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 MVP Fitness 100 Parkway Drive South Hauppauge, NY.

11/3, 11/10, 11/17, 11/24

8:00 pm American Tango

9:00 pm Advanced Technique

             covering many dance principles


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 $10 per lesson shown below:


  • $40 - 1 class for 4 weeks
  • $80 - 2 classes for 4 weeks


Tuesday and Thursday Evenings


Call Donnamarie to schedule private lessons on these evenings.


Brookhaven National Labs


DonnaMarie will be teaching November 21st at Brookhaven National Laboratories.


Dance Tips


Please check out DonnaMarie's dance tips!


Gift Certificates for the Holidays


Now that the holidays are approaching, give the gift of dance! See DonnaMarie for your holiday dance lesson gift certificate.


Wednesday Evenings


DonnaMarie will be teaching American style ballroom dance group lessons at the Setauket Neighborhood House. Please note that lessons for this semester are not in the Student Union.


Classes are $36 per person per dance for a 4-week session. Some sessions are 3 weeks long due to holidays with a cost of $27 per person per dance. Individual (one-time) prices are $10 per person per dance.


Session 3: 11/5, 11/12, 11/19

7:00 pm Hustle 1

8:00 pm Foxtrot 2

9:00 pm Bolero Int/Adv focusing on turns and styling


Session 4: 12/3, 12/10, 12/17

7:00 pm American Rumba 1

8:00 pm Hustle 2

9:00 pm Salsa Int/Adv



November Stony Brook Social


The Stony Brook University Ballroom Dance Club presents the November Dance Social on Saturday, November 15th starting at 7:30pm.


Our DJs for the night will be Mark James and Karen Lupo who will also provide a complementary dance lesson at 8:00pm.


Snacks and refreshments will be available.

The venue is the Student Activities Center, Ballroom A.

Admission is $15/pp (Stony Brook Students w/ID: $5)


December Stony Brook Social


Mark your calendars for the Stony Brook Holiday Dance Social on December 13th.

Happy Thanksgiving!


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