Celebrating Our 45th Year of Excellence!


Audition for our team and join us in the excitement of performance, competition and camaraderie!

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Recital is an exciting time for our dancers. Find out about our upcoming recital shows.

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This special tradition is a chance for our students to further excel in Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Hip Hop and Dance & Theatre.

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Latest News

  • Fall 2019 Schedule!

Fall 2019 Schedule!

  • August 14th, 2019

Our Fall 2019 schedule is now posted!
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  • Summer Schedule!

Summer Schedule!

  • May 8th, 2019

Summer classes run Tuesday, July 9th through Thursday, August 15th. The […]

  • Summer Intensive

Summer Intensive

  • May 8th, 2019

2019 Summer Intensive
July 1st – July 3rd AND August 26th – August […]

  • Recital Apparel

Recital Apparel

  • April 12th, 2019

Recital Apparel Now Available to Order Online!

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Studio of Dance & Theatre Arts

We are a family dance studio providing a fun and positive environment to learn the art of dance.

Proud members of the Northport/East Northport Community since 1975!


Anita's Philosophy
At Anita’s Studio of Dance & Theatre Arts we strive to bring out the best dancer in each individual student. Our faculty shares their love of dance, and imparts their knowledge and experience with all of our students regardless of level. Our ultimate goal is for students to have fun while they are learning and to have an overall positive experience with dance. We, who are members of the dance education community, seek to live lives of good character. We believe that good character grows from daily acts of honesty, respect, responsibility and compassion. We pledge to develop these ideals in ourselves with courage and integrity, and instill these virtues in the students we teach.
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Our Talented Directors

Anita Goldstein
Anita GoldsteinDirector
Miss Anita began dancing at the age of 3 1/2 and continued her studies with Nellie Cook until she was 20, At l7 she was accepted as a New York Junior Rockette. Miss Anita extended her dance education by studying under numerous…

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Carolyn Gangemi
Carolyn GangemiAssistant Director
Biography Coming Soon.

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Barbara Challice
Barbara ChalliceAssistant Director
Miss Barbara has been dancing since she was three years old, and teaching dance since age 18. She has studied under such masters as Charles Kelly, Frank Hatchett, Steven Boyd and Patricia Dickinson. From 1984 to 1993 she performed…

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What Do Our Families Have To Say?

With over 40 years of experience, we’ve been getting exciting results for our dancers and performers.

“I spent my entire childhood and adolescence dancing with Miss Anita. She fostered my love of dance and I am forever grateful to her for those wonderful years as I continue to dance to this day!”
Amy I.
“Anita’s has been my daughter’s home away from home for almost 12 years….it is her “happy” place, and the teacher’s are wonderful.. They have inspired her, and have instilled such a love of dance in her that she hopes to study it in college and pursue a career in dance!!!!”
Allyson L.
Hats off to all of you for another wonderful performance. This was a wonderful year with outstanding performances from the students and teacher. An extra round of applause to the teachers and the time and dedication you all do year after year. This is no easy task dealing with kids and parents alike and long hours. You all make it seem so easy year after year. Giovanna and I both are looking forward to another summer and year with all of you again.
Words can’t say enough for all you do. Most important please know you are all greatly appreciated.
Have a peaceful and rested weekend. Enjoy your family!
Love ya all, ”
Mary L.
“What GREAT shows by everyone! I am proud to say that my girls are members of the Anita’s Studio of Dance Family!”
Maura A.
“I just wanted to send a quick note to thank all of you for the hard work, dedication and love that went into creating another wonderful recital weekend. The shows were great, my family thoroughly enjoyed the 10:00 show. Thanks again. ”
Lisa P.
“Dear Miss Anita,
My daughter had been dancing at the same studio for 6 years. This fall she left that studio and joined your studio. Tonight I attended your Parent Observation. I wanted to take the time to let you know that I can not believe the difference in dance education that she is receiving at your studio. I am so impressed by her teacher’s commitment to teaching her students technique. I had no idea what my daughter was missing out on until I watched her in your studio.
We are so excited!”
Karen H.
“Love the family atmosphere! My daughter has been dancing here for 7 years and she loves Anitas!”
Danielle D.
“Great studio with talented , friendly staff. My daughter is on her 6th year here and loves it very much.”
Toni M.
“My daughter has been dancing at Anita’s for 4 Years and LOVES it. Great Studio, with Great Teachers and Great Kids!!”
Eileen T.

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Photo Gallery


The BEAT Dance Convention Part 01


“So You Think You Can Dance” Star – Courtney Galiano visits – Part 02


“So You Think You Can Dance” Star – Courtney Galiano visits – Part 01


Angel & Victor From Dance Moms Miami – Part 02


Angel & Victor From Dance Moms Miami – Part 01

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Whether you are getting started in dance or are looking to further your training, we have classes for everyone.

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