Coming in December...
About Down East Dance

Since 1984, Down East Dance classes have been carefully designed to promote coordination, flexibility, strength, technique, correct alignment, and creativity!


We strive to promote & develop self confidence & self esteem in a supportive & enjoyable dance environment.


Down East Dance offers classes in tumbling, preschool dance, kinderdance, classical & contemporary ballet & pointe, tap, clogging, jazz, hip-hop, acro for dance & lyrical for students ages 3 and up!  Professional educators teach all of our classes.  Classes are designed to follow a nine-month comprehensive curriculum including technique, terminology, and creativity followed by year-end recital/performance to display the progress of the students. 


Each Down East Dance student has the opportunity to perform in the year end recital.  Other performance opportunities include Mumfest, Festival of Fun, Disney World, etc.  Ballet 2 through Advanced Ballet students participate in Down East Dance's bi-annual production of The Nutcracker Ballet held at the historic Athens Theatre, downtown New Bern.

For more information visit -

The Nutcracker Ballet
Presented by Down East Dance &
New Bern Civic Theatre

November 30 & December 7 at 7:30pm,

December 1 & 8 at 2pm & 7:30pm,

December 2 & 9 at 2pm.


(NOT including Sales Tax or Online Service Fee)

  • Adults: $15

  • Youth (12 & Under): $12

Tickets can be purchased by calling the box office at 252-633-0567 or by clicking the link above. Visit us at