Melinda C. Samperi opened Acton-Boxborough Dance Center in 1994 as a place in which children could learn to share her love of dance while gaining confidence and lasting friendships. She believed that everyone has a place for dance in their lives, and strived to create an environment that would nurture dancers of any age and ability. Dance brought such joy to her life, and she wanted to share that with the community.

ABDC is now a multi-level dance studio, staffed with instructors who share Melinda's passion for dance, teaching, and community. ABDC not only offers multiple styles of dance to dancers of all ages, but also fosters growth, exploration, and creativity.



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We offer classes in:

  • Pre-Ballet
  • Classical Ballet
  • Lyrical Ballet
  • Tap
  • Jazz
  • Jazz Hop
  • Hip Hop
  • Modern
  • Competition Team
  • Ballet Performing Company

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Picture Day will be held at the studio on Saturday April 26th and Sunday April 27th. Specific class times will be posted in the studio, but danceres may show up any time for indivudial or family pictures.


Classes will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of April Vacation week to make up for snow days!

Please e-mail with any questions.

Happy Dancing!