what DCG has to offer you
Wide Variety of Classes – The Dance Center of Greensboro offers technique classes in ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, Broadway tap & jazz, leaps & turns, hip-hop, tumbling/acro-arts, pre-school classes, adult programs and children’s combination classes. We offer the highest quality of dance education by combining our standardized curriculum training with our professional faculty. Our teaching methods work, our faculty have professional dance experience, and our students have gone on to professional companies.
Performance Company – The Dance Center of Greensboro offers a pre-professional program, for the more serious student, which provides additional performance opportunities. Being a member of DCG’s performance company requires additional technique classes plus numerous rehearsals, in a weeks time. These committed dancers gain performance experience participating in our annual nutcracker ballet, dance competitions, national ballet examinations, collegiate half-time shows, local community benefits, and several spring recital performances.
Top-Notch Faculty – Ballet – The Dance Center of Greensboro’s ballet faculty come from professional ballet backgrounds including performances with The Royal Ballet, Boston Ballet, Royal New Zealand Ballet, Tulsa Ballet, New York City 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.
Tap & Jazz – The Dance Center of Greensboro’s tap & jazz faculty come from Broadway and National/International Broadway touring companies as well as commercial 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.
Tumbling/Acro-Arts – The Dance Center of Greensboro’s tumbling/acrobatic-arts faculty come from the renowned Anti Gravity Company (NYC, Las Vegas) and national tumble and cheer teams. Our tumbling program includes elements of gymnastics, acrobatics, and cheer. Our tumbling teachers are certified with Acrobatic Arts and Dance Masters of America and have trained 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.
Guest Artists/Master Classes – The Dance Center of Greensboro hosts master teachers and guest choreographers frequently. 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.
Fun & Inspiring – We are so proud to offer an environment that nurtures, inspires and educates. 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.
For additional studio information review our student handbook Student Handbook 2017-2018