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New Location: 25 Holt Drive Stony Point, NY

Let us teach you how to dance.

Professionally Trained Dancers.

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!

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.

2019-2020
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
Senior: 17+

*Please note that Baby Bops & Tiny Tots Dancers must be potty trained.


REGISTERPAY REGISTRATION FEE

Saturday

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

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

Monday

4:15-5:15pm – Ballet/Acro (Misty Copeland Studio) – Miss Jolene

Saturday

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

10:30-11:30am – Tap/Ballet Combo (Shirley Temple Studio) – Miss Christine

Tuesday

6-7pm – Tap/Ballet Combo (Shirley Temple Studio) – Miss Kaitlyn & Miss Christine CLOSED

Thursday

4:30-5:30pm – Beginner Hip Hop/Acro (Misty Copeland Studio) – Miss Angela

4:30-5:30pm – Beginner Hip Hop/Acro (Shirley Temple Studio) – Mr. Isaiah

Friday

5:15-6:15pm – Beginner Hip Hop/Acro (Misty Copeland Studio) – Mr. Isaiah

Saturday

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

11:30-12:30pm – Tap/Ballet Combo (Misty Copeland Studio) – Miss Christine

Monday

5:15-6:15pm – Beginner Jazz (Gene Kelly Studio) – Miss Melissa

5:15-6:15pm – Beginner Ballet/Lyrical (Shirley Temple Studio) – Miss Celia

6:15-7:15pm – Intermediate Jazz (Gene Kelly Studio) Company Class – Miss Melissa

6:15-7:15pm – Advanced/Beginner Acro (Misty Copeland Studio) – Miss Jolene

6:15-7:15pm – Advanced/Beginner Jazz (Gene Kelly Studio) – Miss Melissa

6:15-7:15pm – Beginner Hip Hop (Shirley Temple Studio) – Miss Meagan

Tuesday

5-6pm – Beginner/Intermediate Ballet (Misty Copeland Studio) – Miss Celia

Wednesday

5:15-6:15pm – Beginner Ballet (Misty Copeland Studio) Company Class – Miss DJ

5:15-6:15pm – Beginner/Intermediate Stretching & Strengthening (Shirley Temple Studio) Company Class – Miss Jolene

6:15-7:15pm – Beginner Tap (Gene Kelly Studio) Company Class – Mr. Joe

6:15-7:15pm – Beginner Acro (Shirley Temple Studio) – Miss Jolene

6:15-7:45pm – Advanced/Beginner Ballet (Misty Copeland Studio) Company Class – Miss DJ

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

7:15-8:15pm – Beginner Ballet/Contemporary (Shirley Temple Studio) – Miss Jolene

Thursday

5:30-6:30pm – Advanced/Beginner Hip Hop (Misty Copeland Studio) – Miss Angela CLOSED

5:30-6:30pm – Beginner Hip Hop (Shirley Temple Studio) – Mr. Isaiah CLOSED

6:30-7:30pm – Advanced/Beginner Hip Hop (Misty Copeland Studio) – Miss Angela CLOSED

Friday

5:15-6:15pm – Beginner/Intermediate Hip Hop (Gene Kelly Studio) – Miss Alison

6:15-7:15pm – Beginner Hip Hop (Misty Copeland Studio) – Mr. Isaiah CLOSED

Saturday

10:30-11:30am – Advanced/Beginner Tap (Gene Kelly Studio) Company Class – Mr. Joe

Monday

5-6pm – Beginner/Intermediate Stretching & Strengthening (Misty Copeland Studio) Company Class – Miss Jolene

6:15-7:15pm – Beginner Ballet/Lyrical (Shirley Temple Studio) – Miss Celia

7:15-8:15pm – Advanced/Beginner Acro (Misty Copeland Studio) – Miss Jolene

Tuesday

7-8pm – Beginner/Intermediate Ballet (Misty Copeland Studio) – Miss Celia

Wednesday

5:15-6:15pm – Intermediate Tap (Gene Kelly Studio) – Mr. Joe

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

7:15-8:15pm – Beginner Ballet/Contemporary (Shirley Temple Studio) – Miss Jolene

Thursday

5-6:30pm – Intermediate Ballet Group A (Gene Kelly Studio) Company Class – Miss DJ

6:30-8pm – Intermediate Ballet Group B (Gene Kelly Studio) Company Class – Miss DJ

6:30-7:30pm – Advanced/Beginner Hip Hop (Misty Copeland Studio) – Miss Angela CLOSED

