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Never miss a chance to dance with Powerhouse!

Powerhouse Dance Center welcomes people of all ages and provides them with diverse choreography, technique and access to the latest trends in dance. Our best attribute is the positive environment we create for our students. We feel that having a positive attitude, building self-confidence and most of all, having fun are the keys that each student needs to unlock their fullest potential.

We offer a variety of classes that include, but are not limited to Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Pointe, Contemporary, Acro, Toddler Combo Classes and many others. From 2 years old to 75 years old, girls and boys, novices to professionals – no one is left out at Powerhouse Dance Center.

Our definition of Powerhouse: a team having great energy, strength and the capability to succeed in all forms of dance!

Our Classes

Our classes range from beginner to advanced, for children ages two to adults and for boys as well as girls- no one is left out at Powerhouse Dance Center. Our classes include a wide variety of dance styles to learn and grow with including Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Pointe, Contemporary, Acro, Combo Classes for Toddlers and many others.


JAZZ

High energy technique class famous for its powerful and exciting movements. Focus is on breaking down turns, leaps, placement and building a dance vocabulary, which will bring the dance student to the next level.

ACRO

Teaches strength, flexibility and basic tumbling. This class will consist of basic acro moves and will help strengthen and improve coordination.

TAP

Tap dance is a rhythmic exploration of sound using your feet as instruments! Tapping is a great way to have fun while improving motor skills and coordination. Dances incorporate intricate rhythms and fun footwork to create challenging and exciting choreography.

HIP HOP

This is a high energy, rhythmic form of dance focusing on body isolations and is the latest form of physical expression in today’s pop culture. Students learn the most current moves and styles from the dance music video world. It’s a combination of the best moves, with the hottest music and a lot of fun!

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BALLET

All students are encouraged to study Ballet because it is the foundation of all dance forms. Students are taught the importance of proper technique including body alignment, flexibility and terminology. The class will consist of barre exercises, stretching, adagio, petite and grand allegro.

COMBO

These classes teach children the beginning fundamentals of ballet and tap. Ballet includes barre work, across the floor and stretching activities. Tap includes introductory skills involving rhythm, counting and coordination. Children learn to follow instructions, work with others in the group and enjoy simple, but effective skills.

2018-2019
Class Schedule

Age Category
Baby Bops: 2-3yrs old
Tiny Tots: 3-4yrs old
Future Stars: 5-6yrs old
Minis: 7-10yrs old
Juniors: 11-12yrs old
Teens: 13-15yrs old


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Monday

4-4:45pm – Ballet/Tap Combo (Studio B) – Miss Melissa

Saturday

9:45-10:30am – Ballet/Tap Combo (Studio A) – Miss Kaitlyn

10:30-11:30am – Ballet/Tap Combo (Studio B) – Miss Melissa

Tuesday

5-6pm – Ballet/Tap Combo (Studio B) – Miss Kaitlyn

Saturday

10:30-11:30am – Ballet/Tap Combo (Studio A) – Miss Kaitlyn

9:45-10:30am – Ballet/Tap Combo (Studio B) – Miss Christine

Monday

4-5pm – All Levels Acro (Studio A) – Miss Jolene

5-6pm – Jazz/Tap Combo (Studio B) – Miss Melissa

Tuesday

6-7pm – Ballet/Tap Combo (Studio B) – Miss Kaitlyn

Wednesday

5:15-6:15pm – Beginner Ballet (Studio B) – Miss DJ

Thursday

4:30-5:30pm – Beginner Acro/Hip Hop (Studio A) – Miss Jenna

4:30-5:30pm – Beginner Acro/Hip Hop (Studio B) – Mr. Frank & Miss Angela

Saturday

11:30-12:30pm – Ballet/Tap Combo (Studio A) – Miss Kaitlyn

11:30-12:30pm – Jazz/Tap Combo (Studio B) – Miss Melissa

Monday

5-6pm – All Levels Stretching & Strengthening Acro (Studio A) – Miss Jolene CLOSED

6-7pm – All Levels Acro (Studio A) – Miss Jolene CLOSED

6-7pm – Advanced/Beginner Jazz (Studio B) – Miss Melissa

Tuesday

5-6pm – Beginner Ballet (Studio A) – Miss Celia

Wednesday

5:15-6:15pm – Advanced/Beginner Tap (Studio A) – Mr. Joe

6:15-7:15pm – Intermediate Tap (Studio A) – Mr. Joe

6:15-7:15pm – Advanced/Beginner Ballet (Studio B) – Miss DJ

7:15-8:15pm – Beginner Tap (Studio A) – Mr. Joe

Thursday

5:30-6:30pm – Advanced/Beginner Hip Hop (Studio A) – Miss Jenna

5:30-6:30pm – Beginner Hip Hop (Studio B) – Mr. Frank & Miss Angela

6:30-7:30pm – Advanced/Beginner Hip Hop (Studio A) – Miss Jenna

6:30-7:30pm – Advanced/Beginner Hip Hop (Studio B) – Mr. Frank & Miss Angela CLOSED

