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Why These Dance Teachers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Hartford Dance Teachers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Alyce Carella Dance Center

Alyce Carella Dance Center strives to teach, inspire, and develop students’ confidence in a welcoming, nurturing environment. The Hartford-area studio provides children with a valuable introduction to proper unification and integration of mind and body. Dedicated, passionate instructors make the classroom, rehearsal, and performances a positive and rewarding experience for every student. Alyce Carella Dance Center welcomes students of all skill levels to embrace a love of dance by offering lyrical, tap, ballet, contemporary, jazz, hip-hop, and combo classes.

West Hartford, CT 06110


Dance 10 Performing Arts Center

Dance 10 Performing Arts Center is committed to teaching proper dance technique as well as creating strong, confident young people. The Hartford-area studio employs an extraordinary group of dedicated instructors to teach students of all ages in private and group settings. Dance 10 Performing Arts Center has been providing top notch dance instruction and inspiration to students for over 29 years.

Wethersfield, CT 06109


Dance Express

Dance Express has been teaching the artistry of dance for nearly 30 years. The Hartford-area studio specializes in helping students to develop a sense of self-esteem and discipline beginning at age two. Dance Express maintains a dedicated staff with decades of combined teaching experience in the arts and education. The expansive studio features many weekly classes with limited enrollment space for the ultimate personalized experience.

Tolland, CT 06084


Dance Progressions

Dance Progressions provides a safe and fun environment where students can learn and enjoy the art of dance. The Hartford-area studio seeks to engage and motivate children by offering classes for everyone beginning at age three. Dance Progressions features an extraordinary group of instructors with a passion for teaching ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, acrobatics, and breakdance.

South Windsor, CT 06074



Dream*Believe*Achieve*Dance is devoted to providing dancers with a quality education in a safe, nurturing, and comfortable environment. The Hartford-area premier dance studio focuses on the whole student which includes developing strength, poise, discipline, and self-respect. Dream*Believe*Achieve*Dance features a team of passionate, dedicated instructors with a firm commitment to strengthening a child’s confidence through the art of dance.

New Hartford, CT 06057


Farmington Dance & Center for the Arts

Farmington Dance & Center for the Arts takes performers to the next level in a nurturing and welcoming environment. The Hartford-area studio features a dedicated faculty with the commitment to sharing a passion for dance. The studio welcomes students of all skill levels to join a range of classes in ballet, hip-hop, pointe, tap, acro, and contemporary styles.

Canton, CT 06019


Imagine Studio

Imagine Studio brings the arts to children and families in a central location. The Hartford-area studio specializes in providing enrichment classes that help children build character and confidence in a positive, nurturing environment. The dedicated and talented staff commit to delivering the highest level of service to its young clientele by encouraging exploration, creativity, and imagination in the visual and performing arts.

West Hartford, CT 06110


Marion Dondi Burke School of Dance

Marion Dondi Burke School of Dance has been a premiere destination for dancers for more than 70 years. The family owned, Hartford-area studio specializes in providing quality instruction with many parent-friendly policies. Marion Dondi Burke School of Dance maintains a team of knowledgeable and experienced teachers to conduct ballet, tap, jazz, acro-gymnastics, Hawaiian, and pointe classes. The 3,000 square foot professional dance studio also offers a preschool program for the youngest dance enthusiasts beginning at age two.

Glastonbury, CT 06033


Platinum Salsa

Platinum Salsa welcomes students of all skill levels to join dynamic, high-energy classes. The Hartford-area Latin dance studio provides a friendly and welcoming environment in which enthusiasts can have fun, learn new dance moves, and make friends. Platinum Salsa features talented instructors and expert performers of Latin dance to motivate students and share a passion for dance.

Southington, CT 06489


Smooth Rhythm Dance Company

Smooth Rhythm Dance Company provides Hartford-area students with top notch instruction in small class settings for maximum learning. The studio features a team of talented dance instructors with extensive experience and passion for teaching. Smooth Rhythm Dance Company offers a range of exciting classes for students of all skill levels including ballroom, Latin, hip-hop, modern, contemporary, ballet, Bollywood, and many more styles.

Rocky Hill, CT 06067


The Academy of Dance and Music

The Academy of Dance and Music has been providing the highest quality of music instruction in a professional school environment for more than 50 years. The Hartford-area school welcomes students of all skill levels from preschoolers to adults for both dance and musical instruction. The Academy of Dance and Music strives to help students discover and explore with a range of classes in ballet, pointe, hip-hop, jazz, contemporary, tap, and more.

Wallingford, CT 06492


The Dance Connection

The Dance Connection has been providing Hartford-area students with the highest quality dance instruction available for over 20 years. The studio offers something for everyone beginning at preschool age. The Dance Connection maintains a team of talented and experienced instructors to conduct exciting and challenging classes in a range of styles including ballet, tap, jazz, combination, hip-hop, pointe, lyrical, and acro-gymnastics.

Unionville, CT 06085


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