Center for Dance Education

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1212 E 45th Place South
Tulsa, OK 74105

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1901 W New Orleans Street, Broken Arrow, OK 74011

For 60 years, Tulsa Ballet has been an integral part of the city of Tulsa and the State of Oklahoma. Our Center for Dance Education (CDE) provides the highest quality ballet training for students age 3 to adults.

Beginner to advanced, classes cover first introduction to movement up through pre-professional training. Our teachers have performed with prestigious companies around the world.


New! January Classes for ages 3-adult!

Classes start January 9, 2023
Click on age group below to see classes offered

Creative Movement

Dynamic classes for ages 3-5

Dance Classes

Ballet, Tap, Contemporary and Jazz for ages 6-13

Intensive Program

Pre-professional training for ages 9-18

Trainee Program

Post-secondary training for aspiring dancers ages 17-22

Adult Classes

Classes and performance opportunities for ages 16-adult

The Nutcracker Auditions

Be a part of the Tulsa Ballet magic this season


We’d love to hear from you.

Summer Programs

Training for all ages and levels

Dance for Parkinson’s

Free movement classes for PD patients and caregivers

Performance Ensembles

Additional performance opportunities for ages 8-adult

TBCDE Covid-19 Safety Protocols

Protocols and procedures for student, staff and parent safety

Meet the Faculty

TBCDE’s world class dance faculty

TBCDE Locations

Two convenient campuses located in Tulsa and Broken Arrow