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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

Summer Schedule.......COMING SOON!!


2015-2016 Fall/Winter/Spring Session

  • We are no longer accepting students for the remainder of the Fall/Winter/Spring Session.  Classes will resume in the Summer Session.
  • 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

BOYS ONLY TUMBLING (AGES 6 AND UP) - Schedule available May 31st

BOYS ONLY HIP HOP (AGES 6 AND UP) - Schedule available May 31st

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.



Recital 2016 Newsletter

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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, 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 at TDR


  • Tumble Tots/Kinder Tots (Show 2B) 12:30 - 1:15 p.m.
  • Tumble Tots/Kinder Tots (Show 3B)   1:15 - 2:00 p.m.
  • Beginner 1 and 2              (Show 2A)   2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
  • Beginner 1 and 2              (Show 3A)   3:15 - 4:15 p.m. 
  • Intermediate and Up        (Show 2A)   4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
  • Intermediate and Up        (Show 3A)   5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
40th Anniversary Recital Reminders - June 11 & 12
Dress Rehearsals:
  • Show 2 - Saturday, June 11th @ 7:00 a.m.
  • Show 3 - Saturday, June 11th @ 12:15 p.m.
  • Show 2 - Sunday, June 12th @ 1:00 p.m.
  • Show 3 - Sunday, June 12th @ 5:30 p.m.