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Southeastern Indiana Dance, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation located in downtown Batesville, IN. Established in 2008, we aim to create a positive, welcoming environment which is encouraging for all our students.

About SEI Dance

Located within the City of Batesville, Southeastern Indiana Dance is a comprehensive dance facility. We offer classes in ballet, modern, jazz, musical theater and tap. We have two studios side-by-side and offer classes for students from age 3 1/2 to 103.

Our quality instructors not only teach dance technique, but stimulate creativity, increase confidence, promote healthy activity, and build teamwork.

Students who train with us learn for fun, to stay active and because they wish to pursue a career in dance. With our support, they develop skills for life.

We also teach private lessons, social dances and can even help you prepare a dance for your wedding.

Enroll for group lessons or contact us to find out more.

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We’re Raising The Barre!


Our vision is to create a world where everyone can access the magic of dance. We have witnessed first-hand how dance can build character, confidence and friendships. This beautiful, enriching sport is an incredible tool to teach body awareness, self-discipline and teamwork.

Through our service of teaching dance, we strive to provide exceptional coaching and leadership to our students.

While striving to instill the importance of etiquette and manners, we also focus on good self-esteem and positive body image.

Dance Facility in Batesville

At Southeastern Indiana Dance, our mission is to foster a life-long love of dance and movement.

When teaching any style or age group, we strive to provide exceptional leadership to our students, building talent and developing life skills such as discipline and respect. As we believe a person never stops learning, we work hard to ensure our approach extends to all our students, from children to adults.

We’d love you to be a part of our studio and join our mission to positively reach our community through dance.

Dance Facility in Batesville

At SEI Dance we believe in:

  • Stimulating Creativity – When students are exposed to the arts, they learn what is possible and have the world at their feet.
  • Inspiring Confidence – Even the shyest children learn to come out of their “shells” when they master skills and gain a feeling of accomplishment. 
  • Increasing Focus – Science shows that dance increases focused learning and cognitive abilities.
  • Building Teamwork – We’re stronger together and can achieve so much more when we work as part of a passionate community.
  • Promoting Healthy Activity – Starting to move at an early age sets children up for a healthy life.
Dance Facility in Batesville

Give Your Child The Gift of Dance!

Foster a love of dance in an upbeat, positive environment. As a student, your child will grow their confidence and abilities while making friends for life. Get started with a free trial lesson today!

Our Team

The SEI Dance team of accredited and passionate dance instructors have a range of skills they can share with our students.

Dance Instructor in Batesville

Lydia Woodward

Director and Instructor

Miss Lydia has a Bachelor of Science degree in Dance Education and is certified K-12 in three states and also holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Dance.

Ballet Instructor in Batesville

Emme Belew

Office Supervisor/ Ballet and Musical Theatre Instructor

Miss Emme started her dance journey at the age of 5 at SEI Dance. She enjoys participating in all dance genres and has continued to study and build her dance repertoire through high school and now college. She is now looking forward to being an instructor for both Ballet and Musical Theatre classes, as well as being Office Supervisor, for SEI Dance.