Below you’ll find a world wide directory of contemporary dance schools, studios and academies where you can take contemporary dance classes.

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The information in this directory is displayed like this:

1. Countries in alphabetical order.

2. States (or cities) within those countries in alphabetical order.

3. Schools within each locality in alphabetical order.

(The sign @ has been replaced in e-mail addresses with the signs [at] … to protect us all from spammers…)


Contemporary dance schools in New South Wales:

Brent Street Sidney.

Contemporary dance schools in Queensland:

Gold Coast Physie And Dance Become part of Australia's latest and most progressive physie and dance school incorporating modern dance, ballet, lyrical, stretch and strengthening exercises. At Gold Coast Physie And Dance it doesn’t matter whether you’re an ‘old hand’ OR a ‘newby’ – you are very welcome and you’ll discover the fun, fitness and friendship that is Gold Coast Physie And Dance.

Contemporary dance schools in Victoria:

Expose Dance Centre 31/993 North Road, 3163 Melbourne T: (03) 9563 7493 E-mail: robert[at] 
Leading kids dance school specialising in Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop and Jazz classes.

Expose Dance Centre - Toorak Campus 86 Clendon Road, Toorak. Zip/Postal Code: 3142 T: (03) 9020 4286 E-Mail Address: toorak[at]


Contemporary dance schools in Salzburg:

SEAD. Salzburg experimental academy of dance

Contemporary dance schools in Vienna:

DANCE SPECTRUM SCHOOL Neubaugasse 12-14, 1070 dancespectrum_wien[at]

Sunrise Studios Neubaugasse 38, 1070 Vienna T: 0043 1 69981455713 sunrisestudios[at]
MUSICAL THEATRE DEGREE COURSE *** MUSICAL THEATRE FURTHER TRAINING*** NOW IN VIENNA!!! Ballett * Modern * Jazz *Musical Jazz * Latin * Dance Condition * Acting * Improvisation * Singing


Contemporary dance schools in Brussels:

P.A.R.T.S. Performing Arts Research and Training Studios vzw Av. Van Volxemlaan 164 1190 Brussels Belgium T: (32) 02-344 55 98 F: (32) 02-343 53 52 E-mail: mail[at]


Contemporary dance schools in Alberta:

Danscott Studio Corporation 29 - 735 Ranchlands Blvd. NW, Calgary T3G 3A9 T: 403-686-1337 E-mail: selliott[at]

Edge School 33055 Township Rd 250 Calgary T3Z1B5 T: 403- 246-6432 E-mail: cscott[at]

Ultimate Dance Company #19, 4948 - 126 Ave SE, Calgary T2Z 0A9 T: 403-251-6472

Contemporary dance schools in British Columbia:

Abbotsford Dance Center #3-2375 West Railway,Abbotsford V2S 2E3 T: 604-855-7861 F: 604-855-7861

Adage Studio and Performin Arts Duncan Street, Duncan V9L2C1 T: 250-709-4048 E- mail: info[at]

Akimbo Dance Studios 765 Lansdowne Street, Kamloops V2C 5S2 T: 250-374-5404 : 250-828-9982 E-mail: info[at]

Anna Wyman School of Dance 1457 Marine Drive, West Vancouver V7T 1B8 T: 604-926-6535 F: 604-926-6912 E-mail: info[at]

Carlson's School of Dance 3272 Sherman Rd Duncan 
Carlson's School of Dance offers contemporary for both recreational and the more serious dancer with teachers registered in R.A.D., A.I.D.T. and I.S.D.T.

