Best Dance Schools in San Francisco

Expert recommended Top 3 Dance Schools in San Francisco, California. All of our dance schools face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


351 Shotwell Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 Directions

Since 1971

Salsa, Tap, Belly, Hip Hop, Jazz, Latin, Afro-Brazilian and Cuban, Contemporary and Urban Contemporary, Ballet, Baby Moves, House Dance Basics, Bollywood, Samba, Hula, Flamenco Choreography, Pilates Progress, Yoga, Rhythm & Motion Dance Programs

ODC School is dedicated to the formation and to supporting the artistic lifecycle of a dancer through creative and technical training that develops artistic capacity, enthusiasm & engagement. They offer classes for all ages and all levels, from absolute beginners to experts. Their classes are taught by an outstanding professional faculty representing more than 20 dance disciplines. They offer 200 classes per week, dance workshops, concerts, auditions, master classes, community events, healthy dancers' clinic, mentorship opportunities for its students. Dancers at the ODC Dance Commons enjoy direct attachments to a diverse range of performing artists of all sorts. The ODC 'Youth & Teen Program' gives pupils from 2 to 18 years old the chance to experience dance in a setting that values the individual plus creative process. Beautiful, modern, light-filled places are available for rent in the ODC Dance Commons & Theater buildings.

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Mon - Sun 8:30 am - 10:00 pm

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1420 Harrison Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 Directions

Since 2003

Urban Dance Forms, Popping, House, Breaking, Locking, Toprock, Turfing, Vogue Femme, 90's Hip Hop, Bboying, Hip Hop Choreo, Jazz, Tap, Heels, Brazilian Zouk, Flamenco, Ballet, K-Pop & Contemporary Dance Classes

City Dance Studios is a vibrant and welcoming dance center, and it offers a diverse selection of classes. Their instructors are highly achieved dancers and excellent/caring professionals. City Dance Studios provides online dance education taught by a wide range of international artisans. CDS is well known for entertaining some of the best dancers in the world for masterclasses. City Dance Studios produces three student performance showcases each year that feature international guests as well as enthusiastic, well-rehearsed pupils. Twice a year, they produce shows where learners perform on stage, with their teachers and other world-class guest artists at either the Cowell Theater in Fort Mason or the Palace of Fine Arts. Studio rentals are available. At City Dance Studios, 4 class cards are $64, and 8 class cards are $128 ($16 per class). CDS has four convenient locations in San Francisco.

Price: Starts from $18

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Mon 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue & Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sun 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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3316 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 Directions

Since 1998

Creative Movement, Hip Hop, Salsa, Modern, Taiko, Samba, Ballet, Vogue, Cuban Folkloric, Rueda, Rumba, Afro Modern, Afro Haitian, Reggaeton, Brazilian, Nia, Bhangra, Modern Jazz, Congolese, Belly Dance & Dancehall Classes

Dance Mission joins and allows diverse Bay Area communities and artists through all phases of dance and dance theater, including the making of new works, instruction, and performance. They develop a comprehensive, affordable dance education program for youth-serving over 400 kids per semester, which gives several scholarships to local families. Dance Mission conducts more than 50 weekly classes for all ages. Their theater, a 140-seat venue, with a full season of work featuring the best and most different dance artisans, is available to rent for performances, workshops, and other events. Dance Mission is also the house of Krissy Keefer's Dance Brigade, San Francisco's groundbreaking, a feminist social-change modern dance group. Also, it produces events such as SkyDancers, Women Against War, SkinSongs & Manifestival eclectic performing arts focusing on women. Gift cards also available.

Price: Starts from $16 (Single-class/Drop-in fee)

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Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sun Closed

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