Pushing Back the Limits, Nurturing Dancers, & Freeing the Artist

One of the oldest & most respected studios from Long Island, NY.  To learn to dance with compassionate, qualified teachers, or take your dance journey beyond its current boundaries – click on our special free trial offer.

Welcome To Stage Door School of Dance

Where Creative Minds Are Free to Be their Whole Self

Thrive as a member of our dance family. All ages. All abilities. All welcome.
Learn to love dance!

About Stage Door

About Stage Door School Of Dance

Our History

Stage Door School of Dance was founded by owner Mary Giattino’s parents, Diane and James Giattino, 45 years ago, making it one of the oldest dance studios on Long Island.

Our Facility

Located within the Town of Patchogue, it is the most comprehensive dance facility within the Suffolk County region. We have 5 studios, offering 9 styles and multiple programs for students from ages 18 months to adult!

Our Philosophy

To ensure classes are suitable for those who attend, we offer a range of options across styles, age groups, and abilities. Whether you or your dancer have always dreamed of dancing, need a creative outlet, are finally ready to give dance a try, or are aiming for a professional career, we have a class for you.

Our Team

The teachers at Stage Door School of Dance have a vast range of experience across disciplines. Our collective approach is to share our love of dance while providing a nurturing, supportive and empowering environement. At Stage Door School of Dance you have found more than a dance studio, you have found a dance family!


Founded In

Stage Door School of Dance is one of the oldest, most respected studios located on Long Island in New York.


Dancers Trained

Whether you are destined for Broadway or you just want to have fun, we have a class for every age and level of dancer.


Years Combined Teaching Experience

Our faculty boasts seasoned, nurturing, dedicated dance professionals from the Broadway and local professional dance community.


Classes Offered Every Week

With classes for dancers ages 12 months through adult, we are guaranteed to have a class that’s perfect for you.

Mastering The Skills, Releasing the Artist, Nurturing The Passion Of Dance

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Explore Our Dance Programs

Our wide range of class choices means that you will find a dance style, age group, and ability level to suit you.

Tap Dance Classes Long Island, NY
Stage door’s tap classes are designed to teach our students rhythm and coordination. Tap is a dance in which the…
Ballet Dance Classes Long Island, NY
Stage Door’s Ballet classes focus on classical style, as well as graceful and narrative dance. The study of ballet is…
Jazz Dance Classes Long Island, NY
Stage Door’s Jazz classes are based on a combo of Broadway and Modern Jazz, unless otherwise noted. Our classes are…
Hip Hop Classes Long Island, NY
Stage Door’s Hip Hop classes include a cardio warm up with strength training and progresses into a combination of Jazz-Funk…
Modern/Lyrical Dance Classes Long Island, NY
Stage Door’s Lyrical & Modern classes fuse Ballet and Jazz while focusing on emotional connection, technique training, as well as…
Fitness & Conditioning Classes Long Island, NY
Stage door understands that at the core of every dancer is an athlete. Build strength, stamina, and technique with one…
Acrobatics & Tumbling Classes Long Island, NY
Stage Door’s Acrobatics & Tumbling program is the perfect introduction to Acro without having to dive fully into the gymnastics…
Preschool Dance Classes Long Island, NY
Dance classes for dancers between the ages of 18 months to 5 years old. Stage Door’s Preschool classes are designed…
WeDance Program Long Island, NY
For over 12 years, our pioneer program weDance (formerly DanceAbility) and expert staff have helped countless children and loved ones…


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