The Center for Modern Dance Education (CMDE)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 for Modern Dance Education 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 every body, 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.
CMDE is a Non-Profit since 1962! Awarded New Jersey State Council on the Arts Citation of Excellence!
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The Center for Modern Dance Education is very appreciative of all your support this year – and 2022 has truly been a remarkable year!
We not only celebrated our 60th anniversary and the legacy of our founder Shirley Ubell, but also renovated out main studio with a new floor, door, and windows, and a fresh coat of paint.
And of course, we also continued to serve dance students of every age and ability, both in person and on line, and to work with our many partner organizations and artists.
TEENS - ADULTS
Discover or rediscover the expressive dancer in you! This class fosters creative expression while building strength, balance, and flexibility.
MOVING EXPERIENCE DANCE FOR ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES
A creative experience for individuals with disabilities who love to dance and perform.
An upbeat class that will consist of learning the fundamentals of Hip Hop technique and street style movements.
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A group of dance students, 8-14 years of age, perform at the end of “Summer Stars for Everybody”, a one week dance program at the Center for Modern Dance Education Hackensack, NJ on August 12, 2022. CHRIS PEDOTA, NORTHJERSEY.COM-USA TODAY NETWORK Please have a look at the photos taken from the last dancing performance by the Summer Stars For Everybody campers. SEE MORE PHOTOS Courtesy of
The Freedom Scholarship Fund is pleased to announce on July 15, 2022, a $1,000 donation was made to Center for Modern Dance Education (CMDE) to establish the Park Jimin Scholarship For Modern Dance. The scholarship will afford one male student the opportunity to receive dance instruction at the school free of charge. We believe that Jimin would be so pleased with our decision to establish this scholarship. The Freedom Scholarship Fund was established in September of 2018 in memory of the late...
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Hackensack, NJ 07601