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Dancing Schools and Academies


1) A. Dodworth's Dancing Academies

No. 806 Broadway, New York. No. 137 Montague-Place, Brooklyn. Wednesdays and Saturdays in New York. Tuesdays and Fridays in Brooklyn. At 4 P.M. for children at 8 P.M. for gentlemen. In addition to the Court Quadrille, Prince Imperiale, Evergreen Empire, and other social dances, Minuet Quadrille, Linda and other educational dances already introduced by Mr. Dodworth, a variety of newer dances will be brought forward during the season. La Czarine, just received from Paris, and the Quadrille Stirienne, which is especially adapted to the development of graceful movement in children.

2) Private Dancing Classes: Mr. Charruaud

Mr. Charruaud returns, thanks for the liberal encouragement he has been favored with during the lapse of forty-eight years in his profession, and respectfully announces to his patrons and friends that having been compelled to give up his rooms. No. 54 East 13th street in consequence of the too great care and fatigue attending such an establishment he intends to devote his time in giving instruction, in families, to classes of eight, twelve and sixteen pupils. Applications for hours and circulars can be made at No. 148 East 17th st., Stuyvesant Park.

3) Hillgrove's Dancing Academy

All the modern and approved Dances taught at. No. 206 8th avenue near 21st st. Days of tuition-Mondays and Thursdays. Pupils can commence at any time. Apply as above.

4) C. H. Rivers' Dancing Academy

Halsey Buildings, No. 355 Fulton st., Brooklyn. All the fashionable dances taught in one course of lessons. Application may be made daily, from 10 o'clock A.M. to 10 P.M. Several new classes are now forming. Send for a circular. A grand soiree at Gothic Hall on Monday Evening, Oct. 29.

5) Ferreros Dancing Academy

No. 59 West 14th street will open October 6 for misses and masters, and on October 11 for gentlemen. School and private classes attended in the City or out of town. Circulars can be had at the Academy.


1) A. Dodworth's Classes For Dancing

At No. 212 5th avenue on Mondays, Thursdays, or Tuesdays and Fridays. At No. 681 5th avenue on Wednesdays and Saturdays, or Saturday mornings. Also evening classes on Mondays and Thursdays for gentlemen. Brooklyn Academy, No. 120 Pierpont street., under Mr. F. Dodworth. Private classes and classes out of town attended by Mr. T. J. Dodworth. Send for a circular. On Monday morning, January 10, a small private class will commence, which will meet on Mondays and Thursdays at 10 1/2 o'clock. Families desirous of attending will please send names.

2) De Garmo's Dancing Academy

No. 82 5th avenue corner 14th street. Morning, Afternoon and Evening Classes-Tuesdays and Fridays. Wednesdays and Saturdays.

3) Hlasko's Classes For Dancing.

No. 64 West 34th street. Second term. Two private classes will be formed, one for families on Saturday January 8 at 1 1/2 P.M.; the other for small children on Tuesday, Jan. 11, at 10 1/2 A.M. For particulars please call at the Academy after 4 P.M.

Manhattan 1890

80 5th avenue. Waltz taught rapidly: private and class lessons at all hours at Cartier's Dancing Academy.

Alexander McGregor's School for Dancing, No. 112 5th avenue. Private Instruction daily in Society and Knickerbocker Waltzes.

Brooklyn 1883

C. H. Rivers' Dancing Academy at 175 Court Street, wide and favorably known, has resumed, and classes are taught day and evening.

Columbia Conservatory of Music, at the corner of Bedford avenue and Fulton street, has reopened. Also the Columbia School for Dancing, of which Mr. Joseph T. Martin is teacher.

Mr. S. Baron's School for Dancing, at No. 177 Montague street, was opened on the 1st inst. for gentlemen. Private lessons are given there at any hour.

Weinlander's school for dancing, at No. 232 Carroll street, at the corner of Court, is open to pupils on Monday and Thursday evenings. Private lessons are given at any time.

Brooklyn 1887

J. T. Urle & Son's Dancing School, 611 Fulton street, has reopened.

Mr. Rivers' Private School for Dancing, Avon Hall, Bedford Avenue, Bedford avenue and Halsey street has resumed classes.

Mr. Samuel Baron's Dancing School, 190 Remson street, has resumed.

Professor S.A. Weber's Dancing School, Washington Hall, 707-711m Broadway, reopened September 6.

Branch of American Hall Dancing Academy, 11 Elm place, classes resumed.


Website: The History
Article Name: Dancing Schools and Academies
Researcher/Transcriber: Miriam Medina


New York Times Advertisements: January 4, 1870, October 20, 1860, April 1, 1890, Brooklyn Eagle: September 15, 1883, and September 10, 1887
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