Welcome to the Creative Dance Center! We are a unique non-profit organization that has been providing brain-compatible dance education to our community for 3 decades. Kaleidoscope Dance Company, CDC's performing company of young people, offers professional performance opportunities for children and, in so doing, provides powerful and playful dance performances accessible to people of all ages. The Creative Dance Center offers classes for infants through adults as well as professional development and personal enrichment through Educator/Community Workshops and the Summer Dance Institute for Teachers.


Upcoming Events

  • FALL/WINTER SESSION 2016-2017 IS ONLINE AND OPEN FOR REGISTRATION! Visit our Programs, Classes & Registration page to get started.
  • Embodied Awakening: Moving to our Highest Potential is the first of our 2016-2017 Educator/Community Workshops. Join Michael Garber on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 2-4pm for this somatics-based energy exploration. Activate, clear, and balance body and mind through improvisation, energy healing techniques from systems like qi gong and yoga, meditation, and group and partner work.
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  • Summer ZumbaJoin Jessica Gleason for a high energy, super fun dance party! Mondays, 7-8pm, June 13 through August 29 (no class July 4 and July 25). 
  • SUMMER CAMPS! Next up: August 15-19, Hip Hop Camp is FULL but there is still room in Dance & Drama from 1:00-3:30pm. Summer Classes end August 6. 
  • CDC Founder, Anne Green Gilbert just returned from North Carolina where the American Dance Festival (ADF) awarded her the 2016 Balasaraswati/Joy Anne Dewey Beinecke Endowed Chair for Distinguished Teaching While at ADF, Ms. Gilbert taught in the Dance Professionals Workshop, the Summer Intensive program for students, and to the community. Congratulate Anne on this prestigious award the next time you see her!
  • CDC is proud to announce that Director Terry Goetz was honored as Dance Educator of the Year at the Dance Educators Association of Washington Fall Conference on September 27.gt_winner_image
  • Review vacation dates and session info HERE.