Bainbridge Ballet specializes in teaching ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, and modern dance. It offers classes for children aged three and upwards, as well as adult classes for beginners. The classes here run on a 10-month school year basis, with open enrollment all year round. The school enters selected students in a variety of competitions and performances, and the dancers here report a fun and welcoming atmosphere. Discounts are available for students who take multiple ballet classes. The studio can be found on Coppertop Loop NE.
Bainbridge Island, WA(206) 842-1205
Children's Dance Theater hosts ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical, and other dance classes at its studio in Auburn, Washington. Children aged three and above are welcome, whether they are beginners, intermediates, or advanced students. Parents speak highly of the fun and positive atmosphere here, and they are grateful for the challenging training that their children receive. The studio can be found at 122 West Main Street.
Auburn, WA(253) 887-8937
Crescendo Dance Academy offers dance tuition in Bellevue, Washington. The school's specialties include ballet, jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, tap, acro, lyrical, boys-only classes, fitness sessions, and more. People speak highly of the warmth and friendliness of the staff here, and they are grateful for the wide variety of different classes that are available. CDA welcomes dancers of all ages, from 18 months upwards.
Dance! West Seattle specializes in ballet, hip-hop, and contemporary dance, which it offers to aspiring professionals as well as dancers who are just looking to have fun. It has served West Seattle for more than 30 years, and its comprehensive syllabus includes instruction on classical ballet technique, performance presentation, music, and theater orientation.
Seattle, WA(206) 938-3062
Freedom Dance Center provides dance education for students of all levels, from beginner to experienced. It specializes in hip-hop, jazz, ballet, contemporary dance, and other styles. The teachers here have decades of experience, and students are impressed by their friendliness as well as by their knowledge and skill.
Tacoma, WA(253) 426-1047
Gotta Dance provides tap, ballet, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, and creative movement classes for dancers in Redmond, Washington. It welcomes adults, teens, and children as young as two -- and its class schedule has something for everyone, regardless of ability. Gotta Dance has served the Eastside Community for more than a quarter of a century, and it now boasts five studios and a 12,000 square-foot facility. It aims to instill a love of dance in its students, as well as offering a warm and welcoming atmosphere. It holds performances throughout the dance year.
Redmond, WA(425) 861-5454
Issaquah Dance Theatre offers ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, musical theater, lyrical, hula, Bollywood, and other dance classes for boys and girls of all ages. It provides classes for pre-school and kindergarten dancers, programs for children with special needs, open classes for adults, and one-on-one sessions for students who are preparing for auditions. It offers a range of workshops, as well as specializing in birthday parties and performance groups. Issaquah Dance Theatre was founded more than 15 years ago, and since then it has built a reputation for providing excellent technical dance training.
Issaquah, WA(425) 391-2632
LaVida Dance & Yoga provides ballroom, Latin, Argentine tango, jazz, lyrical, and hip-hop dance classes for people in Eastside Seattle. It also offers yoga classes, fitness classes, regular social dance nights, and an annual dance performance. People are quick to praise the warmth and helpfulness of the instructors here, and they are grateful for the enjoyable atmosphere.
Bellevue, WA(425) 643-5433
Metropolitan Ballet of Tacoma offers ballet instruction for students of all ages and abilities, whether they want to pursue dance as a career or simply have fun. It aims to provide a caring and welcoming atmosphere for dance instruction, and it enjoys an excellent reputation for the skill and professionalism of its teachers. Metropolitan Ballet of Tacoma has served the area for more than thirty years, and it offers a comprehensive dance training experience -- including live piano accompaniment, annual recitals, pointe instruction, a Company Division, and training in dance terminology, anatomy, music, and dance history. MBT also offers training in modern, contemporary, jazz, and ballroom dancing.
Tacoma, WA(253) 472-5359
Miss Indigo Blue's Academy of Burlesque has more than a decade of experience guiding and teaching beginners and intermediate burlesque performers. It offers a range of classes, aiming to provide a fun and informative introduction, as well as a taste of the history and culture of burlesque. The Academy is located on Rainier Avenue S, in Seattle.
PacWest Performing Arts offers a wide range of dance classes for adults and children, including ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, Irish, hip hop, lyrical, and modern dance. It welcomes students as young as three, and it even offers classes for mothers and toddlers. PacWest has been teaching dancers for more than a decade, and people speak highly of the experience that's on offer here. PacWest has two locations, one in Snohomish and one in Lake Stevens. Free trial classes are available, with no obligation.
Snohomish, WA(360) 563-2793
Seattle Early Dance specializes in recreating historical dances from between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries. It uses original manuals and treatises, costumes based on historical designs, and authentic period instruments to present the sights and sounds of the European Courts. It holds classes at Creative Dance Center, where it teaches baroque and renaissance dance to intermediate and advanced students. Seattle Early Dance has collaborated with the Seattle Symphony, the Seattle Baroque Orchestra, the Seattle Academy of Opera, and other early music organizations.
Seattle, WA(206) 528-1605
Seattle Rueda is a center for Cuban music and dance. It holds a wide range of workshops, classes, and events, and several of the instructors here are trained in ballet. Seattle Rueda holds a weekly dance practice on Sunday afternoons that has been running for more than ten years. In the summer the practice is held at Wallingford Steps, and in the winter it is held at the SHIFT Center for Movement & Healing Arts.
Seattle, WA(425) 346-0508
TJ Dance was founded more than 30 years ago, and since then it has welcomed hundreds of students (of all ages). It specializes in tap, jazz, ballet, and belly dancing lessons, which it holds at its two studios in Duvall, Washington. It also offers pointe, lyrical, authentic Middle Eastern dance, funk, hip-hop, creative movement, fitness classes, combination classes, stretch/strengthening classes, and parent/toddler classes.
Duvall, WA(425) 844-9086
Washington School of Dance has a reputation for providing top-quality dance instruction to young students. It offers ballet, jazz, and creative movement classes for children as young as three, as well as classes that are specially designed for parents and toddlers.
Bothell, WA(425) 481-7899
Woodinville Dance Academy is a non-competing dance school that specializes in ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, contemporary, hip-hop, and modern dance. It aims to teach the technical skills of dance in a positive and encouraging environment, and it has a reputation for bringing out passion in its students. Dancers from WDA have gone on to study at Cornish College of the Arts, the University of Utah School of Dance, the Joffrey Ballet Intensive in New York, and at other prestigious institutions. WDA performs locally in the greater Seattle area.
Woodinville, WA(425) 481-5526