Summer Intensives

With Miss Melissa & Alyssa 

July 7-July 18th

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

$25 per class

20% discount for multiple classes

Ages 6- 8

4:00-5:00 PM


Ages 9-12

5:00-6:30 PM


Ages 12 & Up

6:30-8:00 PM


This Summer, we welcome Miss Alyssa Wiedman to Danceworks

Alyssa Wiedman was born and raised in Queens, New York. She began her dancing career at four years old at Dance Creations under the direction of Laurie Oddi. Through her years at Dance Creations, Alyssa studied tap, jazz, ballet, pointe, modern and hip-hop. Alyssa began interning with the Amy Marshall Dance Company in 2013 and is now a current member of the company. 


Melissa King

Melissa King is originally from Wichita Falls, TX where she began her career at a young age. She took dance classes and was very involved with Backdoor Theater where she had many lead roles. Melissa went on to study dance at West Texas A&M under the direction of Neil Hess. She was a member of Lone Star Ballet and the West Texas A&M Dance Ensemble, and also received her BFA in Dance in December of 1999. Melissa was a lead dancer in TEXAS Musical Drama in Palo Duro Canyon for four summers and did various performances through the years with LSB. She moved to NYC in 2001, and studied jazz with Patricia Wilcox, ballet with Michael Vernon, and various other teachers based in NYC. Melissa danced with Carnival Cruise Lines and did various other performances around the city. Since 2005, she has been teaching dance full time. She is currently the lead ballet instructor at Dance Creations by Laurie in Flushing Queens and Danceworks NY. 

Week 1 Miss Alyssa

 Monday: Latin 

Tuesday: Tap 

Wednesday: Ballroom 

Thursday: Jazz 

Week 2 - Miss Melissa

Monday: Ballet 

Tuesday: Musical Theater 

Wednesday: Jazz/Jumps/Turns 

Thursday:  Lyrical