Welcome to Dance Evolution

A family-oriented, premier dance school serving
Saratoga County (and beyond)

Welcome Ms. Danielle!

We would like to welcome our new ballet instructor, Ms. Danielle Selby to the studio.

Danielle Selby (BFA SUNY Brockport) is a performer, teacher and choreographer from Albany, NY. Her choreography has been performed at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research, Michigan Youth Arts Festival, RAD Fest, Built on Stilts, Detroit Dance Race,The House of Blues in New Orleans, Judson Church and others. Danielle returned to New York after living in Michigan for several years, where she created work for Velocity (formerly Happendance professional company), Dance Lansing and for her own company SelbyDance. Currently she is a member of Nacre Dance Group as a performer and board member. As a teacher Danielle strives to share her passion and dedication to the art form with her students.


Open Houses and Online Registration is currently available for the 2021-22 season!  Please visit our Open House page for dates or complete the online registration form HERE.  Class schedules are available HERE.  We can't wait to get back to dancing!!


DE is happy to announce Recital 2021 "Taking Back The Stage" will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2021.  Details have been emailed to families so be sure to check it out!  Recital details, ticket sales, picture day info, DVDs and T-Shirt sale info can be found through THIS LINK.  We are so excited to see our dancers "take back the stage" once again! 


The DE Competition Team competed at The Power of Dance on March 27, 2021 in Saratoga Springs.  Our dancers had a very successful day with many high scores and placements.  This competition is a charitable event and our team raised money for the Society of the Prevention of Teen Suicide.  It was a very successful day! See all the pics here!


Our team competed at All Out Dance March 12-14, 2021 in Syracuse, NY.  We had a great weekend celebrating our first away competition in almost 2 years!  The DE team received many high scores and placements.  It was a great weekend for everyone.  See all the pics and highlights HERE!


The DE Competition Team was welcomed back to the stage in February for their first FULL TEAM competition in almost 2 years!! United We Dance was held at Dance Force in Schenectady, NY and was hosted by a group of local dance studios.  It gave dancers an opportunity to get back to dancing in a safe and fun environment.  The excitement was palpable and our dancers had a very successful day! Thank you to Dance Force for hosting this event and providing the dancers with many wonderful memories!  You can see all the photos of our memorable day HERE.

DE is SO excited to announce the RE-OPENING of our studio! We have missed our dancers so very much and cannot wait to open the doors! Regular season classes will begin September 14th and online registration is now open for ALL returning students as well as access to our 2020-21 class scheduleFor all new students, please check out our open house schedule. (All open houses this year are open to new students only and will be by appointment via email or phone request.)

Also, please be sure to visit our COVID-19 Updates page for all documentation and guidelines on procedures and physical distancing.  Your dancers health and safety is our number one priority and we have been working very hard to ensure that we make DE a safe and happy environment for everyone!

We cannot wait to see all your smiling faces and wish everyone "HAPPY DANCING"!!


On September 28th, our DE Dancers joined the University at Albany Dance Team for a special day of dancing and performing. They spent the morning in a dance clinic and then performed a dance choreographed by the UA Dance Team at halftime during their annual "Pink" game. The girls had such a fun and exciting day!  Click here to see all the great photos!


Dance Evolution was happy to welcome back many familiar faces and many new faces as well in the month of September!  View our gallery of all the fun first week of dance pics!


The DE Competition Team attended our last competition of the season in Binghamton, NY at The Power of Dance on May 3-5, 2019.  This is our favorite comp of the year as a portion of the fees are donated to our charity of choice.  This year DE raised money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in honor of our dancer, Logan. Check out all the great pics from our fun weekend!

Click here if you would like to get more information on CF or would like to donate to the foundation.


Our DE Dancers competed at the Spirit of Dance Awards at the Empire State Convention Center on April 6th & 7th. We had a very successful weekend with our dancers winning many overall top scores, high adjudications, special awards, scholarships and Title Awards. 

Click here to see all the details and fun pics from the weekend!


DE attended Take Center Stage Dance Challenge in Burlington, VT during the weekend of March 30th - April 1st. Our team had so much fun while earning many top scores and special awards. Please join us in congratulating our team on a job well done! Click here to check out the pics from our super fun weekend!


On March 15-17, DE attended their first competition of the 2019 season at That's Entertainment in Bloomfield, CT.  The studio had 2 great days that ended with many special awards, a studio Entertainment Nomination Award for Ms. Alexa's choreography and the Sportsmanship Award.  Click here to see lots of fun photos from our weekend!


On February 10, 2019 our dancers had the opportunity to perform on the court during the halftime show for the Harlem Globetrotters at the Times Union Center in Albany, NY.  Check out these pics of a very memorable day for our girls!


Our competition team came out for a successful fundraising night with the Adirondack Thunder at the Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls on January 19, 2019. Our team danced on the ice during intermission and our own Kelsey Dodd sang the National Anthem.  The weather that night was frightful - but our team was delightful!  Check out these pics of our super fun night!

No matter your age or style, you can find dance lessons just for you at Dance Evolution!

We teach age-appropriate classes in tap, jazz, ballet, pointe,
lyrical, contemporary, hip-hop, cheer dance and acro.

Dance Evolution offers a fun, challenging competition team.

There's something for everyone!

Visit our studio in Ellsworth Commons, Malta, message us on Facebook, email the studio at office @ dance-evolution.com, or call 899-7800 for more details!

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2018 Spirit of Dance Nationals

2018 Spirit of Dance Regional

2018 Wild About Dance

2018 Power of Dance

2018 Elite Performance Challenge

2017 Competition Team

2016 Competition Team

2015 Dance Evolution Competition Team

2015 Competition Team

2014 Competition Team