“Dance is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made.” ~Ted Shawn
Also check with your local university & community college for more dance opportunities!
Chico Creek Dance Centre; Chico. Ages 2-adult. Classes include pre-dance, ballet, pre-ballet, jazz, tap, flamenco, lyrical, contemporary, breakdancing, folk & hip hop. Performance opportunities. 1144 West 1st St. (530) 893-9028.
Chico Hula Club. Learn dances of Polynesia, Hula Auwana, Hula Kahiko, Tahiti Ori & more. Performances too. For all ages & levels.
Healthy Steps: The Lebed Method; Chico. Gentle therapeutic exercise helps to decrease depression & promote positive self-image & joy. Two classes offered weekly. Fountain Medical Conference Room. http://www.enloe.org/community-health/classes. (530) 332-3877.
HYPE Dance Studio; Chico. Ages 13-adult. Classes include hip hop, jazz, tap, ballet, tumbling, lyrical. Fusion Dance Company & All Stars Pom Dance team. Performance opportunities. http://www.hypedancestudio.com. 1033 Mangrove Ave. (530) 898-8789.
In Motion Fitness; Chico. Ages 14+. Classes include pilates, Zumba, Balletone, & Power Jam classes. http://www.inmotionfitness.com. 1293 E. 1st Ave. (530) 343-5678.
Kinetics Academy of Dance; Chico. Ages 2-adult. Classes include baby ballet, ballet, tap, lyrical/contemporary, jazz & hip hop, ballroom & wedding dance lessons. Performance opportunities.
http://www.kineticsacademyofdance.com. 627 Broadway St., #100. (530) 345-2505.
Northern California Ballet; Paradise. Ages 4-adult. Classes include pre-ballet & classical ballet. Performance & company opportunities. northerncaliforniaballet.com. 6491 Clark Rd. (530) 872-1719.
Studio One; Chico. Offers lessons in swing, Latin & ballroom, plus social dance nights. All ages. Monthly memberships available. 707 Wall St. (530) 345-9465.
California Dance Company; Anderson & Redding. Ages 2-adult. Classes include jazz, tap, ballet, modern, hip hop, tiny tots & more. Themed intensives & workshops, & performance opportunities. Some scholarships available. 2150 Marx Way, #1, Anderson, or 2620 Larkspur Ln, Redding. http://www.californiadancecompany.com.
Dance Depot; Redding. Ages 2½ & up. Classes include ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, creative movement, children combinations, Mommy & Me, broadway,
& acrobatics. 935 Locust St.
dancedepotfamily.com. (530) 241-7764.
Dreamweaver Dance Theatre; Redding. Ages child-adult. Classes include ballet, pointe, jazz, lyrical jazz, tap, & modern. Performance opportunities. http://www.dreamweaverdance.com. 1522 Market St. (530) 247-1010.
JAMA (Joining Art, Music & Athletics); Redding. All ages. Non-profit. Classes include ballet, hip-hop, modern, tap & jazz.
http://www.jamainc.com. New location! 20 Hilltop Drive, Suite B. (650) 425-0212.
Redding City Ballet; Redding. Company members ages 11 & up, by audition/invitation. Performance & scholarship opportunities. 1726 Market St. (530) 245-1019.
Redding Dance Centre; Redding. Ages 4-adult. Classes include ballet, tap, jazz & modern. All levels. Performance opportunities. 862 Butte St. (530) 243-2211.
The Redding Arts Project; Redding. Ages child-adult. Redding Theatre Company & Redding City Ballet offer performing arts education in theatre & dance disciplines, including ballet, tap, modern, contemporary, hip hop, club, Middle Eastern & folk.
http://www.thereddingartsproject.com. 1726 Market St. (530) 245-1019.
Visual Rhythms Fitness Studio; Redding. A performing arts co-op featuring instructors in a variety of dance genres, including bellydance, hooping, dance combinations & Zumba. All ages & levels welcome.
http://www.visualrhythmsfitness.com. 1072 Lake Blvd. (530) 410-3983.
South Siskiyou County
Ballroom Dance; McCloud, Fort Jones & Mt. Shasta. All ages. Learn the smooth & the Latin dances, & how to lead or follow in a fun, supportive environment. All levels can develop technique for stronger skills. Solo dancers welcome. Also offers practice parties & a Ballroom for Parkinson’s class http://www.mtshastadance.com. (415) 215-2652.
Idance Studio; Fort Jones. All ages. Classes in hip-hop, AcroDance, ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary, musical theatre, yoga & more. http://www.idancesv.com. 11921 North State Highway 3. (541) 210-0082.
Shasta Studios School of Theatrical Dance; Mt. Shasta. Offers dance for all ages, including tap, jazz & hip hop. Also offers voice lessons, children’s theater classes, summer camp, & performance opportunities. http://www.shastastudios.net. 108 Old McCloud Rd. (530) 235-6222.
Siskiyou Dance Company; Weed. Ages 3-adult. Classes include ballet, jazz, hip hop, tap, creative movement, swing, modern & choreography. Performance opportunities. http://www.siskiyoudance.com. 590 Main St. (530) 938-4755.
Siskiyou Family YMCA; Yreka. Classes for ages 2-12 include Ballet Bootcamp, Zumba, Dancercise, ballet & jazz. Offers a Youth Art Summer Camp for ages 8-12. http://www.siskiyouymca.org. 350 N. Foothill Dr. (530) 842-9622.
Red Bluff Performing Arts Centre; Red Bluff. Offers professional instruction in hip hop, ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical & competition, musical theater & voice. Welcomes students with special needs & students who are deaf or hard of hearing. http://www.redbluffperformingartscentre.com. 1325 Vista Way. (530) 255-4180.