What We Offer

QACTV paid a visit to Step 1 Dance 2 / Shop 1 Dance 2 to meet our staff and students and learn about dance classes and boutique items we offer to the community. Check it out!

An Award-winning Dance Studio

Our studio has been awarded the Golden Anchor Award by The Update since 2013 for Favorite Teacher (2013), Favorite Business Owner (2014), Best Dance Studio & Best Instructor (2015), Best Instructor (2016), and Best Dance Studio (2017).

Professionally-trained Instructors

Our instructors are performers and teachers here in our own local dance community, aspiring to develop high-quality classes for ourselves and our students, and instilling discipline, professionalism, and positive attitudes.

On-Premise Dance Boutique Open Mon-Sat

You no longer need to cross the bridge for dance supplies! We have dance shoes, Pointe shoes, tights, leotards, apparel, dance accessories, turning and balance boards, and much more in stock!

Birthday Parties

Host your next birthday party at our dance studio! Your guests will enjoy fun dance and game activities led by our S1D2 party attendants. And afterwards, you can even leave all of the clean up to us!

Guest Instructors

We invite talented, professional dancers to come to our studio to lead master classes in order for our students to have the opportunity to broaden their experience with different dance and teacher techniques.

Classes For Adults

Why let your child have all the fun? We offer an ever-changing dance class for adults covering Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, and even a class in Tap! Make sure you sign up today!

Look at what our students can do!

A sneak peak into some of our classes during our first weeks back at Step 1 Dance 2 Academy. Its going to be an amazing year!

Save the Dates!

We're already planning for our Spring Showcase, so mark your calendars!

What's Happening At Our Studio


We're currently looking for part-time Instructors. We would love talented, educated, positive, and friendly applicants ready to inspire our students to become a part of our staff this coming dance year. If interested, please send your resume to jgallew@step1dance2.com.

Beat the Heat

Upcoming S1D2 Events

march 2018

23mar - 25All DayBDC AIM InvitationalParallel Performance Company

29mar - 2aprAll DayS1D2 Spring Break ***New dates***Studio closed. No classes!

april 2018

29mar - 2aprAll DayS1D2 Spring Break ***New dates***Studio closed. No classes!

2apr - 20All DayPre-Order Tights for ShowcaseLast day to order is April 20th

7aprAll DayShowcase Tickets Go On SALE

9aprAll DaySummer Dance Intensive Enrollments BEGIN

Parallel Performance Company

Parallel is S1D2’s non-competitive award-winning performance company. S1D2 students volunteer and devote their time to rehearse and perform within the community, and at dance conventions.

See what's happening with this talented performance company. Find out about events, fundraisers, appearances, and more!


Auditions for the 2018/2019 season will be held May 16th from 5:00-7:00 pm. We will be holding auditions for Parallel as well as our NEW "PARADIGM" PERFORMANCE COMPANY for our 8-11 year olds!

Click the button below for more information.


Meet Our Studio Staff

Jessica Gallew
Owner, Creative Director & Instructor

Jessica instructs classes in Acro, Boys Break, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz, and Partnering

Tina Lilly

Tina instructs classes in Ballet, Contemporary, and Pointe

Katie Lamb

Katie instructs classes in Ballet, Choreography & Improv, Jazz and Pointe

Ashley Lowman

Ashley instructs classes in Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz, Choreography & Improv, Partnering, and Tap

More Studio News

Adult Tap Summer Session
Performance Company Auditions
Beat the Heat Summer Enrollment


Want to show our studio some love?

Where You Can Find Us

Or you can give us a call at (443) 758-3249