"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 13th 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.


Special Parents and Students!

A very heartfelt "thank you" to our Team Ohana parent group who make our recitals flow smoothly year after year.  We feel blessed to have such a great group of Moms and Dads who volunteer each year with ushering, selling tickets and candy grams, providing snacks and crafts for our wonderful students, working backstage, working the "quick change" room, loading and unloading the recital props and so much more!! 



Beginning July 6th thru August 31st there will be a new Hip Hop Cardio class every Monday from 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm for ages 16 thru adult.  Classes are $5.00 per session and you pay as you go.


Open House

Stop by, enjoy light refreshments, tour the studio, meet the staff on Wednesday, July 15th from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  We will be accepting new student enrollments during this time.

Summer Classes

Summer classes will begin Tuesday, July 28th and end Thursday, August 13th.  Classes meet twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays for three weeks.  Cost of summer course is $35. 

The "Sampler" gives students one lesson each in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Acrobats, and Hawaiian/Tahitian.

Ages 4 to 7:    Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Ages 8 to 12:  Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30 pm to 6:15 pm



Family Info

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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.  No class on Thursday, June 11th.

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