New Semesters Begin in September and January

Choose from More than 90 Classes

2019-2020 Semester Schedule

Fall Semester (15 Weeks)* Sept 7 - Dec 21 
Spring Semester (15 Weeks)* Jan 13 – May 9
Full Year (32 Weeks) Sept 7 – Dec 21; Jan 6 – May 16

2019-2020 Holidays & Closings 
Columbus Day: October 14
Halloween: October 31
Thanksgiving: November 27 - December 1
Winter Break: February 17 - 23
Spring Break: April 20 - 26
Memorial Day: May 25
Important Dates (Subject to Change):
The Nutcracker: November 29 - December 1, 2019
Carnival of the Animals: March 1, 2020
Student Choreography Recital: April 5, 2020 
Worcester County Dance Festival: TBA
Variations Showcase: TBA
Spring Reflection Dress Rehearsal: Sat, May 16, 2020
Spring Reflection Performance: Sun, May 17, 2020
Please check specific start dates for classes as start and end dates for music and technical/design classes vary. Full year dance classes resume on January 6.

Enrollment Benefits

No registration fees

Free parking

Small class size

Master classes with visiting productions

Written evaluations of every student each semester

Exclusive access to behind-the-scenes experiences with shows

10% discount on most shows

Early access to tickets

What We Offer

Passionate teaching artists who inspire and nurture personal growth and expression

Studios with sprung floors for classes, rehearsals, small performances and master classes

State-of-the-art tech and costume labs for advanced education in stage craft and design

Master classes with incredible guest artists and national touring productions

Performance opportunities on The Hanover Theatre’s world-class stage

Financial aid to ensure access to arts education regardless of financial means

Continuing education programs for adults