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Welcome to  the Central PA Dance Workshop

​Where the community comes to dance!


CPDW is located in downtown State College, steps away from the Penn State University campus. 

We provide a well-rounded dance education for students ages 3 to adult.  Our faculty is trained to balance recreational dance and pre-professional training, with classes in a variety of styles, and performance opportunities for all ages.

CPDW is seeking Dance Instructors
for the 2022-2023 school year

We are looking for Ballet, Lyrical, Jazz, and Tap instructors for all ages and levels. 

Please submit your resume and cover letter to

Please join us for a Children's Matinee Adventure 

Purchase tickets here
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"City Beats"
School Performance

Find everything you need to know

(all the memo and forms related to our School Performance here

Seeking Teaching Assistants

Gain valuable teaching experience through our Teaching Assistant Program

Children's Dance Scholarships 

Contact us for information on how you can audition for a ballet scholarship

Your donation supports dancers  

Did you know that CPDW is a registered non-profit? Your donation is fully tax-deductible!