THE DANCE ELEMENT
Dance Studio in Wilmington NC
The Dance Element is dedicated to promoting healthy minds and bodies, fostering an appreciation for the arts, and nurturing lifelong friendships, through quality dance education and HAPPY DANCING experiences.
Registration is NOW OPEN for Fall 2016 Dance Classes.
Before June 1st for a
FREE MONTH of dance classes!
Learn to Dance LOVE to Dance!
The Dance Element dance studio, in Wilmington NC provides dance instruction
in a fun and positive atmosphere for children and adults who LOVE to dance.
We specialize in quality dance technique training for kids and adults in a variety of classical and contemporary dance styles.
The Dance Element offers a weekly schedule
of ballet, hip hop, acrobatics, and dance lessons for dance students of all ages
and all levels of ability.
Our dance students have the opportunity to study Classical Ballet and Pointe, as well as Modern and Contemporary Dance, Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Acrobatics, Tumbling, Irish Dance, Hoop Dance, Creative Movement,
and Performing Arts with Dance Teachers.The Dance Element produces two annual dance performances in Wilmington NC.
Our dance students have many additional opportunities to showcase the art of dance performance at fun local events
within the Wilmington NC community .
Our spectacular stage productions
delight audience members
in the Wilmington NC community
and surrounding areas.
The Dance Element provides a supportive classroom setting.
Children grow and gain self confidence while learning to dance, because we teach them to encourage and believe in each other.
Our positive atmosphere fosters camaraderie not competition, and our dancers build lifelong friendships while learning to dance.
Our staff of experienced and knowledgeable, professionally trained Dance Teachersguide kids with correct dance terminology and build a foundation of proper dance technique.
We consistently offer dance classes that keep students challenged, motivating them to strive for excellence in the art of dance.
Our dance students become leaders.
At The Dance Element in Wilmington NC, dancers discover the importance of becoming positive role models, and they take pride in helping one another learn and succeed.
The Dance Element regularly invites professional Guest Artists.
We host Master Classes that expose dancers to a wide variety of world dance disciplines.
The Dance Element features a
Our Boys Dance Technique class emphasizes dance techniques performed by male dancers.
A nurturing atmosphere fosters discipline in our male dance students,
improving their focus and concentration.
while also building self confidence!
When our boy dancers become ready, they have the unique opportunity to train alongside our female ballet students.
The Dance Element offers a unique
is a 501c3 non-profit affiliate of The Dance Element. Our mission is to entertain, educate, and inspire an appreciation for dance performance and visual arts.
We utilize a diverse and innovative integration of art forms to create an unparalleled training experience for aspiring artists.
We regularly bring in Master Teachers
and facilitate opportunities for serious ballet and dance students to attend prestigious summer intensive programs, preparing them for professional dance careers.
Element Productions Company dancers maintain a high level of classical ballet and dance technique, while inspiring others by being leaders and positive role models.
At The Dance Element, Dance students learn about famous literary works.
Our dancers are given the unique opportunity to perform in amazing original adaptations that share beloved classic stories with the Wilmington NC community.
Incredible hand made costumes and intricately detailed sets, offer dancers a chance to truly become the characters in their favorite stories.
Our spectacular stage performances have been dubbed "significant artistic works"
which provide invaluable training expereinces for ballet and dance students while inspiring Wilmington NC audiences.
The Dance Element frequently presents tributes to celebrated children's authors.
Our dance students have the opportunity to explore methods of communication and storytelling through performance art.
Dance Element students study classic works of dance choreography.
Our dancers perform a repertory of dance selections that ranges from Balanchine, to The Rockettes, and Michael Jackson.
Ballet students make academic inquiries into the history of the art form, and are given the opportunity to learn and showcase excerpts and variations from famous classical ballets.
The Dance Element fosters imagination and encourages self discovery!
We believe that learning to dance is an opportunity to experience working together.
The Dance Element studio provides "Happy Dancing" experiences.
We shape dancers of all ages with quality arts education, while building memories that will impact them for a lifetime.
"What an amazing recital!
It was awesome in so many ways. The dancers were great! The costumes were unbelievable. The backdrops.....I could go on and on. I thoroughly enjoyed myself."
-Sharon Parker Johnson
2015 Audience member
"What a great show it was! On the drive home, Willa referred to it as the best night of her life! Wow!"
- Don Bushman
Dance Element Parent
"Hailey truly loves you and loves her dance class! She came a long way from day one to dance recital night... Thank you for your patience and understanding.
You are truly amazing at what you do. We are so proud to be part of the dance element family!
I brag to everyone I meet, even strangers in the store after dance class!
Thank you for being so wonderful."
– Patty Foley
Dance Element Parent
"What a privilege it was for my son to be a part of your production!
Thank you for all you do - it always amazes me."
Dance Element Parent
"We SO enjoyed the show! It was beautiful, touching... amazing.
Congratulations to everyone who worked to bring that lovely piece of art to the stage.
Thank you again!"
- Kelly Chamyan
2014 Audience Member
"What a show!"
-2014 Audience Member
"The Velveteen Rabbit was one of the best things I have ever seen performed in Wilmington.
Very well done!"
- Jana Moore
2014 Audience member
"You guys are truly just amazing! I am still just so awestruck by the beauty created yesterday that I can't stop thinking about it!"
-Jaqueline Norris Woody
2014 Audience Member
"The Dance Element is wonderful! You put on SUCH a grand show, so much talent, so much love, so much joy.
Thank you all! Absolutely brilliant!"
~ 2012 Audience Member
"You have helped me shape my originality and find potential I never even knew I had."
Adult Tap Student
"You taught me the secret to my awesomeness!"
~ Faith Seamon
"It was great! All of it. Thanks for providing such a great opportunity for these kids."
Dance Element Grandparent
"I am so glad I decided to try out dancing at The Dance Element! I've loved all my dances and I always look forward to class. Thanks for helping to make this dance semester so special."
Dance Element Student