3109  S. Tamiami  Trail ~ Port Charlotte,    Florida 33952  (941) 743-2115    (Units 5,6,7 & 8)

Official Home & School of  "The Florida Dance Company" since 1991.        Also home to the award--winning "Ovations" Competition Team.   


A fun, family-friendly, 

nurturing environment,

where parents

are always welcome!



New Students are always welcome

                (for either recreational or career training)



Broadway star, Marcus Bellamy trained here, at FDW !


 Directors, Michelle & Andrea, are both

current, active members of 

Dance Masters of America, who have been 

     "Certified by Test to Teach"       






Our annual Showtime Production is staged every June at CPAC.



 All photos on this website are actual Workshop Dancers.



    Our Workshop program dancers have performed on national television as part of the Macy's  Thanksgiving Day  Parade, as well as at the Orange Bowl half-time entertainment  with The Doobie Brothers.  The effectiveness and success of Workshop training has been proven over and over as our alumnae have secured professional, full-time employment at popular theme parks including Universal Studios, Walt Disney World, Sea World, and Bush Gardens, in addition to working on cruise ships and/or performing in professional dance companies or dance teams.  Some have also gone on to become dance teachers, several of whom own and operate their own successful schools.

The Chamber of Commerce named FDW

Charlotte County's "Best Performing Unit" an unprecedented

total of 19 times!


Our Ovations Competition Team continues to win countless awards and titles.   Michelle was repeatedly VOTED Charlotte County's "Best Dance Instructor" and the studio has been selected "Best Dance Studio" by Charlotte Sun readers. Both Michelle and Andrea have been awarded countless first place choreography awards, and the FDW contestants have won first place in the Charlotte County "Dancing with the Charlotte Stars" event.                                

Our dancers studied with the         teacher/choreographers/judges  from the

FOX TV hit show,  



Visit this website and click on the photo of  Marcus to read his  bio: http://spidermanonbroadway.marvel.com/  


BROADWAY star, Marcus Bellamy, trained here at FDW, performed in the Spiderman musical on Broadway, the entire last season on the hit Musical TV show "SMASH", and recently in a unique critic acclaimed version of A Midsummer Night's Dream, staged by famed NY Director, Julie Taymor!


Marcus guest teaches here at the Workshop whenever he returns home for a visit.   He guest taught AUGUST 24th and classes were open to all area dancers.

Founder, Artistic Advisor  & Webmaster  ~~  Susan E. Kickbush, M.Ed, N.B.C.T.

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