Dance Department

The North Shore Academy of the Arts  Dance Department offers a thorough dance education for all ages! Our unique approach allows students the opportunity to learn the art of dance though technically structured classes. They not only  focus on the movement aspect, but also on the comprehension needed to understand why and how dance movement works for individual  bodies! By stimulating the minds and bodies of our students we set them up for proven greater success in the arts industry!  NSAA is an academy that allows students the unique opportunity to explore all  aspects of the arts; offering classes in musical theatre, voice, instruments, visual arts, literary arts, and much more!  It is undeniable that students will love and  cherish their experience with us, as part of the NSAA family!


North Shore Academy of the Arts is committed to forwarding dance as an art and a means of personal expression throughout the North Shore and greater Milwaukee area.  The dance program is known throughout the area for maintaining high professional technical standards while nurturing and motivating each dancer to reach their highest potential!  NSAA works closely with various dance affiliates to accommodate all needs.


Dance Themed Birthday Parties and Private Lessons – call for details.                      

Balancing Arts Yoga Studio

housed at the Arts Mill works closely with NSAA which offers holistic movement classes that compliment the creative process of performing, visual and literary artists.


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Target Age: Teen/Adult
Come join the fitness party! Everybody can join in, you do not have to have dance experience,  and every class feels like a celebration!!!
Zumba is the latin inspired fitness phenomenon.
Zumba fuses Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves into a dynamic workout.
Zumba is a total body workout with toning exercises and fat-burning  moves for a workout that’s more fun than it is work.
Instructors:  Kim O’Reilly and Merlynn Kimmel
Contact instructors  for further details.  NSAA

Dance Classes

Who would like to learn how to dance? Or have you always wanted to? Come join us Monday nights staring for Ballet and Jazz classes! Schedule is as follows.
Ballet 1 (ages 3-4) 3:30-4:00
Ballet 2 (ages 6-7) 4:45-5:15
Ballet 4 (ages 12 and up) 6:15- 7:15
Adult Ballet Class (No previous experience required.) Time: TBD Beginning Jazz (ages 7+) 4:00-4:45 Ballet 3 (ages 9-10) 5:15-6:15
Pre Pointe (For ballet 4 students only) 7:15-7:45

If you would like to sign up for classes or have any questions please feel free to contact Frances at or 262-873-0478.

Trinity Academy of Irish Dance

Intro to Irish Dance

Trinity’s four-day introductory courses will focus on Irish dance basics such as foot placement, balance, and posture while learning a traditional Irish dance. Join us at North Shore Academy of the Arts for our spring and summer four-day intro courses. To register, go to

Class Option 1

Dates: 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24 Learn to dance the jig!

Ages 3.5 – 5: 5:00 – 5:45 pm
Ages 5 – 10: 5:45 – 6:45 pm

Class Option 2

Dates: 6/18, 6/19, 6/20, 6/21 Learn to dance the reel!

Ages 3.5 – 5: 9:30 – 10:15 am
Ages 5 – 10: 10:15 – 11:15 am