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.

1/5, 1/12, 1/19, 1/26

8:00 pm American Waltz

              Dance principles and technique

              covering turns and arm styling

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 $12 per lesson.


Tuesday and Thursday Evenings


Call Donnamarie to schedule private lessons on these evenings.


Brookhaven National Labs


DonnaMarie will be teaching in the future at Brookhaven National Laboratories. See the weekly newsletter for more information.


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.


Winter Break Session: 1/7, 1/14, 1/21

7:00 pm Rumba

8:00 pm Hustle

9:00 pm Technique


Session 5: 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18

7:00 pm Cha Cha 1

8:00 pm American Rumba 2

9:00 pm Advanced Lesson TBA


Session 6: 2/25, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18

7:00 pm East Coast Swing 1

8:00 pm Cha Cha 2

9:00 pm Advanced Lesson TBA


Session 7: 3/25, 4/1, 4/8, 4/15

7:00 pm American Waltz 1

8:00 pm East Coast Swing 2

9:00 pm Advanced Lesson TBA


Session 8: 4/22, 4/19, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20

7:00 pm American Tango 1

8:00 pm American Waltz 2

9:00 pm Advanced Lesson TBA



February Ballroom Social


The Stony Brook Ballroom Dance Club presents a

Valentine's Day Dance!


Saturday, February 14, 2015 starting at 7:30pm

Our DJ for the night will be Louis Del Prete.

A complementary dance lesson taught by our DJ

The venue is the Student Activities Center, Ballroom A.

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


Wishing Everyone a Joyous and Happy New Year!


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