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Toddler and Child Dance Classes in Manhattan

Toddler and Child Dance Classes in Manhattan

Help your child advance in dance at one of these dance classes in NYC for kids of all ages.



Get your child moving with dance classes in Manhattan. We have programs for all ages and experience levels.

Child and toddler dance lessons in NYC allow children to express thoughts and emotions in ways they might not be able to verbally. It also helps them develop physically, cognitively, emotionally, and socially. This guide has dance lessons for all ages and all experience levels—from children to adults, beginner to advanced. Whether your child is interested in ballet, hip-hop, jazz, tap, modern, musical theater, contemporary, or company, there are toddler and child dance classes in NYC for every child in this guide. You can also find dance classes for both competitive and non-competitive dance, small or large groups, and all kinds of abilities. You’re sure to find the perfect dance class in Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Chelsea, Greenwich Village, Tribeca, Meatpacking District, Hell's Kitchen, Financial District, Battery Park, Harlem, and more. Plus, there’s no right age for a child to begin dancing, so she may as well start now!



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Jump to: 92Y
1395 Lexington Ave. , New York
212-415-5500
Email customerrelations@92y.org

92nd Street Y, a world-class cultural and community center, provides an inspiring, safe, and supportive home for children and families, with decades of expertise in early childhood learning, parenting, summer camps, special needs programs, after school, and classes of all kinds including art, music, dance, musical theater, sports, and swim.

BALLET ACADEMY EAST
1651 Third Ave., New York
212-410-9140

Ballet Academy East's Young Dancer Division unleashes children's potential through dance. Ballet Academy East is proud to be offering in-studio classes for aspiring dancers of all ages. BAE is internationally recognized for exceptional dance training and is the Upper East Side's ballet school of choice.

BALLET HISPÁNICO SCHOOL OF DANCE
167 W. 89th St., Upper West Side
212-362-6710
Email school@ballethispanico.org

Ballet Hispánico's School of Dance, an accredited training center that leads with a holistic curriculum for today’s young dancer, is the direct link to the organization’s values of access, opportunity, and pride for all students interested in dance and Latinx culture. Dancers train in Ballet, Contemporary techniques, Flamenco, and more!

JOFFREY BALLET SCHOOL
434 Sixth Ave., 3rd Floor, West Village, Manhattan
888-438-3808

The Joffrey Ballet School Children’s and Youth Ballet Programs offers year-round classes for dancers ages 2-18. Our classes are taught in our West Village studios, founded by Robert Joffrey in 1953. Fully in-person or virtual options available, with performance opportunities each semester! Register today for a trial or placement class!

NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET SCHOOL
131 E. 10th St., East Village, Manhattan
212-679-0401
Email admin@nytb.org

New York Theatre Ballet School – dance as a total art form. Develop strong technical skills and discipline. Cultivate musicality, theatricality, gesture and style. Learn purity of line and simplicity of style via Cecchetti Syllabus. Classes begin Sept. 20, ages 4 and older. Strict social distancing, hospital grade air-filtration system, and frequent sanitizing.

SHOOTING STARS NYC
Upper East and Upper West Side, Manhattan,
212-987-2203
Email https://shootingstarsnyc.com/

Shooting Stars NYC is a 21-year dance company based on the Upper East and Upper West Side. The main focus of SSDC is competitive dance. “SSDC” offers competitive dance to ages 8-18 to all levels from beginners to advanced! Shooting Stars NYC company prides itself on instilling girl-power, teamwork, and sisterhood!


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