Harbor Dance and Performance Center

Harbor Dance and Performance Center


Evergreen City Ballet is headed your way for a free ballet master class, please join us this Saturday at Harbor Dance . We cant wait to see you Harbor dancers.
Don't wait to get your tickets at the door! Tonight is the 10th annual Olympia Dance Festival at 7:30pm at the Washington Center. We can't wait for our amazing guest artists, Julia Erickson and Sam Picart, to take the stage along with over 225+ local dancers! Tickets are only $15 and available at www.washingtoncenter.org/bnw. The Washington Center for the Performing Arts Johansen Olympia Dance Center Debbi's Dance, Etc Slieveloughane Irish Dancers Studio West Dance Academy & Theatre Southwest Washington Dance Center Harbor Dance and Performance Center Olympic Ballroom Dance Fuzi Dance Etc. Mas Uda Dancers South Sound Dance Inspired to Move Dance Academy
Is the studio open today for classes?
Will there be classes this week? Or because of the snow they will be cancelled.
The show was great!
Coming up this weekend No Flex Zone 4! We can't wait to see you group's performance at the showcase! Tickets on sale online at www.universe.com/nfz4. Buy online and save $$.

Our professional faculty gives students an arts-based curriculum with a holistic approach to dance.

Operating as usual


The raffle drawing is at 4pm on Freedom Dance Facebook live today June 20th! If you participated in the raffle be sure to hop on 🙌


Go to Menchies anytime through June on Wednesdays and mention Harbor Dance!!


Harbor Dance’s office is closed until the week of September 7th, after Labor Day.


“There comes a time when silence is betrayal.” —Martin Luther King Jr.

We stand in solidarity with the fight against racism.
Black Lives Matter.


Harbor Dance will be closed for regularly scheduled classes March 15-March 29, in an effort to help flatten out the curve with regards to the COVID-19 virus. We are mass emailing regularly and we will be offering remote/online class options during the studio closure.
Stay safe, healthy, and support your community by practicing social distancing!


Date change, the show will be June 14th!
Everything else stays the same—come see a fantastic showcase!!

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Harbor Dance would like thank Ms Margaret Mullin, PNB soloist and choreographer, for making a special and memorable trip to share her passion and knowledge with our ballet students. Thank you so much!


Left of Centre is TOMORROW!!!

Harbor Dance proudly presents its annual Left of Centre team and company showcase on April 27th at 3:00pm!

Come support these dedicated, talented dancers and enjoy an amazing set of performances!

Tickets on sale NOW! https://m.bpt.me/event/4195563


Harbor Dance proudly presents its annual Left of Centre team and company showcase on April 27th at 3:00pm!

Come support these dedicated, talented dancers and enjoy an amazing set of performances!

Tickets on sale NOW! https://m.bpt.me/event/4195563


Reminder: Harbor Dance will be closed for classes February 18-23rd for mid-winter break!


Harbor Dance is OPEN today! 👏


Classes are on at Harbor Dance tonight!


No evening classes tonight at Harbor Dance! Stay safe and enjoy the snow!


Happy Thanksgiving to all! Remember, we are closed from Wednesday through Saturday.

gofundme.com 08/27/2018

Click here to support Jason Pape Memorial Fund organized by Team Jason Pape

Please keep the Pape family in your prayers. This gofundme will support Allie and Cooper's future educational expenses.

gofundme.com This fund is in honor of Jason Pape, a great father and friend to those who knew him. The proceeds will go to a trust set up for his children, Allie and Cooper, to help with their education expenses. Please consider donating and thank you for your support.

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Thank you Byron O'Neal and the Gig Harbor Arts Commission for these lovely photos!


Harbor Dance and Performance Center


Harbor Dance and Performance Center's cover photo

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Photographs by Jeremy Hyldahl


6 glorious shows in 3 days. Way to go Harbor Dance dancers! We could not be more proud of you. Spectacular job!!


Harbor Dance won best dance studio!!!

Thanks everyone!!

We asked you to "Pick" your favorite local businesses in our Annual Macaroni Kid Gig Harbor, Fox Island, Key Peninsula GOLD Daisy Awards. So many amazing local businesses were included.

Congratulations again to ALL the nominees and thank you all for supporting Macaroni Kid Gig Harbor, Fox Island, Key Peninsula.

2018 Macaroni Kid Gig Harbor, Fox Island, Key Peninsula GOLD Daisy Awards is a nominations-based contest. Our readers nominate. Businesses with the most validated nominations moved on to the voting round. Businesses with the most validated votes won their category! Contact [email protected] for more information about this contest or for more information about Macaroni Kid.

