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Center For Modern Dance Education (CMDE)

Dance For Everybody!


We are temporarily closed until it is safe for us to reopen.

Great News!!!

The Center for Modern Dance Education will be offering regular youth and adult classes through ZOOM. We are offering new classes starting on September 19th. Please email if you would like to register. These classes are FREE.

Thanks to the generous support of our many individual contributors as well as the National Endowment for the Arts, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, Bergen County Department of Human Services Youth Services Commission; Lillian Pitkin Schenck Fund; Levitt Foundation, Northern New Jersey Community Foundation COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund and New Jersey Economic Development Authority Emergency Assistance Grant.

Non-Profit since 1962! Awarded New Jersey State Council on the Arts Citation of Excellence!

The Center for Modern Dance Education (CMDE) is a community arts organization with the mission to promote modern dance and related art forms and make it available to everyone while serving as a resource for the professional dance community. The Center seeks, through quality dance programs, to nurture talent and instill confidence in every student, and to preserve the legacy of modern dance and nurture its future. The Center believes that dance is for everyone, including individuals with disabilities, youth at risk, older adults, and people of all income levels. CMDE is an inclusive, diverse oasis for non competitive artistic engagement. FREE TRIAL CLASSES!

You can also find more pictures on our Facebook, CMDE Photos Page, Vimeo Album Danceathon 2018, Vimeo Album Danceathon 2019, Vimeo Danceathon 2020, Instagram, Twitter and our YouTube Channel. Also be sure to read our new Blog!!!

Contact Us

CMDE Building

The Center for Modern Dance Education
84 Euclid Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-342-2989
NJTTY relay number for hearing impaired: 1-800-952-7897
Fax: 201-342-8209

Public Transportation

You may take the NJ Transit train to Anderson Street Station in Hackensack or you can take the following NJ Transit bus lines to Main Street and Clinton Place in Hackensack: 165, 168, 751, 755, 762.

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