Our mission is to instill an appreciation and love for the art of dance through professional training and education. This esteem-building approach encourages students to excel at their individual pace while reaching their full potential, whether recreational or professional.

Courtney Laves-Mearini, Director
Upcoming event - The City Ballet of Cleveland, formerly Cleveland City Dance Company, will be presenting its annual “Uniquely Cleveland Nutcracker” this weekend, Saturday, December 6th at 7:00 pm and Sunday, December 7th at 2:00 pm at Tri-C’s Eastern Campus. Come enjoy the sights and sounds as The City Ballet of Cleveland and other local dancers perform this all new, full length production partially funded by Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, and the Ohio Arts Council. Guest artists include Mark Otloski and Andrea Blanskstien-Otloski both formerly of Cleveland San Jose Ballet, among many more. For details please visit City Ballet of Cleveland



  • Cleveland City Dance
  • 13108 Shaker Square
  • Cleveland, Ohio 44120
  • Phone: 216.295.2222

Cleveland City Dance offers professional dance classes with patient and experienced teachers in many dance styles. Our wonderful staff provides knowledge and a caring and nurturing atmosphere in each class so every student progresses at their individual pace to reach their greatest potential. Students are thoughtfully placed according to their individual ability. We strive to provide a safe, supportive and structured environment for all our students.

We offer classes for children and adults, six days a week throughout the year including summer camps. Our studios feature state of the art sprung dance floors with Marley (vinyl) surfaces, viewing windows for parents to easily observe class, open house performances and other performing opportunities throughout the year.

Our teachers have years of experience as professional dancers, teachers and choreographers in the community and nationally. They are always happy to work with students on an individual basis to help bring out their very best, both in the regular or private classes

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