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Cecchetti Examination Program Cecchetti 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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31 July

Sleep studies show the importance of getting enough rest! – part 1

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A recent study in the journal Nature Neuroscience shows that consolidation of memory happens during sleep. Too little means you will not be able to pull up material from the previous day, like new choreography, as effectively. To reach the deep sleep levels that allow you to process the day’s experiences make sure you head […]

30 July

5 reasons to drink more water this summer

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1. Water protects your joints & muscles and makes then more pliable. 2. If you take in enough water you’ll be less likely to overeat, it’s common to mistake your thirst for hunger. 3. Water fights fatigue and can help you power through your last class. 4. Water prevents mood swings so grab a glass […]

29 July

Why Study Ballet?

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“Ballet is not about immediate gratification. It’s something everyone has to work hard at, and when you finally accomplish what you’ve been working toward, it’s incredibly empowering” – Patricia Blair

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
  • Maiya Silver

    “DCG is a great place to teach and a great school for my child. The staff is highly specialized in their genres of dance, yet work in an incredibly collaborative environment! As a mom, I love that my child can get professional training in numerous styles of dance and tumbling all at one school, and there are a multitude of performance opportunities in all disciplines.”

    - Maiya Silver

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.

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