The Diamond Dancers Are a Nationally Award Winning Competitive Dance Team in Howell, NJ
The Diamond Dancers are a selected group of dancers from ages 5 to 18. They perform and compete before a group of judges in a variety of dance styles such as Ballet, Jazz, Production, Hip-hop, Lyrical, Contemporary, Tap and More! They are very dedicated and work hard to perfect their routines.
The competitive dance team competes at regional competitions as well as national based competitions. Many of the advanced dance students also compete as soloists or in duo, trio, and small groups in addition to competing with their dance class groups. Howell Academy of Dance started their competitive team over 30 years ago. Over the years, they have won countless National and International Awards, including: Top Overall School, Top Overall Group, Best Choreography and Top School Spirit. They have also performed in the Nutcracker on Broadway, Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, Montreal Canada, New York’s annual Tap-O-Mania, and on Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. The dancers have supported and performed for Make-A-Wish Foundation, The Rainbow Foundation, Dance for Diabetes, Adopt a Pet, Assisted Living Facilities, and Dance For America which helped to raise money for family victims of September 11th.
The Diamond Dancers train to stay physically fit as the routines performed can be physically demanding. They continuously train to maintain and improve their technique, flexibility, balance skills, and strength.
Howell Academy of Dance has 2 locations. The studio located at 4034 Route 9 North, in Howell NJ is a specialized school dedicated for the Dance Team. The studio has 3 dance rooms. This enables the owner and staff the opportunity to offer a variety of classes to excel the dancer’s abilities.
The studio offers individual and combination classes which include Ballet classes, Pointe classes, Tap classes, Jazz classes, Hip-Hop classes, Lyrical classes, Modern classes, Contemporary classes, Musical Theater, Acrobatic classes and more!
In addition, the Diamond Dancers just recently led and performed in Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom’s Main Street Electrical Parade and did an incredible job!