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STUDIO USE AVAILABILITY: The Studio is available Friday Nights: from 7:00 on: Saturdays from one o’clock on and Sundays from nine in morning on: For small children some morning hours before 3 are available during the week: please inquire. Other times may be available before and after our regular weekly ongoing scheduled classes. Please email with inquiries.

BIRTHDAY PARTIES: ( Temporarily suspended due to COVID) The Hamilton Wenham School of Dance can provide that unique and special place to host your child/teen’s next Birthday Celebration: This is a perfect setting for children/teens in close age proximity as we host our Parties here at HWSD for the AGE of the BIRTHDAY CHILD/TEEN ONLY. We are also available to host adult fitness/dance parties to celebrate your special day or event.

 Fee:  $175 for 2 Hours up to 12 people: $20 per person over 12 people: Max 15 participating children/teens in the studio: 15 minutes provided for your arrival and we assisting you in set up: 1.5 hours for Party: 15 minutes for guests to pack up. We do all clean up. Checks/Cash payable to The Hamilton Wenham School of Dance: $50 Non Refundable Fee at the time of booking.

We offer: All forms of Dance with all sorts of music, Rock n’ Roll, Disco: Funk: Country: Swing: Ballet: Jazz: Broadway: Hip Hop moves: Pantomime: Theater Play: Freeze Dance: Instruments: Scarves: Masks, Hula Hoops: Dress Up: Parachute: Improvisation and MORE !!! Fitness Dance Parties for Teens and Adults too. Help Create your own Theme: What are your ideas?

HWSD provides: instructor, class helper, studio space, dance instruction, music, large cloth (we sit picnic style on studio floor) Hallway table for set up and All cleanup and trash/recycle removal.

Families Provide: Cupcakes/Cake/Cookies, Juice boxes/pouches, water bottles (no open cups) all paper products and decorations. No other food items. No alcohol. All Food and Drink stays in Studio party space on our Giant Circle Cloth !!!

 All Children/Teens/Adults should dress to MOVE and no street shoes allowed in studio.  Bare feet, socks or dance shoes if they have them.

 * Rules of Studio: We want everyone to have fun but need everyone to be safe. No hands on mirrors or running in HWSD: No Street Shoes: No other food than what is on party list: No diapers left in building: All children participating are potty trained.  A Parent/Parents of Birthday child must stay in building: We ENCOURAGE Children to be DROPPED OFF. If you decide to stay we ask you wait in the waiting area as there is limited space in studio while party activities are going on. (The Host parent/parents are welcome to stay in the studio or wait in waiting area and is responsible to coordinate guest pickups). One parent of birthday child must stay on premises.

Full payment is made by CHECK/CASH at the time of party payable to the Hamilton Wenham School of Dance.


*SPECIALTY DANCES: Now open during covid: Masks must be worn Instructor will provide private/semi private instruction for couples/groups for Weddings: Birthday Parties: Anniversaries: Group Dances: Audition Prep for Theater and more: Times to be arranged.

COUPLES DANCE: MARRYING COUPLES: FATHER/CHILD: MOTHER/CHILD: $75 hour minimum of 3 one hour classes for couple’s dances, ($225).  * We will start with a commitment of three classes: Couples will provide their “song choice” for their dance, bring actual shoes they will be wearing to change into or shoes to the like should either of you not have those shoes yet and wear comfortable clothing to move in.
Together we will assess if more lessons are needed.  It is recommended to start lessons a minimum of two months prior to event.  You may bring your camera to video your progress to practice at home.

BRIDAL PARTY GROUP DANCES: Minimum of THREE 1.5 hour lessons: ($400) for three. Instructor will provide private/semi private instruction for Groups Dances for Weddings: Birthday Parties: Anniversaries: or any occasion

PRIVATES in Technique Classes and AUDITION PREP for Theater: Times to be arranged.  See Class Description for more info or email [email protected]

The Hamilton Wenham School of Dance Studio Use Release / Rental Information individual use of studio by HWSD students and Alum.

$45 Per Hour for single person/ up to $75 for small group of students, no more than 3. Checks for use are made payable by check to: All payments must be made by check to The Hamilton Wenham School of Dance and be paid prior to the start of rental time. This can be mailed to the studio or provided upon arrival. Person/Persons requesting use of Hamilton Wenham School of Dance Studio located at 60 Railroad Ave agree to the following: To in no way hold Hamilton Wenham School of Dance, all instructors, owners, landlords, liable in any way for injury/harm, personal property loss or illness of any kind not limited to but inclusive of Covid 19.  All CDC/HWSD Regulations apply to anyone using the space.  To arrive when studio is opened by owner at designated rental time, to provide own music equipment, not touch any studio equipment/instruments ie stereo, thermostat, AC.  To not have anyone enter/use facility other than signed/registered persons on this form. At present Covid time, dressing rooms are not available.   All persons under 18 must be have a signature on the agreement contract sent by an adult for designated rental time.  NOTE * In this time of COVID 19 anyone entering and using the space must wear masks at all times.  A bathroom key is available to allow for use. The director (according to availability) has to be in the building for designated time in place of parent/guardian for anyone under 18. For persons 18 and over, Donna J Viau will unlock premises and return for closure at conclusion of rental time.  In exiting at specified time, the owner, Donna J Viau will then clean all surfaces, check windows and lights, lock all doors and be responsible for closing premises after use.  ALL PERSONS INVOLVED IN STUDIO RENTAL/USE MUST SIGN:

The best way to contact regarding any of the information on this page is to email: Please email Donna J Viau at [email protected] 978-879-6130 for All questions regarding Bookings