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TRANSFORMING LIVES THROUGH MOVEMENT

Since 1987, Young Dance has encouraged youth in our community to build body and spirit through the art of dance. Our mission is to transform lives through movement. We are an inclusive community where creativity flourishes, encouraging personal and artistic excellence through diverse forms of dance.

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Session 2023–24 registration closed on January 31, 2024 (except for a few Dance Together classes). If you want to join a Young Dance class, please consider our special camps/workshops (Winter Dance Experience or Music as Movement Workshop) or our summer programming.

Click the link below to see the 2024 summer classes and camp offerings—Registration is open!

2024 Summer Classes & Camps

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Camille “Cici” Blanchette Memorial Scholarship

Cici Blanchette (1999-2019) pursued artistic inquiry through dance, music, film, photography, and writing. She loved international travel, understanding diverse cultures, and advocated for social justice through all her creative expression. 

Created in her memory, the Camille “Cici” Blanchette Memorial Scholarship honors teens who want to explore artistic expression through dance. The scholarship is available to teens to support their participation in any Young Dance program. BIPOC teens and those who have an interest in diverse areas of art are encouraged to apply. 

For more information visit the link below.

Camille "Cici" Blanchette Memorial Scholarship

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Young Dance is looking for Teaching Artists & Board Members. To learn more click the link below or go to the Get Involved page!

Call for Teaching Artists and Board Members

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Young Dance has T-shirts and other merchandise for purchase. Click the button below to access our online store with pants, shirts, and sweatshirts in various styles and sizes.

Young Dance T-shirts and more!

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Young Dance Values:

  • Young people are artists with something important to say.
  • Social justice is an embedded component of our classes and organization.
  • Every body is capable of creative expression.
  • The creative process is a model for civil discourse.
  • A healthy somatic dance practice is grounded in a developmentally appropriate curriculum.

“Young Dance helps create some of the strongest, self-aware young people I’ve ever met. Whether these dancers ever pursue a future in dancing or not, the foundation of respect, responsibility and creativity fostered by Young Dance in these kids will affect them for the rest of their lives.”

-Young Dance parent