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Purchase your tickets now!


The Center Dance Studio proudly presents “The Enchanted Bookshelf,” a captivating tale of friendship, grace, and the healing power of a good book. FREE for kids 12 and under.
Purchase General Public tickets online at our Square Store

Tickets for A 21st Century Nutcracker will go on sale Friday, 11/18.

Purchase online at or at
The Center Dance Studio: 321 Main St. in Amherst.


Our show will be held at the ARHS Auditorium.

Hip Hop Open House!

Friday, September 9, 2016 from 4:30-7PMPicMonkey Image

Come to The Center this Friday, September 9th to meet and take a sample class with our fabulous new Hip Hop teachers, Tiffy J and Ice Caceres.

Sample Class Schedule:
Grades 4-6: 5:15-5:45 PM
Grades 1-3: 5:45-6:15 PM
Grades 7-ADULTS: 6:15-6:45 PM

No Hip Hop experience necessary! Please plan to dance in comfortable clothing and running shoes/sneakers.

Hope to see you there!


Open House at The Center Dance Studio!

Join us at The Center on Saturday, August 27th. Say hello, see our expanded space, take a sample class…register for the fall semester!


Doors open at 10 AM. Observers are welcome at any time; see below for a schedule of sample classes. For complete class descriptions, visit our Classes page. For more information, please email or call 413.230.1944.


  • 10-10:45 AM: Garden of Verses (ages 2-3)
  • 10:45-11:30 AM: Word Play (mixed-ages class; 3.5-7)
  • 12-1 PM: Hip Hop (mixed ages; 7+)
  • 1-1:45 PM: Story Ballet (ages 3.5-5)
  • 2-3 PM: Choreography Lab (mixed ages workshop; grades 2-6)

Additional sample technique classes will be held Thursday, September 8th; details TBA.

Free Drop-in Class, Tuesday March 22nd, 2016!  

Come join “Rhythm & Rhyme,” a creative movement class for babies and the grown-ups who love them. Drop-in for the first class, enroll for the whole session!

9:15 AM: pre-walkers

10:00 AM: walkers – 24 months

Visit The Center’s “Program of Classes” page (Toddler/Preschool Program) for a full description. For more information, contact us at or by phone at 413-230-1944.

Hope to see you there!

Master Hip-Hop Class at The Center!

We are THRILLED to be hosting the talented hip-hop dancer, choreographer and educator Shakia Johnson for 3 classes on February 27th.

These master classes are open to kids in grades 2-12 at the following times:

2-2:45 PM: grades 2-3
2:45-3:45 PM: grades 4-6
3:45-4:45 PM: grades 7+

Cost is $15. Register online through by selecting “Master Hip-Hop Class,” or contact us to register by phone/email. We anticipate that these classes will fill up quickly, so don’t wait!

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Studio Warming!

Please join us for The Center’s Open House on Thursday, September 3rd from 4:15-6PM.
Meet us, greet us, take a twirl on our brand new dance floor.

A brief demo lesson will be offered at 5PM; interactive dance activities and registration will be ongoing. Whether you are a returning, new or prospective student, we’d love to see you there.

Whatever your story, let’s dance!

The Center Dance Studio
321 Main St.
Amherst, MA 01002

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