Friday

5-6pm – Beginner Hip Hop (Studio A) – Miss Angela

5-6pm – Beginner Hip Hop (Studio B) – Miss Alison

6-7pm – Advanced/Beginner Hip Hop (Studio A) – Miss Angela

6-7pm – Beginner Jazz (Studio B) – Miss Angela

7-8pm – Intermediate Hip Hop (Studio B) – Miss Alison

Monday

5-6pm – All Levels Stretching & Strengthening Acro (Studio A) – Miss Jolene CLOSED

7-8pm – All Levels Acro (Studio A) – Miss Jolene CLOSED

Tuesday

6-7pm – Beginner Ballet (Studio A) – Miss Celia

7-8pm – TBD

Wednesday

6:15-7:15pm – Intermediate Tap (Studio A) – Mr. Joe

7:15-8:15pm – Beginner Tap (Studio A) – Mr. Joe

7:15-8:45pm – Advanced/Beginner Ballet (Studio B) – Miss DJ

Thursday

6:30-7:30pm – Advanced/Beginner Hip Hop (Studio A) – Miss Jenna

6:30-7:30pm – Advanced/Beginner Hip Hop (Studio B) – Mr. Frank & Miss Angela CLOSED

Friday

5-6pm – Beginner Hip Hop (Studio B) – Miss Alison

6-7pm – Advanced/Beginner Hip Hop (Studio A) – Miss Angela

6-7pm – Beginner Jazz (Studio B) – Miss Alison

7-8pm – Intermediate Hip Hop (Studio B) – Miss Alison

Monday

5-6pm – All Levels Stretching & Strengthening Acro (Studio A) – Miss Jolene CLOSED

7-8pm – Intermediate Jazz (Studio B) – Miss Melissa

Tuesday

7-8pm – TBD

Wednesday

6:15-7:15pm – Advanced/Intermediate Hip Hop (Studio A) – Miss Cassandra

7:15-8:15pm – Advanced/Beginner Ballet (Studio B) – Miss DJ

Tuesday

7-8pm – Intermediate Tap (Studio B) – Mr. Joe

Thursday

7:30-8:30pm – Beginner Tap (Studio B) – Mr. Joe

Tuesday

8:30-9pm – Company Rehearsal

Friday

7:30-8:30pm – Company Rehearsal

Meet our team.

Our staff consists of professionally trained, educated and credentialed performers with many years of dance experience. They have trained with some of the best in the industry and have professional credits to their name. In addition, many of our staff members are certified through Dance Educators of America, a prestigious organization dedicated to training teachers of all genres of dance. Many classes include both an instructor and an assistant to give each student the training needed to learn and grow. All of our Teacher Assistants/College Interns undergo a screening process and are being trained closely by the PDC team. We trust that you will be thoroughly impressed with our attention to detail while providing the correct training for your young dancer.


Melissa Rose, Director

“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.”

Joe Avallone, Director

“Passing on my love for music and dance as well as inspiring others to be the best they can be without ever giving up is my life’s work.”

Frank Posa, Hip Hop

“Bow to the past, dance in the present and leap high into the future.”

Jenna Burke, Hip Hop

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.”

Celia Coronel-Dizzine, Ballet/Pointe

“I believe dance gave me discipline and structure that translated into all aspects of my life.”

Angela Koza, Hip Hop

“Dance for yourself, it is the hidden language of the soul.”

Dara Jenel, Ballet

“I dance because everything in my being moves to a rhythm I cannot tune out. I love all movement & would like nothing more than to share my love of dance.”

Jolene Busanich, Hip Hop

 “There are shortcuts to happiness, and dance is one of them.”

Kaitlyn Kozinski, Tap/Ballet Combo

“I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself”

Christine Kavanagh, Tap/Ballet Combo

“Dancing… is like dreaming with your feet”

Alison Owusu, Hip Hop & Jazz

“Dance enables you to find yourself and lose yourself at the same time”

Because of our love for children and our passion for the art of dance, each and every dancer will feel a special connection with Powerhouse Dance Center and its staff. Hopefully, students will form relationships with their peers that will spark a sense of community while sharing a common bond: dance.

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Are you looking to throw your child the a great party?  We promise that your kids and their friends will experience the best party ever at Powerhouse! We have tons of different theme options to choose from. Best part: We do (mostly) all of the work!