Inland Empire Dance Center | I.E. Contemporary Ballet

Offering the finest instruction of Dance in Riverside since 2006

Welcome to our website!

Home of the Inland Empire Dance Center & the

Inland Empire Contemporary Ballet, Inc.

Our in studio classes are postponed until further notice due to the

COVID-19 Pandemic.


However...classes will resume online!


Offering the finest instruction in...

Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Musical Theater, Ballet Coaching, Masters Classes/Workshops, Competitive Coaching, Princess Classes, Modern, Costume/ Design & construction, Music, acting, Adult classes, Ballroom, 

Contemporary, & Swing since 2006! 

For updates on studio activities...

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Inland Empire Dance Center on

the Band App for updates!

Proud vendor with Springs Charter Schools &

Inspire Charter Schools! Virtual Classes will be honored through each school!


Click on one of the logo's to obtain information!

Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer

We are home to the pre-professional, non-profit ballet company, the "Inland Empire 

Contemporary Ballet", host of the "Grand Terrace Mayor's Black & White Charity Ball", the 

critically acclaimed "Dancing for a Cure"

and the Nutcracker! To learn more about our scholarship program, please visit:

https://www.globalgiving.org/donate/40516/inland-empire-contemporary-ballet-inc/


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!

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 Dance Team on retaining your

National Champion title!!!

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!

When you register for new classes, please mention how you heard of our studio, and your 

referral will receive a discount!

Inland Empire Contemporary Ballet-7th Annual Dance for a Cure

Videography/Editing/Photography: Allen Freeman

Congratulations to our ballet company:

"Inland Empire Contemporary Ballet"

On being chosen as the

"2013, 2015 Best place for Pointe Work"

in the Inland Empire by the "Inland Empire Magazine".