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Dance Connection Competition Team
2014 New England Nationals - Junior Showcase Winner
2014 New England Nationals - Junior Miss Dancers Inc.
Dance Connection Recital 2014 - Behind the Scenes
  • The Studio
  • Classes
  • Performances
  • Why DC?

State-of-the-Art Facility

Our brand new facility opened in December 2011. It features a large, comfortable, lobby, 3 spacious classrooms each equipped with a professional audio system, stage/party lighting, and a large...

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Our Teachers

We are a friendly, inspiring, and encouraging faculty to our students of all ages and abilities. We are dedicated with a commitment to your child's love of dance.

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Our Rich History

Dance Connection was founded in the fall of 1989, by Mary and Brian Naftal, as a one-room martial arts & dance center on Sunrise Highway in East Islip. It started off with just 75 students and only...

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Dance Classes

We are proud to offer classes for dancers age 20 months thru adult in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Pointe, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Enrichment, and special toddler, preschool, and combo classes.

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Play Groups

Our new backstage buddies program is a wonderful way to give your child the opportunity to let their imagination take flight. Children in this semi-structured play program will be led through...

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Online Registration

For your connivence, you can register for select classes 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Online registration requires a credit card and email address. Charges will be posted to your card...

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Recital 2015

Performing in front of an audience is a major part of a dancer's education. It is a time when they can show off all the wonderful moves they have learned throughout the year. We have dance...

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Competition Team

This company is for dancers who want more performance opportunities than the once-a-year annual recital. The Dance Connection Competition/ Performance Team competes locally 2-3...

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Recital Company

Each year, the Recital Company performs a featured production number for our Annual Recital Production (usually opening the show). The company offers members a fantastic...

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Testimonials

My daughter has been a student at dance connection for 6 months & really enjoys it. So much so that she had her 4th birthday party there. I cannot say enough about how fantastic...

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Affordable Tuition Rates

Given the many benefits of Dance Connection, our tuition plans are designed to fit a family budget and offer the best value in dance education. Multi-class and family discounts are available.

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Teacher Training Program

We are proud to offer a Teacher Training Program to our more serious students. It is a forum for students to gain training in teaching as well as job responsibility. Enrollment in our Teacher Training...

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