Nutcracker 2017 Auditions

Sole City Dance  announces Auditions for The Nutcracker! Saturday, September 16, 2017 Audition Fee: $15 1:00-1:15 Boys age 7-11 1:15-2:15 – Girls 7-9 years old 2:00-2:15 – Mandatory meeting for parents of 7-9 and 10 & 11 y.o. 2:15-3:15 –  Girls 10 & 11 years old 3:15-4:15 – Boys 12+ and Girls 12+ who DO NOT dance en pointe 4:00-4:15 – Mandatory meeting for parents of 12-17 y.o.  4:15-5:30 – Girls 13+ who dance en pointe (At least one full year of pointe study required. This audition will begin in pointe ... Read more

Gay Nardone to be Honored at Sole City Fundraising Gala

Not many New Hampshire residents can say they have danced at both Radio City Music Hall and with the famed June Taylor Dancers of The Jackie Gleason Show, much less claim they have choreographed dozens of musicals, operas, and dance concerts. UNH’s own Gay Nardone can make that claim, and her 30 years’ dedication to dance will be feted soon. “Gay’s impact on the dance arts in the Seacoast region has been tremendous,” says Sole City Dance’s Executive Director, Christine Hounsell. “Her ... Read more

Slow Down :: Breathe :: Relax

Have you wanted to try Yoga but didn't know where to begin? Join us for a 6 week beginner series starting on Sunday, October 19th 2014. This class will offer beginners a safe and supportive environment to learn basic postures, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques that calm the mind and open the body. Students will link gentle movement and stretching with breath to gradually build strength and flexibility while focusing on proper alignment. Both sitting and standing postures will be incorporated into ... Read more

Sole City Announces Fall Programs & New Faculty

Classes begin September 2 at our new facility on route 108 in Somersworth. New programs include aerial, acro & expanded hip-hop program. Ongoing offerings include ballet, modern, jazz, tap & ballroom for adults. Specially designed children's classes are offered for ages 3-6. Join us at our open house August 18 & 19 9am-noon & 4pm-8pm. Joining SCD faculty this year are Vinny Mwano (hip-hop) & Shayla Stewart (aerial & jazz). Click the button to read more about our exciting new season!   Read more

Sign Up Now For Our Summer Programs!

Summer classes begin June 30 and go for 7 weeks. See our "Summer Class Schedule" page for class types, days & times. Summer Dance Camps as well as Intensives will be July 14-18th. See our "Workshops & Camps 2014" page for times and prices. This year we are offering Pre-camp (7:30-9 am) & Post-camp (4-5:30 pm) activity time at $5/hour. This MUST be scheduled in advance.  Read more

June Aerial Workshops Are ON!

NEW! June Workshop Series Take one class or all 4.... Read more

SCD – On The Move! Fundraising with Razoo

Sole City Dance is thrilled to announce the newest fundraising effort to help us with our move to a new space! is a great way to spread the word and collect much needed donations. Please, take a moment to watch our video (generously produced by Seacoast Films and Alex Mitrushi), learn about our new adventure, and donate if you can. Spread the word! Read more

Please Join SCD in Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

Dancers, pay $1.00 per day and wear Pink to classes! (leos, t-shirts or shorts) All proceeds will benefit the Susan G. Komen/Breast Cancer Awareness Organization. Thank you for supporting such a worthy cause! Sole City Dance Read more

2013 Recipient of Achievement in the Arts Award

Sole City Dance was honored to be presented the Achievement in the Arts award on Monday, August 12, 2013, in the category of “Movement” by the Arts & Culture Commission of Rochester. This award was part of the first annual Achievement in the Arts Awards Night which recognizes members in the artistic community who have achieved excellence in bringing their art form to the Rochester community. Sole City Dance is honored to have received this award and we are very happy to be part of the Rochester Arts community. We look forward to ... Read more