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.

11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/23, 11/30

8:00 pm Salsa intermediate


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 varies with the number of students participating but is typically around $20.


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


Thursday Evenings


Call Donnamarie to schedule private lessons on this evening.


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 teaches 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

11/4, 11/11, 11/18

7:00 pm Hustle 1

8:00 pm Foxtrot 2

9:00 pm Salsa and Hustle review


Session 4

12/2, 12/9, 12/16, 12/23

7:00 pm Rumba 1

8:00 pm Hustle 2

9:00 pm Samba 3


Stony Brook November Dance!


Saturday, November 14, 2015 at the Student Activities Center Ballroom A from 7:30pm to 11:15pm


Our DJ for the night will be Donna DeSimone

Complementary dance lesson at 8:00 pm

Admission is $15/pp (SBU Students $5)

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!


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