Community Ballet has provided ballet technique classes to students for over 35 years in the Scales Fine Arts Center of Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Starting with pre-ballet and creative movement for children in pre-kindergarten and progressing through advanced technique, classes are offered on a semester basis. 

New students are welcome in both Fall and Spring semesters when space permits. 

Fall and Spring Semester

Classes offered Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday for children aged 5 - 18.

Spring Concert

Spring Dance Concert in the Scales Fine Arts Center at Wake Forest University on Saturday, May 4, 2024.

Summer Intensive

One week summer intensive program from August for children aged 8 - 18. Dates are August 5-9.


Brantly Shapiro

Artistic Director and Instructor

Sam Shapiro and Emily Nicolaou


Leslie Spencer

Program Registrar

Brantly Shapiro and Chris Martin

Co-Directors of Dance at Wake Forest University

Mary Wayne-Thomas

Chair of Department of Theatre and Dance at Wake Forest University