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Thank you for choosing DFLSOD. Dancers for Life School of Dance was founded by Adrianne Allen fall of 2013. We are a multicultural dance school who not only trains our dancers to be better performers but we work on whats within ourselves. DFL dancers come in every shape, size, culture, age and we perform from the inside out. As a dance school our dancers will learn dance education and will earn DFL school credit hours to go towards their rankings.  We offer a full curriculum of classes which includes; Tap, Jazz, Hip-hop, Modern, Mommy and Me, Pre-school,  Ballet, Tumbling, Stretching and Conditioning, and Fitness Classes. Our students’ ages range from age two years to adult and are taught by our experienced and talented instructors in a large, well lit, air conditioned dance room surrounded by large mirrors. Here at Dancers for Life we offer programs suitable for both professional and recreational dancers. At our dance school we will strive to be better dancers and better people. Make your dancer a DFL dancer.

WE ARE NOW EXCEPTING EROLLMENT FOR THE 2017-2018 FALL DANCE SEASON!

DFL WILL ONLY BE EXCEPTING 100 DANCERS PER SEASON, ALL OTHER DANCERS WILL BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST. ENROLL EARLY TO RESERVE YOU OR YOUR DANCERS SPOT.

 

Important Summer Dates

August: Open for fall enrollment!
We are only accepting 100 dancers for the fall-summer season

September 8th: West African Dance Workshop $15. Register and pay online
SEPT 9TH DFL open house
September 10th: Bedtime Yoga $12. Register and pay online
Every 1st week of the month DFL uniform day (wear your t-shirts to class)
SEPT 19th First day of the fall season
OCTOBER 1ST DFL dance family mandatory potluck meeting (time will be given)
OCTOBER 13th $45 Hoodie payments are due (not mandatory unless in parade)
OCTOBER 31st Halloween, no class
NOVEMBER 23th-24th Thanksgiving, no class
NOVEMBER 26th Santaland Parade (Must register to participate, and must have hoodie)
DECEMBER 5th – 16th DFL’s Giving weeks Bring a can good, dry food item, and/or new or lightly used clothes to class to donate
DECEMBER 23st – JANUARY 2st Holiday break, no class
January 6th Holiday break make-up day (during the week dancers welcome)
January 10th Costume payments are due ($15 late fee)
January 27th DFL Outing (MJR Westland Movie Theater)
FEBRUARY 20TH – 24th Mid-winter break, no class
March 3rd Holiday break make-up day (during the week dancers welcome)
March 10th $15/$18 mandatory T-shirt/Tank top fees are due
April 3rd – April 6th Spring break, no class
April 28th DFL’s spring SLEEPOVER
May 5th $15 2nd T-shirts fees are due (for dance family)
May 6th DFL dance family mandatory potluck meeting (time will be given)
May 26th DFL Outing (Rock climbing, gym, dance, and swimming)
MAY 29th Memorial Day, no class
JUNE 10th DFL picture Day
JUNE 15th Dress rehearsal
June 16th 2019 “Story Telling” Dance recital

 

 

DFL Owner & Director

Adrianne Allen

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Adrianne Allen began to study dance at “Henderson’s Dance Academy” in Garden City, Mi at the age of 13, becoming an assistant instructor at age 16. During her time at Henderson’s she competed every dance year placing high rankings in multiple competitions until graduating high school and continuing her education at HFCC where she joined the Full Circle Dance Team. Adrianne has always been praised on her ability to interpret/perform dance and entertain an audience. Adrianne has performed on many stages such as; a variety of dance competitions, beauty pageant intermissions, various in and out of state workshops, Detroit’s 2016 Superbowl halftime performance, runway fashion show’s for AL Wissom, and The DIA for the Detroit City Dance Festival just to name a few. Miss Allen has taught and is currently teaching at a number of locations such as; Farmington Hills High School, many Metro Detroit Middle schools/ Recreation Centers, and Dancing Feats Centre where she trains and prepares dancers for recreational as well as competitive and professional performances. Adrianne purchased her childhood dance studio “Henderson’s Dance Academy” in 2013 and made is “Dancers for Life School of Dance” where her and the DFL staff trains dancers in tap, jazz, hip hop, ballet, tumbling, contemporary dance. Not only to we train our dancers in dance and performance but we focus on their growth as good human beings.

Miss Allen has now been teaching consistently for 11 years, within the past 6 years she has made dance/dance education her main priority, she has been featured in two music videos, trained in NYC and has completely fell in love with movement and made dance and her students her main focus. Adrianne has chosen to continue her dance education by taking classes herself on a regular basis, she has completed her Dance Studio Ownership Certification through IAP college, her Personal Nutrition completion certification through City American Heath, and will soon be finished with her Personal Training and Group Training certification through City American Health.

Along side Miss Allen she welcomes her trained DFL staff, DFL’s has experienced well trained staff for the full time and part time assistants of her teachings as well as walk-in workshop staff. It has been a joy for Adrianne to watch her dance

DFL Instructor/Choreographer

Victoria Campbell

Victoria Campbell comes to us with over 15 years of experience. She received her childhood training at Robert Lee School of Dance, studying intensely in virtually all styles. As an 8 year member of their competitive team, she received countless regional and national championships and performance opportunities around the country including Alabama, Ohio, New Jersey and all over the state of Michigan. During her competitive career she was fortunate enough to be apart of teams that placed top 3 in the 2013 and 2015 World Series of Dance. In high school Victoria was also a dance major in Churchill High School’s Creative and Performing Arts program, holding a membership in the National Dance Honors Society her junior and senior year. In this program she was able to further her technical training and study dance history, anatomy, choreography and pedagogy. As a student choreographer Victoria’s pieces were often chosen for company showcases and received top adjudications in national competitions. Victoria’s performance credits include halftime shows for the Detroit Lions, Detroit Pistons, Oakland Dance Festival, Wayne State University, Marygrove College, Children’s Miracle Network and recording artists Kid Rock, Nickelback and Deleanta. Victoria continues to further her training under master teachers and professional studios whenever possible. During competition season she also travels on the Spotlight Dance Cup national tour as a merchandise associate. She hopes to inspire her students to find their confidence, community and love for dance.

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