You can also download and print the list of this year's winners. http://bit.ly/gh2018winners


Harbor Dance and Performance Center - Best Dance
YMCA Gig Harbor- Best Swim Lessons
Paradise Theatre - Best Music Lessons (big kids)
Camp Seymour- Best Summer Camp
PenMet Parks - Best Youth Programs
Discovery Village - Best Preschool


Maritime Gig Festival-Best Annual Family-Friendly Event
Galaxy Theatres - Best Indoor Fun for Big Kids (tweens/teens)
Discovery Village - Best Indoor Fun for little kids
Sehmel Park - Best Outdoor Fun


Suzanne's Bakery - Best Birthday/Sweet Treats
Round Table Pizza - Best Birthday Party Venue


Cutters Point on Soundview -Best Coffee Shop
Gourmet Burger - Best Burger
Il Lucano - Best Date Nite
Puerto Vallarta- Best Family Friendly
Menchies - Best Frozen Yogurt/Ice Cream
Fondi Pizzeria - Best Pizza


Kent Cashman - Best Insurance Agent
Sound Credit Union - Best Financial Institution
Taylor Abney Photography- Best Family Photographer
Lindsay Jackman Group -Best Realtor
Prison Pet Partnership - Best Pet Groomer
Brookside - Best Veterinarian
Law Offices of Colbert - Best Attorney/Legal Services
Cheri Johnson - Best Financial Advisor


YMCA - Best Fitness/Gym/Health Club
Jax AND Salon 302 (TIED!!)- Best Hair Salon
G Salon - Best Nail Salon
Jax - Best Pampering
Honorable Mention --- Salon 302 was 1 vote behind Jax for Best Pampering
Moctezumas Restaurant - Best Moms Nite Out


Gig Harbor Chiropractic & Massage - Best Chiropractor
Smart Orthodontic Group - Best Orthodontist
Harbor Kids Teeth - Best Pediatric Dentist
Olympic Eye Care - Best Vision Care
CHI-Franciscan - Best Primary Care
NW Pediatrics - Best Pediatrician
Artondale Farm - Best Family Farm


Red Barn - Best Non-Profit
Chapel Hill - Best Family Church
Fox Island Alliance - Best Church Sponsored Event
Chapel Hill- Best VBS program

ONE LAST THING (OK, a few last things!)

GNOSH - Best Kept Secret
A/R Workshop- Best New Business
Callaway Cupcakes - Best Home Based Business


Saturday, April 28th - Team Auditions

3:45-4:30: Hip-Hop auditions ages 7-10 and Jazz auditions ages 11+

4:30-5:15: Hip-Hop auditions ages 11+ and Jazz auditions ages 7-10

5:15-6:00: Tap auditions ages 11+

6:00-6:45: Tap auditions ages 7-10

Sunday, April 29th - Ballet Company and Cohesion Ballet Elite Auditions

5:30-6:15pm: Ballet Company

6:15-6:30pm: Cohesion Ballet Elite Company - Competitive Team

Olympia Dance Festival 03/04/2018

Thank you Ballet Northwest for hosting a great show!!


And, we're back to work tomorrow, January 2nd! We hope 2018 brings you all much happiness, peace, and good health. Love, your staff at Harbor Dance.


Fall classes begin on Monday September 11th! See you soon.


Summer session begins July 10th! Join us for some summer fun...


Harbor Dance Cohesion Elite teams are wrapping up their weekend at 24/Seven regional workshop and competition. Our Mini tappers swept their age division, winning 1st place overall 1st in category, and receiving the judges' choice "11th hour" award.

Congratulations to "Between the Barres" contemporary, "Friend Like Me" tap trio, "Time after Time" lyrical trio, and "Wipeout" tap group for receiving high gold standings.

Congratulations Sidekick trio for first overall in Sidekick duo/trio, Bailar tap duo for 3rd place overall, for first in category, and "Friend Like Me" tap trio for 2nd overall standings.

Congrats all groups on receiving Gold or High Gold for all entries.

Awesome weekend. Amazing talent!


Left of Centre

Come see an awesome show! Harbor Dance's Annual Cohesion Team and Company showcase, Left of Centre, is this Saturday. You'll see some amazing young dancers and support their growth. All proceeds directly benefit team and company dancers!

Curtis High School auditorium, 1:00pm.

Tickets are still available, visit this link:

www.hdceloc.brownpapertickets.com HDCE Team Recital


Due to inclement weather, Harbor Dance will not hold classes today, Monday February 6th.

Make-up classes can be taken in any genre at the appropriate level to
make up for tonight.





6820 Kimball Drive Ste E
Gig Harbor, WA

Opening Hours

Monday 3pm - 7pm
Tuesday 3pm - 8pm
Wednesday 3pm - 8pm
Thursday 3pm - 8pm
Friday 2:30pm - 7pm

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