Welcome to Utica Dance


Welcome to Utica Dance
During the Fall semester of 2020, Utica Dance is open and offering both in-person and virtual classes in a modified schedule with limited class size to adhere to Covid-19 restrictions. To obtain up-to-date information, I invite you to get in touch with us via email or phone--see our contact page on this site for details.


The Utica Dance faculty is passionately committed to providing students with the opportunity to learn the art of dance in a positive, structured, and inspiring environment. Utica Dance is independently owned and operated and was formerly known as the Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute Dance Program. We are proud of our long tradition of over forty five years providing the highest quality dance instruction in ballet, jazz, tap and modern dance.
Nancy, Lynn, Kathy and Sharon are excited to welcome new and returning students to our world of dance.
Our dance productions provide all students in the Children's and Pre-Professional Divisions with opportunities to perform in professional caliber shows that range from classic ballets to original contemporary dances. Our Teen/Adult Division offers introductory and intermediate classes in ballet, jazz and tap for students who wish to experience the joy and benefits of dance training at any age. All prospective students and parents are encouraged to email or call for advice on classes.
We invite all students and teachers to enhance their dance training by attending any of the workshops offered at our school throughout the year. Workshops and master classes are led by our distinguished faculty, staff and guest instructors. Discounts and payment plans available for students taking multiple classes and families with more than one dancer. Our annual membership opens August 1-25 for Fall 2021.



Contact Us


  • 324 Genesee Street, Utica, NY, USA
  • Mailing Address: Utica Dance, Inc. P.O. Box 683 New Hartford, NY 13413

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Typical Schedule before Covid-19. For current class schedule, email Nancy@uticadance.com or call 315-527-1288!

Past Workshops--Watch this page for upcoming events in 2020 and beyond...

Programs


Children's Division

Our Children's Division program is designed to develop coordination, muscle strength, listening skills, and musical and spatial awareness through an age-appropriate curriculum in either ballet, tap and jazz classes. Recreational classes are also offered in hip hop.

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Pre-Professional Division

Ages 8-18 (approximately) Pre-professional Division students deepen their knowledge of the principles of classical and contemporary techniques in Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Modern Dance which prepare them for a lifetime of dance.

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Teen/Adult Division

Stretch yourself through the art of dance! We provide classes for teens and adults in introductory through intermediate levels in ballet, tap, jazz, and contemporary dance, and frequent workshops in hip hop dance and yoga.

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Workshops/Open Classes

All workshops and open classes are available to Utica Dance students as well as non-program students. Utica Dance workshops and open classes do not require an application or membership.

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Performances


  •  12/15/2019 06:00 PM
  •   Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica NY

Utica Dance presents the 2019 production of The Nutcracker at Mohawk Valley Community College December 14 and 15!

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  •  12/15/2019 02:00 PM
  •   Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica NY

Utica Dance presents the 2019 production of The Nutcracker at Mohawk Valley Community College December 13, 14 and 15!

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  •  12/14/2019 07:00 PM
  •   Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica NY

Utica Dance presents the 2019 production of The Nutcracker at Mohawk Valley Community College December 13, 14 and 15!

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  •  12/14/2019 02:00 PM
  •   Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica NY

Utica Dance presents the 2019 production of The Nutcracker at Mohawk Valley Community College December 13, 14 and 15!

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About Us


About Utica Dance

During this unique time in our history, all artists, especially dancers, have learned to use their innate skills to thrive during challenging times. Like so many others, we have learned to pivot to continue providing opportunities to our community, near, in person, and far, virtually. Utica Dance has adjusted the schedule for in-person classes and offers Zoom options for most classes. The Utica Dance faculty remains passionately committed to providing students with the opportunity to learn the art of dance in a positive, structured, and inspiring environment.

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Dance Studio

If you are interested in offering classes for the public to engage in a practice that enhances the pursuit of dance, contact us.

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Dress Code

Utica Dance has dress code requirements by level in the Children's and Pre-Professional Divisions. There are no specific dress codes for the Teen/Adult Division.

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Dance Staff

Meet our faculty and staff!

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Frequent Guest Instructors

Utica Dance is proud to offer a variety of classes taught by great dance artists representing many forms of dance. We are thrilled to welcome Hannah Straney, Trevor Jones, Elizabeth Andrews, Cristiana Cavallo and Jon Lehrer to the studio this fall

Calendar


2019-2020 Calendar

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