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Peabody Dance

Excellence and innovation in American dance training since 1914

Melissa Stafford, Director
Barbara Weisberger, Artistic Advisor

Established in December 1914, Peabody Dance is one of the oldest continuously-operating dance training centers in the United States. Throughout its remarkable life span, Peabody has pioneered new dance forms, mounted numerous collaborative projects, partnered with prominent figures in 20th and 21st century American dance, and produced accomplished professional dancers, choreographers, directors, and teachers. Few, if any, American dance training centers can match that level of accomplishment.

Today, Peabody Dance is keeping in step with the progression of American dance into the 21st century and remains committed to:

Become a part of the tradition - join us for a class, performance, or seminar

Summer 2016
Registration is open
Contact Peabody Dance now to schedule a placement session: or 667-208-6648

Year-End Performance Rehearsal Schedule

Estelle Dennis/Peabody Dance Training Program for Boys
Audition for tuition-free training for the 2016-2017 school year

Upcoming Events

Saturday, May 7, 1:00 pm & 2:00 pm
FlowerMart Free Dance Performances

Peabody Institute Plaza

Thursday, May 19, 5:30 pm
Estelle Dennis/Peabody Dance Training Program for Boys Audition
For ages 9-15
Peabody's Downtown dance studios

Saturday, May 28, 1:00 pm & 4:30 pm
Peabody Dance presents Scenes from Sleeping Beauty
Miriam A. Friedberg Hall
All seats $10

Late placement sessions for summer 

Check out the Performances and Events page for details and the complete spring event calendar




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