Who We Are


Located in the heart of Lafayette, Oregon, Hamel Dance Academy is a professional dance program, specializing in the instruction of children from ages 3 years and up. Classes are taught by founder, Christine Hamel, a 43-year veteran of dance. The mission of Hamel Dance Academy is to provide exceptional training and a personal focus to each student while remaining affordable. The diverse curriculum is grounded in a classical approach and includes ballet, contemporary dance, pointe, tap and creative movement.