Wanda Kay's School of Dance, Inc. has been teaching children ages 3 & up the joy of dance for over 40 years! We offer a unique dance program in which all students receive instruction in all three major dance forms: Ballet, Tap, & Jazz. Developing a well-rounded dancer will help build each dancer's confidence and set them up for more versatile activities such as: theater, cheerleading, drill team ,etc.
We also offer a variety of add on classes such as: hip hop, including a boy's hip hop class, pointe classes and lyrical classes.
In addition, we have a dance troupe consisting of grades 6 and up. Our Dance Troupe has been entertaining New Bern for years! They perform in community events such as the Mum Fest, Town Christmas Parades, New Bern Get Your Color On, & more!
At the age of three Claire begin taking dance and immediately fell in love with it. As Claire grew up she gained experience in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Pointe, Lyrical, Contemporary and Modern dance. When Claire graduated from West Craven High School she went to Meredith College and pursued a degree in Dance Studies. While at Meredith she got to choreograph and perform in the dance programs pre professional show "Dance Works" all four years. After graduating from Meredith College she began teaching at Wanda Kay's School of Dance. While there she choreographed and taught all classes that were offered for the 2017 season. At the end of the year Claire Crawford purchased Wanda Kay's School of Dance and is the current owner. She is excited to continue sharing her love of dance with her students.