The Dance Collective

Teaching the Art of Dance through Patience and Positive Methods
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Recent Work in the Studio

At the 2022 Starbound National Talent Competition

The Dance Collective came away with wins for
our group, a trio, and two individuals.
Congratulations to all participating dancers!

Dance Comes in Many Forms

PreProfessional Program

For those wanting a full fledged preparation for lifelong dance, we have programs for you.

Public Classes

We offer a variety of public classes including broadway, ballet, hip hop, and more!

Master Classes

We regularly offer master classes with Broadway and Hollywood professional dance artists to enrich your dance education.

Our Story

The Dance Collective has been providing dance instruction in the Upper Valley since the 1980s. Originally founded by Barbara Weiner and Donna Lea Heron, Allyson Weiner-Sawyer took over the studio in 2008.
A lifelong dancer Ally has a Musical Theatre degree from Elmira. She is involved in dance in many ways in the Upper Valley.

Master Classes

We frequently have professional dance artists offer master classes in our studio. From Broadway to Hollywood we strive to offer our students, and all dance enthusiasts in the Upper Valley, access to exceptional training.

Dante Adela studied ballet and Read more
Callan Bergmann is a New Read more
Olivia Bergmann will be a Read more
Mr. Andrew Black has performed Read more
Grace has become a sought Read more
Joshua Burrage grew up in Read more
Christopher Bursley received his dance Read more
Ben Cameron is a sought Read more
Cook was most recently seen Read more
Channing Cooke, known for her Read more
JOELLE COSENTINO is a highly Read more
Born and raised in Miami, Read more
Jessica began her Ballet training Read more
Mallauri Esquibel, a native of Read more
Jessica Lee Goldyn is a Read more
Noah Gouldsmith is a native Read more
Thayne Jasperson is currently part Read more
So You Think You Can Read more
James has been performing professionally Read more
Skye Mattox is originally from Read more
Rosero McCoy is one of Read more
Alex Nordin began studying the Read more
Corey O'Brien is a professional Read more
1Heather Parcells was most recently Read more
Originally from Boston MA, Michael Read more
Broadway: Carousel, Newsies (Astaire Award Read more
Tanner Ray Wilson is a Read more
Blake Zelesnikar is a New Read more

About our Studio

The Dance Collective has been providing dance instruction in the Upper Valley since the 1980s. Originally founded by Barbara Weiner, who instilled a love of dance and performing into her daughter, Allyson Weiner-Sawyer took over the studio in 2008.

Take a Class

We offer public classes and a pre-professional program. Contemporary, hip hop, broadway, tap, ballet, and more are available.


A Magical Place

A Magical Place

There is something so very special, and perhaps a little magical about The Dance Collective. Two years ago, we were new to the area and my daughter wanted to get back into dance. She was so very nervous about walking into a room full of experienced dancers that would,...

Master Class and More

Master Class and More

  I shouldn’t say that we’ve had a favorite masterclass weekend...but... this one was pretty epic  \ I post a bit about my girls’ dancing and the extra classes they take, and I want to talk just a moment about @thedancecollectivenh My girls have danced at a...

A Tribute to The Dance Collective

A Tribute to The Dance Collective

What Makes a Place Valuable? A Tribute to The Dance Collective I have been dancing at The Dance Collective ever since my discovery of it years ago. Why do I come back every year? Why is this studio inspirational to me? The answer lies in the values of this humble...



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1 Glen Road Plaza
West Lebanon, NH 03784

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