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Mutual Arts Centers Hartwell

Just a few minutes off of I-75, convenient to businesses and local shopping.

8222 Monon Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45216



Our kids/teen full-year class dates will start on

September 5, 2023


Final class date is

Mid-May TBA with Recital Date

September 4, 2023 - Labor Day

November 19 - 26, 2023 - Fall Break

December 17, 2023 - January 1, 2024 - Winter Break

January 15, 2024 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

March 24 - 31, 2024 - Spring Break

September 5, 2023 - Classes Start!

October 25 - 31, 2023 - Costume Dress Up Week

November 12 - 18, 2023 - Bring a Friend Week

December 10 - 16, 2023 - Family Watch Week

December 31, 2023 - Last day to register for any class

April-May, 2023 ALL CLASSES MANDATORY to prep for recital

May 2024 - Mutual Arts Dance Recital - TBA SOON!



PLEASE NOTE: The tuition listed below is paid MONTHLY for 9 months. (The full year is averaged per month.) A $30 non-refundable annual registration fee is due at the time of signing-up. Your first month's tuition will come out in September and continue automatically each month.  If finances are the reason you are not signing up for classes, please reach out to us! We have financial aid available.  If a class is full, please join the waiting list! If we have 5 students on a list we can start creating another class or adding additional teachers to make class happen for you!

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  • We have class options for ages 3-18 (PreK-12th).
  • Classes are grouped by grade for the 23-24 school year.
  • Dancers must be 3 years old at the time of sign up to participate.
  • All dancers attending classes must be fully potty trained and able to use the restroom independently.
  • No audition required: just sign up!
  • Abilities may be mixed within a class.
  • Can take as few or as many classes as you’d like!
  • Classes need 5 students for it to run.
  • No formal dress code: Any clothes your dancer can move freely in is great!
  • However a lot of our dancers will wear leotards/tights. 
  • We ask that you do not wear jeans or dresses without shorts under them.
  • Yes, some classes do require shoes:
    • Ballet or Creative Movement – Ballet shoes (pink for feminine presenting dancers and black for masculine presenting dancers)
    • Tap – Black Tap shoes
    • Hip Hop – clean, non-marking sneakers that are reserved for dance class and ARE NOT worn outside.
    • Modern – barefoot
  • Please have shoes by the second week of class! Guardians, please provide.
  • Please make sure that all dance shoes are NOT worn outside!
  • 10% discount is applied to total monthly tuition when you sign up more than 1 child/class
  • Financial aid is available! Please email to apply
  • We are also a qualified education service provider of the Ohio ACE program
  • If finances are the reason you are unable to sign up for class, please reach out to us! We would love to make dance classes happen for you.
  • Tuition INCLUDES recital costume and tights.
  • Tuition pays for the teacher’s and assistant’s time.
  • Tuition compensates for admin and office duties.
  • Tuition goes toward occupancy costs to keep the building open and running.
  • Tuition helps fund the theatre rental for the recital.
  • Tuition allows for us to hire a videographer for the recital.
  • Additional (not included in tuition) recital costs include: tickets and optional memorabilia purchases.
  • The cost of costumes, tights, and many other items has gone up SIGNIFICANTLY this year, which is reflected in our tuition.
  • If you need to drop a class, you must email with a written notice of your final class date.
  • Once a class if dropped, you will not be charged tuition.
  • Please note that if we have already ordered recital costumes and you need to drop a class, you will be responsible for paying the remaining balance of your costume.
  • We do have two small lobby areas with limited seating.
  • Parents may be a distraction to children in the class, so we ask that you wait in a lobby area or in your car.
  • If your child is too young to enter and exit on their own, please absolutely feel free to come to the lobby to wait for them!
  • Please arrive on time for class! We ask that you arrive no more than 5-10 minute before your class begins.
  • Please make sure your dancer uses the restroom BEFORE class starts!
  • If your child has anything we need to know about, please reach out!! We want to make sure everyone has a successful year of classes.
  • Please bring a water bottle with you! We have fountains for refills.
  • Please make sure your dancer’s hair is secured away from their face – ponytails, braids, buns, etc are welcome. Dancer’s can not wear their hair down to class!

Looking for new dancewear and/or dance shoes? We highly recommend our friends at Northern Kentucky Dancwear!

Let them know you’re from Mutual Arts Centers to save 15% for the 23-24 season! 

The Ohio Afterschool Child Enrichment (ACE) educational savings account program provides funds for students and families to use on various enrichment and educational activities, including tutoring, day camps, music lessons, study skills services and field trips.

To sign up or learn more, click the link below.

What classes should you sign-up for?

These descriptions apply only to our regular-term classes that occur from fall through spring.
For summer programming, please see those individual pages.

Types of Classes

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Age, Grade, or Level 23-24

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Have questions? Contact us at or 513.494.6526.