From teaching intensives to professional and pre-professional dancers to school and community groups of all levels, we educate and inspire though the power of dance. Known for our versatility in styles through choreography and storytelling method, we offer a variety of classes including ballet, modern, improv, hip hip, breaking, vogue, strength and stability classes, etc. For all-levels of dancers, we can ALL dance!

Residencies and Workshops

Our Residencies are pre professional programs geared for performance arts schools, college programs, dance School and any institution that focuses on strengthening dancers and preparing them for profession.

This is for serious movers looking to challenge their performance, strength, flexibility, and movement embodiment.

“Che Kardi”

St. Paul Conservatory for Performing Arts High school J-Term performance. Created and performed in 2018.

Members of STRONGmovement bring communities together for an inclusive experience. Movers will be exploring their own choreographic voice in a safe and encouraging space led by STRONGmovement company members as well as STRONGmovement artistic director, Darrius Strong. This residency is meant to bond and build movers across the dance community, from different schools, studios, and companies to share their passion and their “why” for movement.

Community Classes

Please see the links below for class listings and registration.  

Darrius Strong offers instruction and artist visits at College and Universities.

Please see their websites at the links provided below for class listings, offerings, and registration.

Macalester College
St. Paul, Minnesota

Carlton College
Northfield, Minnesota

University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hip hop for Ages 7 & up
Recreational Classes
More info

Join the SQUAD
Hip hop competitive team
More info

Swag out Hip hop w/ Darrius Strong
Every Saturday, 11:30am -1pm
To register


Experience the transformative power of movement at our pre-professional STRONG Intensive—a dynamic and rigorous four-day program tailored for passionate movers seeking to push their boundaries in performance, strength, flexibility, and artistic expression.

Our intensive offers a diverse range of classes designed to enhance your skills and broaden your movement vocabulary. From Stability and Conditioning to Modern, Contemporary, Breaking, and Voguing, our experienced instructors, including STRONGmovement company members and artistic director Darrius Strong, will guide you through an immersive journey of self-discovery and growth.

Embrace the opportunity to explore your own unique choreographic voice in a nurturing and supportive environment. Our intensive fosters a sense of camaraderie among movers from various dance schools, studios, and companies, encouraging them to share their passion and delve into the “why” behind their movement.

Geared towards pre-professional level dancers aged 13 and older, this intensive promises to ignite your artistic potential and forge lasting connections within the dance community. Join us and embark on a transformative experience that will shape your dance journey.

Dates and Times


2023 STRONG Summer Intensive

AUGUST 2 – 5, 2023


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