Find the best studio for your young dancer in Brooklyn.
UPDATED February 2019: For the child that is always dancing around the house, let their creative moves continue by finding a unique dance class or program for them in Brooklyn. After all, dance is shown to help kids with balance, coordination, self-esteem, and confidence! Whether your child is at a beginner or advanced level, is pursuing dance as a hobby or thinking about it at a professional level, you can find the best studio for your child by searching our list of Brooklyn instructor-led dance classes, programs, and dance schools for kids. These studios provide instruction in ballet, pointe, jazz, modern, hip-hop, tap, and contemporary dance styles, and some even teach gymnastics. Wherever you live in Brooklyn, you’ll find a dance studio near you, including locations in Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Park Slope, Prospect Park, Brooklyn Heights, Canarsie, Flatlands, Coney Island, Downtown Brooklyn, Boerum Hill, and Fort Greene, plus a few programs in Manhattan.
Check the boxes to connect with these businessesART'S HOUSE SCHOOLS OF MUSIC, DANCE & FINE ART
1003 Surf Ave., Brooklyn
Art's House Schools', (AHS) mission is to provide culture in the humanities for children, while providing them with the opportunity to build self-esteem, self-confidence, and develop poise, grace, and balance. AHS provides music, dance, and art training and instruction to children ages 3-17. The School of Dance offers classes in preschool dance, ballet, tap, hip-hop, modern dance, and acro/tumbling. The School of Music offers private lessons in piano, voice, violin, guitar, and pre-school music. The School of Fine Art offers classes in painting, drawing, mixed media, and arts and crafts.
Brooklyn's best after-school program, Arts Reaching Youth (ARY), offers a range of creative options with classes in music, dance, theater, and the performing arts, along with homework support and healthy snacks. Free after-school pickup from selected schools, and our location in Brooklyn's cultural district is convenient for families with kids in grades kindergarten-fifth from Brooklyn. Appropriate for children ages 5-12. When students participate in ARY they have the opportunity to join group music or dance classes, ensembles such as Rock Band or the orchestra, or develop musical theater skills.
Founded on the principle of choreographer Mark Morris that dance should be available to everyone, The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center offers year-round, community-based dance and music programming for children 18 months to 18 years, in a fully inclusive and nurturing environment located in the heart of the Brooklyn Cultural District. The School’s diverse and professional faculty provide progressive, non-competitive instruction with classes accompanied by live music. Though we are a non-recital school, there are opportunities for students to perform and parents to see their dancers in action.