DaySpring School of the Arts in St. Louis, Missouri is a unique and creative environment where students become well equipped in the disciplines of the performing and fine arts -- classical ballet, tap, jazz, modern dance, musical theater, drama, technical theater, fine art, music lessons-Piano, violin, voice, guitar, viola, cello, saxophone, flute, brass, percussion, oboe -- and through creative academic programs for home schoolers.

Our teachers are qualified & experienced professionals in their fields and share a love for teaching their discipline. Our students are selected to participate in many regional & national programs, many have gone on to gain scholarships in their fields and some to professional life in the arts. On this website you will find out all you need to know about our mission, philosophy, schedules, teachers, prices, upcoming events and more...

Please give us a call if you have any questions.  314-291-8878.

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Circus Arts
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Petite Allegro: Finale
The Sound of Music
Academy Science
Musical Theaate: Wizard of Oz
Snow White

Coming this Spring...

Watch our website this Spring for more programs at our new building!

Call to be on our waiting list for...

  • Adult Classes in: Zumba, Music Classes, Music Technology, Art Classes and Private Lessons, Tap, and Ballet
  • Adult Friday nights out with friends - including dance, art, drama, and music events
  • Monday nights our with the family! - including dance, art, drama, and music experiences.

Summer 2015 Schedule is now available!

DaySpring offers a variety of age-appropriate options for great summer training in a fun and nurturing environment, ages 3 to 18! Offerings include week-long workshops... Click here to see the chart of the summer class schedule, or click on the department links below.

Music WorkshopsVeruca Salt from "Willy Wonka", Summer 2014
Chamber Music Workshop
Instrumental Music Workshop
Beginning Strings Camp
Beginning Piano Camp 
Private Music Lessons

Fine Arts
Creative Frenzy
Paint Like Picasso
Drawing Dynamics
Emerging Artist
Sculpting with Modeling Clay

Performing Arts
Drama Workshop and Performance of The Screwtape Letters
Musical Theatre Workshop and Performance of Oliver
Ready, Set, Improv!
Improv & Sketch Comedy Teen Camp  

Creative Arts Preschool

Dance Intensive - Exploring Choreography
Jr. Dance Intensive - At The Ballet
Petite Allegro Dance - Carnival of the Animals

Circus Arts & Aerial Camps provided by Kinetic Tapestry -- please see www.kinetictapestry.com for more.

DaySpring Academy -- Fall 2015 Registration Now Open

Where students learn to think Critically & Creatively while building Communication & Collaboration skills.

DaySpring is a Unique Educational Experience that offers...

Preschool through High School academics in all the core subjects & elective classes to enrich

-Structured in a University Style
-Hybrid of home school and private school
-Students work in the classroom with peers and a teacher two days a week (three days for older students); then work at home with parents the other days of the week.

-Challenging Curriculum

-Creative - Imaginative - Investigative - Cooperative styles of learning

-Parents and teachers working cooperatively to see growth in students

-A safe and healthy environment that encourages individuality and a love for learning

Visit the school and get more information   
the facilities and see the classes in action
       TOUR Monday or Thursday to see Preschool to 4th grade
       TOUR Tuesday or Friday to see 5th grade to High School

Teachers and Staff

Did you miss our Open House? Inquiring families are welcome to tour anytime, please call so we can be sure your are visiting the correct day to see the correct level.

Do you have more questions about the program and our curriculum?  We are hosting an Evening Informational Meeting to see the curriculum, sample schedules of a week and ask questions to staff, teachers, and fellow parents... Friday, March 13th at 7pm.  Let us know if you'd like to come!