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Welcome to Contemporary Dance & Fitness Studio

Our 2022 Performances are at The Barre Opera House, May 13 and 14 at 7pm & May 15 at 2pm. FOR TICKETS CALL 802-229-4676. Line-up: Friday features Kids Classes in Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, Modern, Breaking, and Musical Theater, as well as the Teen Jazz Company & Jr Company. Saturday features Teen/Adult classes in the same genres, as well as Teen Jazz Company. Sunday features the Ballet, Teen Jazz Company and Jr Company. Come enjoy a professionally produced show that always impresses, delights, and inspires. Adults $20; Kids/Students Seniors 65+ $15.

SUMMER 2022 CAMPS & CLASSES! There are still spots in most camps. See the Week at a Glance calendar for our offerings.

Regarding Covid19: We continue to proceed carefully with regard to COVID. The following protocols have been very effective: only dancers are allowed upstairs–young dancers are met at street level and escorted back; masks are worn; distancing is maintained; cross-ventilation is maintained; hand sanitizer is used.

Who We Are

Contemporary Dance and Fitness Studio was founded in 1973 by owner and director emeritus Lorraine Neal and has been led since 2010 by director Allison Mann.
We offer ballet, tap, jazz, musical theater, hip hop, modern, breaking, and daytime dance workouts and yoga for older adults. Our dancers range from  3 1/2 through adult, beginners through pre-professional. Many of our dancers have gone on to successful professional careers, and many of our faculty grew up in the studio, pursued advanced study, then returned to VT to have a family and teach.
It is our practice to know our dancers and their families.
To this end, we value direct communication, rather than an online registration process. We invite you to explore this website and to call the studio to learn more about CD&FS: (802) 229-4676. We encourage new students and families to visit.

We are a supportive community of dancers and movers, challenging ourselves to learn and grow, inspiring and supporting one another as we learn, respecting everyone’s individual path.


Explore our classes

Children & preteens

From ballet to breaking, classes and camps that inspire creative movement of all types.

Teens & adults

Regular and drop-in classes and workshops for all styles and abilities.

Montpelier, VT 05602

(802) 229-4676

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