Northeast USA Dance Schools

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Djoniba Dance & Drum Centre, New York State

  300 W 43rd St - New York, NY              
Since its inception in 1992, as a not-for-profit cultural and charitable organization, The Djoniba Dance & Drum Centre has strived to celebrate the global diversity and to bridge the gap between all ages, races and cultures through world dance and music.
The Centre is one of New York City's largest minority-owned dance studios, and is the only cultural center in the world specializing in multi-ethnic dance and drum. The Centre serves thousands of adults and children annually and has a roster of 35 master instructors, dancers and drummers, who teach more than 100 dance classes per week in more than 30 different styles of movement and music from around the world.
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Brooklyn's Finest Salsa Dance Studio, New York State
  514-51st Street - Brooklyn, NY
             
Brooklyn's Finest Salsa" Dance Studio Created back in June of "2002", by Joe Delgado. Now in our 6th Year Anniversary Of Business come visit with us and see first hand one of our classes in action. We offer classes from Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced Level. Anyone can learn to Dance, all you have to do is show up and have a little confidance in yourself we'll do the rest. Are you tired of going to Parties, Night Clubs and Company Functions and just holding up the walls when Salsa is played. Do you want to be that person on the Dance Floor at all those Clubs doing all those Turn Patterns and Fancy Steps. Let the instructors of Brooklyn's Finest Salsa teach you Mambo/ Salsa On2, Learn The Newest Dance Steps & Turn Patterns. It's Alot of Fun and a Great Cardio Workout. http://www.brooklynsfinestsalsa.com
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L.A. Dance, New York State
  24 Ellis Street - Great Kills - Staten Island, NY              
When you enter the doors of this 5000 square foot studio, you are taken back by the interior décor. Not expecting a dance studio to look like this, the interior boasts leather walls, fabric cushions, sconces, slate floors, zebra carpet and an array of vivid colors that move everyone to want to dance. The décor alone makes you want to jump. Each dance room is equipped with floating floors - two hard wood and one Mylar : 3000 square foot of pure dance space; two lobbies, four bathrooms, vending machines, an office, 10 foot mirror walls, incredible sound, warehouse style ceilings, lighting and funky brick walls to top off this real live Manhattan style space. L.A. Dance is not just a fun place to learn to dance; it’s the hottest thing in town. It’s the coolest place to be and it’s totally up with the times. The students are proud to call this home.
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Ballet School NY, New York State
  30 E 31st - New York, NY              
Founded by artistic director Diana Byer in 1978 as the official training school of New York Theatre Ballet. The School teaches dance as a total art form, developing strong technical skill and discipline…fluidity and ease of movement…and a strong sense of theater, style, musicality, and expression. It is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the great ballet mistress Margaret Craske. She was certified by Enrico Cecchetti and served as director of instruction at BSNY for many years until her retirement in 1987.
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Destination Dance Studios, New York State
  113-25 Queens Boulevard - Forest Hills, NY              
Professional and patient staff providing private lessons on every level from beginner through advanced; parties and group lessons give you the opportunity to practice and strengthen your social dancing skills.
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Side Street Kids, New York State
  1310 Unionport Road - Bronx - New York, NY              
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Side Street Kids, Inc is a not for profit organization founded in 1996 and based in the Bronx. The organization provides in-school children, K-12, with positive alternatives during non school hours in the greater NY metropolitan area. Empowering youth with the necessary skills to understand and appreciate the importance of education, positive family interaction and cultural awareness through dance.
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Sayville Dance Theatre, New York State
  186 West Main Street - Sayville, NY              
"We are now beginning our 4th year. Everyday, we put our collective heart and soul into everything we do to give you a rewarding dance experience. Our excellent staff is comprised of professional, caring, and motivated individuals. If you are interested in any of our classes, you are welcome to drop in anytime.
We strive to provide a warm atmosphere, a positive environment for all dancers, and a studio where you will be challenged and encouraged to find your own artistic style."
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Viva Salsa Dance Studio, New York State
  6305 Fifth Avenue - Fifth Avenue - Brooklyn, NY              
Konajilo Luseni is a native of Brooklyn, NY and has been dancing since the age of five. With a dance background spanning genres including modern, jazz, contemporary, hip-hop and African, Kona has choreographed, performed and taught for various children, teen and adult groups in the New York area.
