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Curtis Studio of Dance
Welcome to Curtis Studio of Dance...  
Curtis Studio of Dance - California Dance School - Multidisciplinary dance instruction, summer camps, performances, and competitions since 1973.

Curtis Studio of Dance (CSD) is a multidisciplinary school of dance founded in 1973.  It is our goal to provide exemplary and challenging dance instruction, and to provide, not only the students, but the community at large, quality experiences in dance performance and arts education.

Instruction is geared to produce technically sound, injury free dancers, in a caring environment with emphasis on building self-esteem and the development of essential social skills. CSD’s long-term commitment to the community is reflected in its lifelong policy of providing classes for every willing and able student, regardless of financial or physical constraints. This extends to integrating children with disabilities into regular dance classes of all levels, giving CSD a unique standing in the community.

Our long-term commitment to the community is reflected in the multitude of performance opportunities we offer the students and our audiences from the annual Recital and Nutcracker production, to community festivals and events, fundraisers, school and community talent shows. We travel with students to performing arts conventions for additional educational opportunities and train a competition corps that competes in highly acclaimed international dance competitions.

CSD employs highly acclaimed teachers in the dance industry who have enjoyed long and successful performing and teaching careers, bridging the gap between recreational dance and the possibility of a career in the performing arts.



Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Acrobatic, Theater Dance, Musical Comedy, Flamenco, Lyrical, Summer Dance Camps, Performance and Competitions.


  • Annual Concert - Majorie Luke Theatre
  • Nutcracker Ballet - Carpinteria
  • 1st Friday Performances - Carpinteria
  • S.B. Ballet Competition
       - Marjorie Luke Theatre
  • Carpinteria Valley Arts Council Events
  • Competitions - Traveling
  • Conventions - Traveling
  • Local Carnivals and Parades