• Ballet

Dance Classes With a Difference

At American Youth Dance Theater you’ll find a wide variety of dance classes for children and teens of all ages from toddlers through high school.  Our teaching philosophy promotes learning in a positive, developmentally sound environment with lots of individual attention. American Youth Dance Theater’s personal approach to teaching dance helps each student who is willing to learn, reach their highest potential. All our dance classes for children and teens allow students to feel a sense of pride in their accomplishments. They are encouraged to aspire towards their own personal goals in a manner which celebrates the individual and promotes self-esteem and positive body image.

Our most popular dance classes include First Steps, Mommy-n-Me, Tiny Tots for Toddlers, Ballet, Contemporary, Tap, Broadway Jazz, and Hip Hop for dancers in Pre-school through High School. Our Summer Camps, Summer Dance Classes and Summer Intensive programs prove to be increasingly popular every year, and we also offer Dance Themed Birthday Parties.

Why Choose American Youth Dance Theater?

A studio’s teaching philosophy directly impacts the student’s learning experience… Learn More >
We believe in performance as a vehicle to increase self-esteem and learning… Learn More >
Class sizes at AYDT are kept small to ensure a good student teacher ratio.. Learn More >
It is very important for a dance studio to be constructed with the right materials… Learn More >

What People Are Saying About AYDT

I have never worked with an institution providing activities for my kids (I have 3 and we’ve lived in many countries) that is as professional as yours!
Rouba, Parent

This is extremely helpful. I just wanted to drop you a note to say how much I appreciate the thoughtful and thorough (recitals information) materials.

Anastasia, Parent
The recital was a terrific experience. Thanks so much for your hard work, I know you and the faculty have a lot of additional work and responsibility because of the recital and it is a truly unique and priceless experience for the students.
Barbara, Parent
Taking hip hop class has helped me improve my football skills!
Jacob, Student
I would like especially to thank all your Ballet team for your support, dedication and energy to get the girls ready for the ABT exams. You have been able to develop incredible improvement, and inspire passion of dance, friendship and team spirit.
Freddie, Parent
Zoe loves going to class and practices at home every night and puts on recitals for us all the time. Thanks for giving her such a great experience!
Lisa, Parent
We are so “proud” of you–we feel as though we’ve watched you and the studio grow to such a wonderful, professional but human school and are so thrilled for your success!
Jane, Parent