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Cecchetti Ballet Examination Program Cecchetti Ballet Examination Program

Cecchetti is a sequence of grades, carefully measured to degree of difficulty and physical development, and provides a system of accredited examinations to test student’s proficiency

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28 September

dance competitions – technique versus tricks

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It’s a quality versus quantity debate. Most agree dance is an art form and yet virtuoso turns, leaps, and acrobatic feats seem to become the winning factors at so many dance competitions. Which is better? Al Blackstone, Broadway Choreographer, gives the highest scores to dancers that are able to connect to and move the audience. […]

25 September

World Ballet Day LIVE – October 4th – Don’t Miss It!

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World Ballet Day LIVE returns, for its 3rd year, on October 4, 2016. This year there are 5 major ballet companies live streaming their company classes, rehearsals, interviews, and backstage preparations for all ballet lovers to see. Be sure to tune in and check out the 5 major companies participating: The Royal Ballet, The Australian […]

23 September

Boston Ballet Principal, Dusty Button!

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Did you know that Dusty Button transitioned from the competition dance world to the professional ballet world? Did you know that she credits her varied competitiive dance background with jump starting her ballet career? Dusty believes the experience she gained by being a competitive dancer set her apart from the other classical ballet dancers. Here […]

Meet our Faculty!

What our faculty is saying:

  • Mallory Graham

    “The Dance Center of Greensboro doesn’t just teach dancing. It creates dancers!”

    - Mallory Graham
  • Jeanne Alala

    “Being a professional dancer was an important experience in my life that led me to open The Dance Center of Greensboro’s doors to a new generation of dancers. I could not be more proud of The Dance Center of Greensboro’s community, whose hard work and commitment continuously inspires me to produce the best dance educational program possible.”

    - Jeanne Alala
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About The Dance Center of Greensboro

The Dance Center of Greensboro offers the highest quality of dance education through standardized curriculum taught by professional dancers. We provide multiple performance opportunities for dancers and tumblers including our annual Wake Forest University half-time shows, annual Nutcracker ballet performance, national ballet examinations, competitive dance teams, and our Spring recitals.

Our Dance Instructors offer their professional career experience including: Broadway, National and International Broadway Tours, Walt Disney World (Orlando), Tokyo Disneyland, National award winning dancers and National award winning choreographers. Our Director, Jeanne Alala, is a certified and accredited member of Dance Masters of America, Inc., a non-profit National Dance Education Program for teaching correct technique in Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Tumbling. Mrs. Alala has over 30 years experience within the DMA Educational Program as a student that received several National DMA Dance Titles and Scholarships and as an instructor that has passed each of the teacher examinations with an average grade of 99% and qualifying for certification into the program. Additionally, Mrs. Alala has recently been invited to teach Master Ballet Classes within the CDMA dance educational programs. (Please see Faculty Biographies for professional experience)

We are so excited to offer an environment with faculty that nurture, inspire and educate. Our teachers have the knowledge and experience in many styles of dance and are here to celebrate & share the joy and happiness that dance has brought into each of our lives. Dance is an art which knows no boundaries. Dance creates inspiration while it grows and flourishes by touching our lives. Dance promotes happiness, tells stories, provides valuable life lessons and most importantly touches our hearts and souls.