It's time to dance!

Experience the joy of dance with Clark Academy Dance Center. Our mission is to encourage, inspire and mentor our students while developing their abilities as well as a deep appreciation for the arts. Join us in sharing over 35 years of award winning professional instruction alongside our talented Core of instructors led by CADC Director Matthew Clark, an international dance teacher hall of famer! 

Every student is welcomed, mentored and encouraged, regardless of their dance ability or dance level. We train everyone from those just learning how to dance, to those pursuing a professional career in the performing arts. Our mission is to encourage, inspire and mentor our students while developing their dance abilities, as well as instilling a deep appreciation and love for the arts that they will carry with them over their lifetime.  We are honored to share over 35 years of professional dance instruction with you and your family!


Clark Academy would like to thank Disney and Frozen The Hit broadway Musical Tour for nurturing the arts and our community through their partnership and generosity providing free tickets to see Frozen live at Sheas Buffalo Theatre and VIP Frozen Swag Bags!
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Clark Academy Dance Center

The curriculum of the Clark Academy is led by Director Matthew Clark and his highly trained Core of Instructors. Ballet, Tap, and Jazz is the core of the curriculum, with expanded classes in Modern, Contemporary, Acro, African, Afro-Caribbean, Hip-Hop, and more! Theater and voice classes are also offered.  Clark Academy students will show off their dance training in the CADC Showcase and Winter Shows, as well as numerous community events throughout the year. Through dance, your child will develop skills that enhance their lives physically, mentally, emotionally, and socially. 

Get everything you need for dance class dress code

Get our dance class dress code here, and conveniently get everything you need in our CADC store. We’ve organized dress code apparel by class in our online store, so you can easily find everything you need.

At our NEW bigger & better location

Come visit our brand-new location, tour our new facility, and take a free dance class! Call us at 716-573-6288- we'd love to talk with you about your child's dance goals!