1. The History of Ballet

    Here at Miss Colleen’s Elite Dance Centre, we love all things dance, especially ballet! While many of our young ballet dancers are passionate about their hobby, they don’t know much about its origins. In this blog post, we share a brief history of ballet, from its formation in the Italian Renais…Read More

  2. 4 Benefits of Joining A Competitive Dance Team

    Autumn is here, which means it’s time for back-to-dance! As you prepare your child or teen to get back into the swing of things here at Miss Colleen’s Dance Centre, you may want to ask them whether they’re interested in joining our award-winning Elite Competition Team. Competitive dance is a g…Read More

  3. Surviving Back-to-Dance

    Believe it or not, August is just around the corner, which means that autumn is on the horizon. With back-to-school comes back-to-dance, and here at Miss Colleen’s we know what a difficult time that can be for young dancers and dance parents alike. In this blog post, we share some tips and insight…Read More

  4. 7 of the Most Famous Ballets of All Time

    At Miss Colleen’s Elite Dance Centre, we believe that dance training should go beyond just the dance studio. That’s why we encourage all students at our dance academy to learn about the history of their craft, as well as some of the major dancers and changes in techniques over the years. This bl…Read More

  5. Why Send Your Child to Summer Dance Camp?

    After a long, difficult spring, summer is finally here! At Miss Colleen’s Elite Dance Centre, summer means only one thing — dance camp! Our summer intensive and adventure dance camps offer something for everyone, including ballet, tap, hip-hop, and so much more. While we firmly believe that danc…Read More

  6. 5 Young Adult Books About Dance

    In our last blog post, we explored five of our favorite children’s books about dance to help inspire your little one during the COVID-19 lockdown. In this blog post, we discuss five more of our favorite titles, only this time for young adults. Reading is a great way to engage teens intellectually …Read More

  7. 5 Children’s Books About Dance

    Just because Rockville Centre is currently under quarantine doesn’t mean that your little dancer has to abandon their favorite hobby. At Miss Colleen’s Elite Dance Centre, we’re offering a variety of online dance classes to keep your child  dancing all spring long. In addition to virtual danc…Read More

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    6 Family-Friendly Dance Movies

    Is your child crazy about dance? Us too! In this blog post, we’ll discuss six fun, engaging movies that your little one will love. While there are many excellent dance films out there that are not suitable for children, all the movies  listed here are appropriate for your whole family to enjoy. G…Read More

  9. Dance Recital Gift Ideas

    Giving gifts is something that some people just love to do. When your little one has just performed in a dance recital, whether it’s their first or their hundredth, it’s always nice to show up with a little gift that shows them how proud you are of them. After years in the industry, the team at …Read More

  10. Tips for a Dancer’s First Performance

    Competitive dance is an incredible sport. It requires drive, passion, and so much confidence to do well, but it’s fun through and through. This is probably why so many young competitive dancers go on to compete for the rest of their lives. Here at Miss Colleen’s Elite Dancentre, we hope to ignit…Read More