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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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Register 2022–23 Session Brochure

The 2022–23 Session (September 15–May 21) schedule is available and registration is open! Click the button above to view the schedule, and keep up with the latest events and classes in the calendar.


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Winter Dance Experience at Young Dance

Join us on Monday, February 20, for a day of classes featuring a variety of fun styles! Spend your day off from school exploring new styles of dance with your friends! Classes include Family Dance, Creative Movement, plus a full-day or half-day Variety Camp.

Family Dance

Join us for a morning of dancing together. Children and caregivers will get a special start to their day, exploring movement and stories in a fun environment. Taught by family dance extraordinaire Julia Davidson.

Ages 1–6 w/ Caregiver
9:15–10:00 a.m.
$15

Creative Movement

Your little one can explore the possibilities of movement with a focus on storytelling. From a personal experience to the depths of their imaginations, children will spend time expressing the stories that reside in their bodies and minds. In this fun-filled class led by Denise Gagner, children develop large and fine motor skills, as well as coordination, rhythm, and listening skills as they go on their creative adventures.

Ages 4–7
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
$25

Variety Dance Camp

Send your dancers to us for the whole day, or just the afternoon! In this camp, dancers will experience a variety of styles. Dance genres include Improvisation with Blake Nellis, Capoeira with Guerrerio, Modern with Kathleen, Afro-Latin with Belle Alvarez, Choreography with Judee Shui Xian, and more!

Ages 7–13 and 14–18
12:00–4:30 p.m., or 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
$70 (half-day), or $110 (full-day)

Registration opens Monday, January 23!

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To ensure that we have a safe and healthy workplace, Young Dance has developed the following safety policies in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Young Dance COVID-19 Safety Policies

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Young Dance has new 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.

“We’re always so impressed with EVERYTHING Young Dance does. Thank you for wonderful curriculum, dedicated teachers, and a body-positive approach. We’re so grateful to have this resource in our community,”

-Young Dance parent