Centenary Stage Company Conservatory of Dance
715 Grand Ave., Hackettstown, 908-979-0900 ext. 4. Dance training for ages 14 to adult in modern, ballet, jazz, tap, intro to dance, Chinese dance, adult yoga and pilates.
The Connection Dance Workshops
The Connection, 79 Maple St., Summit, 908-273-4242. Free weekend dance workshops led by professionals are held throughout the year. Open to the public. Call to be placed on dance mailing list.
Dance Academy at Westfield Area YMCA
Garwood Family Center YMCA, 500 East St., Garwood, 908-233-2700. Our experienced dance instructors teach students of all abilities and skill levels ages 3 years through adult to embrace the art of dance in a warm and nurturing environment. Our students develop creativity and technique while becoming well-rounded and confident dancers.
The Institute of Music for Children
780 Salem Ave., Elizabeth, 908-469-1211. Affordable year-round classes and private lessons in instrumental music, voice, dance, visual arts and drama to children, teens, and adults. 5-week Summer camp for ages 5-16 begin June 26th. Enrollment for summer camp begins in March. Our vision is to create H.A.R.M.O.N.Y–Helping Achieve Responsible Motivated Optimistic Neighborhood Youth by providing in-depth art experiences that aid in the personal and academic development of its students. Payment plans available. Facebook.com/instituteofmusic
Junior Knights Dance Team of Rutgers University
PO Box 1585, Toms River, NJ 08754, 732-341-1765. Dancers and cheerleaders ages 8-18 learn pro-level choreography and perform at half-time shows at select Rutgers events.
Mason Gross School of the Arts Extension Division, Rutgers University
Rehearsal Hall, Room 101, 85 George St., New Brunswick, 848-932-8618. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mason Gross Extension Division offers world-class arts education to the entire community, right here in Central Jersey. Our innovative programming allows artists of all ages and ability levels to interact and learn from some of New Jersey's most distinguished teaching artists at the state's premier arts conservatory. Courses of study are available for beginners, enthusiastic amateurs, and those with professional training. Mason Gross is an American Ballet Theatre Certified Ballet School offering the renowned National Training Curriculum presented by ABT trained instructors in Mason Gross' beautiful dance studios.
The Moderne Academie of Fine Arts
1820 East Second St., Scotch Plains, 908-322-4249. The Moderne Academie of Fine Arts has been fostering the love of dance for 47 years. Classes in ballet, hip hop, jazz, tap, lyrical, acrobatics, contemporary and pointe. Summer dance program includes camps, classes, workshops and intensives.
Moving Youth Dance Company
118 Walnut Ave., Cranford, NJ 07016, 908-276-9100. A unique training program for children 8-18 yrs. Students are taught by industry professionals from the fields of classical ballet, Broadway, contemporary companies and more. Company classes are held beginning in fall through April.
New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble
315B Springfield Ave., Summit, 908-273-5500. Pre-professional ballet company offers training in classical and modern ballet to serious dance students aged 9-18.