Kona's love for dance set her sights to explore a new style of movement: Salsa/Mambo on2. After a year of basic training at La Salsa De Hoy, her passion for this exciting form of dance led her to seek more advance instruction at Salsa Dance Studio.
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Deneille's Dance & Exercise Studio, New York State
  94-14 Jamaica Ave - Woodhaven, NY              
Established in 1986, Deneille's Dance & Exercise Studio opened it's doors with the intension of teaching each and every single student on an individual basis; concentrating on a students particular strenghts and interests offering a complete and quality curriculum in all areas of dance. 23 years later while the world has changed in many ways our standard of excellence remains. Although we have adapted to the modern world, we still insist on teaching and training with a good old fashined touch; that includes knowing every one of our students by their first name and knowing something special about them. At Deneille's Dance & Exercise Studio we are NEVER short on happiness, and pride ourselves on providing superior training to all our students. I invite you to come into the studio and see for yourself the wonderful school that others say we are. When you come to our studio ask for me Ms. Deneille. I'll be happy to meet you, and even happier to have you join our dance family.
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Hamilton Dance, New York State
  45 Newell St - Brooklyn - Brooklyn, NY              
Hamilton Dance Studio is dedicated to providing the highest quality education in a variety of dance forms such as ballet, modern, jazz, tap, hip-hop, and break dancing. These dance classes cater to all types of children, from those who are preparing for a dance career to those learning to dance for enrichment and fun. We promote technique and artistry, as well as a strong work ethic and provide a warm, down-to-earth, supportive environment.
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Urban Folk Dance Ensemble, New York State
  867 W. 181st St. #1E - New York - New York, NY              
Not for profit modern dance company in New York City. Company is established in 2004 under the artistic direction of dancer and choreographer Yurie Yoshida. UFDE is directing a children's dance program "Little Stars Performing Arts" operating out of Vanderbilt YMCA.
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Children Dancing Dance Visions, New York State
  122 Horace Harding Blvd - Great Neck, NY              
Beth Jucovy has performed extensively and given workshops and classes in Duncan, ballet, modern, and jazz techniques both in the US and throughout Europe and Israel. She choreographs for and directs Dance Visions, a professional company performing works of contemporary choreographers, as well as the works of major dance pioneers. Dance Visions has been the recipient of over fifteen NYSCA decentralization grants. The company performs throughout Long Island and the NY metropolitan area. Beth also danced for a decade with Andrew Jannetti and Dancers, performing frequently at many NYC venues. She was a soloist with the Downtown Ballet Company for six years, as well as with Ameridance International, a jazz dance company based in Munich, Germany. She is an Isadora Duncan dance specialist trained since childhood by Julia Levien. She had also worked intensively with Anna Sokolow. She has received critical acclaim in the major NY papers as well as abroad for her performances
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American Youth Dance Teather, New York State
  428 East 75th Street - New York, NY              
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Berest Dance Center, New York State
  12 S Washington St - Port Washington, NY              
The Berest Dance Center has operated in Port Washington since 1976. It is family owned with Olga Berest as director and Heather Berest, joining her mom as artistic director in 2006. (See article and pix below)
Housed in a beautiful Dutch Colonial purchased by the Berests in 1996, The Center includes 3 floors of studios flanked by decorated tin walls and ceilings, 2 bathrooms dressing and waiting room areas and a kitchen.
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Mark Morris Dance Group, New York State
  3 Lafayette Avenue - Brooklyn - Brooklyn, NY              
The School reflects the spirit of the Mark Morris Dance Group in its celebration of dance and music. We believe that the study of various dance forms and music is essential to a child's education and development. We offer a diverse range of classes for all ages and strive to be a center of creative activity for children, community residents and professional dancers.
In addition to incorporating music and singing courses, we are now able to offer more classes overall with the opening of our newest ground floor studio. The recently expanded space also includes a lobby reception desk, ground floor lounge area, bathrooms, and locker rooms.
Remember, we offer flexible enrollment plans - per semester or in advance for the full year - to fit your family's needs. If you enroll your child for both semesters at the beginning of the fall season, you recieve a special discount. And at the end of each semester, we have open classes which parents are welcome to attend.
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Dance Centre of the Hamptons, New York State
  70 Old Riverhead Road - Westhampton Beach, NY              
As a small studio Dance Centre was able to provide individual attention to each dancer. Currently with 400 students and 4 teaching rooms, we are still dedicated to each student, both as a dancer and a person.
