Midtown Dance Schools

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Piel Canela Dance & Music School, 10001 Old Chelsea
151W 26th Street, 6th Floor  - New York - New York, NY   10001
     
   http://www.pielcaneladancers.com

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"A non profit organization dedicated to bringing the world of Salsa/Mambo, Dance and Music to non-professionals and professionals alike. We offer affordable group and private classes structured within a friendly, fun and sympathetic atmosphere. Our instructors are devoted to teaching our dance and an appreciation of our history and music."
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Exotic Dance Central, 10016 Murray Hill
12 E 32 Street 2nd Flr - New York, NY   10016
   
   http://www.exoticdancecentral.com

A female owned and operated dance company that was founded in 1999. Producing some the largest and most spectacular exotic pole dancing stage show performances and events in New York City. Every show incorporates an exciting theme that is stimulating as well as innovative. A variety of shows and events that run weekly, monthly and annually from exotic pole dancing revues, cabaret, competitions and much more. Exotic Dance shows and events are held in theatre, night clubs and private venues. We have an impeccable reputation for our beautiful and professional performers that have come from different parts of the world such as Brazil, Paris, London and Japan bringing with them a unique flair and seductive style. We also provide dancers to nightclubs, private parties, private events, music videos and much more.
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Djoniba Dance & Drum Centre, 10036 Times Square
300 W 43rd St - New York, NY   10036
   http://www.djoniba.com
Since its inception in 1992, as a not-for-profit cultural and charitable organization, The Djoniba Dance & Drum Centre has strived to celebrate the global diversity and to bridge the gap between all ages, races and cultures through world dance and music.
The Centre is one of New York City's largest minority-owned dance studios, and is the only cultural center in the world specializing in multi-ethnic dance and drum. The Centre serves thousands of adults and children annually and has a roster of 35 master instructors, dancers and drummers, who teach more than 100 dance classes per week in more than 30 different styles of movement and music from around the world.
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Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, 10019 Murray Hill
405 W. 55th Street - New York, NY   10019
 
   http://www.alvinailey.org

The umbrella organization that supports the activities of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ailey II, The Ailey School, Ailey Arts In Education & Community Programs and The Ailey Extension.
AADF's mission is to further the pioneering work of Alvin Ailey by establishing an extended cultural community which provides dance performances, training and community programs for all people. This performing arts community plays a crucial social role using the beauty and humanity of the African American heritage and other cultures to unite people of all races, ages and backgrounds.
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Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation, 10001 Old Chelsea
141 West 26th Street, 3rd Floor - New York, NY   10001-6800
 
   http://www.isadoraduncan.org

A non-profit organization dedicated to extending the dream, dance legacy, and indomitable spirit of Isadora Duncan. The Foundation is based in New York City and supports the work of its resident performing troupe, Lori Belilove & The Isadora Duncan Dance Company. The Company offers hundreds of performances annually of Isadora's original choreography as passed down through generations of Duncan dancers, in addition to new works, educational workshops and creative programs that nurture the soul and lift the spirit.
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Dance Times Square, 10036 Times Square
156 West 44th Street, 3rd Floor - New York, NY   10036
   http://www.dancetimessquare.com
New York City’s premiere Latin and Ballroom Dance Studio. Created and developed by United States Professional Latin Champions and "So You Think You Can Dance" Choreographers Tony Meredith and Melanie LaPatin, the studio is conveniently located in the heart of Times Square.
Dance Times Square has assembled many of the finest instructors and performers from all over the world. Whether you are looking to feel natural and comfortable in a nightclub, seeking to compete at the highest level of competitive dancesport, or simply desiring a new dynamic way to stay in shape and relieve stress, we invite you to join us in our exquisite ballroom to explore the passion, grace, and fun of partner dancing.
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SHOCKra Studio, 10016 Murray Hill
114 East 28th Street, #2A - New York, NY   10016
   http://www.shockrastudio.com
Providing wellness services in an un-intimidating environment to those seeking health and happiness. Our focus is an integrated lifestyle of physical fitness, personal awareness and self-expression. With sincere integrity and excellence, our forward-thinking professionals support and guide you through this portentous journey to a rewarding, more energized life.
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Broadway Dance Center, 10036 Times Square
322 West 45th Street, 3rd Floor - New York, NY   10036
     