Centrestage Dance Unit 2 - 20121 115A Ave., Maple Ridge V2X 0Z3 T: 604-465-6681 F: 604-460-8296 E-mail : info[at]

Danzmode 3546 Haida Drive, Vancouver, V5m3z4. Mphovasse[at]

FreeStyle Dance Centre 32838 Ventura Ave, Abbotsford V2S 6J3 T: 604-855-7433 F: 604-855-7415

Perform Art Studios 260 West Esplanade, North Vancouver V7M 3G7 T: 604-723-4594 F: 604-988-3055 E-mail : info[at]

Pro Arte 440 Hendry Ave, North Vancouver V7L 4C5 T: 604-984-2783 F: 604-986-1632 E-mail : info[at]

Susan Paisley School of Dance 3440 Okanagan St., Armstrong V0E1B0 T: 250-546-0308

The Abbotsford Ballet Studio #10 -34100 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford V2S 2C6 T: 604-854-2007 E-mail : abbotsfordballetstudio[at]

The Dance Lab 910 Sherwood Ave., Coquitlam V3K 1A6 T: 604-525-5289 E-mail: info[at]

Contemporary dance schools in Manitoba:

The School of Contemporary Dancers Contact Person: Charlene Kulbaba, Office Manager 104 - 211 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, R3B 3P2 T: (204) 452-1239 F: (204) 287-8693 E-mail: info[at]

Contemporary dance schools in Newfoundland:

Jill Dreaddy Dance Co. 641 Conception Bay Hwy, Conception Bay South A1X 7L5 T: (709) 834-9789 E-mail : info[at]

Contemporary dance schools in Ontario:

Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre 509 Parliament Street, Toronto T: 416 924 5657 E-mail Address: info[at]

Contemporary School of Dance Ltd. 60 Bathurst Drive, Unit 18 & 19 Waterloo, Ontario, N2V 2A9 T: 519-725-0143 E-mail: christine[at]

Dance Classes Toronto

KaliAndrews Dance Studio  2664 Lancaster Road  K1B 4T7  Ottawa. T: 613-601-5254 info[at]

The Joy of Dance Studio 95 Danforth East, 3rd Floor, Toronto M4K 1N2 T: 416-406-3262 E-mail : info[at]

The School of Toronto Dance Theatre 80 Winchester St. Toronto M4X1B2 T: 4169676887 E-mail : jae[at]
For over 40 years, The School of Toronto Dance Theatre has been passionately committed to the training and education of young dancers in the art of contemporary dance. Through its dedication to excellence in the art form, the School is at the forefront of training in contemporary dance in Canada.

Premiere Dance Studio Burlington Ontario 1149 Heritage Road, Burlington L7L 4Y1 T: 905-335-2100 F: 905-335-2105 E-mail: premieredance[at]

Contemporary dance schools in Quebec:

École de danse contemporaine de Montréal  372, Sainte-Catherine street West, Suite 211, H3B 1A2, Montreal. T : 514 866-9814  info[at]

Contemporary dance schools in Saskatchewan:

Dance Innovations 82 First Avenue North, Yorkton S3N 1J5 T: 306-786-6814 E- mail : dance.i[at]



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Academia de Artes Guerrero Calle 45 No. 18 A-25 Bogotá T: +57.1. 609 4792 - 609 4795 Fax: +57.1. 285 2627 E-mail : artsguerrero[at]

Danza Común Bogotá Cra 9 #23-75.Piso 6. Bogota T: 2829802, 5998917 E-mail: info[at] / talleres[at]

Facultad de Artes - ASAB de la Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas. Carrera 13 No. 14 – 69 Santa Fe de Bogotá Barrio: La Capuchina (Centro) T: +57.1. 2438554 PBX1: 2 82 82 20 Ext.: 102 - 110 Horario General: Lunes a Viernes de 8:00 a.m. a 5:00 p.m. E-mail: decanatura_artes[at]

DANZA OM TRI Dirección: Carlos Latorre. Av. Caracas, N. 48-39, piso 201. (Sede Bogotá) T: (+57) 3173926153 E-mail: danceomtri[at]


ÁZOE DANZA Danza Contemporánea Calle 58N # 2GN-69 Casa 8, Los Geranios, Cali T: (57.2) 516 03 11 - (57) 314 6639411 - (57) 316 7044226 E-mail : azoecontacto[at]


EL COLEGIO DEL CUERPO de Cartagena de Indias Calle Larga # 10-27, Getsemaní T y F: (57 - 5) 664 3184 / 660 2443 / 664 9341 E-mail: arestrepo[at]


