Dotti's School of Dance

Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop - Ages 3 & up, beginners thru advanced. Established 1977. We strive for a

Dotti's School of Dance is the oldest established dance studio in the Germantown area.We have had several students accepted into college dance programs with some receiving dance scholarships. In the summer of 1999, 2004 and 2006, some of our students performed in two shows on Carnival Cruise Line!

Operating as usual


Many, many thanks for all the kind words and good wishes.It is wonderful to hear from so many friends. Love you all!!!


After 51 amazing years of teaching dance, it is time to hang up my shoes!I am closing my school and retiring. While I am looking forward to retirement, I do so with tears in my eyes! What wonderful memories will be with me always!


Please join us for our annual recital -
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
7:00 pm. at the Michael D. Rose Theatre at the University of Memphis - There is no admission charge. Parking garage fee - $5.00


Had a wonderful weekend attending the Southern Assn. of Dance Masters Fall Convention.We had 14 students attend with Mrs. Dotti, Mrs. Sally, Miss Amber and Miss Rachael.The faculty was outstanding!!! Saturday night was the Southern Stars Dance Competition - All of our dancers received DAZZLING awards. "I Wanna Be a Rockette" Lia Hollenbeck, Madeline Matheny, Sarina Milman -- "Wash That Man" Lillian Bell and Grace Byrd - "Dixie Diner" Lily Baird, Lillian Bell, Grace Byrd, Lia Hollenbeck, Madeline Matheny, Sarina Milman - "Thank God I'm Old" Addie Boccuzzi, Paige Hollenbeck, Anne Elizabeth Matheny. Christine Odom, Ashley Ward - "Stuff Like That There" Anne Elizabeth Matheny - So, so proud of all my girls! Love you all.

Photos from Dotti's School of Dance's post 05/23/2014

Recital 2014


We celebrated our 50th year on the 13th and what a glorious night it was!To my students - you were amazing. To their parents -thank you for letting me be a part of your children's lives. To my teachers - another outstanding job. It was a night I'll never forget! Some of my former students, some I had not seen in years, attended and it meant so much to me. Words are not enough to thank you all for the kind notes,warm wishes, gifts and flowers! Love and many thanks!!!


Our little St. Jude patient, Carson Head, and family are having a very rough time right now - PLEASE pray for them - it is very serious and they need your prayers!


Inviting everyone to our 50th recital -" Our Golden Anniversary"
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 7:00 pm at the Rose Theatre at the University of Memphis. No admission charge - $5.00 per car for parking. Come help us celebrate this special year!!!


Update on Carson Head - Her next round of chemo has started this week. Had a restless night so please pray for rest for Carson and her family, peace and God's guidance for her doctors! Keep those prays coming!


To all my fabulous dancers who participated in the Germantown Holiday Parade - You were so terrific!!! We won the Mayors Cup Award for the Best Overall in the walking/dancing division! Wait until you see our beautiful trophy!!!


December is the last month we will be accepting new students! Give us a call now before it is too late! Let us share our passion for dance with your child!


Paige Hollenbeck, one of our very talented dancers, is currently performing in the Playhouse on the Square production of "Peter Pan" as a lost boy. Break a leg, Paige!


Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker was Nov. 22 at the Cannon Center. Four of our students performed in this fabulous production - Grace Byrd, Stephanie Crist, Sophie Hall and Claire Wheatley!You girls performed beautifully, I am extremely proud of each of you! It was truly a magical night!


Southern Stars Competition - SADM Convention - Nov. 9, 2013
What an amazing night! Congrats to all , the best we have ever performed!
"Candyman" Lia Hollenbeck, Madeline Matheny, Sarina Milman
Dazzling award and Super Nova Award
"Hear You Me" Caroline Klank, Radiant Award
"The Beat Begins" Paige Hollenbeck, Dazzling award and 3rd place overall in the intermediate division
"5 Guys Named Moe" Addie Boccuzzi, Paige Hollenbeck, Caroline Klank, Annie Leatherman and Mikaila Smith
Brilliant Award and Super Nova Award
"I Hope This Gets To You" Cara Dennis, Anne Elizabeth Matheny, Christine Odom, Emma Onek, Kelsey Taylor. Emily Thompson, Ashley Ward and Kelia Wilson
Dazzling Award
"Le Jazz Hot" Christine Odom and Ashley Ward
Dazzling Award
"If My Friends Could See Me Now" Anne Elizabeth Matheny
Dazzling Award - Auditioned for a scholarship for the SADM summer convention. Chosen to be the 1st alternate!

Recital 2013 07/24/2013

Recital 2013


Congratulations to Anne Elizabeth Matheny! She was awarded a "Radiant" rating for her solo jazz dance at the Southern Association of Dance Masters competition this past weekend. Great job, we are so proud of you!!!


Mrs. Dotti and Mrs. Sally plus 7 students are headed to Franklin TN this week to attend the Southern Association of Dance Masters summer convention! We will be taking class from choreographers from across the country and participating in the Ballet Forum!! One of our Sr. students will be performing in the competition on Friday night and we will all attend a Banquet on Saturday Night. Looking forward to lots of fun and a great four days of intensive study.

Recital 2012 08/14/2012

Recital 2012


Timeline Photos


Congratulations to Ashley Ward! She received a Dazzling Award for her Hip Hop solo at the Southern Assn. of Dance Masters Competition.We are so proud of you. Great job!

Dance with the Stars 08/13/2011

Dance with the Stars





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