   http://www.broadwaydancecenter.com

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"With more than 24 years in business, we are proud to be known as a “home away from home” for dancers. By offering unsurpassed dance instruction with over 200 different classes weekly in our 23,000 square foot state-of-the art facility, we have established an unparalleled reputation worldwide. Whether you’re a beginner or an established professional, our famous studios are sure to offer just the class you seek. Thank you for choosing BDC, and let us know what we can do to make your dancing experience perfect!"
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Dancesport, 10001 Old Chelsea
22 west 34th street - New York, NY   10001
   
   http://www.dancesport.com

The best dance instruction in Manhattan. Learn to dance Salsa, Mambo, Argentine Tango, Swing, Ballroom, Latin and more at New York’s largest Latin and Ballroom studio!
Conveniently located in the heart of Manhattan right next door to the Empire State Building, DanceSport offers you the best dance instruction from the finest instructors.
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Steppint Out Studios, 10010 Madison Square
37 West 26th Street, 9th Floor - New York, NY   10010
     
   http://www.steppingoutstudios.com
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As one of the largest, most diverse, and friendly Latin and Ballroom dance schools in New York (NYC), STEPPING OUT Studios offers a unique fusion of excellence, quality, and cutting edge instruction within a creative and fun environment. Cool vibes, hot moves, affordable rates! All styles…. All levels….All Week Long!
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Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory, 10001 Old Chelsea
101 W 23rd Street - New York, NY   10001
     
   http://www.hdcny.com

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The only conservatory in the country for hip-hop dance.
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West Side Dance Project, 10018 Midtown
260 W 36 Street, 3rd Floor - New York, NY   10018
   http://www.westsidedanceproject.com
Private Music Classes on Piano, Guitar, Bass, Violin, Viola, Mandolin, Drums, Voice, Banjo, Harp, Sax, Trumpet, Flute, Trombone, Clarinet.
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Lotus Music & Dance, 10001 Old Chelsea
109 West 27th Street, 8th Floor - New York, NY   10001
 
   http://www.lotusmusicanddance.org

Lotus Music & Dance, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, was founded in 1989 by master Bharata Natyam dancer Kamala Cesar. It is a performance space, sanctuary, and center of education for traditional and indigenous performing arts forms. The mission is to keep alive and accessible the music and dance traditions of all world cultures. Lotus Music & Dance remains the only institution of its kind in New York City where master artists from India, Korea, Burma, the South Pacific, Middle East, the Mohawk Nation, West Africa, and Spain collectively call home.
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Dance Chelsea, 10001 Old Chelsea
115 W 27th street, 7th Floor Suite  - Chelsea - New York, NY   10001
 
   http://www.dancechelsea.com
Ballroom & Latin dance studio, Chelsea, New York. As the friendliest Latin and Ballroom Dance School in New York (NYC), Dance Chelsea Studios offers a diverse instruction program to all levels of learners- from beginners to professionals- consisting of American style Smooth and Rhythm, International Standard and Latin, wedding programs, Argentine Tango, Club salsa, Swing, Hustle and more.
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Arthur Murray Dance Studio, 10019 Murray Hill
16 West 57th Street  - New York - New York, NY   10019
     
