Free* Dance Masterclasses

All masterclasses held in the Detroit Opera House Margo V. Cohen Dance Studio.

*Free with ticket to corresponding dance performance. Class fee is $25 without corresponding ticket. Pre-registration required.  For information, call (313) 237-3251 or write

Saturday, Nov. 24 11-12:30p
Ages 10 – 15

Alvin Ailey
Saturday, March 16 11-12:30p
Ages 13 and up





Dance Talks

Michigan Opera Theatre offers free opera and dance talks prior to each performance. Noted experts provide background and important information on what you will see on stage, enhancing your performance experience!

Dance Talks, held one hour prior to each performance, provide an insightful and entertaining preview of the dance company and works performed on stage. Hosted by MOTVA Dance Council, the free talks usually include a member of the performing dance company or company representative. Dance Talks will help dance patrons gain a better understanding of the works being performed, choreography and the dance company.

Don’t miss this free opportunity to further enhance your experience at the Detroit Opera House!

Ballet Detroit

Ballet Detroit provides learning opportunities throughout the season, including open classes, master classes, private training and auditions. Details and registration can be found on their website,

For more information regarding the Ballet Detroit outreach or development programs, please contact them directly at, or by phone at 409-4BALLET.


Inner City Dance Scope

Inner City Dance Scope offers dance training for ages 2 ½ – adults. ICDS provides dance training in ballet, jazz, modern, hip hop, and praise/liturgical dancing. Details can be found on their website:
For more information regarding the Inner City Dance Scope youth dance company, summer intensives, and outreach activities, email them at, or call (313) 444-0243.