New Castle Dance and Music
680 Peoples Plaza & Glasgow Ave. Newark, DE 19702
  Ph: 302-832-7543  

Customer Service Hours

Mon. 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Tues. 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Wed.3:00pm - 7:00pm
Thurs. 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Fri. 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Sat. & Sun. CLOSED

Upcoming Events

*NCDMA is up for Best Dance Studio in Delaware once again. CAST A VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE STUDIO TODAY!


*Customer Appreciation Day is SEPTEMBER 27th...10am-2pm Face painting, Moon bounce and much more!


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"Show 2014"
Photo Gallery

* ZUMBA FITNESS is here for you! Sweat in a comfortable environment, dancing to upbeat music! Ages 16 to 81.  Free trial or Bring a friend & get one free class.


*New Online Dance
Wear Store
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"As a family, we feel New Castle Music and Dance makes my daughters feel special. We have watched them first foster a love for music during their music lessons and now in dance they have grown from nervous young girls to a proud, confident dancers...."

-- Denise

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Why We’re Different

We realize you have a choice between several different music and dance schools. All studios are not the same.

We constantly renovate and improve our facilities and provide ongoing training to our staff to ensure we are always providing our students and parents with the best experience possible. Today there are several different studios to choose from.

We invite you to compare all of the options to see why our studio has been chosen more than any other music or dance school!

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- 36 Years of Excellence -
There is no substitute for experience!

*Valerie Gooding, owner of New Castle Dance & Music Academy, receives 2014 SBA Delaware small business award.

Dance school owner took right steps

Cori Anne Natoli, The News Journal 10:32 p.m. EDT April 5, 2014

It was 1978 and 22-year-old Valerie Gooding, an administrative clerk by day and professional dance instructor by night, knew it was time to move with the tempo of her class of ballet, tap, jazz and musical theater students and open the doors to her dream. [...]"

Click here to read the full article at Delaware Online.

Trying to decide where to enroll between a few different Music or Dance Schools?

New Castle Dance & Music Academy offers the ultimate in Performing Arts Instruction to enrich each student in achieving their goals in the arts and in life!

Our shows and student's accomplishments are the greatest manifestation of our mission and all that we offer.

See for yourself:

View our videos for a glimpse of what we are all about!

Click here to see why the New Castle Dance & Music Academy is the Right Choice

Click here to see Our Mission Statement and History