A place to Engage

A place to Ignite passion

A place to become Inspired

A place to EVOLVE

Who are we

Evolve Performing Arts Centre (EPAC) is a dance studio based in Palmerston North and is directed by Ashleigh Hoera who has 10 years of teaching experience.  

Dance is such a great way for our youth to express themselves and have fun while developing strong discipline and commitment skills. Whether dance is a hobby or a career goal Evolve has a place for everyone.


I’m Ashleigh

Hi I’m Ashleigh, my students call me Miss Hoera. I have been dancing since I was 3 years old across all dance disciplines and now it is my passion to pass on my experience and knowledge to the next generation.  Read More …..



I’m Lillee

Hi I’m Lilliee Shallier

I have been dancing with Evolve for the last 7 years. I am currently studying NZAMD level 6 hip hop. I have passed my level 3,4 and 5 Hip Hop examinations  Read More …..

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Genre of Interest

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Hours of Operation

Mon – Fri: 3.30pm – 9.30pm

​​Saturday: 9am – 4pm

Location of Studios

18 Queen Street

Palmerston North