Young Ballerinas

Celebrating 35 years fostering the love of Dance

Uptown Dance Center

Quality Dance Instruction

Join us at Uptown Dance Center for unparalleled dance instruction you won’t find anywhere else. Whether you are looking for a once a week class or an intensive program designed to set your child on the path to a professional career – Uptown Dance Center is for you! We offer co-ed instruction in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop and Tumbling.  All students have the opportunity to perform in our Winter Showcase as well as our Annual Revue. Our advanced students may audition or be invited to perform with our Dance Teams – “The Solid Gold Divas” or “The Golden Nuggets”. Our dance teams have performed for showcases, community events, competitions and travel to out-of-state venues as well. Uptown Dance Center believes in a dance education that inspires people young and old to be the best they can be. so put on your dancing shoes and sign up for a class with any of our experienced instructors. We look forward to hearing from you!

Classes We Offer

Join Our Dance Community

Our Dance School offers a large variety of dance classes for all skill levels. Our experienced instructors are passionate about helping each dancer achieve their highest potential, while also having as much fun as possible. Have a look at our class schedule below to find the one that best fits your needs.

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Introductory 
Level 1
Ages 3 - 5

On Your Feet

Led by a dedicated team of instructors, this program is designed to enhance rhythm skills, coordination, and musicality and foster the love for dance. Building gross motor skills with creative movement, basic ballet, tap rhythms, jazz movement and tumbling will be explored. Class is 45 – 50 minutes. Students will perform 2 dance routine in our annual revue. Interested in learning more? Get in contact with a member of our team, we’re happy to answer any questions.

Novice 
Level 2
Ages 4 - 6

Get Up & Move

This Combo class is the beginning level of dance technique for children who have not had dance training. Students explore ballet fundamentals, tap rhythms, tumbling basics and creative movement.  All Classes are one hour per week. Students  perform 2 routines in our Annual Revue.This class is a favorite among many of our students. Everyone loves the opportunity to explore the new dance moves taught in this class, while also mastering the classic moves. Our amazing instructors make sure everyone gets individual attention while keeping the class collaborative. Want to find out more? Get in touch with us today.

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Beginner
Level 3
Ages 7 - 14

Let’s Do It

Whether you’re looking to learn new dance moves or hone in on your existing talent, this class is what you are looking for. The instructors are committed to giving each student attention while also moving the class forward. These one hour  beginning level of  dance technique in Modern ballet/Jazz, Tumbling/Hip-hop or Tap dance are for students who have little or no dance training.  Students usually take 2 - 3  classes per week and perform 2 routines in our Annual Revue. We’re happy to answer any questions you have about this class or any others - simply contact us or stop by.

Adv. Beginner/Intermediate
Level 4
Ages 8 and up

Feet of Fire

These classes are the secondary level of dance for advanced beginner students who have studied dance for at least 1 year or more. Students are expected to take at least 2 to 3 hours each week. Students are required to take Ballet, Modern/Jazz, Tumbling and an elective in either Tap,  or Hip-Hop dance each week. Students perform 2 to 3 dance routines in our Annual Revue. Classes are by permission of instructor.

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Class Schedule

Come Visit

Tue: L.3 Ballet/Tumbling   7:00pm - 8:30pm
Fri:  L.1a Combo  6:00pm - 7:00pm
Fri:  L.3 Jazz/Hip-Hop/Tap  7:00pm - 8:30pm

Sat: L.1b Combo  11:00 - 12:00pm
Sat: L.2 Combo  12:00pm - 1:30pm
Sat: L.4 Tumbling  2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sat: L.4 Ballet/Modern Jazz  3:00pm - 4:00pm
Sat: L.4 Tap  4:00pm - 5:00pm

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735 Morrissey Blvd, Dorchester, MA 02122, USA

(617) 980-1999

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