50 Water Street, Newburyport, MA 01950
The Tannery Marketplace, Mill #1
Phone: (978) 465-1485

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Celebrating 30 years!

Fontaine Dollas Dubus: Owner/Director
Kim Pauley: Manager

The Dance Place is where adults can drop in all year round for classes in jazz, modern, contemporary, ballet, zumba, African, aerial, and barre workout. Our Luigi instructors learned from the master himself and have vast knowledge of its subtleties and style; Ballet instructors gently teach the proper alignment and intricacies of this classical discipline; Contemporary teachers mix the best of modern, blues and funk into their choreography for a fresh dance experience. Modern classes incorporate Limon, Graham, Cunnigham and Horton among others. Our non-competitive, nurturing environment makes dancers of any level feel comfortable to express themselves. The same philosophy goes for our children’s classes. It’s about the creative process, the love of movement and artistic expression, while learning the fundamentals of dance in its various forms. Our Joppa Dance youth companies, Joppa Jr. (grades 4-6), Joppa Two, (grades 7-8), Joppa T2 (grades 9-10) and Joppa Teen, (grades 10-12) have the additional opportunity to perform throughout the year, attend master classes, and mount their own pieces. Auditions for Joppa are held every June.

Important Announcements



Now you can purchase classes with PayPal (basic class fees)
Bottom of page on left. Please present receipt @ studio

MON. 1/26, TUE. 1/27 all classes CANCELLED.

Review of One Billion Rising choreography will be
Sunday, Feb. 1st at 12:30

Adult classes on-going in: ballet, barre, contemporary, jazz,
zumba, African, aerial, and now flamenco. Rates/schedule on "classes" page.
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Session 2 for kids' classes started 12/8.
Classes will be closed in several weeks.

2015 Recital is Saturday, June 13th
at Governor's Academy, Byfield MA
Save the date!

FLAMENCO is continuing at the DP!.
Tuesdays at 7:00pm. On-going drop-in class. Come try it out!
Call before your first class.

Joppa Dance Company's trip to Scotland's Fringe Festival was a huge success. The company is off to NY next, to perform at Lincoln Center in March. You can assist at:
Joppa is a nonprofit 501c3

Joppa Dance video montage of The Nutbuster is posted on the "Videos" link page.

For cancellations we follow the Newburyport school system. If it cancels, we cancel, which includes snow days, (& other inclement weather), and holidays, but does not include teacher workshops or the like. There are some exceptions. Please check this page for postings. (To the left)



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