• May Showcase

    Performance: May 8, 2021

    Selected classes perform at the end of the school year in a virtual showcase. Classes include tap, hip hop, Dance Around the World, Boys Class, Ballet Performance, and more! Students interested in a more in-depth performance opportunity should consider our Step Onscreen class and Ballet Performance.

  • Step Onscreen/Uncertain Weather
    Ages 8-18
    Film premiere: May 15, 2021
    No audition required

    A weekly class designed to cultivate performance skills, camera presence, and an immersive theatrical experience from home, enrollment in Step Onscreen includes participation in the December Showcase and the reimagining of Uncertain Weather, our annual school production, for film. Uncertain Weather features student performers of different ages in a variety of dance styles. Directed and choreographed by School Director and ODC/Dance Associate Choreographer Kimi Okada, with additional guest choreographers, Lindsay Leonard and Kristin Damrow, class time is devoted to the creation, rehearsal, and filming of choreography — strict attendance is required! Should ODC be able to open to live in-person classes, there will be the option (not required) for students to participate in special filmed sessions at ODC with our professional production team. Additional rehearsals will be scheduled based on City allowances (dates TBA). Students must be enrolled in any concurrent ODC Youth & Teen Program technique class to participate.

  • Seeds, ODC's Teen Hip Hop Dance Company | Ages 13–18

    Audition Prep Workshop & Info Session
    September 23, 2020 6:00 -7:30 PM

    Audition Date
    October 2, 2020 6:00 - 8:00 PM

    Join Seeds, ODC’s Teen Hip Hop Dance Company, which offers students the opportunity to delve deep into hip hop dance training, improvisation, and performance. Styles include popping, house, classic hip hop, waacking, and other street genres. With an emphasis on originality, this teen company teaches students how to move with confidence and passion, while also exploring the socio-cultural components of hip hop through dedicated discussions and enrichment. Two years of experience in hip hop dance is recommended. Strict rehearsal and class attendance is required. Culminating project to be announced.

    5:30 - 7:00 PM

  • Dance Jam, ODC's Teen Contemporary Dance Company | Ages 13–18

    Fall 2021 Audition TBD

    Under the leadership of Kimi Okada and D. Montalvo, the teen contemporary dance company continues online with exciting new 2020-21 programming adapted for online learning. Members of the Dance Jam perform work by the choreographers of our professional company, ODC/Dance (Brenda Way, KT Nelson, and Kimi Okada), as well as renowned guest choreographers who have included; Katie Faulkner, Robert Dekkers, D. Montalvo, Chuck Wilt, Erica Chong Shuch, and Scott Wells.

    Members of the Dance Jam are challenged with the creation of new works for film and the complexities of training in multiple dance techniques. They engage in dance mentorship with other students in the Youth & Teen Program and are offered the unique experience of working with ODC/Dance, the professional parent company. With guidance from ODC staff, the Dance Jam produces their annual home season (online in 2021!), expanding their skill set and understanding of work within a professional dance company. The Jam will hold special programming between the Fall and Spring Sessions (January 4, 2020 – January 8, 2021).


    Ballet Class | 4:15–5:30pm
    Rehearsal | 5:45–7:00pm


    Contemporary Class | 4:15–5:30pm


    Ballet Class | 4:15–5:30pm
    Rehearsal | 5:45–7:00pm


    Contemporary Class | 4:15–5:30pm


    Stretch & Strength | 4:15–5:15pm
    Company Meeting | 5:15–5:45pm
    Dance Jam Friday | 5:45–7:15pm


    Contemporary (twice a week) $1,080*
    Ballet (twice a week) $1,080*
    Stretch & Strength $540*
    Freaky Friday $540*
    Rehearsal (twice a week) $1080*
    Participation Fee $180*
    Beyond the Classroom Registration Fee $30
    Total $4,530
     *Price reflects 10% multiple class discount
    Scholarship opportunities available.