Our vision is to cultivate and educate a new generation of lifelong arts advocates and participants through our commitment to education, collaboration, inclusion and innovation.
Each year, we work with more than 3,000 individuals in Boston and our surrounding communities to cultivate a love of dance and the arts through our education programs, community events, workshops, and performances.
All of our programs and initiatives include individuals with multiple learning styles and abilities. We promote movement exploration in a safe, supportive environment and encourage social and emotional growth.
Our highly-qualified faculty members have extensive backgrounds in teaching and dance education. Our curriculum integrates the arts with core academic learning standards and incorporates multiple styles of dance that reflect our diverse community
Many thanks to our partners who make this work possible.
Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston Public Library, Boston Public Schools, Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston, Dante Alighieri Montessori School, Federation for Youth with Special Needs, Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts, Higginson-Lewis K-8 School, Kingsley Montessori School, Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress, Oklahoma City Ballet, Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Simmons College, Urban Scholars, Vine Street Community Center
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Established in 1991, Citydance annually provides up to 3,000 third grade students from more than 130 Boston Public School classrooms with a tuition-free introduction to dance and ballet.
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