The Dance Gallery
Questions & Answers
What is a Welcome Class?
The “Welcome to The Dance Gallery Class” is an introductory class for older beginners or for students who have had prior dance experience but are new to The Dance Gallery. This class will serve as a springboard to move your child to the technique levels needed to join existing classes at The Dance Gallery. New is a kindergarten/first grade Welcome Class! Designed for beginners to learn basic tap and ballet steps. Stay in the class or move into a more advanced class? Many options here that we will guide you through..
What is a Preschool Class?
Our preschool classes consist of classic subjects of tap, ballet and tumbling taught at each lesson plus fanciful themes to encourage imagination and creative movement. Low student/teacher ratio. One of the strongest preschool programs in the nation.
What subjects are offered for older children?
All students are enrolled in tap and ballet classes. Starting in 2nd grade, students are eligible for jazz which spans the styles of contemporary, hip hop and Pom. Pointe work is offered to intermediate and advanced ballet students.
What performance opportunities are offered?
The Dance Gallery performs many times during the dance season. Our elementary age students perform at "It's A Dance Gallery Christmas" on Saturday, December 15, 2018. In the spring, performances include the Lubbock Arts Festival and the Major Production June 2019 held at the Civic Center Theater.
Who will teach my child?
Under the direction of owner Karla McNeill, faculty members are degreed in dance, education and counseling. Most have been on faculty for over a decade and are supported by assistant teachers to provide our low student/teacher ratio. The faculty is encouraging, loving and experienced dancers and teachers

What is the advantage of The Dance Gallery?
Whether looking for a recreational dance experience or for more serious training, The Dance Gallery has much to offer. Our motto "where we have fun, taking dance seriously" allows students of all levels to be welcomed, nurtured and find great joy in making their dance dreams come true. Fantasy and playfulness for our younger students. Training and discipline for everyone who yearns to Dance!