HONORED GUEST, ALBERT REID: A Tribute To His Illustrious Life in Modern Dance

Friday October 11th, 2019 6:00-9:00 p.m. at The Dance Hub

See more about the event here.

Albert Reid

End of Year Appeal 2020

AD&M’s 2020 year-end fundraising campaign is underway. Find out more about it here!

Juli Farley | Photo by Vin Reed - Same Planet Different World

Up Close at The Dance Hub

Dance: Up Close Returns!

On Sunday, April 28th at 2:00PM, American Dance and Music presents Up Close at The Dance Hub, an intimate afternoon of dance and live music for families as well as anyone interested in the arts. Free to the public. Fascinating new works by four local choreographers including Weslie Ching, Juli Farley, Stephanie Miracle and Krischana Thompson, will be on view. Eric Valinsky (piano) and Adelle Rodkey (oboe) will perform Ravel’s delightful Sonatine. Children and adults alike will be invited onstage for fun movement experiences. Q and A and refreshments to follow. Join us for a rich, cultural afternoon at The Dance Hub! See more here…

Call (805) 450-7535 for more information. The Dance Hub is located at 22 East Victoria Street. Convenient parking in the Granada lot. Enter the Dance Hub off the Granada Plaza behind the Granada Theater.

The Dance Hub

Located in the downtown performing arts district, The Dance Hub is the home of American Dance & Music. This beautiful space on Victoria Street has been transformed into a dance and movement center with two studios complete with mirrors, barres, and a state-of-the-art floating floor. Studio rental is available and rent subsidies are available for creative performing artists.

Become a part of The Dance Hub by making a fully tax-deductible contribution here.

Beginning Ballet II at The Dance Hub
Photo: Jessica Haro, The Dance Hub
Adult and Teens Ballet


At The Dance Hub on Victoria Street, AD&M offers technique classes in ballet, modern dance, and flamenco to adults and teens of all levels as well as master classes throughout the year. Many classes are taught both in-studio and virtually on Zoom. The Adult Student Performance Group is open to all dedicated adult dance students to deepen and expand their learning through immersion in choreographic processes and performance. Our renters offer classes in ethnic dance forms from Polynesia, Ireland, Central Asia, and the Middle East as well as acting classes for children and adults. See the schedule here.

Wisperfal, Lobero Theatre, October, 2020
David Bazemore Photo, 2010


AD&M Performance Group is committed to promoting and advancing the art of dance by presenting skilled dancers in arresting works that juxtapose classical and contemporary elements, utilizing original music and guest choreographers.


By performing at community venues, including schools, senior centers, and afterschool programs, AD&M provides enrichment and access to dance performances for seniors and underserved children. AD&M’s cornerstone outreach performance has been Dance: Up Close and Cultural, performed at the Carillo Rec Center. Now, renamed Up Close at the Dance Hub, the event takes place at The Dance Hub and features new works by local choreographers supported by AD&Ms Rent Subsidy Program as well as musical performance and short workshops.

Choreography by Wesley Ching
Photo by Kathee Miller, 2019
We’d like to thank our generous donors as well as these funding organizations who have supported AD&M and The Dance Hub through the years.