Donna is the VERY proud owner of The Dance Academy for 20 years, and feels honored to have the studio where it is today. With over 600 local dancers, which she knows most by their first names! Her goal is to put forth a beautiful recital each year, while instilling great pride in all the dancers' hearts. Between her and her husband of 34 years (Mr.Charlie), they take pride in providing a beautiful place to dance.
Our dedicated, reliable and passionate teacher for 34 years, specializing in Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical & Tap. She has choreographed thousands of creative dance routines, and lifetime friendships with her dancers,and families.
Has been our "Dance Mom" since 1997, and last 5 years our wonderful secretary! Carol is very caring and loves to watch our students evolve into beautiful dancers.
Graduate of Marygrove College with a BA in dance, theater, and performance. She also performed on tour with the Urban Ballet Theater. She is now in her 19th year with The Dance Academy.
Has been a superior teacher for over 20 years with us! She has performed in New York City in an off Broadway Production, and has taught many local Brides & Grooms their 1st dance. She is well rounded in being able to teach over 20 different types of dance including multiple types of ballroom.
Started dancing at the age of 5, and has been with The Dance Academy for 14 years! She had been a student teacher for 4 years, before taking over her own classes. Abby is very excited to be on staff entering her 4th year teaching Hip Hop.
Has 19 years experience & loves to dance! She had been an assistant teacher for 2 years, and with her dedication for dance and our studio it showed us what a remarkable and reliable teacher she would be. How correct we were!!
Emily has danced with our studio for 13 years, and has been a wonderful leader for her peers. She also teaches our Winter Fun and Spring Fling 6 week sessions, with high parent recommendations. Emily is a remarkable college student and entering her 4th year as our bubbly teacher!.
2015 Upcoming Events
- May 16 - Relay for Life
- June 10-14 - Rehearsals and Recital
- July 8,9,13 & 14 - Parade Practice (6pm at Ainsworth Electric)
- July 15 - Parade Downtown Port Huron
- July 25 is the yale bologna festival
- Sept 14 - 1st Day of Fall semester
- Oct 23 - Halloween Party
- Nov 21 & Nov 25 - Santa Parade Practice (at Studio)
- Nov 27 - Santa Parade Downtown Port Huron
- Dec 4 - Children's Christmas Party
- We follow the Port Huron Area School District calendar for vacations/breaks as well as snow days