Bowen-Hayes School of the Arts -                                                        Est. 2006

Congratulations to our 2017 Dance Team on becoming National Champions!!!
National Champion Competition Dance Team
2018 season auditions coming Sunday, 
July 30th 1:00pm-3:00pm ages 4-18, 
all levels welcome! 
August 11th!!! Time TBD

Welcome to our website! Offering the finest instruction in the Inland Empire since 2006! Please take a moment to review our classes, schedule and our low prices! 

Our ballet company the Inland Empire Contemporary Ballet was named as one of the best places to dance in 2013, 2014 & 2016 by the Inland Empire Magazine, and the studio Bowen-Hayes School of the Arts on being named a Small Business of Excellence Awarded by the City of Riverside Small Business Association! Our Artistic Director has studied Pilates, Sports Medicine, Kinesiology & Physical Therapy for over 15 years & holds a California State VAPA Certificate. We also offer an on-call Chiropractor & Holistic doctor on staff! 

 Congratulations Bowen-Hayes School of the Arts 
2017 1st place National Dance Champions!!!


Join us for the 2017 Wine & Pastry Festival, sponsored by the City of Riverside on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at North Park! This family friendly event is open to the public for free! Very few VIP passes will be sold which will include a souvenir glass, t-shirt, pastry tasting, preferred wine garden VIP reception access, and 8 wine tastings! 

Our Wine Garden is only open to guests 21+. There will be a kids zone & various vendors from throughout the Inland Empire! Proceeds will go to the Inland Empire Contemporary Ballet, Inc. for our Inner City Youth Arts Scholarships! Proudly sponsored by the City of Riverside. Vendors, wineries & food trucks coming soon!


When you register for new classes, please mention how you heard of our studio, they will receive a discount!



Bowen-Hayes School of the Arts has been voted...

"The Best Dance Studio in 2014" by the Inland Empire HotList! 

Thank you so very much Inland Empire Hotlist voters! 

At Bowen-Hayes School of the Arts, we are focused on providing high-quality technique, a professional environment and customer satisfaction since 2006! We promise to meet your expectations, by producing professional performers, and the highest quality, with the lowest prices in the area! Now an award winning studio with placements in the top 10 for Southern California, we are truly offering the finest instruction!

We reserve the right to cancel, or postpone any class at any time. If you arrive more than 8 minutes late, for your safety, you will not be allowed to take class. Classes are not solely based on age. If a student is more advanced than their age group, they will be moved into classes accordingly; 
At the instructors discretion. 

Under no circumstances will there be REFUNDS and/or ADJUSTMENTS in tuition for any reason.

*Classes and instructors are subject to change without advanced warning.*

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Inland Empire Contemporary Ballet-7th Annual Dance for a Cure
Videography/Editing/Photography: Allen Freeman
Until recently, BHSOTA was noted as the first Pre thru professional Performing Arts School in the City of Grand Terrace. Now having relocated to Riverside, we are still offering the finest instruction in...
Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Musical Theater, Princess Classes, Modern, Costume & stage Design & construction, Music, acting, Adult classes, Ballroom, Contemporary, & Swing!
We are curently home to the pre-professional traveling non=profit "Inland Empire Contemporary Ballet", host of the "Grand Terrace Mayor's Black & White Charity Ball", and the critically acclaimed "Dancing for a Cure",and the special needs program, "Ballet Buddies".
Our students have gone on to dance with various companies such as; Anaheim Ballet, Debbie Allen Dance Academy, Joffrey Ballet, Houston Ballet, Pacific North West Ballet, Alonzo King's Lines, Cirque Du Soleil, off Broadway Production of "Twist", the Glory of Christmas & Glory of Easter, Disneyland Parades, Disney Tokyo, various Disney, and Nickelodeon shows, world Tours, and so many more!
With a variety of classes to choose from, we're sure you'll be happy working with us.Combined, our instructor's have taught in ALL of the United States, and 8 countries! If you have any comments or questions, please feel free to contact us at anytime!
Congratulations to our ballet company:
"Inland Empire Contemporary Ballet" 
On being chosen as the 
"2013 Best place for Pointe Work" 
in the Inland Empire by the "Inland Empire Magazine"!

The Inland Empire Contemporary is the proud sponsor & official choreographer for the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 Miss Greater Inland Empire &
Miss Greater Inland Empire Outstanding Teen Pageant! 


Congratulations to our competition dance team on their 1st Comp season!

February 2016: 2 scholarships awarded, Ultra High Gold & High Gold placed on all solos, Ranked in the top 10 for Teen/Senior Groups, 1 placed in the top 10 & 2 Platinum rankings for 2 teen groups & Gold for the Minis duo!
March 2016: Senior Platinum solo, Tween High Gold solo, Mini's High Gold Duo, High Gold Group, Duo, & 2 placed in the top 10 for their age division!

June 2016: 3rd overall duo, 4th overall trio, 1st place solo, 4 Elite Gold titles, scoring was so high on the duo they advanced to the next level! Small group placed 8th overall & our Mini's brought home an Elite Gold causing us to advance to the Nationals!

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