Dance Academy

The Community House Dance Academy is the premier classical and contemporary ballet school in Birmingham, giving dancers in our community an extraordinary home for their creativity. Experience friendship, joy and passion for dance in a community of nurturing educators dedicated to the growth and potential in each dancer. Choose from over 50 classes a week for adults and children! We offer Contemporary, Tap, Jazz, Broadway Dance, Hip Hop, Modern, Ballet, Pointe and Mommy & Me.

We create unique and original choreography that highlights the dancers’ strengths and personalities. Every spring, parents will glow with pride as their dancer takes the stage in the Annual Spring Recital.


Looking to start your dance journey with The Community House? This is your time!

We understand that parents have many questions when trying to decide on a dance program – it’s an important decision. We have many of your questions answered in our 2016-17 Policies Handbook.

We are very excited to discuss your dance needs, don’t hesitate to call or email Renee Wood, Director of The Dance Academy, at or 248.594.6415.





The Community House Dance Academy understands the ever-evolving nature of contemporary dance as well as the solid foundation of the classics and have gathered a faculty that reflects current trends and solid traditional teaching methods. Our faculty includes adult educators who are professionals, degreed and award winning!

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ballet ensemble

The Community House Ballet Ensemble provides an enhanced dance training opportunity to local youth, through quality artistic endeavors. Students between the ages of 8 and 18 from all communities in Southeast Michigan are eligible to audition for this program. Upon acceptance, dancers learn and prepare classical and contemporary dance works to perform for community events, and educational outreach programs, enhancing the lives of the people in our community. Performances include the Annual Pumpkin Patch, the Nutcracker Ballet, Sugar Plum Tea Party, ParkArt and more!


Upcoming Performances

TCH Dance Academy Annual Spring Recital

TCH Dance Academy celebrates its 52nd season of providing quality dance education in the heart of Birmingham. The Annual Student…

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Time To Get Involved

Start your philanthropic journey with The Community House and become a part of our extraordinary legacy. Whether it's a gift of your time, talent or treasure, we welcome your involvement with our organization as we strive to preserve the house people have been calling home for over a century. The time is now!

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