ABOUT

Instructors
  • Debbie Cabral-Halliday
    Debbie Cabral-Halliday
  • Vid Cotarta
    Vid Cotarta
  • Miss Tiana Hughey
    Miss Tiana Hughey
  • Miss Sarah Bartlett
    Miss Sarah Bartlett
  • Miss Sarah Gomes
    Miss Sarah Gomes
  • Miss Ariel Webb
    Miss Ariel Webb
  • Ashley Adams
    Ashley Adams
Debbie Cabral-Halliday
Miss Debbie

Miss Debbie loves coming to the studio to share her love of dance and to collaborate closely with all the DC Dance Staff members. She watches all the dancers growth and development from our preschool dancers through to our adult dancers. Miss Debbie has been teaching dance in San Leandro for over 30 years. Her vibrant personality captures the attention of all her students. Her love for dance overflows onto the thousands of students that have passed through her doors over the years. You can find Miss Debbie teaching tap, jazz, tumbling, and ballet to a range of students from darling, three-year-olds through to her amazing adult classes. Miss Debbie is dance!

Vid Cotarta
Vid Cotarta
Vid Cotarta also known as GraVIDy has been an icon in Bay Area dance scene for over 20 years. Starting his professional dance career with the legendary group Bizerx in 1990. GraVIDy was performing on stages and for TV shows as a pioneer for urban dance throughout the 90′s. He has gone on to perform all over the world and has been in music videos and toured with artist such as Black Eyed Peas,
Vid is still training, performing and working hard to perfect his art but found his biggest passion is now teaching and inspiring people to simply dance
Miss Tiana Hughey
Miss Tiana Hughey

Tiana Hughey

Miss T is a firecracker on the dance floor. Everyone knows Miss Tiana as our most Fierce dance instructor who WERKS to install great dance skills in her students! Tiana has danced at DC for over 18 years and has taught for 15 years.

Miss Sarah Bartlett
Miss Sarah Bartlett

Sarah Bartlett

Sarah started dancing at DC Dance Center when she was 8 years old and has never stopped. She has been here for a total of 14 years. She LOVES being a dance instructor. Sarah graduated from San Jose State University with her BA in Creative Arts. There she not only continued to broaden her dance skills by taking Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Modern & and Hip Hop, but also learning how to create a welcoming environment for children through her academic courses. Dance is Miss Sarah’s middle name!

Miss Sarah Gomes
Miss Sarah Gomes

Sarah Gomes

Miss Sarah has been dancing at DC Dance since she was 3 years old. She was an assitant to Miss Debbie for several years. DC Dance Center has always been her second home. She is excited to be an instructor. Sarah is a student at San Francisco State University as an Environmental Science major.

Miss Ariel Webb
Miss Ariel Webb

Ariel Webb

Miss Ariel has been dancing since she was 2 years old. She is a tap diva who loves to bring spice to her students and to the stage. Her training includes several dance styles. Miss Ariel loves to share her passion for dance with her students.

Ashley Adams

Ashley Adams

Miss Ashley has been dancing at DC since she was 2 1/2 years old. Dancing at DC has always been a joy in her life! She loves to bring lots of personality and fun to the stage! As well as working at the studio she is in school working on getting her degree in Nursing to become a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.

Success is not the key to happiness, Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing you will be successful.

DC DANCE CENTER
MISSION

DC Dance Center is passionate about providing a positive and healthy environment, where dancers of all ethnicity’s have the opportunity to learn the art of dance. We offer a fun, encouraging and supportive atmosphere in which every dancer is loved and appreciated. We encourage a healthy and active life style while building self confidence in all our students. Our goal for all of our students, preschool through senior dancers, is to gain coordination, musicality, grace, technique, creativity and self-esteem in a fun and happy environment. We create lifetime memories.

