Dance Classes in nyc

Harlem School of the Arts offers a wide range of dance disciplines for young children, school-aged kids, high school students, and adults
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Early childhood dance

HSA's early childhood dance program offers engaging and developmentally appropriate classes starting at 3 years old, fostering a love for movement and creativity from an early age.
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Group dance

HSA Dance provides classes regardless of skill level or prior training as well as advanced classes requiring audition or assessment.
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Private dance lessons

Private lessons provide students an opportunity for study free of distraction to build their artistic skills in areas of practice that may need extra attention.
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Adult Dance

Who says kids have all the fun? HSA offers adult lessons ! Lessons are offered during evening and weekend hours to accommodate busy schedules.
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Our instructors are active professional performers, lending a competitive edge to our programming
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"This program has helped me to grow as a dancer and gain confidence in my ability to dance.."

Alexandra Francois
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"The dance department at Harlem School of the Arts changed my life..."

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This is my 2nd year at Harlem School of The Arts and the school is wonderful.

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Frequently asked questions

Students, ages 12-17, interested in pursuing a career in the arts would benefit from HSA Prep, which provides accelerated arts training to prepare students for a continued education in the arts.

Ages 2-6 require no assessment for classes; simply choose the class that is the right fit for your child’s age. For dance classes and private music lessons, each student will be given an assessment by the department to determine the appropriate placement level for classes.

Yes. However, for those students who do not have access to an instrument, HSA can provide a list of stores that rent a variety of instruments.

Each semester runs for 16 weeks. Classes generally last between 30 minutes to 2 hours, and students may take as many classes as they like during our 32-week school year.

The HSA Early Childhood program offers classes for children ages 2 to 4 years old, see details and class descriptions on each department’s page. Several of the early childhood education classes require an adult caregiver to participate!