The Cheshire Performing Arts Academy is central Connecticut's premier performing arts studio. Family owned and operated since its founding in 2015, CPAA offers competition and recreational classes, led by professionally trained instructors. Here at CPAA we provide exceptional dance training with an expert teaching staff. Our core mission is to build confidence in our students by establishing an enjoyable environment, promoting healthy bodies and minds, and cultivating creative expression. We encourage each student to strive for their personal best. Our teachers and curriculum create a learning experience based on hard work, discipline, kindness, creativity, fun, and tolerance towards others


A special congratulations to Rory Stults for winning Americas Junior Dancer of The Year National Title! We are so very proud!


2019-2020 Studio Calendar

Classes Begin on Monday, September 9th!


  • Halloween: October 31, 2019

  • Thanksgiving Break: November 25, 2019 - November 30, 2019

  • Holiday Break: December 23, 2019 - January 4, 2020

  • Spring Break: April 11, 2020 - April 17, 2020

  • Memorial Day: May 25, 2020


  • Picture Day: TBA

  • Last Week of Classes: May 26, 2020 - May30, 2020

  • TENTATIVE RECITAL DATE: Saturday, June 6, 2020 (Hamden Middle School)

The Cheshire Performing Arts Academy is home to 7 of the USA Tap Team Members. They traveled to Germany in 2017 and recieved the Bronze and Silver medals. We are so proud of all their accomplishments!

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Click the video below to view our studio space and fun classes we offer! Come and join our dance family!

“All that is important is this one moment in movement. Make the moment important, vital, and worth living. Do not let it slip away unnoticed and unused.”
— Martha Graham