About The Dance Center of Greensboro
The Dance Center of Greensboro offers the highest quality of dance education by combining our standardized curriculum and our professional dance faculty. Our teaching methods are tried and true and our faculty have the first hand experience, knowledge, and expertise within the professional dance world. The Dance Center of Greensboro offers daily dance technique classes in ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary, lyrical, leaps & turns, hip hop, tumbling and a great pre-school dance program.
Additionally, The Dance Center of Greensboro offers a ‘pre-professional company program’ which provides multiple performance opportunities for the more serious dance student. Being a member of the pre-professional program requires extra technique classes and numerous rehearsals in a weeks time. These committed dancers gain performance experience participating in our annual nutcracker ballet, national ballet examinations, collegiate half-time shows (soccer, football, basketball), dance competitions, local community benefits, and several spring recital performances.
The Dance Center of Greensboro offers classical ballet training in both the Vaganova and Cecchetti Methods. The Cecchetti method includes national ballet examinations for our students at The Dance Center of Greensboro. Our ballet faculty come from professional ballet backgrounds including performances with The Royal Ballet, Boston Ballet, Royal New Zealand Ballet, Tulsa Ballet, Gateway Ballet, and more. Our ballet faculty has combined styles of Aggripina Vaganova, Enrico Cecchetti, George Balanchine, Robert Joffrey, Robert Barnett, Duncan Noble, Nina Danilova, Gyula Pandi and more. Please see faculty bios for additional information.
The Dance Center of Greensboro offers tap and jazz training with faculty retired from Broadway shows, National/ International Broadway touring companies, and industrial/television experience. Our tap and jazz faculty combine styles of Luigi, Gus Giordano, Henry Le Tang, Danny Hoctor, Bob Fosse, Charles “Chuck” Kelley, Crystal Chapman, Tommy Tune, Joe Tremaine, Brian Foley, Chet Walker, and more. Please see faculty bios for additional information.
The Dance Center of Greensboro offers tumbling/acrobatics with faculty retired from the renowned AntiGravity Inc. Company and National winning tumble and cheerleading teams. Our tumbling program includes elements of gymnastics, acrobatics, and cheer styles. Our tumbling teachers are certified through Dance Masters of America and have experience training with top notch coaches such as Bela Karolyi, Hector Salazar, Kristie Phillips, Christopher Harrison, Andrew Pacho and more. Please see faculty bios for additional information.
The Dance Center of Greensboro offers master teachers and guest choreographers frequently to our students. Our guest artists offer classes and choreography in classical ballet, broadway jazz, tap, hip hop, contemporary, and tumbling. Several of our guests are in the midst of their professional dance careers currently and love working with the students at The Dance Center of Greensboro due to their strong work ethic, focus and dedication to the art of dance. It’s such an honor to host these working professionals and to offer our young students the chance to ask questions, advice and to be encouraged to follow their dreams.
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.
Please review our 2016-2017 student handbook for important studio news, policies and procedures.
2016-2017 DCG Student Handbook