The Dance Studio was founded in 2005 and has grown to include a variety of genres including ballet, hip-hop, contemporary, aerial silks, lyra hoops, tumbling and pilates. Committed students are given an opportunity to audition for Northwest Dance Company, which produces community-wide, original Broadway-level dance performances at the Northwest Church Auditorium throughout the year. Join us for a class or experience our next Northwest Dance Company original dance production.
Northwest Dance Studio Director
Sarah Swindell started her training at Orlando Ballet, formerly known as Southern Ballet Theater. At the age of 15, she was the youngest employee hired on staff and invited into the company. Her ballet performances with SBT include The Nutcracker, The Three Musketeers, Cinderella, Dracula, Romeo & Juliet, and A Midsummer's Night Dream. She also traveled with the company. She then went on to teach and dance at Harwood Watson Dance Studios. In 2005 she started Northwest Dance Studio, where they have performed internationally in Lima, Peru and Dundee, Scotland. NDS classes include tumbling, ballet, hip hop, pilates, aerial silks, and lyra hoops.