Riverdale Performing Arts Center

Dance School

Come dance with us!

Can’t stop the feeling? No worries, just dance with us at Riverdale Y! We have a new program for kids of all ages to explore the joy and excitement of dance! Brand new? Classes like Pre-Ballet and Move and Groove would be great to start to learn the fundamentals of dance or the importance of creativity in movement. Maybe your child just needs to get out that extra energy; Acro will put their stamina to the test! Dance Veteran? We have Tap, Broadway Jazz, and even Adult Ballet to fill your week with conversatory like training! We are thrilled you have an interest in your child’s artistic expression, or even your own! We hope we can create a space for them and you to thrive!


Key for the schedule below:
  • A- ages 3-5
  • B- Ages 5-7
  • C- Ages 8-11
  • D- Ages 12+
  • E- Adults

* We are offering a TRIAL WEEK from Sept. 12th – Sept.16th! Jump into any class you are interested in for just $25! If you choose to register, that money will be applied to your tuition! *

Michael Brown

Director of Dance

Michael Brown has been with the Riverdale Performing Arts Program since 2015. He has directed, choreographed, or assisted countless productions with the Jr. Rising Stars, Rising Stars, and Riverdale Rep.…

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Dance School Schedule



3:30 pm 4:15 pm Pre-Ballet A

4:15 pm 5:00 pm Pre-Ballet B

5:45 pm 6:30 pm Jazz C


5:45 pm 6:30 pm Tap C


4:15 pm 5:00 pm Broadway Jazz C

5:00 pm 5:45 pm Broadway Jazz D


3:30 pm 4:15 pm Acro B

4:15 pm 5:00 pm Acro C

5:00 pm 5:45 pm Ballet C

5:45 pm 6:30 pm Ballet D

5:45 pm 6:30 pm Acro D










Move and Groove



Nia Deliso

Move and Groove

Allison Podolsky

Broadway Jazz

Sunny Vinsavich

Acro Instructor

Lauren Treat

Ballet Instructor

Michael Brown

Director of Dance

Jessie Sector

Pre Ballet / Tap / Jazz