Hedy and Patrick Perna are the Directors and Owners of the Perna Dance Center which has been serving your community for more than 30 years.  We offer quality dance education in a fun, non-competitive and nurturing environment and believe that dance is for every student. The PDC has a reputation for solid dance training, exceptional performance opportunities and a place where friendships are made that last a lifetime.

More than 30 years in your community
Experienced and professional adult instructors
Open 6 days with a convenient schedule
Great performance opportunities for all dancers
A place with happy dancers and happy families


We are proud to offer you the following
Perna Dance Center Advantages

Continuity and Legacy
Family owned and operated in the same location for more than 30 years with a reputation as a family friendly dance studio.  We have an organized and efficient office staff that keeps parents informed and desk personnel that supervise the lobby during business hours.  

Professional Teaching Staff
Experienced adult teachers that are reliable and devoted dance educators who are certified to teach by exam – Dance Educators of America, and Associated Dance Teachers of NJ and I.D.E.A.

Classes for all Ages and Levels
Convenient schedule - over 100 classes weekly with multiple class discounts per family

Spacious Modern Facilities
4 large, clean and fully equipped rooms at street level that are comfortable and safe.  Each dance room is equipped with professional flooring, full mirrors and each has its own bathroom facility

Closed Circuit Classroom Viewing
Our reception area offers closed circuit classroom viewing for all 4 classrooms

Annual Production
Full scale professional production – second to none – to showcase your “star” the finest in costumes, lights, professional program, sets and scenery

Performance Opportunities & Dance Workshops
We have several performance opportunities throughout the year and invite students to participate in dance events for entertainment and dance workshops to introduce and reinforce various styles and techniques

All dance studios are not alike.  
We believe: if you dance here and dream here – you can go anywhere!