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 and up.

Spring Concert

Spring Dance Concert in the Scales Fine Arts Center at Wake Forest University. Date is TBD.

Summer Intensive

One week summer intensive program from August 14th-18th for children aged 8 and up.


Brantly Shapiro

Artistic Director and Instructor

Sam Shapiro and Emily Nicolaou


Matthew Driver


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