"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.


Now Accepting New Students

Culture Shock is now accepting new students for our 14th dance season that begins Tuesday, September 8th!

Classes not listed below have been filled.  These remaining classes have openings:

Ballet (ages 4-5) Monday 4:30 - 5:15 pm

Acro (ages 4-5) Monday 5:15 - 6:00 pm

Hip Hop (ages 6-7) Monday 6:15 - 7:00 pm

Polynesian (ages 4-5) Monday 6:15 - 7:00 pm

Ballet (ages 4-5) Tuesday 4:30 - 5:15 pm

Movin' & Groovin' (ages 3-4) Tuesday 5:30 - 6:00 pm

Me & My Shadow (ages 2-3) Tuesday 6:15 - 7:00 pm (class is taken with parent)

Movin' & Groovin' (ages 3-4) Wednesday 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Ballet (ages 6-7) Thursday 5:15 - 6:00 pm

Ballet (ages 10-12) Thursday 6:15 - 7:15 pm

New Teen Tap (teens) Thursdays 7:15 - 8:00 pm

Ballet (ages 6-7) Friday 5:15 - 6:00 pm

Tap (ages 6-7) Friday 6:15 - 7:00

Inquiries can be made by selecting the above Tab "Contact Us" or you may call the studio at 610-562-4420.


New Line Dancing Class

We are opening a new Line Dance exercise class for ages 12 thru adult.  Classes will begin Friday, October 2nd, 6:15 pm to 7:00 pm.  Sessions are $5 and you pay as you go!


Winter Sampler Classes

Our Winter Sampler will begin Friday, January 15th thru Friday, February 19th, 2016.

Ages 3 to 4:  Friday 4:30 to 5:00 pm

Ages 5 to 7:  Friday 5:15 to 5:45 pm

Classes run for six weeks, each week students learn a new dance art, including Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Acro, Hawaiian/Tahitian and Ballet.  Total cost for the Winter Sampler is $35.

If you are interested in signing up for the Winter Sampler please contact the studio at 610-562-4420 or come in to sign-up during business hours, Monday to Thursday 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Fridays 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm.


Family Info

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(If this is your first time you are accessing your account you will need to click on "Forgot Password")


Dance Fitness Classes

Mondays 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm for ages 15 thru adult.  Classes are $5.00 per session and you pay as you go.


Line Dancing Class

Fridays, 6:15 pm to 7:00 pm for ages 12 thru adult.  Join the fun for only $5 per class.  You pay as you go!

Zumba / Hatha Yoga

Thursday, November 19th NO ZUMBA

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.


Student Fundraisers


Tastefully Simple - orders will be mailed to participants

Blue Mountain Candles - begins Monday, October 26th thru Friday, November 13th.  Delivery Monday, November 30th after 4:00 pm.

Wixon's Shoofly Pie - begins Tuesday, October 27th thru Tuesday, November 17th.  Delivery Tuesday, November 24th after 4:00 pm.


R & K Subs (Excel Students Only) - begins Tuesday, October 27th thru Monday, November 16th.  Subs can be picked up on Tuesday, November 24th from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm.

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