Top 10 Contemporary Dance Classes in USA |


Course Fees : $5 to $420

Planning to learn Contemporary dance in the US?


Here is a table of Contemporary dance classes in the US along with the duration and cost of the course:


Institute Name


Course Name


Course Fee

Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, Inc.

New York

Contemporary Dance Class

4 weeks


Dancer’s Gallery


After School Program

1 month


Premiere Dance

New Jersey

Summer Dance Programs

1-4 weeks

$150 - $225

American Dance Institute


Modern Dance For ADults

1-12 weeks

$22 - $912

Step Above Dance Academy


Contemporary Dance Class

37 weeks

$30 - $76

Jazz Unlimited Studio of Dance Arts

New Jersey

Contemporary Dance Class

1 hour - 1¼ hour

$220 - $750

Dance Academy USA


Lyrical / Contemporary Dance Class

1 - 9  weeks

$88 - $434

Sarasota Contemporary Dance


Contemporary Dance Class

1 week - 1 month

$55 - $120

​Gotta Dance Company


Contemporary Dance Class

45 minutes - 10 hours per week

$55 - $325

Dance Obsession Dance Studio


Contemporary Dance Class

45 minutes - 8 hours per week

$45 - $330



What are the Top Contemporary dance academies in the US?


1. Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, Inc. - New York

2. Dancer’s Gallery - Florida

3. Premiere Dance - New Jersey

4. American Dance Institute - Washington

5. Step Above Dance Academy - Illinois

6. Dance Academy USA - California

​7. Gotta Dance Company - Arizona

8. Laredo School of Contemporary Dance - Texas

9. Contemporary Academy of Dance - Pennsylvania

10. Minnesota Dance Theatre - Minnesota 



What is the cost of Contemporary dance classes in the US?


  • As per the table above, taking a Contemporary Dance class in the US may cost from $10 - $912.
  • $10 is the cheapest cost when taking a Contemporary Dance class, where it is being charged on a per class basis.
  • Cost can go up to $912, which gives the student a 12-week session. During those 12 weeks, students are being taught 4 times and up per week.
  • Mostly, the cost is being affected by how long the class will take. Some contemporary dance class prices are also dependent on a certain season (e.g Summer Class) when the class will be held which may cost from $150 - $225.
  • Other reasons are the type of class, some provide classes for Kids ($220 - $750), adults ($22 - $912), and 1-on-1 or private class (may cost $100 per class).



What is the duration of Contemporary dance classes in the US?


  • As per the table above, taking a Contemporary Dance class in the US has various options when it comes to duration.
  • Some provide on per number minutes or hours (45 minutes - 1 ¼ hour).
  • While others are dependent on the number of weeks and months (1 week - 3 months). Longest duration is good for 1 year.



What is the salary of a Contemporary Dance Instructor in the US?


The average salary of a Contemporary Dance Instructor in the United States is $21.96 per hour. The typical tenure for a Dance Instructor is 1-3 years.



95 course(s) offered by 87 institutes in USA
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Diamond Dance Works Logo


This class focuses on letting go and stepping out of your comfort zone. A mixture of all dance styles it fuses together technique and passion. This dance style asks dancers to tell a story and to express deep emotions

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Kids Contemporary Dance Classes in Miami

Mady’s Dance Factory offers Acro Dance Classes in Miami for children age 6 to 17 years old at our Miami Shores Dance School

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Contemporary dance draws on modern dance techniques as well as newer philosophies of movement that depart from classical dance techniques. Unlike classical ballet, contemporary often utilizes ground work and dancers often perform in bare feet

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Students will engage with the defining movement concepts of modern dance including suspension and release, fall and recovery, the use of momentum and connecting breath with movement

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Modern and contemporary dance is a dance style that rejects many of the strict rules of classical ballet, focusing instead on the expression of inner feelings. Modern and contemporary dance was created as a rebellion against classical ballet, emphasizing creativity in choreography and performance.

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Dance Classes

Dance Connection, the #1 Dance Studio in Indianapolis 2011, 2012 and 2013 according to Indy A-List, offers a unique approach to your dance school experience

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CityDance is a nonprofit dance institution dedicated to developing the next generation of dance artists and innovators.

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Modern/Contemporary Dance Classes are offered by South Bay Dance Center for all ages and skill level. South Bay Dance Center is recognized by many bay area professional dancers and college faculty members as the premiere dance education facility for serious dance students.

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Lyrical dance combines the grace of ballet and jazz. The style shows great emotion through the art of dance as students learn to dance to the lyrics of music. You must be 8 years of age, or have teacher permission, and take ballet and jazz in order to take this class.

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Teen Contemporary

A survey class with a focus on basic technique from modern dance (i.e. the Horton technique used by Alvin Ailey, Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham), commercial dance (i.e. Janet Jackson, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, etc.), and improvisation styles

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