About Us

Accent on Dance strives to enhance our students self-image and poise while learning and experiencing a true art form. Dance is an excellent exercise for the mind and body. The gift of dance is a valuable choice and can be an important asset in all aspects of development.

Thank you for voting us Milwaukee areas best dance studio of 2016.

Who We Are

Accent On Dance has been so much more than a dance studio. It is a place to grow up!  It is an environment you, as a parent, can trust, filled with life lessons they, as a student, can learn. We treasure the ability to impact your child’s life in a positive way through the art of dance!

Register for Classes

You can register for dance classes online, by mail, or in studio. A family registration fee is needed in order to hold your spot in class if not paying at time of registration. Classes start in September and go through until the recital in June.

Policies, Dress, and Rates

Our studio policies are instilled to ensure a successful program for our dancers. Following our policies provides our dancers continued progress and growth with a positive experience. Class registration and tuition rates are also available.

Our Instructors

Our faculty is passionate about dance and delivering inspiration, energy, and skills to their classes and students. Some of our teachers have grown up through Accent on Dance and have lived the tradition and continue to instill that tradition into our classes.

Gallery and Videos

Watch videos of our dancers, the studio, our programs and classes, our summer intensive reels. View our gallery of images from the studio, classes, our dancers, recitals, and competitions. See and feel what Accent on Dance is all about!

AOD’s Alumni

Many Accent on Dance dancers have gone on to professional dance careers and we thank our Alumni for actual dance world experience that continue to come back and feed our faculty and students.

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Our Programs

We have a place for every dancer. From beginner to experienced. Each of our programs offers a different level of commitment.
Our Developmental program offers students high quality education in a caring and nurturing environment. In Our Troupe and Company programs auditioned students will be given unique opportunities to fine tune and develop their skills in a more focused environment.


2018-19 Class Schedule/Summer 2018

This is the class schedule for our 2018-19 Developmental program and our 2018 Summer season.
For a list of Troupe and Company classes please call the front desk at


Preballet (3 to 4 yrs) 3:45pm-4:30
D1/2 (5-7yrs) Ballet/Tap Combo Class 4:30pm-5:30pm
D3 (7-8yrs) Ballet/Tap Combo Class 4:30pm-5:30pm
D4 (8-9yrs) Ballet/Tap Combo Class 5:30pm-6:30pm
D6/7 (11-12yrs) Ballet/Tap/ Jazz Combo Class 6:30pm-8:30pm

Pre-ballet (3-4yrs) Ballet Class 3:45-4:30
D1 (5-6yrs) Ballet/Tap Combo Class 5:00pm-6:00pm
D2 (6-7yrs) Ballet/Tap Combo Class 6:00pm-7:00pm
D3/4 (7-8yrs) Ballet/Tap Combo Class 4:30pm-5:30pm

Pre-ballet (3 to 4 yrs) 9:15am-10:00am
Pre-ballet (3 to 4 yrs) 3:45pm-4:30pm
D1 (5-6yrs) Ballet/Tap Combo Class 5:00pm-6:00pm
D2 (6-7yrs) Ballet/Tap Combo Class 6:00pm-7:00pm
D5 (9-10 yrs) Ballet, Tap, Jazz Combo Class 5:30pm-7:00pm
Hip Hop 1/2 (3rd-6th grade) 7:00pm-8:00pm
Adult Tap (18 yrs and up)  8:30pm to 9:30pm

D3 (7-8yrs) Ballet/Tap Combo Class 6:30pm-7:30pm
Hip Hop 1/2 (3rd-6th grade) 5:30pm-6:30pm

Pre-ballet#1 (3 to 4 yrs) 9:00-9:45am
Pre-ballet#2 (3 to 4 yrs) 9:45-10:30am
D1 (5-6yrs) Ballet/Tap Combo Class 10:30am-11:30am

Hip Hop 1/2 1:30pm Saturday’s
Hip Hop 3 2:30pm Saturday’s
Hip Hop 1/2 4:30pm Thursday’s

Pre Pointe 2:30pm Saturday’s NO RECITAL
Pointe 1 1:30pm Saturday (Teacher recommendation required) NO RECITAL
Pointe 2 10:30am Saturday’s (Teacher recommendation required) NO RECITAL
Pointe 3 12:30pm on Saturday’s
Advanced Pointe  11:30am Saturday’s  NO RECITAL
Contemporary (Modern/Lyrical/Improv Combo class) No ballet required 12:30pm to 1:30pm Saturday’s