Studio Policy & Procedures
TERMS & CONDITIONS
DANCE WEAR REQUIREMENT

ABOUT

Instructors
  • Debbie Cabral-Halliday
    Debbie Cabral-Halliday
  • Vid Cotarta
    Vid Cotarta
  • Miss Tiana Hughey
    Miss Tiana Hughey
  • Miss Sarah Bartlett
    Miss Sarah Bartlett
  • Miss Sarah Gomes
    Miss Sarah Gomes
  • Miss Ariel Webb
    Miss Ariel Webb
  • Ashley Adams
    Ashley Adams
Debbie Cabral-Halliday
Miss Debbie

Miss Debbie loves coming to the studio to share her love of dance and to collaborate closely with all the DC Dance Staff members. She watches all the dancers growth and development from our preschool dancers through to our adult dancers. Miss Debbie has been teaching dance in San Leandro for over 30 years. Her vibrant personality captures the attention of all her students. Her love for dance overflows onto the thousands of students that have passed through her doors over the years. You can find Miss Debbie teaching tap, jazz, tumbling, and ballet to a range of students from darling, three-year-olds through to her amazing adult classes. Miss Debbie is dance!

Vid Cotarta
Vid Cotarta
Vid Cotarta also known as GraVIDy has been an icon in Bay Area dance scene for over 20 years. Starting his professional dance career with the legendary group Bizerx in 1990. GraVIDy was performing on stages and for TV shows as a pioneer for urban dance throughout the 90′s. He has gone on to perform all over the world and has been in music videos and toured with artist such as Black Eyed Peas,
Vid is still training, performing and working hard to perfect his art but found his biggest passion is now teaching and inspiring people to simply dance
Miss Tiana Hughey
Miss Tiana Hughey

Tiana Hughey

Miss T is a firecracker on the dance floor. Everyone knows Miss Tiana as our most Fierce dance instructor who WERKS to install great dance skills in her students! Tiana has danced at DC for over 18 years and has taught for 15 years.

Miss Sarah Bartlett
Miss Sarah Bartlett

Sarah Bartlett

Sarah started dancing at DC Dance Center when she was 8 years old and has never stopped. She has been here for a total of 14 years. She LOVES being a dance instructor. Sarah graduated from San Jose State University with her BA in Creative Arts. There she not only continued to broaden her dance skills by taking Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Modern & and Hip Hop, but also learning how to create a welcoming environment for children through her academic courses. Dance is Miss Sarah’s middle name!

Miss Sarah Gomes
Miss Sarah Gomes

Sarah Gomes

Miss Sarah has been dancing at DC Dance since she was 3 years old. She was an assitant to Miss Debbie for several years. DC Dance Center has always been her second home. She is excited to be an instructor. Sarah is a student at San Francisco State University as an Environmental Science major.

Miss Ariel Webb
Miss Ariel Webb

Ariel Webb

Miss Ariel has been dancing since she was 2 years old. She is a tap diva who loves to bring spice to her students and to the stage. Her training includes several dance styles. Miss Ariel loves to share her passion for dance with her students.

Ashley Adams

Ashley Adams

Miss Ashley has been dancing at DC since she was 2 1/2 years old. Dancing at DC has always been a joy in her life! She loves to bring lots of personality and fun to the stage! As well as working at the studio she is in school working on getting her degree in Nursing to become a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.

Success is not the key to happiness, Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing you will be successful.

DC DANCE CENTER
MISSION

DC Dance Center is passionate about providing a positive and healthy environment, where dancers of all ethnicities have the opportunity to learn the art of dance. We offer a fun, encouraging and supportive atmosphere in which every dancer is loved and appreciated. We encourage a healthy and active life style while building self-confidence in all our students. Our goal for all of our students, preschool through senior dancers, is to gain coordination, musicality, grace, technique, creativity, and self-esteem in a fun and happy environment. We create lifetime memories.

Studio Policy & Procedures
TERMS & CONDITIONS
DANCE WEAR REQUIREMENT