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317-881-1905

Celebrating Our 40th Anniversary! 317-881-1905

The Largest, Most Experienced Dance Studio in Indianapolis

With over 40 Years of experience The Dance Refinery takes pride in refining the artistic talents of each of our students. We love to work as a team and express ourselves, and you can tell when you experience the heart and soul that we pour into each of our classes. Our studio is known for its experienced teachers who truly care for their students and want to see them succeed. To ensure our students’ success and keep our studio running smoothly, we also provide a parent/student handbook that familiarizes each of our families with our policies and procedures.

Hone Your Child’s Talent at Our School

Along with our gifted and nurturing staff, we offer the finest in Dance, Gymnastics, and Cheer recreational classes as well as competitive programs.This includes our 25,000 sq. ft. facility, complete with six large dance rooms, a full-sized gym, convenient dancewear boutique, snack bar, vocal studio and study hall. In addition to our many amenities, we are pleased to offer the following services at The Dance Refinery:

  • Dance instruction
  • Competitive Dance performing group
  • Competitive Tumbling performing groups
  • Cheer classes
  • Gymnastics
  • Voice lessons
  • Acting classes

Our premier childrens' dance school combines the best of the best in teachers, facilities and classes to give you and your family unsurpassed artistic direction.

Unleash Your Child's Potential at Our State-of-the-Art Facility

If you’ve been searching for the perfect place to spread your wings as a dancer, look no further than our exceptional programs at The Dance Refinery. As one of the top dance schools in the Indianapolis area, we take your childs' dance studio to a whole new level. Come see what you’ve been missing! Call us at 317-881-1905 to schedule your lessons today!

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Current Events

2015-2016 Fall/Winter/Spring Session

  • We are accepting students in the Wed 6:00 p.m. Hip Hop (ages 6-9) "Non-Recital" class through April 30th.
  • We are no longer accepting new students in all other dance and cheer classes for the remainder of the Fall/Winter/Spring Session.  Classes in dance and cheer will resume in the Summer Session.
  • New students in the tumbling/gymnastics classes will be accepted through the end of April.
  • Please check with the office for the availability of a particular class - Please Note:  The Friday 11:00 a.m. Tumble Buddies class has been CANCELLED!
  • Copies can be mailed upon request.
  • Free trial visits are available. Please inquire in the office for details. (Free trial visits must be scheduled in advance in order to participate.)

New Classes

TDR GLADIATORS is an exciting new boys-only program that fuses gymnastics, hip-hop and breakdancing, while focusing on strength, coordination, flexibility and total-body conditioning. Every class ends with the Gladiator parkour-style obstacle course, which challenges the students’ agility, endurance and stamina via running, jumping, climbing and other plyometric exercises.

This class is for boys ages 7 and up, and will meet on
  • Wednesday 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.    
  • Saturday     3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

CONTEMPORARY/LYRICAL will fuse the balance, flexibility and control of the pretty movements of lyrical with the edgier, abstract and expressive elements of contemporary.

This class will be offered in two age groups:

  • Ages 7-10 will meet on Tuesdays from 6:30-7:15 p.m.
  • Pre-teen/teen will meet on Tuesdays from 7:15-8 p.m.

INSANITY LIVE these are the days and times classes are offered:

  • Tuesday, 8-9 p.m.

Session B: February 2 - March 8 (6 weeks)

  • Price: $36 for all 6 weeks

2016 Tumbling Rehearsal Dates
Show assignments will be posted on the Janitorial Closet located in the gym viewing area.  Emails will be sent out soon with more details.
Sunday, February 28, 2016 at TDR
  • Tumble Tots/Kinder Tots (Show 2) 12:30 - 1:15 p.m.
  • Tumble Tots/Kinder Tots (Show 3)   1:15 - 2:00 p.m.
  • Beginner 1 and 2              (Show 2)   2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
  • Beginner 1 and 2              (Show 3)   3:15 - 4:15 p.m.
  • Intermediate and Up        (Show 2)   5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Intermediate and Up        (Show 3)   6:30 - 7:30 p.m.      
Sunday, March 13, 2016 at TDR
  • Tumble Tots/Kinder Tots (Show 2) 12:30 - 1:15 p.m.
  • Tumble Tots/Kinder Tots (Show 3)   1:15 - 2:00 p.m.
  • Beginner 1 and 2              (Show 2)   2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
  • Beginner 1 and 2              (Show 3)   3:15 - 4:15 p.m. 
  • Intermediate and Up        (Show 2)   5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Intermediate and Up        (Show 3)   6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 24, 2016 at TDR
  • Tumble Tots/Kinder Tots (Show 2) 12:30 - 1:15 p.m.
  • Tumble Tots/Kinder Tots (Show 3)   1:15 - 2:00 p.m.
  • Beginner 1 and 2              (Show 2)   2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
  • Beginner 1 and 2              (Show 3)   3:15 - 4:15 p.m. 
  • Intermediate and Up        (Show 2)   5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Intermediate and Up        (Show 3)   6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 22, 2016 at TDR
  • Tumble Tots/Kinder Tots (Show 2) 12:30 - 1:15 p.m.
  • Tumble Tots/Kinder Tots (Show 3)   1:15 - 2:00 p.m.
  • Beginner 1 and 2              (Show 2)   2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
  • Beginner 1 and 2              (Show 3)   3:15 - 4:15 p.m. 
  • Intermediate and Up        (Show 2)   5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Intermediate and Up        (Show 3)   6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 5, 2016 (location & Times TBD)