New students are welcome anytime at TDC.  We offer classes for all ages.  For the younger set we offer:  Tiny Tots 2 1/2 yr (no diapers) to 4 and Twinkle Toes for 5 -6 yrs.  The TT & TT cover ballet and tap beginnings.

 If your child is older than teens and has never danced they can enter the Combo (ballet & jazz) basics class to get familiar with basics and terminology.  Then on to the many "one" level classes:  Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Ballroom, Hip Hop, Tech (Leaps and jumps).  All students are welcome to try  Video Dance,

Musical theater, and Ballroom 2 or West Coast Swing.

Adults are offered Ballroom, West Coast Swing, Jazz, Tap and More!  

Brand new students get a "free" class of their choice on their first visit.  

Monthly Group rates ($55 a month), Group per class (walk-in $20) rates or Unlimited (14 & under are $180 over are $200 a month which covers all group classes available)  Privates are available thru the individual teachers.

Two studio shows are performed by all students in December and June.

Our Teachers

Christopher Dumond - A Champion who came up the ranks very swiftly and has been a top competitor in the US Open for several years.  Chris began dancing at the 5 6 7 8 studio and has studied under Buddy and Benji!  Very talented and becoming a sought after Instructor.  


Brittany - is teaching Hip Hop and Breakdance.


Shelbie Nelson - is teaching Jazz 1 (Mon) & 2 (Fri), Open Lyrical, Tumbling and TDC Company. 


​Jason Abner - is teaching Performance Swing and Ballroom.  Jason has been a student of Laurie's for many years and won numerous competitions!  


​Elijah - is teaching Hip Hop, Video Dance and Heels.

Buddy   Privates are available on requests for Buddy, Benji or Lacey (when they are available)!

 Laurie Schwimmer coaches teams and couples and does privates at the studio.

Karly Harrison - Long time student and teacher for the Schwimmer's is the TAP dance instructor (Adult Tap 1 & Tap 2, Showtap and Tap 1 & 2 for the Kids)  Karly also starts the wee ones out with Tiny Tots (2 1/2 to 5) and Twinkle Toes (5 & 6) who are taught basics of ballet and tap.  She works with the older kids who have never danced starting them with basics in a Ballet/Jazz Combo class.

DaVenche Burks has studied Ballet and Jazz and performed in many groups for years.  He is teaching Ballet 3, 4 & 5 (Pre-Point), Two Ballet Tech classes for Levels 1 & 2 and 3 & 4) and Fitness For Dancers. 

Tara Trazfer - A Champion Schwimmer student and Instructor of West Coast Swing, Musical Theatre and Company Coach.  Tara is super talented and available for privates as well.  Tara participates on staff at many WCS events all over the world and is a talented MC as well!