The Dance Place provides intellectually stimulating, physically challenging, age appropriate, technical dance training in a creative environment .

We emphasize the development of the students’ sense of compassion and community minded behaviors as well as providing opportunities for them to develop a choreographic voice with dramatic context.

Your student may have the opportunity to dance for special events here at The Dance Place.

Students may have the opportunity to perform at: 

  • The Iowa State Fair
  • NCew Visions Dance Group 
  • Collaboration with Iowa Dance Theatre
  • We produce an annual recital, to showcase and celebrate your student’s success.

Enjoy some holiday fun at 
    Festival of the Trees and Lights
     Veterans Memorial Convention Center
        Dance Place performs November 23rd at 1:30pm
 Come see our students perform in
 the Iowa Dance Theatre  Nutcracker at the Des Moines Civic Center
Saturday December 15 at 2pm and 7:30pm and Sunday December 16 at 2pm.


Questions or comments about the site, contact Craig Shogren at