Dance Programs & Studios

Dance Programs & Studios

As Ted Shawn, a pioneer of modern American dance, said, “Dance is the only art in which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made.” Dance programs turn kids and adults alike into works of art! Check with your local university & community college for more dance opportunities.



Chico Creek Dance Centre. Ages 2 yrs-adult. Classes include pre-dance, ballet, pre-ballet, jazz, tap, flamenco, lyrical, contemporary, breakdancing, folk & hip hop. Performance opportunities. 1144 W. First St. (530) 893-9028.

Healthy Steps: The Lebed Method; Chico. Gentle therapeutic exercise helps to decrease depression & promote positive self-image & joy. Mon 6-7pm & Wed 2:30-3:30pm. Registration required. Free. Fountain Medical Conference Room. Call instructor Mary Jo (530) 228-4753.

HYPE Dance Studio; Chico. Ages 13 yrs-adult. Classes include  hip-hop, jazz, tap, ballet, tumbling & lyrical. Fusion Dance Company & All Stars Pom Dance team. Performance opportunities. 1033 Mangrove Ave. (530) 898-8789.

In Motion Fitness; Chico. Ages 14 yrs & up. Classes include Pilates, Zumba, balletone, & power jam classes. 1293 E. First Ave. (530) 343-5678.

Kinetics Academy of Dance; Chico. Ages 2 yrs-adult. Classes include baby ballet, ballet, tap, lyrical/contemporary, jazz & hip-hop, ballroom & wedding dance lessons. Performance opportunities. 627 Broadway St., Ste. 100. (530) 345-2505.

Northern California Ballet; Paradise. Ages 4-adult. Classes include pre-ballet & classical ballet. Performance & company opportunities. 5794 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 yrs-adult. Classes include jazz, tap, ballet, modern, hip hop, tiny tots & more. Themed intensives & workshops. Performance & scholarships opportunities. (530) 365-7749.

Anderson. 2150 Marx Way, Ste. 1.

Redding. 2620 Larkspur Ln.

Dance Depot; Burney & Redding. Ages 1½ yrs & up. Classes include modern, ballet, tap, jazz, acrobatics, hip-hop & lyrical. Performance opportunities. (530) 241-7764 or (530) 275-9618.

Redding. 2225 Larkspur Ln.

Burney. Thurs only. Intermountain Community Center 37477 CA-299.

Dreamweaver Dance Theatre; Redding. Ages child-adult. Classes include ballet, pointe, jazz, lyrical jazz, tap, & modern. Performance opportunities. 1522 Market St. (530) 247-1010.

Redding City Ballet; Redding. Company members ages 11 yrs & up, by audition/invitation. Performance & scholarship opportunities. 1726 Market St. (530) 245-1019.

Redding Dance Centre; Redding. Ages 4 yrs-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 (ages 11 yrs & up, by audition) offer performing arts education in theatre & dance disciplines, including ballet, tap, modern, contemporary, hip-hop, club, Middle Eastern & folk. Scholarship opportunities for some courses.

1726 Market St. (530) 245-1019.



Idance Studio; Fort Jones. All ages. Classes in hip-hop, acro dance, ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary, musical theatre, yoga & more. 11921 North State Hwy 3. (541) 210-0082.

Mt. Shasta 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. (415) 215-2652 or (530) 835-4147.

Rockside Ranch Contra Dance; Etna. Monthly family-friendly dance open to the public. Learn contra dance, a folk dance similar to line & square dancing. No experience necessary; on-site lessons teach you everything you need to know! Held every 2nd Sat of the month except Dec, which is held on New Years Eve. Jul 8th will be an Independence Day Jamboree! Free. 2421 N. State Highway 3. (530) 467-4044.

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. 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. 590 Main St. (530) 408-6788.

Siskiyou Family YMCA; Yreka. Classes for ages 2-12 yrs include Ballet Bootcamp, Zumba, Dancercise, ballet & jazz. 350 N. Foothill Dr. (530) 842-9622.



Red Bluff Performing Arts Centre. 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. 12881 Baker Rd. (530) 255-4180.

Updated September 2017 RD
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Updated: Sep 10, 2017 @ 2:07 pm