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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

Fall classes begin September 7
Limited spaces still available in classes for students age 3-adult

View our class schedule
Read the class descriptions
Online catalog

Contact Peabody Dance to schedule a placement class: or 667-208-6648

Estelle Dennis/Peabody Dance Training Program for Boys
Last opportunity to audition for tuition-free training for the 2016-2017 school year
Friday, September 9

Upcoming Programs and Events

Saturday, August 27
Placement Sessions for Fall 2016

Ages 3, 6, 8-adult

Friday, September 9
Estelle Dennis/Peabody Dance Training Program for Boys Audition

Last audition for tuition-free training for 2016-2017 school year
Downtown dance studios
Boys age 9-15
Check in: 4:30 pm
Audition: 4:45 pm

Sunday, November 9
Day of Master Classes and Ballet Seminar
Downtown dance studios
9:00 am - 5:15 pm

View the complete Peabody Dance calendar






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