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Center for Modern Dance Education

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 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!

SWING OPEN
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DANCE

FEATURED EVENT

Wholly Modern , Shirley's Dream 60 years and counting!

A portrait of Shirley Ubel by Ruth Neustadter by
Dances to celebrate CMDE founder Shirley Ubell and 60 yrs as a non profit.

Saturday, March 19at 5:30PM

Fair Lawn Community Center Theater
10-10 20 th Street, Fair Lawn NJ 07410
Tickets: $30.00 (Limited seating)
In Person or Livestream

YOU ARE WELCOME TO TRY A CLASS

TRY A FREE CLASS


Center for Modern Dance Education invites everybody to try out any class for FREE!
FREE for kids and teens (always)!
Dance classes and programs are offered in person and zoom. CMDE complies with Covid Safety Practices. All ages and abilities including people with disabilities welcome.

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AFRICAN DANCE AND DRUM COMPANY

AGES 8 – ADULT
Thursdays, 4:30PM-6PM
Dance to the rhythms of West Africa with live music and drum.

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MODERN MONDAY

ADULTS (zoom)
Mondays, 6:30PM
This class fosters creative expression while building strength, balance, and flexibility.

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MOVING EXPERIENCE DANCE FOR ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES

Tuesdays 6:30PM-7:20PM
A creative experience for individuals with disabilities who love to dance and perform.

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HIP-HOP

ALL AGES
Thursdays 6:30PM
An upbeat class that will consist of learning the fundamentals of Hip Hop technique and street style movements.

Donate to Center of Modern Dance Education

If you would like to make a donation to Center of Modern Dance Education use Donate with Paypal.
E-mail us at info@cmde.org if you would like to send it an alternate method.

Companies and Scholarships at CMDE

The audition process for companies and talent scholarships consists of simply filling out a short form or giving us a short description of any dance training, related performing arts background, any dance goals or ambitions, any financial need description or documentation, and taking a dance class candidates do not need to prepare anything in advance. Individuals interested in auditioning should call the CMDE office (201-342-2989) or email us at info@cmde.org.
Scholarships cover the cost of one or more CMDE dance classes per week for the 2021-2022 school year.

Where to find CMDE

84 Euclid Ave,
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Contact us

201-342-2989