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Fall Registration Dates For New & Current Students

We’re so excited about our upcoming 2017-2018 season and registration details are now available! Please learn how to register below.

Whether you are a beginner, brand new to dance, or advanced level dancer, we look forward to meeting with you and discussing your future!

Returning Students

  • Returning students who danced with us during our 2016-2017 season are invited to register for classes early, beginning Monday, July 17th. Open registration for new students will be held Saturday 7/22 and Sunday 7/23.  Please follow the steps below.
  • Refer to the letter, recommended classes which our office mailed you July 10, 2017, and our class schedule.
  • Complete your registration form.
  • Submit back to Southern Dance Theatre in person with your registration fee & first installment beginning July 17th.
  • Release & liability form must be signed at the time of registration.

New Students

NEW STUDENTS are invited to join us for open registration for Fall Classes 3-7pm on Saturday 7/22 and Sunday 7/23 at Southern Dance Theatre.

Our knowledgeable faculty will be on hand to discuss your previous experience (if any), goals, and help to find the best class for you during this time. This is a great opportunity for those new to our school to get a customized schedule and guidance from our instructors.

You can download and print your registration form and bring it in with you and we’ll have forms on hand as well. Leotards for Pre-Combo & Basic level classes will be available for sale at this time.


Our handbook is available here for your reference.

Class Schedule

Please download and print your class schedule here.

Classes for Ages 9-12 Begin Soon!

We are so excited to offer a fun camp for students ages 9-12 this summer and invite you to join us! Perfect for dancers with beginner and intermediate experience.  Meet friends and learn new skills in a fun, supportive environment!

Teachers Sandra Goodnough, Jean Steele (Ms. Wesa), Lori Morales, Stacy Marzullo, Daylena Ruiz, Sydney Pennington, & Leah Stricker have big plans for our campers this summer!

Campers will get a taste of ballet, tap, jazz, modern, musical theater, and leaps & turns!

  • Monday – Friday | July 17th – 28th | classes from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Cost for the full session: $500
  • Free early arrival care 8:00-9:00am
  • After care available from 3:00-5:00pm for $5 per day.
  • Come see what your dancer has learned at our Parent Demonstration Class: Friday, July 28th
  • To register: download and print your registration form here & return it to our office, along with your class payment. Call or stop in with any questions: 561-736-9097.

Pound Fitness Class 7/11 with Holly Montes!

Join our Pound Fitness Class Tuesday 7/11 8-9pm with Holly Montes!

This class is a lot of fun and perfect for teens & adults who want a high energy fitness class! Bring a yoga mat and get ready to sweat!

Pound pricing: $75 for 6 Coupons or $15 per Class

Pound is an innovative, high energy cardio Jam session that will have you rocking out to your favorite music while drumming your way through sculpting, toning and strengthening your entire body!! With the use of Ripstix and a strong beat, Pound works to distract you from a challenging, high intensity workout by shifting your focus to the rhythm and freeing feeling of drumming

Teen Adult Tap with Jean Louisa Steele 7/13!

Join Ms. Steele for open teen/adult tap class! This class is designed for students with 2+ years of experience and will be taught at an intermediate level. Jean Steele has been a director for our Dancer’s Edge Company and will teach and exceptional class. Join us!

Drop ins, alumni, new, & current students are all welcome!
$20/ class or 4 for $75. Check our teen/ adult summer schedule at the link.

Teen/ Adult Ballet with Anne Polajenko 7/11

Open Teen/ Adult Ballet Class with Anne Polajenko will be held Tuesday 7/11 6:00-7:30pm! This class will be for students with intermediate level experience (2+ years). Ms. Anne directed our ballet recital this past season and we know you’ll love her class!

Drop ins, alumni, new students, current students are all welcome! $20/class or 4 for $75.

Open Teen/Adult Ballet & Contemporary 7/5

Our open teen/adult classes typically scheduled for Tuesdays are being rescheduled for Wednesday 7/5 this week due to the July 4th holiday. Join Sandra Goodnough for ballet at 6:00-7:30pm, Ryan Redmond for Contemporary 7:30-9:00pm, and Holly Montes for Pound Fitness 8-9pm!

Drop ins, new students, and current students all welcome! Get your summer dance on at Southern Dance Theatre! Check our teen/ adult class schedule here.

Join Roger Dunson for Luigi Jazz Thursday 7/6!

