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The Dance is for Everybody program entertains at the end of the Summer program

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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 established the Park Jimin Scholarship For Modern Dance

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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 singer George Michael. Since that time, its volunteer staff has raised $24,000.00* to provide financial aid for deserving students in the areas of music, art, literacy, suicide prevention, hunger and LGBTQ+ youth safe houses. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE…

The Center For Modern Dance Education is saddened to announce the passing of dance artist Hsueh-Tung

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The Center For Modern Dance Education is saddened to announce the passing of dance artist Hsueh-Tung (HT) Chen on June 12, 2022. Born in Shanghai, China in 1947 and raised in Taiwan, HT later moved to NYC to study and pursue a dance career.  He was an accomplished choreographer whose work was a fusion of traditional Chinese and Modern Dance styles, and in 1979 he established the non-profit Chen Dance Center in lower Manhattan.  He met his future wife, Dian Dong, while they were both studying at the Juilliard School in NYC in the 1970s.  Dian began her own dance career as a scholarship student at the Center for Modern Dance Education, and both she and HT remained connected to…

New World Summer Classes Starting Next Week

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Keep in mind how you are going to be spending the summer. Do you need a fun way to move around while socially distancing? Come try out our New World Summer Dance Classes being held on Zoom. Interested? Look at our “Classes and Programs” page to get the descriptions of all the different classes and email us at info@cmde.org to sign up. We can’t wait to see you in our “studio”.

New World Summer Classes

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We are going to be hosting new summer classes online. They are starting Monday July 6th at 10 AM. Check them out. They are being held by the teachers you all know and love. Look at our schedule page to check out what they are and a description and email us to let us know you want to be on the class email list. We can’t wait to have you.

New World Mini Danceathon

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Hello and welcome to our New World. We will be hosting a mini danceathon streamed through Facebook on June 20th at 2:00 PM. We will be showing what our dancers have been working on while in the studio and online. We also have some students that have decided to send in some of their own work. It will be a great time of celebration in this socially distanced world. Come watch us perform at http://www.facebook.com/cmdenj/

Online Classes

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The Center for Modern Dance Education will be offering regular youth classes through ZOOM. Students already enrolled in classes will be notified of the meeting room number and password. Please email info@cmde.org if you would like to register. Thanks to the generous support of our contributors – These classes are FREE.

Online Dance Class

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Our teachers Amanda Trott and Kalena Brown are hosting a live class via Zoom on Saturday, April 4 at 2:00. It’s easy to use. You just need this link https://us04web.zoom.us/j/3033295046?pwd=RUY0N3JNM2JFRmdpSGxDODFyVFBudz09. The meeting ID is 303 329 5049 and the password is 832015. Come join the fun while we are stuck at home!