Tricks, Turns, Leaps and Jumps 11:30am Saturday’s (9 yrs to 12 yrs) NO RECITAL
Tricks, Turns, Leaps and Jumps 1:30pm Saturday’s (13 yrs-18 yrs) NO RECITAL

Summer Sessions – Tuesday/Thursday’s


Session#1: 7/10, 7/12, 7/17, 7/19, 7/31, 8/2
Session#2: 8/14, 8/16, 8/21, 8/23, 8/28, 8/30
Techniques Session is 1 session:  7/10, 7/12, 7/17, 7/19, 7/31, 8/2, 8/14, 8/16, 8/21, 8/23, 8/28, 8/30


Tumbling/Acro Classes: Stretch and strengthen.  As the student is ready the following skills will be introduced: forward, backward rolls (tuck, pike, straddle, chest) Head/hand/chest stands, cartwheels, round offs, hurdles, bridges, backbends, limbers/walkovers (front/back) one handed cartwheels/walkovers, variations of front/back walkovers, front/back handsprings, aerials.

Beg Acro/Tumble (6-9 yrs old) 10:00am to 11:00am  $90.00 per session
Inter Acro/Tumble (10-14 yrs old) 11:00am to 12:00pm $90.00 per session


Summer Jazz Camp:  Lets Go!  Experience the joy of expression that comes with upbeat music and interesting new moves!  Gain coordination and confidence along with strength and flexibility!

Hip Hop kids (5-7 yrs old) 10:00am to 11:00am $90.00 per session
Beg Jazz (8-12 yrd old) 9:00am to 10:00am $90.00 per session


Technique Sessions: A full ballet class followed by an alternating combination of jazz, contemporary, improvisation, progression, and technique.  Stay in shape, work on new skills, meet up with your “dance friends” and do what you love most all summer long!  Low discounted rate!  Drop in rates available-see front desk!

Intermediate Technique (8-12 yrs old) 4:00pm to 6:00pm $210.00
Advanced Intermediate Tech (12 yrs-up) 6:00pm to 9:00pm $315.00
Advanced Tech (12 yrs-up) 6:00pm to 9:00pm $315.00


Audition Week-July 23rd – 27th

Summer Auditions 

8th-12th grade Auditions (12:00pm to 2:00pm) $140.00
5th-7th grade Auditions (2:00pm to 4:00pm) $140.00
1st-4th grade Auditions (4:00pm to 5:00pm) $80.00


Audition Week Classes July 23rd – 27th

Hip Hop Classes ($80.00 per class)
     8th to 12th grade 3:00pm to 4:00pm
     5th to 7th grade 12:00pm to 1:00pm
     1st to 4th grade 5:00pm to 6:00pm


Pointe Classes ($80.00 per class)
     Pointe (8th-12th grade) 2:00pm to 3:00pm
     Pre-Beginninig Pointe (5th-7th grade) 1:00pm to 2:00pm


Ballet and Tap Combo  ($80.00 per class)
     Kindergarden to 1st grade 11:00am to 12:00pm


Preschool Creative Dance ($65.00 per class) 10:15am to 11:00am

2018 Summer Intensive!  August 6th-10th

(Open to all dancers ages 7 and up!-All levels)


An intense, focused and fun 5 day workshop!

Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Lyrical, Musical Theatre and more.

Teachers booked so far!  Lisette Bustamante, Nick DiNicolangelo, Jared Baker more to come!!!!


Senior Grouping (14 and up) 12:30pm to 6:00pm ($455.00)
Teen Grouping (11 to 13 yrs)  1:30pm to 6:00pm ($365.00)
Junior Grouping (7 to 10 yrs) 3:30pm to 6:00pm ($255.00)


Our 2018 June recital will take place June 13th through June 17th at The Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for The Arts in Brookfield.

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Our studio is located north of I94, off HWY F, on Watertown Road.
Please contact us with comments, questions or concerns.


Accent on Dance

N20 W22942 Watertown Road

Waukesha, WI 53186


Phone: (262) 513-8590
Summer Hours (6/11/18 thru 9/21/18)
Tuesdays 9:00am to noon and Thursday’s 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Classes resume 9/24/18