Whats' New at TDC

Tis' The Season

Registration for Season 61 at The Dance Connection Now Open!

NEW CLASS ALERT!!!

WIGGLES & GIGGLES for ages 2-4

CHEER/POM/DANCE TEAM PREP Ages 7-9 & 10-12

TDC turns 60! Happy Anniversary Miss Linda!

2018 marked TDC's 60th year in Business! Think of all of the beautiful Dancers who's lives were changed for the "Better" because of Dance! A huge Thank You to our Director Miss Linda for touching the lives of so many over these past 60 years! Your contributions are many and we are all so very thankful to have had you in our lives and to have you continue to guide us, helping us all to be better dancers, better people, "Better"!

TDC Alumni Tyler Roberts Makes his Broadway Debut in Disney's Aladdin !

Aladdin marks Tylers 10th show and Broadway debut! Other Credits Include: 

  • World Premiere The Sting- Paper Mill Play House
  • World Premiere The Royal Family of Broadway- Barrington Stage 
  • The Pajama Game- Arena Stage
  • West Side Story-North Shore Music Theatre
  • Mama Mia- Fire Side Theatre
  • Hello Dolly- Texas Family Musicals
  • Beauty & The Beast- North Shore Music Theatre

Tyler Officially made his debut on August 14, 2018, only 3 weeks after being offered the job! He was offered the hardest Dance track with the most movement, and he is featured Front Center for most of the dance scenes!

Fun fact: the dancers layer costumes to accommodate quick changes, and sometimes wear up to 4 outfits at once!

TDC Dancers Win Big at Spirit of Dance Awards Nationals!

TDC Took most of the Top Awards at Spirit of Dance Awards Nationals this past July including $1,000.00 for The Judges Choice Battle Champion!

Ultimate Champions/High Scores /Guest Performances

Our studio won 3 of the 4 Ultimate Champion Awards for the Highest Scoring Routines of the Entire Competition! High Score Overalls in all Age Groups for Solo/Duo/Group/Line & Production. Plus invites to perform at the Gala, and numerous Scholarships!

Three New National Dancers of The Year!!!

Petite Dancer of The Year Samantha Papa

Junior Dancer of The Year Summer Mastriano

Senior Dancer of The Year Halie Page

Ava Loughlin makes her Good Speed Debut with Oliver!

Ava Laughlin proudly made her debut at Good Speed Opera House when she joined the Children's ensemble of "Oliver"!

Ava pictured as part of Fagan's Gang of Pickpockets!

It wasn't long before she was offered the opportunity to dance with the adult ensemble, and was given a new character, "LuLu"!

Susan Stroman visits the cast after the show!

Did you know Susan Stroman made her professional debut years ago at Good Speed? What a lucky group of kids!

TDC Alumni Shawn Lesniak Completes his first Season with Parsons Dance

Shawn joined Parsons Dance in September of 2017 and Tour Europe and The U.S.

Parsons at The Joyce in NYC

Last may the company performed a world premiere by choreographer Tres Parker entitled Ma Maison. This season the company will perform new and repertory works as well as a new Led Zeppelin piece.

Shawn begins his second Season with Parsons

September the company will set off on an extended world tour, which will begin in various cities throughout China. Other countries in Clude Italy as well as Cities across the U.S.