Join Roger Dunson for Luigi style Jazz Thursday 7/6 6:00-7:30pm! Class is geared toward the intermediate level dancer (2-3 years experience).

Learn more about Luigi! Never stop moving.



Roger Dunson Jr has recently returned to Palm Beach county to rejoin the theatre and dance world of South Florida. While living in New York City, Roger continued his dance education, studying Simonson technique at Dance New Amsterdam, Horton technique at The Ailey Extension, musical theatre with Jeff Shade at Steps, and jazz with Frank Hatchett, Stephen Harding, and jazz legend Luigi.

Roger began his training in 1996 in Southern Dance Theatre’s open summer program. That fall, he became a scholarship student at Ballet Florida while also taking ballet, jazz, tap, and modern at Southern Dance Theatre. He soon joined the dance department at Atlantic High School led by Elizabeth Gonzales and competed for two years with the award winning Atlantic High School Eagle-ettes and Company under the direction of Gina Dicillo-Gelfand and Laura Comas. Following high school, Roger studied education, philosophy, and dance technique at Florida Atlantic University and Florida State University. He took part in programs at Palm Beach Ballet Center and Boca Ballet Theatre.

Penni Greenly coached Roger on dance education curriculum and added him to the Southern Dance Faculty in 2000. He taught guest classes and choreography for the Atlantic High School dance department from 1999-2004 and for the Boynton Beach High School dance department since 2005. He went on to receive multiple choreography awards for his work with the Dancer’s Edge Company, Atlantic High School Eagle-ettes and Co, Santaluces Chief-ettes, and the Fusion Force Dance Company. From 2000-2005, Roger directed X-10, a preprofessional dance workshop and performance group for local dancers. In 2006, Roger began training in modern dance under Demetrius Klein while teaching jazz at Klein Dance in Lake Worth.

Before moving to NYC, Roger taught Jazz 4 & 5 and directed the Dancer’s Edge Senior Company. He conceived and directed Southern Dance Theatre’s 2010 Recital “Cirque Hommage” and performed as a dancer in a local professional production of Kander & Ebb’s Cabaret.

Teen/ Adult Jazz with Kevin Ferguson July 13th!

Join award winning Kevin Ferguson for Teen/ Adult Jazz Thursday, July 13th 6:00-7:30pm! This class will be intermediate to advanced levels. Drop ins, new students, current students, & alumni all welcome, please join us! 

Kevin Fitzgerald Ferguson is originally from Houston,Texas. Kevin has studied at The Houston Ballet, Boston Ballet, The Ailey School, and holds a BFA from The Boston Conservatory of Music. Mr. Ferguson is an NAACP Silver National Medalist and a Level One Young Arts Recipient. Kevin has taught at Ballet Hispanico, The Joffrey School, and VIttacca Dance Project. Mr. Ferguson has taught internationally and domestically at institutions and universities.

His choreography has won various awards throughout his performing and teaching career. He has performed work by Nilas Martins, Donald Byrd, and Larry Keigwin. Mr. Ferguson has danced with Elisa Monte Dance Company, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center, Regis and Kelly, and David Parsons Dance Company. His latest credit was with Houston Grand Opera in a Principal role, and a feature in Robert Battles “The Hunt”. Kevin has worked as a guest artist for Sean Curran and John Higginbotham.

Mr. Ferguson has worked in the commercial and industrial dance industry with Southern Living at Home, X-Box, and for The IFL. He is pleased to bring his artistic voice to Florida, and very excited to be associated with the artistic community.   

Get four 90-minute class passes for only $75 or $20 per class.

Learn about our Teen/ Adult Summer Classes here!

Rescheduled Tuesday, July 4th Classes

Our studio will be closed Tuesday, July 4th and our Tuesday classes will be rescheduled this week only at their regularly scheduled times as follows:

Summer Intensives A, B, & C: Saturday, July 8th

Prince & Princess & Mini Dance Camps: Wednesday, July 5th

Open Teen/ Adult Classes: Wednesday, July 5th:

  • 6:00-7:30pm: Intermediate Teen/ Adult Ballet w/ Sandra Goodnough
  • 7:30-9:00pm: Intermediate Teen/ Adult Contemporary w/ Ryan Redmond & Joseph Jehle
  • 8:00-9:00pm: Pound* Fitness w/ Holly Montes D-Stress Dance Fitness (*Students must bring a yoga mat for Pound)