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Come enjoy the work of some of the most talented youth choreographers in Northern California as they vie for cash scholarships.

Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 8:00 PM
$15 General Admission - all tickets sales support youth scholarships

The Life | Center
7801 Hazel Avenue
Orangevale, CA 95662

Audition for Joffrey Ballet School at Hawkins

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Spirit Week is Coming!

Mark your calendars for January 21-27. Spirit week will feature

  • Dress up Days

  • Contests


  • Bring a Friend Days

And the week will end with a fabulous FREE performance featuring Hawkins Troupes & Companies

Sunday, January 27 at 2pm
Oak Ridge High School Gym, El Dorado Hills


Our 18-19 Season is Underway!

Our new season has started and it is packed with new classes, new programs, more shows and a brand new state-of-the-art studio! Students are welcome to start at any time.

  • Brand new class offerings including a weekly tap jam, contemporary/jazz improv featuring live musicians quarterly, and an adults ONLY jazz class

  • 25 additional classes each week which means more classes at every level

  • Four entertaining and inspiring shows from our companies

  • A brand new musical theater program

  • Our beautiful new Graham studio opens its doors.

Don't miss out on an incredible season - Register today!

Our online registration is open for enrollment!  To enroll, please click the button above. If you've danced with us before, just log in to the Parent Portal. Please be sure to verify your email.   Once you login, you will see all of the classes offered for your dancer. You can also go to the CLASSES tab to see all of our offerings in each style. If you need help using the online portal, there is an instructional video you can view by clicking the button below.

Dance Team Training

Looking to take your dance team to the next level? Let us design a custom experience for you!  Tapping into our highly-trained staff in styles ranging from ballet to hip hop, we can provide the professional training you're looking for.  With instructors and alumni who have graced the sidelines of college and professional teams around the country, we can help you polish your team.  Contact us for more information today!

Looking for Show and Showcase Videos?

You can purchase downloadable videos for all of the Showcase performances, Firebird and Heartstrings and Christmas Carol Taps directly from the videographer! If you ordered DVDs of Showcase, they are in the office. Please swing by to pick them up!

Shop for Hawkins Approved Dancewear

We've partnered with Capital Costumes to make it simple to shop for all your dance wear needs! You'll be sure that you are purchasing the right items for class, you'll know when they are in stock, and you will support local business. Click below to start shopping!

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.