6:30-7:30pm – Beginner Hip Hop (Shirley Temple Studio) – Mr. Isaiah

7:30-8:30pm – Intermediate Hip Hop (Misty Copeland Studio) – Miss Angela

8-9pm – Beginner Pointe (Gene Kelly Studio) Invitation only – Miss DJ

Friday

5:15-6:15pm – Beginner/Intermediate Hip Hop (Gene Kelly Studio) – Miss Alison

6:15-7:15pm – Beginner/Intermediate Jazz (Gene Kelly Studio) – Miss Alison

7:15-8:15pm – Intermediate Hip Hop (Gene Kelly Studio) Company Class – Miss Alison

Saturday

11:30-1pm – Intermediate Jazz/Contemporary (Gene Kelly Studio) Company Class – Miss Melissa

Monday

5-6pm – Beginner/Intermediate Stretching & Strengthening (Misty Copeland Studio) Company Class – Miss Jolene

6:15-7:15pm – Beginner Ballet/Lyrical (Shirley Temple Studio) – Miss Celia

7:15-8:15pm – Advanced/Beginner Acro (Misty Copeland Studio) – Miss Jolene

Tuesday

7-8pm – Beginner/Intermediate Ballet (Misty Copeland Studio) – Miss Celia

Wednesday

5:15-6:15pm – Intermediate Tap (Gene Kelly Studio) Company Class – Mr. Joe

Thursday

5-6:30pm – Intermediate Ballet Group A (Gene Kelly Studio) Company Class – Miss DJ

6:30-8pm – Intermediate Ballet Group B (Gene Kelly Studio) Company Class – Miss DJ

7:30-8:30pm – Intermediate Hip Hop (Misty Copeland Studio) – Miss Angela

7:30-8:30pm – Beginner Hip Hop (Shirley Temple Studio) – Mr. Isaiah

Friday

7:15-8:15pm – Intermediate Hip Hop (Gene Kelly Studio) Company Class – Miss Alison

Saturday

11:30-1pm – Intermediate Jazz/Contemporary (Gene Kelly Studio) Company Class – Miss Melissa

Tuesday

6-7pm – Beginner Tap (Gene Kelly Studio) – Mr. Joe

7-8pm – Beginner/Intermediate Tap (Gene Kelly Studio) – Mr. Joe

Monday

5:15-6:15pm – Minis Beginner Jazz (Gene Kelly Studio) Company Class – Miss Melissa

5-6pm – Juniors/Teens Beginner/Intermediate Stretching & Strengthening (Misty Copeland Studio) Company Class – Miss Jolene

6:15-7:15pm – Minis Intermediate Jazz (Gene Kelly Studio) Company Class – Miss Melissa

7-8:30pm – Company Rehearsal

Wednesday

5:15-6:15pm – Juniors/Teens Intermediate Tap (Gene Kelly Studio) Company Class – Mr. Joe

5:15-6:15pm – Minis Beginner Ballet (Misty Copeland Studio) Company Class – Miss DJ

5:15-6:15pm – Minis Beginner/Intermediate Stretching & Strengthening (Shirley Temple Studio) Company Class – Miss Jolene

6:15-7:15pm – Minis Beginner Tap (Gene Kelly Studio) Company Class – Mr. Joe

6:15-7:45pm – Minis Advanced/Beginner Ballet (Misty Copeland Studio) Company Class – Miss DJ

7:45-9:15pm – Intermediate Ballet Technique Groups A & B (Misty Copeland Studio) Company Class – Miss DJ

Thursday

5-6:30pm – Juniors/Teens Intermediate Ballet Group A (Gene Kelly Studio) Company Class – Miss DJ

6:30-8pm – Juniors/Teens Intermediate Ballet Group B (Gene Kelly Studio) Company Class – Miss DJ

Friday

7:15-8:15pm – Teens Beginner Hip Hop (Misty Copeland Studio) Company Class – Mr. Isaiah

6-7pm – Company Rehearsal (Shirley Temple Studio)

7-8pm – Company Rehearsal (Shirley Temple Studio)

8-9pm – Company Rehearsal (Shirley Temple Studio)

Saturday

10:30-11:30am – Minis Advanced/Beginner Tap (Gene Kelly Studio) Company Class – Mr. Joe

11:30-12:30pm – Juniors/Teens Intermediate Jazz/Contemporary (Gene Kelly Studio) Company Class – Miss Melissa

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 Smith, 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.”

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, Acro

 “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”

Alison Owusu, Hip Hop & Jazz

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

Christine Kavanagh, Tap/Ballet Combo

“Dancing… is like dreaming with your feet”

Isaiah Powell, Hip Hop

“I came I danced I conquered.”

Meagan Collins, Hip Hop & Jazz/Contemporary

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty or their dreams.”

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.

Plan the best party, ever.

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!