Academia de ballet María Elena Trujillo Cra 43 b # 11-75 Loc. 5 T: (+57.4) 311 80 94 – 266 56 04 – (+57) 3006182564 E-mail : marytru[at]

Academia de danza Claudia Cadena C alle 20 sur # 25 b-16 San Lucas T: (+57.4) 317 12 45 – (+57) 310 424 48 60 E-mail : info[at]

Academia JAZZDANCE Sabine Stockman Cra 47 # 41-29 T: 412 52 34 – 412 20 42 E-mail : jazzdance[at]

Academia y Compañía DANZA VIVA Cra 65 a # 48 d-80 T: 230 08 78 – F: 230 28 98 E-mail : cdanzaviva[at]

Centro Educativo y Musical MUSICREANDO Cl. 11 b # 40 a 86 Loma Lalinde El Poblado T: 268 33 82 E-mail : musicreando[at]

Corporación Taller de la Música Cra 43 b # 11 b 20 T: 312 10 02

Licenciatura en Educación Básica en Danza, Universidad de AntioquiaCalle 67 Número 53 - 108 Medellín T : 2195890 E-mail : danza[at]

VILLADANZA Dg 79a # 76-311 Pilarica, Medellín T: (57) (4) 4213039


Estudio de Ballet TRINIDAD PACHECO CRA 33 # 7A-09 LAPRIMAVERA T: 3132605132-3186936904-3014517285-5612984 E-mail : estudioballetocana[at]
Organizadores del Primer Festival Nacional De Ballet al Parque Ciudad Ocaña.



Facultad de Artes Escénicas, Instituto Superior de Artes Calle 120 No. 1110 e/ 9na y 13 Cubanacán, Playa. C. Habana T: 2084299


Janacek conservatory Ostrava Českobratrská, Ostrava



Copenhagen Contemporary Dance School Pasteursvej 14 Copenhagen 1799 info[at]


Free Flow Studio Teatri väljak 3 Tallinn, Harju. T: +372 54 00 4778 info[at]

You can study 18 different styles, including contemporary emotion, contemporary fusion - for different levels. Also you can take singing classes, play different musical instruments and perform in drama classes. Free Flow Family welcomes you :)



Centre du danse du Marais  41 Rue du Temple 75004, T :  06 12 79 35 17 centrededansedumarais[at]

CND (Centre National de la Danse)

CNSMDP (Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris) 209 avenue Jean-Jaurès 75019 Paris E-mail : danse[at]



Folkwang Universität der Künste Postfach 164428 45224 Essen


TIP - School for dance, improvisation and performance


Contemporary Dance School Hamburg Stresemannstraße 374 (Eingang B) 22761. T: +49 / 40 / 41924560 F: +49 / 40 / 2805 3310 E-mail Address: info[at]


Iwanson International School of Contemporary Dance


Budapest Contemporary Dance Academy T: +36 1 250 30 46 Budapest, Zip/Postal Code: H-1036 budapest[at] 
A professional 3 year BA: personal, highest level, creative. Dr. Iván Angelus, Rector.



Academy of Indian dancers Street Address: 12/3/274,Sainagar. T: 08008911934 F: 09185544227920 Zip/Postal Code: 515001 E-Mail Address: worldwide_culture[at] 
Trained so far two thousand dancers and attended many work shops for western dances.


Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts 24-04, BTS Bus Depot Road, Wilson Garden, Behind Mandovi Motors, Bengaluru-560027. T: +91 80 2212 3684, 4148 3534, 4146 7690

Rhythmotion D2, Sraddha Golf links, 4th Cross, Rustumbagh, Bangalore 560017 T: 0091 80 25292868 E-mail: info[at]


Rhythmosaic School & Dance Institute  48/3 Gariahat Road T: +919831350670 Kolkata 700019 rhythmosaic[at]  A school which provides One Year Certificate in Academic/ Contemporary Dance.


