5th Anniversary Spring Gala

The Studio School of Dance is proud to present its 5th Anniversary Spring Gala featuring NOLA DANCE PROJECT with Special Guest ELLEvate Dance Company  . The evening will be filled with fun, innovate, thought provocative new works.  Dancer will perform excerpts from Giselle, Don Quixote, Swan Lake and the WORLD PREMIERE several new pieces of work from studio instructors Derwin May Jr. , Elle C. Jones as well as Artistic Director Diana Madrigal-Barnitz. In celebration of our 5th Anniversary we are thrilled to bring back to the stage two beautiful pieces in Silence and  La boutique Fantasque 

Join us on …

Saturday, May 25th
6:30 pm

Sunday, May 26th
1:00 pm

Rivertown Theatres of the Performing Arts
325 Minor St. Kenner, Louisiana

General Reserved $12.00
Preferred Reserved $24.00

Visit www.tututix.com/thestudionola to purchase tickets. TICKETS NOW ON SALE




Simon and Thompson Entertainment and The Studio School of Dance are proud to announce a master class in New Orleans with Broadway National Tour Hamilton cast member, Tyler McKenzie!

Students will have an unforgettable and inspiring experience taking their dance and performance skills to new heights. The class will end with a 30 minute Q&A where students are encouraged to ask Tyler about his career as a dancer, auditions, his jump to Broadway, and the excitement of performing every night! Parents are invited to join the classroom for the Q&A.

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The Studio School of Dance will host this unique opportunity on Monday, March 18th from 6:00pm-8:00pm for dancer ages 9 and older. Spots are limited, so please sign up today!


Calling All Dancers!!



NOLA Dance Project is currently looking for dancers for the 2018-2019 season. We are in search of dancers ages 8 to 21 that not only want performance opportunities but also have a passion for dance and are wanting to experience a new fun and innovative way of expression. 

The Mission of NOLA DANCE PROJECT is to inspire creativity, begin a conversation and educate the community in dance. We strive to enhance and enrich the local dance community by hiring world renowned teachers, choreographers and dancers to conduct master classes as well as offer performance opportunities to our company members.

-Must be between the ages of 8 and 21
-Must be registered to take at least 1. 5 hours of class at The Studio School of Dance
-Must be able to attend rehearsal on Fridays (when required), Master Classes and other educational events host by NOLA Dance Project and The Studio School of Dance

Date of Audition:
Friday, September 28th

5:00-6:45pm Ages 8-11
7:00-8:40 pm Ages 12 -21
(Please arrive early so that classes can start on time) 

FREE to Audition

-Girls- Black Leotard, Pink Tights, Ballet flats, Pointe Shoes (if currently on pointe), Black socks, Black shorts
-Boys- White Shirt, Black Tights, Ballet Shoes, Black Socks

For more information please contact Diana Madrigal-Barnitz at thestudionola@gmail.com





The Studio School of Dance strives to provide dance opportunities to dancers of all ages and levels. This year we are thrilled to have the space and the demand to expand our Adult Dance Program it include Ballet, Modern and Contemporary. 


Our classes welcome adult dancers of all ages and levels to come by and experiences the joy of dance. 

Class Schedule

  • Tuesday:
    • 5:00-6:00 (Pilates)
    • 7:30-8:30 pm  ( Mixed Level Ballet)
  • Wednesday
    • 5:30-6:30  (Yoga)
    • 6:30-7:30 (Mixed Level Modern)
  • Thursday
    • 5:30-6:30 pm (Booty Barre)
    • 6:30-7:45 pm (Mixed Level Contemporary)
    • 6:40-7:40 pm (Booty Barre)
  • Saturday
    • 10:00-11:00 (Pilates)



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The Studio School of Dance is currently accepting new students for the 2018-2019 training season!! 

We believe that dance provides a foundation for success in life. The skills learned in the dance classroom transfer to other area of a student’s life. Dance classes increase the child’s well-being by improving his/her physical development and intellectual skills and by increasing self-discipline. _8105156The Studio subscribes to teaching through positive reinforcement and nurturing in order to produce a life-long respect and love for dance, as well as, very happy and well-trained young dancers. It encourages the stimulation and cultivation of the creative nature of the student through dance education.  The Studio School of Dance promotes an atmosphere of excitement and fun while never drifting from the true professionalism and discipline required to becoming proficient in the art. Its students are given an opportunity to discover their own potential, not only as dancers, but as choreographers and teachers. 


New to The Studio? Come by one of our Open House Events to tour our facility, meet our instructors, take a placement class and register for classes.

Open house flyerThe Studio Offers Classes in Ballet, Mommy and Me, Creative Movement, Adult Dance Program, Contemporary, Modern, Art, Pilates, Yoga, Boys Hip Hop, Master Classes and more…

August 14th 4:00-8:00 pm (Placement / Trial Classes 6-7:30 pm)
August 15th 4:00-8:00 pm (Placement / Trial Classes 6-7:30 pm)
August 16th 4:00-8:00 pm (Placement / Trial Classes 6-7:30 pm)
August 18th 12:00-3:00 pm (Placement / Trial Classes 1-2:30pm)

Your first placement/trial class is free.

Please wear a black leotard, pink tights, ballet shoes, and your hair in a neat ballet bun

Can’t make Open House… You can register below. 

By signing up you are merely reserving  a spot in of our school.  There is a $35 non-refundable registration plus one full month must be paid to secure your spot. This will be applied to May 2019 and is non-refundable.

Classes will begin Wednesday, September 5th. 

To Register please click “Register” link below to join The Studio School of Dance.We accept  MasterCard, Visa, Discover.

Once you pay your registration fee, you will receive an email giving you access to our  parent portal to begin enrolling in classes.


Register Class Description Registration Fee
Register 2018-2019 OPEN ENROLLMENT By signing up you are merely reserving a spot in of our school. Schedule and Class Level will be sent by email or given to the student during Open House. Classes will begin Wednesday, September 5th. 35.00
Register Art With Barnitz Art  The Studio School of Dance and BARNITZ ART are partnering up to offer fine arts classes for children between the ages 5 to 13.  Courses include: Art Foundations; Art Fundamentals; Advanced Art. Each semester will end with an Art Show displaying the kids work. 35.00
Register Adult Ballet  Taking part in an adult Ballet class is good for your body as well as your mind. Besides promoting cardiovascular fitness and posture this introductory class provides a welcoming and friendly class for adults. 15.00
Register Mommy and Me With Mommy (or Daddy) close by, students will learn the basics of dance, while engaging in hands-on movement activities essential to proper development in coordination, recognizing music and rhythms, counting and timing, and self-confidence. 15.00
Register Homeschooling Program Semester 1 This program, focused on the art of dance, is formulated with the homeschooler in mind. Our quality program offers meaningful and enriching experiences, using dance to cultivate emotional expression and self-esteem, while developing lasting friendships. 35.00