• Dance Theatre of Jacksonville
    14 Doris Avenue
    Jacksonville, NC 28540
  • Phone: (910) 347-3226
    Email (General Inquiries):

Summer Registration

Your tuition payment must accompany your registration in order to hold a place for your child. Classes and class sizes are limited. All classes are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. There is no registration fee required. Summer registration will begin April 5th at 6:00 pm. You can register for classes in your Parent Portal. Your tuition is refundable until May 15, 2021.

New Student Registration
To register, you must CLICK HERE. After completely filling out the registration you will be able to login to the Parent Portal (click on the blue bunny logo on the home page to get to the Parent Portal login page). This will give you the ability to register for a particular class and also give you access to your account information, make payments and other information in the future.

Summer 2021 Schedule of classes

Weekly Summer Classes


 Session 1: June 8 - July 3        
 Session 2: July 6 – July 31

 Rhyme, Rhythm & Motion                
 Wednesday 10:00-11:00

 Baby Ballet:                                       
 Tuesday 5:30 - 6:00
 Saturday 9:30 - 10:00                                      

 Tap/Ballet 4 yr olds               
 Wednesday 5:30 - 6:30
 Saturday 11:00 - 12:00

 Tap/Ballet 5/6 yr olds                                    
 Wednesday 6:30 - 7:30
 Saturday 10:00 - 11:00

 Jazz 1                                                
 Tuesday 7:00 - 8:00

 Jazz Tech
 Tuesday 5:00 – 6:00

 Ballet 1                                              
 Tuesday 6:00 - 7:00

 Ballet Tech
Tuesday 7:00 – 8:00
 Tap 1 (Session 1 only)
 Wednesday 7:30 – 8:30

 Dance Review
 Wednesday 6:00 - 7:00
 Saturday 12:00 – 1:00
 Lyrical 1 

 Tuesday 6:00 – 7:00

 Cont. & Improv
 Wednesday 7:00 – 8:00
 Hip Hop 1
 Wednesday 5:00 – 6:00

 Adult Hip Hop
 Wednesday 8:00 – 9:00

 Adult Ballet
 Tuesday 8:00-9:00

After many wonderfully successful productions, Dance Theatre will be continuing to offer Musical Theater to enrich our students’ performance skills through theatrical training. We are looking for dedicated students ages 7 and up who are willing to commit to a week during the summer and a rehearsal once a month during the next school year. To participate, your child must have had prior jazz experience and must be enrolled in a weekly dance class at Dance Theatre in the fall. 
July 26 - July 30     9:30-12:00                  $100


Competitive Companies
The Performance and Elite Companies are made up of the most dedicated and serious students. There will be an informational NEW parent meeting on Wednesday, June 9th at 5:30 p.m. for anyone interested in auditioning. Auditions will begin after the meeting on Wednesday and continue on Thursday, June 10th.  This audition is open to any student 6 years old and up. There is a $20 audition fee per student. Our instructors will be glad to discuss your child’s potential and answer any questions you might have. The summer schedule for Company classes will be emailed out at a later date.

Annual Nutcracker Production
We proudly announce that we will be having our 12th annual Nutcracker production on December 11 & 12, 2021. Nutcracker casting is Monday, June 7th and Tuesday, June 8th. We will be holding an informational meeting at DTOJ on Tuesday, June 1st at 5:30 p.m. A detailed newsletter will be emailed to all current DTOJ students. Students are eligible if, in the fall of 2021, they are going to be in 2nd grade or above and will be enrolled in a weekly class at DTOJ.

Summer Camps 3 - 4 year olds - link to PDF

Summer Camps 5 - 8 year olds - link to PDF

Weekly Summer Class Prices

30 mins $36
1 hour $48
1.5 hours $66
2 hours  $84
2. 5 hours   $101             
3 hours  $119



Jazz I, Ballet I, Tap I, and Hip Hop I - Students must be entering the 1st grade in the fall.
Lyrical I – Students must have had a full year of ballet class (ex. Ballet I) and should be in at least 2nd grade
Ballet Tech Students placed in Ballet 2, 3 or 4 for Fall 2021 season.
Jazz TechStudents placed in Jazz 2, 3 or 4 for Fall 2021 season.
Musical Theater - For students ages 7 and up, with prior jazz experience. At least one weekly dance class is required in the fall to participate.
Cont. & Improv – Dance experience required, must be entering 3rd grade in the fall.


Ballet - Black leotard with pink tights and pink canvas ballet shoes. Skirts are permitted. Hair must be secured in a bun (unless impossible).
Baby Ballet - Black leotard with pink tights and pink leather ballet shoes. Tutus and ballet skirts are permitted.
Tap/Ballet Combination - Black leotard with pink tights. Pink leather ballet shoes and black tap shoes. Tutus and ballet skirts are permitted.
Jazz - Black leotard with tan tights. Tan slip-on jazz shoes. Dance shorts and skirts are permitted.
Hip Hop - Loose comfortable clothing. No jeans, leotards or booty shorts.  Tennis shoes or dance sneakers.
Lyrical, Cont. & Improv - Any appropriate dance attire, bare feet.
Musical Theater - Any appropriate dance attire, bare feet or jazz shoes.
Dance Review - Any appropriate dance attire, bare feet.