ZipOut E-mail: runjhun.gupta[at]


STAR DANCE ACADEMY Choreographer: MANOJ KUMAR. SAMTA COLONY, RAIPUR. Zip/Postal Code: 492001 T: 0771 4046201 astardanceacademy[at] Our dance academy is a dance institution of higher learning in dance and allied research in dance as performing art. Dance academy is founded by a group of people who come together and lay the foundation for the institute. Dance academy is formed so that good dancers can come together and perform stage dancing, participate in dance competitions, run dancing classes for amateurs, do research and learn new dancing from each other. It is a team that works towards the passion of all and the common goal: Dancing.



Vertigo International Training Program  Gerard Behar Center, Jerusalem. T: 02-6244176 F: 02-6251469  vidp[at]

Kibbutz Ga'aton:

Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company- Summer Dance IntensiveInternational Dance Village T: 011 972 54 284 1305 summer[at]
Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company in northern Israel offers an incredible two week summer intensive for high school/college aged dance students. Offering four technique classes daily in ballet, modern/contemporary, KCDC repertoire as well as conditioning and other dance styles, the intensive is taught by professional KCDC faculty and company dancers. Participants live in the International Dance Village located on beautiful Kibbutz Ga'aton, enjoy evening activities and an organized trip around northern Israel.

Tel Aviv:

"Maslool - Bikurey Ha'Itim" Professional Dance Program. Director: Sigal Peretz. Artistic Directors: Naomi Perlov and Ofir Dagan. 6 Heftman St., Tel-Aviv email: masloltelaviv[at] T: +97236919510 ex. 110



Leggere Strutture Art Factory  Via Ferrarese 169/A, Bologna. coordinamento[at]


CIMD Centro Internazionale Movimento Danza Direction: Franca Ferrari. Via Fontana 15, Milano E-mail :v-pranio[at]

Il Filo di Paglia Via Fontana, 15, Milano. T: 3479355159 F: 0255017562 Zip/Postal Code: 20122 info[at] 
Il Filo di Paglia is a school of dance in Milano directed by Maria Carpaneto. We offer Contemporary dance courses for beginners and professionals.



de Theaterschool (AHK) Jodenbreestraat 3 T: +31 (0)20 527 7777 E-mail Address: info.dans[at]

New dance Studios Wibautstraat 150 bg 1091 GR Amsterdam E-mail Address: info[at]

The Henny Jurriëns Foundation Bellamystraat 49, 1053 BG Amsterdam T: +31 (0)20 412 1510 F: +31 (0)20 612 3159 E-mail Address: info[at] 
The Foundation offers daily contemporary dance and ballet classes throughout the year. There are also Spring and a Summer Intensive programs where workshops in contemporary styles are offered. Classes are open to advanced/professional level dancers, no preregistration is necessary for the classes, only for the workshops.




Codarts Street Address: Kruisplein 26.



City Dance Level 1, 260 Queen St Auckland T: +64 9 379 9944 info[at]


Motion Being  Rakeiora Grove, 5012 Lower Hutt. +64212369614 julietsea[at]    Juliet Shelley teaches classes and workshops in contemporary technique, contact improvisation, performance improvisation, the Alexander technique and Pilates. 

New Zealand School of Dance One of the Southern Hemisphere's leading dance conservatoires offering fulltime training in classical ballet and contemporary dance. Te Whaea, 11 Hutchison Road, Newtown, Wellington 6242 T: +64 4 381 9252 F: +64 4 389 4996 dance[at]



Oslo National Academy of the Arts



"Feather Step" Dance Studio[at] One of the best dance schools in Romania (all ages, all levels); ballroom, ballet, modern, disco, folk, corporate&business classes.



Institut Za Umetnicku Igru



ACTFA Bk163 #04-3575, Bukit 150163 T: 62250150 E-mail : i[at]


Ricardo's Modern Dance Studio



AREA Espai de Dansa i Creació  Alegre de Dalt 55 bis, 08024 info[at]  Contemporary Dance Education and DanceMeetingPoint Summer Intensives.

