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Welcome to Chattanooga Dance Theatre

Training Dancers, Elevating Lives

With dance classes, performances, and events, Chattanooga Dance Theatre provides the Chattanooga and Hixson communities with sensational dance experiences. 

Modern Dance in Nooga Nutcracker
Children's Hip Hop Class
Ballet in Hixson
Nutcracker for Kids
Ballet for kids
Best Ballet in Hixson
Teen Dance
Modern Dance
Professional Ballet
Dance classes for kids and adults
Ballet - Modern - Jazz - Acro - Hip-Hop - Yoga
Beginning through Pre-Professional Levels

$20 7-Day Unlimited Class Pass

For new students of Chattanooga Dance Theatre

Ready to see what CDT is all about, but not sure which class is for you? Don't worry, we got you! For a limited time, new students can test out all the classes with a $20 Try-It week. Take as many classes as you like for one week to see which ones are your favorites. 

If you enroll for classes on the last day of your Try-It Week, we will apply that $20 payment to your registration fee. Yep, it's like getting a free week of classes on Chattanooga Dance Theatre's tab. 

Simply fill out the information below to claim your spot in a Try-It Week. We will be in touch with you for class recommendations and dates! 

Ballet Class for 5 year olds

Summer Dance Camps

With dance, crafts, and learning time, dancers will love creating their very own performance each Friday at CDT's Summer Dance Camps. Each age group has their own class and times. 

Alice in Wonderland Ballet Camp

Sleeping Beauty Ballet Camp

Whimsical Fairies Modern Dance Camp

Isadorables Modern Dance Camp

Dream House Jazz  Dance Camp

Glitter and Goals Jazz Dance Camp

Toy Box

CDT School Showcase 2024

Come see all the toys in levels Primary through Advanced, including Adult Ballet! 

Chattanooga Dance Theatre's First

National Honor Society for Dance

Induction Ceremony at the 6pm Show


May 19th at 2pm and 6pm

UTC Fine Arts Center


Choose Your Path

CDT's TWO Performance Companies

At CDT we take pride in nurturing talent and creating unforgettable dance experiences. Our studio is home to not just one, but two extraordinary performance companies, each designed to cater to theunique aspirations and dreams of our dancers. Join us as we embark on a remarkable journey of artistic growth and self-expression!

En L'Aire Pre-Professional and Professional Performance Group

This exclusive ensemble is tailored for dedicated dancers seeking to refine their technique, push their boundaries, and take their skills to new heights. Led by our world-class instructors and industry professionals, this elite company offers an intensive training program that focuses on honing technique, performance artistry, and fostering a fierce spirit. Join us and unleash your potential on the path to becoming a professional in dance! For dancers in levels VI and up. 

Auditions for En L'Aire will take place on Saturday, March 23rd. More info below: 

Axel Community Performance Company

Axel's mission is to spread the joy of dance to our community. The group focuses on building skills, growing friendships, and expressing yourself through movement. Our community dance company is dedicated to providing a vibrant and inclusive dance experience for dancers levels III and higher (ages 8 and up). Through exciting performances at local events, community parades, and our annual studio socials, you'll have countless opportunities to shine around town. Join Axel now for the 23-24 school year for pure enjoyment, personal growth, and celebrating the magic of movement.

Here We Grow Again

We are hiring an Enrollment and Events Coordinator with experience in Dance Education. Options for full or part-time work available. 

Come join our fabulous team and be a major part of our growth. The position requires a high-energy candidate that loves to work with kids and plan events. The candidate must be able to teach basic level dance classes, and manage well in Google Workspace.  Opportunities for training and advancement at the studio are available. 

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"CDT has given both my girls confidence and a great outlet. They love it and that brings me such joy as their mom."  


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