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It all started with a dream.

New England Dance Center in Westfield, MA was founded in 1981 by Loree Cloud, her dedication to her students established a strong foundation of quality dance education which continues today. Keeping with this tradition of excellence has led NEDC to be named one of the top 50 Dance Studios in the Country and #1 in the Northeast. 


Loree Cloud, Founder

NEDC was founded in 1981 by Loree Cloud. Loree is the founder and former owner for 39 years at NEDC. During that time Loree and her students won many distinguished awards all over the country. The prestigious Dance Educators of America named Loree “Dance Teacher of the Year”, and the National Dance Teachers Association named NEDC “Outstanding Dance Studio”. Loree and her daughter Jade were privileged to be cast on the hit TV show Dance Moms season 4 and 4.5. Many of Loree’s students have danced in Broadway shows, appeared on TV, danced in major motion pictures, and opened their own studios. Loree is thrilled and honored to have her daughter Hayley carry on the NEDC Tradition of Excellence!

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