"At Culture Shock everyone becomes a member of a very special family of friends united by their love of dancing and the desire of true camraderie creating bonds of care and respect."

Culture Shock Performing Arts Center is pleased to be in it's 14th season providing quality dance instruction in Berks County, Pennsylvania. From our humble beginnings in a two room studio to our current large facility, with five large classrooms, a drumming room, costuming area and consignment shop. Culture Shock Performing Arts Center is a complete center for the dance arts. At Culture Shock Performing Arts we are a dance center that provides more than 15 different styles of dance including specialty classes in Polynesian.   We offer a warm and welcoming stress free environment.

Fall Classes

Fall classes begin the day after Labor Day, Tuesday, September 6th. 

Offering classes for all ages & all levels of experience from the beginner to the most advanced! 

Tap * Hip Hop * Jazz * Contemporary * Irish * Acrobats * Ballet * Pointe * Hawaiian/Tahitian


Specialty Pre-School Classes / Early Elementary Classes

Me & My Shadow * Movin' & Groovin' * Toonsical Tap * Hippity Hop Hip Hop * Funtasia Jazz * Acro n' Action * Bibbidy Bobbity Ballet * Keiki Hawaiian/Tahitian

Adult Classes Offered

Hip Hop * Hawaiian/Tahitian * Cardio Hip Hop * Zumba * Hatha Yoga * NEW Veriflow - yoga with dance


Summer Classes

Summer Sampler:

Three weeks of fun!  Classes meet twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Tuesday, July 12th thur Thursday, July 28th!  The cost of the Sampler program is $40!

Students get an introduction to Acrobats, Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop and Hawaiian/Tahitian.  Each class they will learn a new dance art.

Ages 3 to 4:   5:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Ages 5 to 7:   5:30 pm to 6:00 pm


Introducing NEW ConfiDance Classes:

A dance class for children of all ages with special needs.  We welcome all abilities/disabilities (example:  Autism, Down Syndrome, Intellectual Disabilities).  Classes are taught by a licensed special education teacher, Ms. Janis Umberger. 

Students will learn:


Classes meet twice weekly, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Classes for ConfiDance begin July 26th thru August 11th. Cost of the three week course is $40.


Ages:   5 & up   5:00 pm to 5:30 pm


Zumba / Hatha Yoga

Zumba every Tuesday and Thursday, 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm.  Classes are $5.00 per session and you pay as you go.  Our licensed instructor works with all fitness levels.


Hatha Yoga classes with essential oils on Saturdays at 9:15 am.  Classes are $5.00 per session and you pay as you go.  Our licensed instructor works with all fitness levels.

Culture Shock PAC 202 S. 3rd Street Hamburg, PA 19526