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Welcome to Jimmie DeFore Dance Center, the southland's leading center for dance training since 1978. We know dancers are special, and we work to make JDDC a warm and happy place in which to develop your physical, emotional and artistic skills. Enjoy and grow!

DeFore Dance Center is open for adult classes 7 days a week. We offer ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop and modern classes for beginning through advanced levels. We have over 25 junior classes weekly for ages 3-16 and over 75 adult classes every week in all levels. Drop in anytime for a great class taught by professional, qualified teachers. Make some new friends and get a good workout. We also offer studio rentals, master classes, workshops, competition/performing groups and scholarship program. Hope we see you soon!


DeFore's Annual Recital SIGN UPS!

DeFore Dance Center's annual recital 'Generations 2014' will take place on Saturday, June 28 at 5pm. Students in the junior classes should sign up now! Forms available from teachers or in the lobby.

New Classes!

Flamenco Class! Class with Pepa 6:30pm Mondays!

New Hip Hop Class for Boys Only (5-10 years old) 3:30pm Fridays. Taught by Jerusha Needham.

Something NEW...A DANCE CLASS with PROPS!
Saturdays 11:30am (Intermediate) with Christine Baltes.

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New teachers for some classes

-Linda Simmons teaching Jazz 3 at 10am Wednesdays.
-Stephanie Mehuys teaching Ballet 2-3 at 11:30am Wednesdays.
-Gina Cerato teaching 9am Pilates, 11:45am Pointe, Ballet 1-2 at 7pm on Thursdays.
-Joshua Romero teaching 8:30pm Jazz 4 Wednesdays
-David Norwood teaching 8:30pm Jazz 3-4 Thursdays starting 3/13 & 10am Saturdays beginning 3/29

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