Financial Aid

Financial aid may be available to eligible students for classes or activities, based on financial need, and is offered on a first come, first serve basis.  

Payment Plans
Payment plans may be arranged for any class over $100.  A minimum 25% deposit of the tuition must be paid prior to the start of the first class/rehearsal.  Payment plans require a credit or debit card that is kept on file for automatic withdrawal on the account.  Full payment of tuition must be completed before the final day of the class you are paying for.

Financial Aid
The application process for the Schauer School of the Arts Financial Aid Program is being updated for the 2019/20 School Year.  New information will be available beginning August 15, 2019.  Please note that inquiries regarding financial assistance for ballet classes should be directed to Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy: Sylvia Bradley, School & Academy Registrar | | 414-902-2117

Education & Inspiration Fund
The Schauer Center’s Education & Inspiration Fund is available to foster educational and outreach efforts, specifically related to School of the Arts and other educational/outreach initiatives.  The primary purpose of this fund is to provide need-based financial aid to prospective students to help overcome barriers to enrollment in Schauer Center classes or activities.  For more information, contact Melissa Arnold, Education Coordinator at 262-670-0560, ext. 6 or

Support the Education & Inspiration Fund
The E&I Fund is a self-sustaining fund independent of the Schauer Center’s operating budget.  Interested persons or organizations can make donations to support the growth and development of this educational resource.  For more information, contact Julie Johnson, Development Coordinator at 262-670-0560, ext. 218 or


Fall 2019 Classes

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