there's room for everyone under the umbrella!

About Us

Umbrella Arts is a performing and visual arts instruction facility based in dance, movement, and somatic education. The curriculum will expand to include a range of artistic learning opportunities such as visual arts, music, acting, stagecraft, voice, creative writing and more. Umbrella Arts provides elevated instruction experiences in a non-competitive, conservatory-style environment with pre-professional and recreational development programs. Umbrella Arts training encourages self confidence while cultivating and inspiring mental and physical health in young artists in the West Virginia community.

Upcoming Events at Umbrella Arts

No Classes - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, January 15, 2024

First Day of Spring Semester:
Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Spring Break:
Wednesday, March 27 - Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Spring Classes Resume:
Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Bring a Friend to Class Week:
February 5 - 10, 2024

Family Participation Week:
March 4 - 9, 2024

Commemorative Photos (optional):

Annual End-of-Year Showcase & Gallery:
WV Botanical Gardens Tibb's Event Center
Sunday, May 19, 2024

Open House Events:
Private and group visitations are available year-round upon request.

We Have A Wonderful Lineup of Classes for All Ages

Starts Monday, January 15, 2024!

Spring Registration Now Open!

"Umbrella Arts is an inclusive place for growth. Our unique students will feel safe and supported. We provide guidance for the whole student. Our instruction approach mentors everyone to discover their own strengths and progress as a multi-faceted, developing, compassionate, valuable person through the vehicle of arts education. Our approach empowers young artists with healthy lifelong practices, critical thinking skills, invaluable knowledge, creativity and expressive tools that will enhance their experiences on any future path choice - in the arts and otherwise!"

— Artistic Director, Angela Dennis 

We Proudly Feature
American Harlequin Flooring

We are pleased to offer the industry renowned Harlequin Flexity Sprung flooring and Marley vinyl.

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