Kaatsbaan is dedicated to integrating dance into the lives of our youth and community through dance education workshops, special performances, open rehearsals, lecture demonstrations, coaching and training. Dance is recognized as an educational tool instilling focus, discipline, and patience into the learning skills of students and children of all abilities.
Kaatsbaan has brought the finest dance teachers, coaches and educators in the world to Dutchess County, New York. These highly-acclaimed individuals have designed dance programs for thousands of area school students.
Kaatsbaan has designed and presented outreach programs for:
Rhinebeck & Red Hooks Schools
Local Dance Schools
Mill Street Loft
Mid-Hudson Children's Museum
The Fresh Air Fund
Ulster County Special Education Teacher Training
Dutchess County Children's Services
Poughkeepsie Youth and Performing Arts/Family Partnership Center
Emma Willard School
The Fountains of Millbrook
Netherwood Elementary School of Hyde Park