The Performing Arts Conservatory of New Canaan at 70 Pine Street (203-966-6177/performingartsconservatory.com), offers a professional multi-disciplined performing arts program. There are classes for young people and adults in voice, acting, piano, musical theater, dance, creative dramatics, singing and recording.

The Studio, (203-966-7056) at 26 Forest Street, offers classes in ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop jazz, and musical theater dance. Visit the studionewcanaan.com. More dance schools are listed in Schools section. 

There’s also New Canaan’s School of Rock, at 41 Grove Street, “inspiring kids to rock on stage and in life,” which offers   lessons in guitar, bass, drums, keyboards and vocals. Call 203-292-5473 or visit schoolofrock.com/newcanaan.