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Teaching the Art of Dance through Patience and Positive Methods
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Upcoming Master Class

Rory Freeman is coming to TDC!

MARCH 30th
for dancers aged 9 and up

2:10p-3:40p – Jazz
$100

3:45p-5:15p – Contemporary
$100

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Rory Freeman

Rory Freeman

Rory Freeman most recently can be seen as a Principal Dancer in the highly anticipated Disney+ movie “Hocus Pocus 2”. In 2018 he performed with recording artist Rita Ora at the People’s Choice Awards. He was a Principal Dancer with Travis Wall’s Shaping Sound on the...

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2023 Starbound Competition!

Recent Work in the Studio

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

Dante Adela

Dante Adela studied ballet and modern dance at the Alvin Ailey Dance Center after studying for five months at the Lou Conti Dance Studio (home of...

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Callan Bergmann

Callan Bergmann

Callan Bergmann is a New York City based performer who could last be seen performing on Broadway in the Tony Award winning musical Kinky Boots. His...

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Olivia Bergmann

Olivia Bergmann

Olivia Bergmann will be a senior at the University at Buffalo studying for her BFA in Dance. She has a background as a competitive gymnast at...

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Andrew Black

Andrew Black

Mr. Andrew Black has performed from the stage of Carnegie Hall to the streets of Tokyo's DisneySea.  Favorite Credits include: Irving Berlin's White...

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Grace Buckley

Grace Buckley

Grace has become a sought after dancer/choreographer/teacher across the USA. Grace is on faculty with New York City Dance Alliance and Steps on...

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Joshua Burrage

Joshua Burrage

Joshua Burrage grew up in Westield. Massachusetts beginning his dance training at New England Dance Centers. Out of high school, he was cast In the...

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Christopher Michael Bursley

Christopher Michael Bursley

Christopher Bursley received his dance training at Marymount Manhattan College, dancing in faculty, professional, and student choreographies. Since...

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Ben Cameron

Ben Cameron

Ben Cameron is a sought after host, writer, teacher and performer in NYC. He has appeared on Broadway in Wicked original cast), Aida and Footloose...

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Ben Cook

Ben Cook

Cook was most recently seen on Broadway playing Riff in the Ivo Van Hove Directed revival of West Side Story. His other Broadway/National Tour...

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Channing Cooke

Channing Cooke

Channing Cooke, known for her outgoing personality and knowledge beyond her years, is a very hard working and successful entertainer. Having grown...

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Joelle Cosentino

Joelle Cosentino

JOELLE COSENTINO is a highly sought-after creative director, teacher and choreographer for various artistic mediums. Armed with a BA from UCLA and...

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Gaby Diaz

Gaby Diaz

Born and raised in Miami, FL, Gaby Diaz started dancing at the age of 3 and trained in various styles growing up. In 2015, she was crowned America’s...

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Jessica Dillan

Jessica Dillan

Jessica began her Ballet training at the age of 4 with the Albano Ballet company under the prestigious tutelage of Joseph Albano. She became a...

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Mallauri Esquibel

Mallauri Esquibel

Mallauri Esquibel, a native of Colorado, moved to Los Angeles at 17, Mallauri quickly began making a name for herself. Film/TV credits include: LALA...

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Rory Freeman

Rory Freeman

Rory Freeman most recently can be seen as a Principal Dancer in the highly anticipated Disney+ movie “Hocus Pocus 2”. In 2018 he performed with...

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Jessica Lee Goldyn

Jessica Lee Goldyn

Jessica Lee Goldyn is a Broadway Performer based in NYC. She is best known for her portrayal of Val and Cassie in the Broadway Revival of A CHORUS...

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Noah Gouldsmith

Noah Gouldsmith

Noah Gouldsmith is a native of Kansas City, MO and is currently based in New York City. His professional career has taken him all over the world...

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Curtis Holland

Curtis Holland

Curtis Holland was born in Miami, Florida, to parents Edwin and Gaile Holland. The youngest of three siblings, Curtis and his sisters grew up...

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Thayne Jasperson

Thayne Jasperson

Thayne Jasperson is currently part of the hit broadway musical Hamilton! He was a finalist on So You Think You Can Dance, season 4, continuing on to...

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Jakob Karr

Jakob Karr

So You Think You Can Dance Season 6 Runner Up; Rock the Ballet; VIVA ELVIS by Cirque Du Soleil; Kiss Me Kate at Barrington Stage; The 82nd Annual...

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James Kinney

James Kinney

James has been performing professionally since the age of 15. He grew up in Jacksonville, Florida and began his classical training with The Florida...

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Sophia Lucia

Sophia Lucia

Sophia Lucia, Dance Prodigy, Guinness World Record Holder, YouTube Sensation, Entrepreneur, and Educator, loves to dance and strives each day to be...

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Skye Mattox

Skye Mattox

Skye Mattox is originally from Danville, NH and grew up dancing at her mother’s (Dee Keri) studio, Keri Productions in Salem NH. From there, she...

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Rosero McCoy

Rosero McCoy

Rosero McCoy is one of the most established and well-rounded Choreographers in the Entertainment Industry. Some of Rosero’s choreography film...

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Sarah Meahl

Sarah Meahl

Broadway: Bad Cinderella, Kiss Me, Kate!, Hello, Dolly! Cirque du Soleil’s Paramour (Gina). Off-Broadway: Black No More, NY City Center...

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Alex Nordin

Alex Nordin

Alex Nordin began studying the art of musical theatre as a child, and has been performing professionally since the age of 17, first starting in the...

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Corey O’Brien

Corey O’Brien

Corey O'Brien is a professional dancer, published model, and actor currently signed with Go 2 Talent Agency - based out of Los Angeles, California....

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Heather Parcells

Heather Parcells

1Heather Parcells was most recently seen on Broadway in Tuck Everlastingunderstudying Carolee Carmello as Mae Tuck. Her other Broadway credits...

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Michael Patrick Ryan

Michael Patrick Ryan

Originally from Boston MA, Michael is a New York based actor, singer, and teacher. Favorite credits include; Broadway National Tour of Disneys...

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Ryan Steele

Ryan Steele

Broadway: Carousel, Newsies (Astaire Award nom), Matilda, West Side Story (Baby John), Billy Elliot (upcoming: Once Upon A One More Time) Tour: An...

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Tanner Ray Wilson

Tanner Ray Wilson

Tanner Ray Wilson is a Dance Captain in Broadway’s Head Over Heels. He has also appeared in Cats on Broadway, the National Tour of Rodgers +...

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Blake Zelesnikar

Blake Zelesnikar

Blake Zelesnikar is a New York City professional dancer and musical theater performer. Blake has had the privlage of dancing around the world with...

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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.

TESTIMONIALS

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 few studios...

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...

Contact

Phone

(603) 998-9045

Address

1 Glen Road Plaza
West Lebanon, NH 03784
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