As diverse as the art of dance itself, our faculty is made up of instructors who specialize in teaching specific forms of dance to specific age groups. Our teachers have danced on Broadway, in movies and in music videos. Their one common philosophy is that teaching the love of dance is as important as teaching the technique of dance.
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Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, New York State
  405 W. 55th Street - New York, NY              
The umbrella organization that supports the activities of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ailey II, The Ailey School, Ailey Arts In Education & Community Programs and The Ailey Extension.
AADF's mission is to further the pioneering work of Alvin Ailey by establishing an extended cultural community which provides dance performances, training and community programs for all people. This performing arts community plays a crucial social role using the beauty and humanity of the African American heritage and other cultures to unite people of all races, ages and backgrounds.
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Arthur Murray Ballroom Dance Studios, New York State
  5 Fifth Avenue & W. Main Street - Bayshore, NY              
"Our Ballroom and Latin Dance Studios specialize in private dancing lessons & classes for all the popular dances including Waltz, Fox Trot, Swing, Salsa, Hustle, Argentine Tango, Country Western, Ballroom Dancing, and more.
Nobody makes learning to dance easier than Arthur Murray®. Our trained professionals can make you feel at home in the friendly atmosphere of an Arthur Murray Dance Studio so you can feel comfortable on any dance floor and with any dance partner. Arthur Murray® offers convenient times and enrollments that allow you to take lessons in any of our franchised dance studios worldwide.
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Steps on Broadway, New York State
  2121 Broadway # 3 - New York, NY              
Founded in 1979, is more than a dance school. It is an internationally recognized community of artists committed to the cultivation of individuality and talent, and to the joy and toil of dance. It is home to some of the finest and most passionate dance teachers in the world. It is a celebrated space set amid t he Beaux Arts grandeur of Manhattan's Upper West Side, blending old-world ambience with modern facilities — male and female dressing rooms and showers, a theater, a café, and a dance wear boutique. Above all, the ten fully-mirrored, sprung-floored, climate-controlled studios are filled with natural light-and limitless inspiration.
On any given day, casual enthusiasts and aspiring professionals may take class alongside seasoned veterans from Broadway, the opera, and the major dance companies, including New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theater, Paris Opera, Kirov and Royal Ballets, Boston Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance, Complexions and Martha Graham. The place teems with energy and verve. Steps in essence, is a cultural hub and a cosmopolitan treasure.
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Starlight Ballroom Dance Studio, New York State
  102 Jericho Tpke - New Hyde Park, NY              
Specializing in all forms of partner dance as well as specialty dance and fitness classes. Whether you have always wanted to take Ballroom or Latin dance lessons, or are getting ready for that special day. We have something for everyone, from Mommy & Me classes, to Sweet 15/16's / Quinceneras and Wedding Dances. Come visit us and see why over 3,000 students have come to call Starlight their home for dance lessons on Long Island over the past 17 years.
Learn to dance all styles of Ballroom and Latin Dance, Salsa, Cha Cha, Rumba, Samba, Mambo, Bolero, Swing, Jive, Paso Doble, Foxt-Trot, Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Argentine Tango, Peabody, Quickstep and much more. We also offer specialty classes in Belly Dancing, Zumba Dance Fitness, Cuban Salsa.
Convenienty located on the border of Nassau and Queens in Long Island, the Starlight Ballroom Dance Studio continues to offer you the best dance instruction from the finest instructors on Long Island since 1991.
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Gotta Dance Studio, New York State
  79-02 69th Rd - Middle Village - Middle Village, NY              
“Gotta Dance” Studio opened its doors on September 15, 2001. Owner, Miss Terri as she is known by her students, starting dancing at the age of 5 and always dreamed, that one day, she would open her own studio. She continued taking dance classes and was also a member of a local community theatre group for many years. There she was able to learn and develop not only her love of dance, but also her love for music, singing and acting. The performing arts has always been a big part of Miss Terri's life.
Mr. Ron & Miss Terri decided the time had come for them to fulfill the life long “Dream” and together they started searching for the perfect place. Their hope was to find a small studio where students could come and learn to love dance & music while having fun in a friendly and safe environment. Today, they are very proud of their accomplishments and are extremely grateful to all the wonderful families who have touched their lives. Their goal is to continue with this very gratifying work and in the process make “Gotta Dance” Studio, for all the families who are a part of it, a place that will be remembered and remain forever close to their hearts!
