Mercyhurst Center for Dance Education

The Mercyhurst Center for Dance Education (MCDE) offers quality and supportive dance education dedicated to empowering confident and compassionate dance artists, performers and advocates. 

Committed to excellence the center boasts ongoing and intensive programming that includes:

  • Programming accredited by the National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD)
  • Renowned faculty and musicians
  • Affordable, diverse dance curriculum founded on kinesthetically sound practices
  • A nurturing and safe environment for learning in state-of-the-art facility
  • Education that encourages growth beyond technique through seminars and lectures
  • Affiliation with Mercyhurst University Dance Department

MCDE finds success within the realms of not only community outreach dance education through public open classes, but also through extended student opportunities, (such as study abroad, internships, dance intensives on site), as well as through guest artist residencies. Visit our dance major page to learn more!