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio D
Main
 
Masterclass w/Omari 8-11 yr olds
Omari Collier
30 spots left
Ages 8 - 11
Thursday
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio D
Main
 
Masterclass w/Brady Michael 12 and Up
Brady Michael (Faculty)
30 spots left
Ages 12 - 21
Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio D
Main
 
Masterclass w/Cherrise Wakeham 12 and Up
Cherrise Wakeham
30 spots left
Ages 12 - 21
Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio D
Main
 
Masterclass w/Danielle 12 and Up
Danielle Melech
30 spots left
Danielle Melech is a 19-year-old dancer who has been dancing since she was 2 years old. She started competing in dance competitions when she was 7 years old and joined Carla's Dance Factory at the age of 8. She has performed in several shows, including Admix Dance Project in 2021, a virtual dance project for Omari Collier in 2022, and most recently Burlap Sakk in 2024.

From 2022 to 2023, Danielle was selected to be a Senior Lead Principal Role at Open Call Dance Competition, where she assisted teachers in various classes and helped backstage. Currently, she works as a teacher and choreographer at Carla's Dance Factory while continuing to train in multiple dance styles.

Ages 12 - 21
Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio D
Main
 
Masterclass w/Omari 12 and Up
Omari Collier
30 spots left
Ages 12 - 21
Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio D
Main
 

Summer Dance Team Prep 2024

Name
Days
Location
Tuition
WED Dance Team Prep
Erica Keating
30 spots left
Are you looking to take your dancing skills to the next level? Join our dance team prep class this June and July! We provide a supportive and fun environment for anyone who wants to polish their skills or learn new ones. This is your chance to become the star of the team! Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity - enroll now!
Ages 8 - 20
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio D
Main