Building the foundation for a lifetime of character and leadership through the joyful art and practice of social dance.

Our mission is to cultivate essential life skills in children through the joyful art and practice of social dance.

With the vision to create schools and communities where every child is connected, respected and given an environment in which to thrive.

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For Schools and Organizations

Through a series of pre-recorded and live lessons students will learn six American, Latin and European social dances and a variety of line dances. These accessible dances allow all students to be successful regardless of experience or skill level, while participating in much-needed physical activity.

Homeroom Edition

Bringing the benefits of our renowned program to students ONLINE!

  • Lessons are 30 minutes or less
  • 100% virtual
  • All lessons are standalone – students won’t fall behind regardless of completion of previous lessons.
  • Flexible program structure
  • Lower cost

For Families & Students

The Weekend Academy

Join with students from across the City to take your dance skills to the next level!

Building on the celebrated social dance curriculum of our residencies, the Dancing Classrooms Weekend Academy provides young people in grades 5-12 an opportunity to continue their dance journey and grow in their confidence, meet students from other schools, develop friendships, and build partnerships, all while having fun in a safe, diverse and inclusive environment.

You Make An Impact

Dancing Classrooms is made possible through the generosity of many individuals.

Donations not only support the availability of our program to school children, but also supports the training of our Teaching Artists, additional programs, special events, and the expansion of our national network.

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Dancing Together: Organizational Partners

Providing a well-rounded education that includes dance and the arts for ALL young people requires strong collaboration. We are proud to work with amazing community based organizations, agencies, and coalitions that share our vision.

Thank you, Philanthropic Partners!

Thanks to the generosity of our corporate, foundation, and government supporters, Dancing Classrooms is able to reach over 16,000 young New Yorkers every year and thousands more across our affiliate network. We are sincerely grateful to our donors of all levels – our work would not be possible without you.

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