Benson Academy of Dance - Marion Ballet Theatre

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Dance Classes for Students of All Ages

Enroll in dance classes at Benson Academy of Dance. We offer high-quality instruction in a wide variety of styles and great opportunities for performance. We welcome students ages 2 through senior citizens of all levels beginner through professional.

Tiny Tots & Kinderdance

This class for young children combines ballet and tap techniques with creative movement. The class focuses on developing a technical understanding of dance techniques from a young age.

Classical Ballet/Pointe

Learn the art of classical ballet from an experienced teacher. We offer classes for students of all ages, from beginners to pre-professionals.

Contemporary Ballet

Discover contemporary dance innovations using classical ballet techniques. Our contemporary ballet classes offer exciting and creative opportunities.

Woman Dancing


Learn modern choreography and techniques. Our contemporary and modern dance classes use an exploratory and interactive movement style that focuses on athleticism, improvisation, inversions, and defiance of gravity.


Dive into the world of jazz dance. Our jazz classes are a classical fusion of jazz technique with lyrical and contemporary styles.


Young people love our hip-hop dance classes. These classes incorporate multicultural movement styles that allow students to explore past and present pop cultures.


Discover the thrill of tap dancing. Our tap classes combine foundational tap techniques with contemporary flavor.

Musical Theatre

Do you dream of performing on Broadway? These classes focus on the many dance and movement techniques involved in musical theater performance.

Dance Fusion

A dazzling montage of many dance genres producing new stylistic dance movement.


Learn incredible acrobatic techniques safely. This program includes introductory through advanced tumbling skills along with proper stretching and conditioning.

Acrobatic Technique

Private Lessons

Private lessons are the best way to develop your technique and make faster progress. Contact us to schedule private lessons for your child.

Movement Classes for Senior Citizens & Rehabilitative Needs

Dance and movement are great ways to stay strong and flexible at any age. We offer movement classes for senior citizens and rehabilitation through dance.