Berkshire Pulse is a dynamic nonprofit dance, world music and movement arts education center located in downtown Housatonic.
Pulse’s year-round programming provides children, teens and adults with the opportunity to engage in the joy of movement and music while learning the rewards of commitment, community involvement, and the vast benefits of artistic expression.
High-caliber, professional teaching artists offer ongoing classes and workshops from beginner through advanced levels in Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Creative Dance, Choreography, Musical Theater Dance, Tap, African Dance, Flamenco, Latin Dance, Scottish Folk Dance, World Music Percussion, Hip Hop, Tai Chi, Zumba, Yoga and other fitness programs that promote health and well-being.
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Check out our 2019 Summer Youth Programs

Spring PAP Classes' Holiday schedule: no classes April 15th-20th (unless noted)

2019 Annual Performance Save the Dates: May 25th and 26th. Tickets will be available at the Mahaiwe Box office beginning April 22nd

Spring 2019 Youth Performing Arts Program (PAP) registration now open for new & returning students~ Schedule & Class Info 

NEW Adult & Teen Community ClassesSchedule & Class Info

Exciting New Workshops:

Isadora Duncan Dance Workshop Series 3rd class March 16, 2019 from 1:30-3:30 PM, ages 13-adult

The Acting Body Thursday, Jan. 24-Apr. 4, 7:30-8:45 PM. A 10-week workshop with Tom Truss. Doing is one of the best ways to get better! If you want to improve your acting chops; practice scene work auditioning and monologues, or develop your public speaking skills and voice then take a semester of the ACTING BODY.

Move Your Story (Out of the Way) Monday, Jan. 28-Apr. 6, 6:15-8:15 PM. A 10-week workshop with Kristine Waterman. Move your story is an opportunity to use movement as a vehicle for change. It is a unique class that is individually designed for each group. Using a variety of dance genres that allow participants to create original movement and choreography.