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.

9/8, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29

8:00 pm Salsa


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


Tuesday and Thursday Evenings


Call Donnamarie to schedule private lessons on these evenings.




For Manorville, lessons are be appointment only and held at the Manorville Dance Center.


Brookhaven National Labs


DonnaMarie will be teaching in the future at Brookhaven National Laboratories. More information will be provided in the weekly newsletter.


Dance Tips


Please check out DonnaMarie's dance tips!


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 1: 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1

7:00 pm Salsa 1

8:00 pm West Coast Swing

9:00 pm Bolero Int/Adv


Session 2: 10/8, 10/15, 10/22

7:00 pm Foxtrot 1

8:00 pm Salsa 2

9:00 pm Bolero Int/Adv


Session 3: 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19

7:00 pm Hustle 1

8:00 pm Foxtrot 2

9:00 pm Bolero Int/Adv


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



Stony Brook Social


The first social at Stony Brook will be September 20th!!


By order, summer lingers through September


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