What makes Dance Specialties special?
Dance Specialties offers many types of dance instruction. Dancers are able to study tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, hip-hop, and tumbling on recreational and competitive levels. We believe that our studio stands out among the rest because we offer classes in a family environment. Each child in recognized for their individual talents and has the opportunity to make memories that will last a lifetime.
Where are you located?
Our studio is located in Belmont, NC. Convenient to the Gaston County area, upper SC, Charlotte, Mooresville, Shelby and Kings Mountain. Our studio is proud to serve these areas. We are neighbors to the historic town of Belmont with easy access to all major interstates.
What age do you start offering classes?
Dancers can begin their journey at our studio at the age of 3 years old (if potty trained). Our Preschool Program offers classes in both dance (tap & ballet) and floor gymnastics. Students will be taught by our expert staff in intimate class sizes. All preschool programs will perform in our year end recital.
Do you have an annual recital?
Yes, we have an annual recital for all of our recreational classes and competitive classes. Our recital is held each year in the month of June.
Do you have competition teams?
Yes, Dance Specialties offers a competitive program for the more serious dancer. Dancers have the opportunity to train in tap, ballet, jazz, lyrical, hip hop, contemporary and gymnastics. Our competitive program offers more intense training and performance opportunities for dancers. Our teams compete at four regional dance competitions and one national competition each year. Earning many top regional and national awards, we are very proud of the success that our competitive program continues to offer.
Do you participate in community activities?
Yes, Dance Specialties is proud to display our talent at local festivals and annual holiday parades each season. Our dancers can also be seen on many local middle school and high school dance and cheerleading teams. Our DS Alumni continue to represent our studio on collegiate level dance teams across the US as well as many professional NFL and NBA dance teams.