Welcome to DonnaMarie's website. DonnaMarie Portelli is a performer, choreographer and enthusiastic teacher. She has won numerous titles and championships in the US Latin and Theatre Arts category including World Disco Hustle; US Rising Star Caberet and Zachary's.

Existing group lessons are available in Hauppague, Stony Brook and Westhampton. Or DonnaMarie can tailor a class to your group.

Whether it's social dancing or competition, DonnaMarie can help you feel comfortable and look professional.

DonnaMarie coaches a group of children in many aspects of dancing including ballroom competition.

Weddings, Sweet Sixteen celebrations, Bar Mitzvas, Bat Mitzvas or any special occasion can include the magic of dance.


Monday Evenings


Come join us Monday nights at Innovative DanceSport 100 Parkway Drive South Hauppauge, NY.

5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 5/30

8:00 pm Bachata

8:00 pm East Coast Swing


Monday classes are for intermediate and advanced students that want to work improve their technique.


Lessons are $15 per lesson. There is also a monthly pre-pay discount at $12 per lesson.


Tuesday Evenings


There is an advanced class for select students on Tuesdays at 7:30 at Breakin' Out Ballroom in Patchogue. In this class focuses on more advanced patterns and styling looking to raise the bar. The cost of the class is $20.


The class is by invitation and if you are interested in participating, please call DonnaMarie for more information.


Also on Tuesday Evenings for May


Also at Breakin' Out Ballroom, there will be a beginner Hustle class. This class begins May 3rd and will run for 4 weeks. The cost of the class is $40 for singles and $65 for couples.

5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24

8:30 pm Beginner Hustle


May Dance at Stony Brook


The next dance hosted by the Stony Brook University Dance Club is Saturday, May 14th at the Student Activities Center Ballroom. Music and a dance lesson will be provided by Louis Del Prete.


Doors open at 7:30pm with a dance lesson at 8:00pm

Refreshments, door prizes and the large dance floor

The cost is $15

Student Activities Center. Ballroom A


Wednesday Evenings


DonnaMarie teaches American style ballroom dance group lessons at the Setauket Neighborhood House. Please note that lessons are not in the Student Union.


Classes are $40 per person per dance for a 4-week session with a discount price of $72 for both lessons.


Some sessions are 3 weeks long due to holidays with a cost of $30 per person per dance with a discounted price of $54 for both lessons.


Individual (one-time) prices are $13 per person per dance.


Stony Brook University students with a valid student ID pay half-price.


Session 8


7:00 pm Bolero 1

8:00 pm American Chacha 2

9:00 pm Advanced Technique


The Beat Goes On for Wednesday


During the summer break, classes continue with Donnamarie at the Setauket Neighborhood House. Please call 631-398-8054 for registration and more information.


For the last three weeks in May, classes are $15 per class or block of 3 for $36. For the month of June, classes are $15 per class or a block of 5 for $60.


May Session

5/11, 5/18, 5/25

7:00 pm Bolero 1

8:00 pm American Chacha 2


June Session

6/1, 6/8, 6/15, 6/22, 6/29

7:00 pm Salsa 1

8:00 pm Hustle 2


Thursday Evenings


Call Donnamarie to schedule private lessons on this evening.


Dance Tips


Please check out DonnaMarie's dance tips!


Enjoy the May flowers and happy Mother's Day!


To contact DonnaMarie, call her at (631)398-8054 or send her email at portellidm@gmail.com