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Peabody Dance

Celebrating 100 years of excellence and innovation in American dance training

Melissa Stafford, Director
Barbara Weisberger, Artistic Advisor

Celebrating its 100th birthday in December 2014, Peabody Dance is one of the oldest continuously-operating dance training centers in the United States. Throughout its remarkable life span, Peabody has pioneered new dance forms, mounted numerous collaborative projects, partnered with prominent figures in 20th century American dance, and produced acclaimed professional dancers, choreographers, and directors. Today, Peabody Dance is keeping in step with the progression of American dance into the 21st century and remains committed to providing excellent training with its internationally respected faculty; to forming innovative partnerships and collaborative endeavors; and to serving its art form and its community.


Peabody Dance Centennial Events
Celebrate with us this spring!

Become a part of the tradition -
schedule a placement session now for spring

The spring semester begins on Tuesday, January 20. Placement sessions should be scheduled on an individual basis through the Dance Office: or 410-234-4626.


Inclement weather information
Peabody Dance is OPEN for classes on Tuesday, January 27. For the most up-to-date information, please follow the inclement weather link above to the Johns Hopkins University weather alert page.


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