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.

4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27

8:00 pm Salsa intermediate

9:00 pm Advanced Techniquein Latin

  Review of Cuban motion, floor pressure, tracking

  Working on Cha Cha, Salsa, Rumba and Bolero

  Showing similarities and differences


These 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.


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



$12 for each 7pm or 8pm group class

Save with prepayment discounts for each session

   $10 per class for either the 7pm or 8pm class

   $9 per class for both 7pm and 8pm classes

SBU students with valid ID are half price


$15 for 9pm class ($10 for SBU students)


Stony Brook April Ballroom Social


Saturday, April 18, 2015 starting at 7:30pm

Our DJ for the night will be Blake Hobby and the music is going to be California Mix


A complementary dance lesson will be taught by our DJ

The venue is the Student Activities Center, Ballroom A.

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


Happy Easter - Chag Pesach Sameach!


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