Thank you for taking the time to learn more about the Robert Mann Dance Centre. Whether you are dancing for self-accomplishment or for a possible future career, the training you receive may make the difference between success and failure. From our inception in 1965, the RMDC has stressed the importance of quality dance education and meeting the needs of both our students and the dance community. The RMDC has achieved excellence in the dance world because of its professional distinction and dedicated teaching staff.
Every member of the teaching staff has been personally selected by Mr. Robert Mann. They are professional dancers and proficient dance educators who have proven themselves to be devoted to the dance school’s students and the teaching profession. Mr. Mann and many of the dance school faculty have been certified to teach by the Dance Masters of America, Inc., the oldest and largest dance teacher organization in the United States.
Mr.Mann is a past President of both the Dance Masters of America and the local New York City Chapter. He is also the Past National Executive Secretary of the Dance Masters of America, National Organization. In addition to these prestigious positions, he has traveled extensively on the faculty of every major dance academy. The teacher organizations and competition adjudication panel both here and abroad. As for the accomplishments of our dance school students, the list is endless. RMDC students have won hundreds of titles, awards, scholarships, and trophies during their time at our Queens County dance school.
The Robert Mann Dance Centre has had a great number of students accepted into dance academy programs in professional schools such as LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts, Frank Sinatra High School of Performing Arts, Benjamin Cardozo High School Dance Program, NYU Tisch School of The Arts, Marymount College, Fordham University, Queens College and the famed Juilliard School in NYC. Many others can be seen at almost any venue where dance is part of the program such as on and off the Broadway Stage, Disney Productions, cruise ships and as teachers in dance studios from coast to coast.