Acclaimed tap dancer Sam Weber will teach master classes at Hawkins School of Performing arts on Sunday, December 6th.  Open to all ages, there will be classes for Intermediate and Advanced dancers. Sam’s reputation spans the globe, and he is in demand as a performer and master teacher at international tap festivals.  Don’t miss a chance to study with this award-winning artist!

1:00 - 2:30      Intermediate - all ages
3:00 - 4:30      Advanced - all ages


Stop by the office or call 916-355-1900 to reserve your space!

Congratulations to Our Finalists!

The following youth choreographers have been selected to present their final pieces at the Choreographer’s Initiative Showcase on January 23 where cash prizes will be awarded. Mark your calendars now for a dance event you don’t want to miss!

Rachel Alonso
Mira Begg
Sophia Candelario
Jonathan Dole
Israel Foss
Lindsay Gibbs
Isabelle Hesse
Grace Mayo & Faith Moreno
Nicole Potts
Alexis Robards
Rachel Rubin
Eva Sellers
Kaelyn Shelley
Mira Spremich
Ashton Titus


January 23rd 7:00 pm
The Life Center
7801 Hazel Ave
Orangevale CA 95662

Melinda Sullivan Comes to Hawkins!

Dancers from around the region got to learn from the amazing Melinda Sullivan. From beginning to advanced tappers, students were able to learn technique and exciting choreography - and wrapped it all up with a Tap Jam at the end of the night. 

New Classes for our Youngest Dancers!

Have you checked out the newest classes starting at Hawkins? Not only have we added new openings for existing classes, but we have added some all new classes:

Every child receives this adorable bunny ballerina with one month paid tuition in "bunnies and ballerinas". Can not be combined with other offers.

Every child receives this adorable bunny ballerina with one month paid tuition in "bunnies and ballerinas". Can not be combined with other offers.

  • "Me and My Shadow" for little ones 18-30 months and the special adult in their life.
  • "Bunnies and Ballerinas" where 3-5 year olds learn ballet alongside their new bunny friend (the bunny is theirs with one month paid tuition. Can not be combined with other offers).
  • "Storybook Ballet" for 3-5 year olds. Budding ballerinas will be introduced to a new ballet every few months.

You can see all of our new classes here, then register online.

Hawkins School of Performing Arts:

Inspiring a passion for dance in a fun, family-friendly environment.

Hawkins School of Performing Arts provides outstanding training for recreational or pre-professional dancers and performers in a safe, family-oriented environment. Our experienced, creative faculty encourages and nurtures students, inspiring them to find their passion for dance and the arts. And they do it alongside friends and teammates, their “dance family”. And like every caring family, we provide structure, support, goals, discipline – and of course some fun. We have trained students who have gone on to grace stages from Broadway to Europe, and worked in movies and television to Cirque du Soleil as well as those are simply looking for an experience that creates self-confidence, discipline and creativity. Whatever performance goals you may have, you will find a home at Hawkins School of Performing Arts.