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.

4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28

7:15 pm Hustle and Salsa

     Small patterns with focus on technique and styling

8:15 pm Waltz


Monday classes are for intermediate and advanced students that want to work improve their technique.


Lessons are $15 for the first lesson and $12 for the second for people paying by the week. There is also a monthly pre-pay discount at $10 per lesson shown below:


  • $80 - 2 classes for 4 weeks - $28 savings
  • $40 - 1 class for 4 weeks - $20 savings


Tuesday and Thursday Evenings


Donnamarie is available for private lessons on these evenings.


Brookhaven National Labs


DonnaMarie will be teaching Hustle at the TGIF event on April 4th at Brookhaven National Laboratories. This evening will be targeted for donations for relief to the Philippines. More information will be provided in the weekly Newsletters.




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


Dance Tips


Please check out DonnaMarie's dance tips!


Wednesday at Stony Brook University


Donnamarie will be teaching American style ballroom dance group lessons for the Stony Brook University Ballroom Dance Club on Wednesday evenings at the Student Union Ballroom.


Classes are $10 per class for the 7:00 and 8:00 classes and $15 for the 9:00 class. There is a discount if you prepay for the session and a discount for Stony Brook students. Singles and couples are welcome!



3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 4/16

7:00 pm American Waltz 1

8:00 pm East Coast Swing 2

9:00 pm Advanced Group Class TBA


4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14

7:00 pm American Tango 1

8:00 pm American Waltz 2

9:00 pm Advanced Group Class TBA


Stony Brook Dance Social


The next dance social will be on April 26th at 7:30pm at the Student Activities Center, Ballroom A


The DJ for the evening will be Blake Hobby
Lesson at 8:00pm
Refreshments will be available
Admission: $15/pp



Here's to the fools of April!


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