Escola d'Ensenyament Secundari i Artístic / Conservatori Professional de Dansa (EESA/CPD) Conservatori Superior de Dansa (CSD). Institut del Teatre Plaça Margarida Xirgu, S/N 08004 Barcelona T: 932 273 900

Institute of the Arts Barcelona Carrer Ramon Dalmases 18, Barcelona 08870 T: 661594466 a.wood[at]

La Caldera c/ Torrent d'en Vidalet, 43 08012 Barcelona Tel/Fax: (+ 34) 93 415 68 51 E-mail: lacaldera[at]

tragantDansa Reig i Bonet, 23 baixos 08024 Barcelona T: +34 935 398 949 E-mail: info[at]
We offer regular courses and intensive workshops.

Varium Jaume Piquet 7, Barcelona. T: 932051560 Zip/Postal Code: 08017 E-Mail Address: info[at] 
Professional dancers´education in contemporary and hip hop. Summer workshops available. Visit website for more information.


RCPD (Real Conservatorio Profesional de danza Mariemma C/ Soria 2, Madrid.



Dansforum Performing Arts Schools Olof Palmes plats 1 413 04 Göteborg



Dansens Hus (organizes workshops) Barnhusgatan 12-14 Tel: +46 (0)8 508 990 90 Fax: + 46 (0)8-508 990 10 biljett[at]



Adrian Russi (Contact Improvisation und Freie Improvisation) T: 079 600 87 80 E-mai: adrian.russi[at]

Atelier 17 Werkhofstr. 17, 4500 Solothurn. T: 032 621 62 63 E-mai: regula.diener[at]

espace-raum für bewegung Egliweg 10, 2560 Nidau. T: 032 322 53 68 E-mai: s-mueller[at] Marienstr. 8, Calvinhaus, 3005 Bern. Tel/Fax 030 351 14 15 E-mai: office[at]


GVA DANCE TRAINING Professional contemporary dance training in the lake Geneva region.


Özge Derman Studio Bağdat cad. Turgay apt. 348A/8 Erenköy Istanbul T: 0216 3028830 / 0530 7802349 E-mail: info[at]


Richado's modern dance studio  De-winton, 3187, Kampala. T: +256777265793  njyogendes[at]



The Scottish School of Contemporary Dance The Space, Dundee College, Old Glamis Rd Dundee DD3 8LE


Katrina Hughes Dance School The Studio, Grove Road School, HG1 5EP. T: 07813 181 411 katrinahughesdancers[at]


Northern School of Contemporary Dance 98 Chapeltown Road, Leeds, LS7 4BH T: 0113 219 3000 F: 0113 219 3030 E-mail: info[at]  NSCD is an international centre of excellence offering specialist, conservatoire-level contemporary dance training as a School of the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama in Leeds.  Our three-year full-time degree programme focuses on the development of versatile and individual dance artists with highly tuned technical, creative and performance skills. Students learn a range of relevant contemporary dance techniques through rigorous studio-based practice and explore the methods used to generate and refine movement material.


Elite Academy of Performing Arts 4 Sandford Street, WS13 6QA, Lichfield, Staffs. T: 07976971178 studio[at] 
Vocational and pre vocational training. A LEVEL and GCSE dance. Contemporary classes available.


Conservatoire for Dance and Drama Tavistock House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JJ T: 020 7387 5101 F: 020 7387 5103 E-mail: info[at]

TRINITY LABAN CONSERVATOIRE OF MUSIC AND DANCE Creekside, London, SE8 3DZ T: +44 (0)20 8691 8600 F: +44 (0)20 8691 8400 E-mail : INFO[at]LABAN.ORG

RAMBERT SCHOOL of ballet and contemporary dance Clifton Lodge, St. Margaret's Drive, Twickenham, TW1 1QN T: 0208 892 9960 F: 0208 892 8090 E-mail: info[at]

The Place 17 Duke's Road, London, WC1H 9PY T: +44 (0)20 7121 1000 E-mail: info[at]


The Dance Centre 2A West Cliff Road, Ramsgate CT11 9JR T:07590 227320 E-mail: networking[at]


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