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L.I. Dance Xtreme New York, New York State
  285-6 Commack Road - Commack, NY              
Directors Michelle Gural & Michael Cardascia haved created a dance studio with a program that is positive for both serious competitive students and students who request lessons purely for the enjoyment and recreation.
No matter what you choose to achieve in your future, dancing will enrich your life by developing a sense of balance, timing, coordination, expression, teamwork and self discipline, as a basis for lifelong self expression
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Mary Anthony Dance Studio, New York State
  736 Broadway - New York, NY              
Offering a variety of classes for all levels to help you get the true education of what dance is all about. Primary teacher Miss Mary Anthony, successful choreographer, professional dancer and owner of The Mary Anthony Dance Theatre founded in 1954. Every class Ms.Anthony teaches is highly structured with a form of discipline and a technique that is highly unique in many ways that focuses on every part of the body making her classes unforgettable.
Every one of the individuals that are here at The Mary Anthony Dance Studio & Theatre are honored to being a part of this one of a kind place where you are accepted no matter what.
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MOBA Dance Academy, New York State
  1001 Jericho Trnpk. - New Hyde Park, NY              
Devoted to the education of children and adults in the art of dance. Classes are designed to encourage self expression, inspire, improve self discipline, technique, and provide an alternative for youth in a positive environment.
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Chrystie Street Ballet Academy, New York State
  55 Chrystie Street Suite 308 - New York, NY              
Melissa Marotto has been dancing for over 20 years, beginning her dance training at The Walnut Hill School for the Arts in Natick, Massachusetts. She earned her BFA in dance with a concentration in pedagogy from The Boston Conservatory, where she revived the historical work for Jose Limon with Jennifer Scanlon and worked with contemporary choreographers such as Donald Byrd and Sean Curran. With a strong background in ballet, Ms. Marotto has also studied Graham, Horton, Limon, and Simonson techniques with certified instructors from all over the country.
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Jam Dance & Fitness Center, New York State
  227 Bedford Avenue - Bellmore, NY              
A studio with the most energetic and creative dance classes! Acclaimed choreographers and owners - Lori Barone and Michele Cuccaro - have set Long Island on fire with their two beautiful JAM locations in Great Neck and Dix Hills. Known for its electrifying choreography and vibrant, professional staff, JAM is the ultimate in dance experience!
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Stage Door School of Dance, New York State
  655-19 Montauk Highway - East Patchogue, NY              
State of the art Dance Studio, in the Swan Commons Shopping Center, just west of McDonalds on Montauk Highway. The parking is unlimited and the oversized waiting areas have flatscreen tv monitors for viewing. The dance floors are specially designed and sprung for protection from injury while jumping or leaping.
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Lotus Music & Dance, New York State
  109 West 27th Street, 8th Floor - New York, NY              
Lotus Music & Dance, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, was founded in 1989 by master Bharata Natyam dancer Kamala Cesar. It is a performance space, sanctuary, and center of education for traditional and indigenous performing arts forms. The mission is to keep alive and accessible the music and dance traditions of all world cultures. Lotus Music & Dance remains the only institution of its kind in New York City where master artists from India, Korea, Burma, the South Pacific, Middle East, the Mohawk Nation, West Africa, and Spain collectively call home.
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Santo Rico Dance School, New York State
  2403 2nd Avenue - New York - New York, NY              
The history of Santo Rico dates back to 1995. The name of the dance company is derived from the initial members of the group being half from Santo Domingo (Santo) and half from Puerto Rico (Rico), hence the name "Santo Rico." Santo Rico was initially formed by Wilton Beltre, a Dominican native, who expressed his love for dance by displaying his street style of dancing Mambo/Salsa in local nightclubs in New York City. Prior to forming Santo Rico, Wilton received dancing instruction from the well renowned Eddie Torres. This gave him professionalism, grace and ultimately led to the development of a unique style. During his stint with Mr. Torres Wilton excelled and brought his dancing ability to such a high level that he became one of the most outstanding members of The Eddie Torres Dance Company.
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Sandra Cameron Dance Center, New York State
  199 Lafayette Street - New York, NY              
The studio’s wide range of classes reflects the rich cultural diversity of an extraordinary city. Here you can study classic American dances like Swing, Foxtrot and Hip Hop, as well as Salsa, Argentine Tango, Milonga, Merengue, Bachata, Viennese Waltz and much more.