   http://www.arthurmurraynyc.com

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As America's second oldest franchise organization, Arthur Murray International, Inc. is known around the world as a prominent entertainment company with franchises located throughout the United states, Canada and Puerto Rico, Europe, the Middle-East, Japan, South Africa and Australia. With the beginning of a new millennium, social dancing is again a significant part of popular culture for all generations. Today the Arthur Murray Franchised Dance Studios continue a tradition of more than 88 years in teaching the world to dance. The history of the Arthur Murray Franchised Dance studios began in 1912 with a man named Arthur Murray, an American symbol of entrepreneurial success and social dancing. Murray was among the first to use advertising techniques considered cutting edge at the time. His concept of selling dance lessons by mail, one step at a time, took the use of direct mail to a new level.
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L'Oreals Dance Academy, 10036 Times Square
300 W 43rd st - New York, Y    0036
   http://lorealsdanceacademy.googlepages.com
"Concentrating on Clasical Ballet R.A.D style. We work on students technique, style, flexibility, and stage presence. We offer small personalized classes so your children get the attention they deserve! We do not offer Ballet/Jazz. Just strickly Classical Ballet and Pointe work."
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International Ballet Dance Center, 10019 Murray Hill
250 West 57th Street, Studio 528  - 57th Street - New York, NY   10107
 
   http://www.lindtballet.com

The foundation of any dance company is its energy and creative artistry. Here at IBC and The Lindt Ballet Theater, companies can be proud of the artistic directorship of Rosemarie Lindt-Piccolo who not only has brought with her experience in working with such legendary performers as Maurice Bejart, Roland Petit and Mathilde Kschessinskaya, but her training with the world famous Madame Nora Kiss forms a link to history's greatest dancers such as Pavlova and Carlotta Brianza. Ms. Lindt-Piccolo has also studied with the great choreographer Kurt Jooss, and has extensively studied various dance forms such as Classical Spanish, Modern Tap, Pas de Deux, and the Rudolf von Laban method of Kinetography.
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Valentina Kozlova's Dance Conservatory of New York, 10019 Murray Hill
250 West 54th Street Suite 503  - New York - New York, NY   10019
     
   http://www.vkdcny.com

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Dedicated to providing the highest level of dance instruction to both pre-professional and primary students, preparing them for a professional career in dance.
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Manhattan Ballroom Dance, 10018 Midtown
29 W 36th St - New York, NY   10018
   http://www.manhattanballroomdance.com
Manhattan’s Largest Ballroom Dance Studio opened in April of 2009. It was our dream to provide students, teachers, social dancers and performance dancers with an elegant, functional space that could accommodate the growing need for teaching and training future ballroom dancers of every age.
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Champions Studios, 10018 Midtown
257 w 39 st , 14th floor  - New York - New York, NY   10018
   http://www.championsstudios.moonfruit.com
"We offer dancing in a cozy, intimate atmosphere. Both Beginner and Intermediate students can always feel comfortable learning new dancing skills. Learn all of the latest dances, like Salsa, Swing, Tango, Ballroom, Bollywood, and Bhangra."
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Elisa Monte Dance, 10001 Old Chelsea
481 8th Avenue, Suite 543 - New York, NY   10001
 
   http://www.elisamontedance.org

Founded in 1981, bridges cultural barriers through the universal language of dance. From its earliest recognition on the world stage in 1982 as “best company” at the International Dance Festival of Paris, the company has succeeded for over two decades.
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You Should Be Dancing!, 10001 Old Chelsea
412 Eighth Avenue/Fourth Floor - New York, NY   10001
     
   http://www.youshouldbedancing.net

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A social dance studio. We are dedicated to having fun and helping people meet their dancing goals. We believe that in order to achieve the rewards of dancing, it should be a pleasant learning experience in a modern, friendly atmosphere. We not only teach dancing, but show you how to practice on your own. You proceed at your own pace and have the option of learning in private or group settings.
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Ballet School NY, 10016 Murray Hill
30 E 31st - New York, NY   #8206; 10016
   http://www.nytb.org/school/
Founded by artistic director Diana Byer in 1978 as the official training school of New York Theatre Ballet. The School teaches dance as a total art form, developing strong technical skill and discipline…fluidity and ease of movement…and a strong sense of theater, style, musicality, and expression. It is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the great ballet mistress Margaret Craske. She was certified by Enrico Cecchetti and served as director of instruction at BSNY for many years until her retirement in 1987.