Dance Studios, Classes, Programs, & Lessons for Children in Queens

Dance Studios, Classes, Programs, & Lessons for Children in Queens

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UPDATED July 2019: If your young child can’t stop grooving to the music and likes to have epic dance parties at home, consider signing him or her up for dance lessons at one of these dance studios in Queens. After all, dance is a great way for children to build self-esteem and self-confidence—and is a great way to express themselves. Dance also enhances children’s concentration ability and sharpens their listening and social skills. Fortunately, Queens offers an enormous variety of dance classes and lessons for children ages 2 and older, including traditional ballet, hip-hop, tap, modern, Broadway, folk, jazz, belly dancing, Bollywood, flamenco, ballroom, and mommy-and-me music and movement classes. For those interested in the performing arts, classes in musical theater, drama, acting, and voice lessons are available in groups and through 1-on-1 training. These dance studios are located throughout Queens, including dance programs in Bayside, Middle Village, Fresh Meadows, Forest Hills, Glendale, Rego Park, and Jackson Heights.

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108-21 72nd Ave. (4th floor), Forest Hills

Sign up now for summer and fall classes-limited space available. All Star Studios program is designed to encourage and educate students on how to increase flexibility, improve coordination, focus on muscle strengthening, build poise, and have fun. All instructors have experience in both teaching and performing.

188-22 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village

American Dance & Drama Studio is the original neighborhood school that was established more than 45 years ago at the same location. We offer quality teaching and an extremely professional staff, while maintaining a fun and exciting environment. Come visit our multi-level, high-tech studios—the largest in Queens at 7,000-square-feet! We offer classes for ages 2 through adults in all types of dance, as well as gymnastics, drama, Zumba, and singing.

Classes held at Grace Lutheran Church 103-15 Union Turnpike, Forest Hills

Come sing and dance with Broadway professionals (Mamma Mia!, Phantom Of The Opera, Once The Musical, Donna Summer) who teach group musical theater classes for kids 5-13, Improv Troupe for 10 and older, and private vocal and acting coaching. Our musical theater classes are 10 weeks and end in a Showcase Presentation. Classes are kept small so all students get tons of personal attention. Private singing lessons and acting coaching can include preparation for specialized high school and college auditions-our students have a 95 percent success rate! Visit,

68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village
718-366-7400 x247

CK Kids offers families one location for all of their educational and leisure activities. We offer a variety of programs for children ages 2½-18. Dance, karate, hip-hop, acrobatics, and cooking classes are offered for boys and girls of all ages and skill levels. Our soccer and basketball clinics develop players’ individual skills in a non-competitive setting. Our educational support programs for grades kindergarten–12th are designed to review and reinforce subject matter and skills necessary to achieve success. On-site parking, reasonable prices, and flexible scheduling!

98-11 Queens Blvd. (at 65th Ave.), Rego Park/Forest Hills

The DanceSource begins its 25th year. We offer classes for children age 2 to adult. We offer all the classic dance classes and ethnic styles of dance. Our smaller, boutique-sized classes offer lots of individual attention. We will run a six-week summer session July 6-Aug. 9.


QPAC invites children, ages 8-14, to participate in a new dance workout on Saturdays. Choreography as seen on Broadway, and in the movies, is re-created to provide a fun way of working out. The workshop, which runs for five weeks in the fall and five weeks in the spring, will be taught by professional dance teachers. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Only $5 per workshop. Purchase tickets online at or call the box office 718-631-6311. Space is limited. Individuals of all abilities welcome. Participants should dress comfortably.

434 Sixth Ave., 5th Floor, New York

The Joffrey Ballet School offers classes in Musical Theater, Hip-Hop, Jazz and Contemporary Ballet, and more. We specialize in dancers ranging in age from 2-18. We also offer superb adult evening dance fitness classes. The Musical Theater classes for kids are instructed by actual Broadway stars. Come and experience our more than 60 years of excellence in dance training. You will love the way we care for your child's dance training. Come and grow with us.

35-57 89th St., Jackson Heights
718-639-1425, 917-774-3411

We offer music instruction in piano, violin, guitar, voice, brass, and woodwinds; dance instruction in ballet, folk dance, modern, and flamenco; art instruction in drawing and painting. Dalcroze, music and movement for preschoolers, drama and musical theater classes, and Spanish for kids is also available. Adults are welcome. We prepare music, art, and dance students for special high schools (LaGuardia, Frank Sinatra, etc.), and pre-college and college auditions.

72-35 112th St. PR11 , Forest Hills

Queens Ballet Center offers comprehensive dance training for all skill levels from 18 months old to adult. Whether you or your child want to join early childhood creative movement class, classical ballet, contemporary, or are interested in pursuing a career in dance, we have a class for you.

34-01 Steinway St., entrance on 34th Avenue, Astoria

Join us at Astoria's RIOULT Dance Center to find your love of dance! The Center's thoughtful design provides a serene setting in which experimentation and learning are the focus. Offering classes for children, teens, adults, and professional dancers, the RIOULT Dance Center provides an encouraging environment for creativity to flourish.

214-10 41st Ave., Bayside

Since 1965, we have stressed the importance of quality dance education and meeting the needs of both our students and the dance community. We offer classes for all ages, with several programs specially designed for children ages 1.6-7. Our dance center has an excellent reputation in the dance world because of its professional excellence and dedicated teaching staff. Every member of the teaching staff has been personally selected by Mr. Robert Mann. They are professional dancers and highly skilled dance educators dedicated to their students and the teaching profession.

70-11 Austin St., Forest Hills

Our dance program allows students to develop dance technique, while always leaving space for personal creativity. Our ballet classes feature professional instruction and live accompaniment. Our level ballet and level tap students make up our student dance company, which has several performance opportunities each year. Established in 2006, Rose Academy of Ballet has a place for all who appreciate a fun, classical approach to dance training and dance education. Classes include Tippy Toes (age 2), Pre-Ballet (ages 3-5), Level Ballet (ages 6-18), Wiggle Scribble Playgroup (ages 15-32 months) and our new musical theatre class.

Various locations throughout Queens ,

Superkickers offers many programs year-round. Soccer consists of four seasons throughout the year, with many indoor locations starting at age 2. Acrobatics and dance drop-in classes are also offered. Our after-school, mini camps, and summer camps are great when school is not in session as a place where in addition to sports we offer music, arts, and yoga. Our mission is to keep children active and engaged in fun activities in a non-competitive environment where kids learn new skills, make friends, and improve self-esteem.

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