(April 29 is International Dance Day. Dracut has several quality dance studios, so Dracut Economic Development thought this would be a perfect day to highlight them.)
** 5-6-7-8 Dance Studio, 1934 Lakeview Avenue, Unit 4 (Bridgewood Plaza), 978-957-8668, www.5678dancestudio.org. Creative Director/Choreographer Jennifer Coughlin and Studio Manager/Choreographer Suzanne Shaw offer ballet, tap, contemporary, lyrical, hip hop, jazz funk, pointe, and acro and tumble.
** Barbara’s Academy of Dance, 1734 Lakeview Avenue (Tennis Plaza), 978-957-5254, www.bacademydance.org. Director/owner Barbara Lemire offers a variety class, kidz hop, pointe, hip hop, tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical/contemporary, parent-tot, and musical theatre.
** Bravo! School of Dance, 14 Broadway Road, 978-453-0033, https://bravoschoolofdance.com. Owner and Artistic Director Lisa DiPerri-Smith opened Bravo! with more than 25 years of dance training. Bravo! offers mini, combo, mini hip hop/tap, ballet, pointe, jazz, hip hop, lyrical/contemporary, tap, and modern dance for ages 7 and up.
** Lisa Pilato Dance Center, 1794 Bridge Street, 978-459-5732, www.lpdc.net. Director/Dance Educator Lisa Pilato-Fuller has been teaching dance for about 40 years. LPDC offers acro, pre-ballet/ballet, contemporary, creative movement, hip hop, jazz, theater, lyrical, modern, pointe, rainbow, and tap.
** Guiding Light Dance Academy, 1379 Bridge Street, 978-458-5836, guidinglightdanceacademy.com. Owner Jennifer Fontaine and staff offer ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, hip hop, lyrical, and acro jazz.