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New Creative Movement Classes Plus More at Young Dance

Since 1987, Young Dance has encouraged youth in our community to build body and spirit through the art of dance. Our mission is to transform lives through movement. We are an inclusive community where creativity flourishes, encouraging personal and artistic excellence through diverse forms of dance.

Classes are already running and many are at capacity!

Afro-Modern: Wednesdays, 7:00–8:30pm for ages 10-18
Ballet 2: Tuesdays, 6:30–8:30pm for ages 10-18
Modern 3: Thursdays, 6:45–8:30pm for ages 11-14

Taught by Aneka McMullen, Afro-Modern is a contemporary class where dancers explore full-body expression rooted in West African, Caribbean, and American dance traditions.

Ballet 2 meets on Tuesdays from 6:30–8:00 p.m. and is taught by Hannah Pierce. Young Dance teaches ballet skills from a body-positive lens that builds terminology, coordination, flexibility, and rhythm.

Finally, Modern 3 is a contemporary dance exploration of Space, Time, Body, Effort, Movement, and Form. This class is taught by Blake Nellis

Creative Movement 1: Thursdays, 4:30–5:15pm for ages 3-5
Creative Movement 1:  Fridays, 10:00–10:45am for ages 3-5
Creative Movement 2: Wednesdays, 4:30–5:15pm for ages 5-7

New classes began Monday, January 2 and continue through Sunday, May 21, 2023. The final weekend of the session culminates in performances at the Luminary Arts Center.

Registration is open! 

Location Info

Young Dance
655 Fairview Ave. N.
St. Paul, MN 55104

Contact Info

Kathleen Pender