Mae-Mae Dance Studio is located in the heart of Queens, New York. It is a professional dance educational institution integrating dance training, theatrical performances and organizing dance competitions. The center is organized and deeply supported by the community. We are committed to providing a cross-cultural exploration of the art of dance, through curriculum, competition, performances, etc. We encourage all dance enthusiasts to join us to explore the world of dance. Our main teachers are from the American Chinese Dancers Association, the Chinese dancers Association, Beijing Dance Academy, New York University, Queen's University. are active in the education line, superb dance, outstanding achievements of outstanding teachers. Mae-Mae Dance Studio will provide students with a variety of opportunities to showcase their experiences and dance opportunities. We will continue to update and explore the charm of dance art with a strong faculty, standardized teaching and excellent teaching results.
Acrobatics, Dance Basics, Barre, Jazz, Ballet, Hip-Hop, K-Pop Dance, Contemporary Dance, Yoga, Zumba
Chinese Folk Dance
(Classical/ Dunhuang/ Fan/ Hankerchief/ Mongolian)
Children Dance Classes
Chinese Dance 101 for Adults
Chinese Dance Competition
The studio breaks the traditional dance teaching methods to a new dance teaching philosophy. To develop the body and soul experience with a variety of dance courses to help you to explore your own way of dance style and gain a better understanding of the art of dance.
少儿舞、毯子功、中国民间舞 、中国民族舞、中国古典舞、毯子功、芭蕾 、现代舞、爵士舞，街舞、K-Pop、尊巴、瑜伽、成人形体、志美个人定制课程等。
Head Chinese Dance Instructor
Graduated from Beijing Dance Academy and received a master's degree in dance education from Shaanxi Normal University. Beijing Dance Academy Dance Test Academy certified teacher, exam judge of the Chinese Dancers Association, judge of the New York Queens Dance Festival Organizing Committee, choreographer for Los Angeles Dance Festival and Palm Springs Dance Fest. Dance curator for "Colors of the Seasons". and has experience in dance education for nearly 20 years, teaching thousands of students. Acting as choreographer and director of the dance group performing at the opening ceremony of the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games in China. In 2017, she was a founder at Mae Mae Dance Art Center as Artistic Director.
ABT Ballet Instructor
Originally from Hyogo, Japan. She began her ballet training at age three and danced over 15 years in Japan. She performed major soloist roles in Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Nutcracker, Don Quixote, Le Sylphide, and other major Grand Ballet. She was a member of Sadamatsu-Hamada Junior Ballet company in Kobe for years. Saya is the first Japanese citizen who graduated from New York University Steinhardt Dance Education / ABT Ballet Petagogy and obtained both MA in Dance Education from NYU and the certification from American Ballet Theatre in 2011. Saya is an ABT NTC Fellow, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Primary through Level 7 and Partnering of the ABT® National Training Curriculum and has successfully presented students for examinations.
Mitch Kilby graduated from the Royal Ballet Academy (RAD). He holds the Emperor Teacher Certificate and Grading Certificate. He joined the New York City Ballet in New York City in 2006. During these 12 years he danced in classics by Petipas, Fokine, Anges De Mille, Lotte Goglar and Antony Tudor. Mickey has participated in contemporary / modern works by Cunningham, Limon, Chase Bullock and Antonia Frances. During his tenure at the New York Theater Ballet, Mickey participated in the selection of many works. In addition, Mitch is a visiting professor at the Ballet School and Ballet Club, and has extensive experience in ballet teaching and speaking!
Modern Dance Instructor
Vera Paganin born in Milan (Italy), where she began her professional training at the Centro Studi Coreografici Teatro Carcano, a renowned academy of the city. There she graduated in ballet and modern dance in 2012.
Vera moved to New York in 2013, after a few months she was asked to join Graham 2. She danced many principal roles in distinguished venues such as the Met Museum, and in 2015 she got the Teaching Training Program Diploma at the Graham School.
Hip Hop Instructor / Heels
Marc Nuñez is founder and director of Gotham Dance Theater (GDT) based in New York City. GDT has performed as Artist-in-Residence at The Performance Project at the University Settlement, Queensboro Dance Festival, Boundless in Brooklyn: A 48-hour Dance Film Contest (2017 Winner and Audience Choice), and annually produces LAUNCH, Big Gay Dance Show, and Emerge Choreographers Showcase with The Tank NYC, where Marc is also Dance Curator. Marc holds a BFA in Dance Performance with Excellence in Choreography from the University of California, Irvine
Hip Hop Instructor
Kenneth was born and raised in Brooklyn and moved to the Bronx at age 10. He pursued acting for three years at Bronx Academy of Letters but fell in love with dance when he was introduced to break dancing in Honduras. After High school Kenneth received the Posse scholarship and attended Lawrence university where be graduated from with a bachelors degree in psychology and a minor in Spanish. After college, Kenneth devoted years of training at Broadway dance Center. Apart from touring Kenneth has danced in television shows and video shoots for Amara la Negra, Conel, Sidung and J Balvin, Ninel conde, B2k and Eva Sita( just to name a few ).Kenneth intends to continue training but has found great passion in teaching all ages throughout New York.
ABT Ballet Instructor
Azucena have performed and taught classical ballet in Europe as well as in New York City. She has received the ABT® Certified Teacher in Pre-Primary through Level Seven and Partnering of the ABT® National Training Curriculum, courses instructed by Raymond & Franco De Vita. She has worked as an administrative intern at American Ballet Theatre “ABT”, under the direction of Cynthia Harvey, ABT’s Education Director. In this role, she assisted with multiple outreach and relationship management between ABT and their community & international partners. She has a Master’s degree in Dance from France. Rosella Hightower was her professor of Classical Dance. She was the first American ballet dancer to earn an elite place amongst European dance companies.
Bec Gombar was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada. She grew up training extensively in ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary, and musical theatre at her mother’s studio, Tri-City Dance Centre. She received numerous awards and competed throughout Canada and the US, and in Germany for Team Canada, winning gold and silver medals. She attended summer intensives at The Joffrey Ballet School and Northwest Dance Project. In addition to dancing, Bec has been teaching and choreographing for the past 5 years. Bec is excited to join Peridance Contemporary Dance Company as an apprentice this season!
Modern Dance Instructor