ABOUT US

Our Mission

Dance is not a competition, it’s a passion
Dancehouse is dedicated to developing talent at both the recreational and competitive level. We provide a solid dance foundation and help each student discover their strengths so they can reach their own personal potential. Our hope is to provide each student with an experience that will be looked back upon as an important part of their life.

Our Studio

State of the Art
Dancehouse uses state of the art floating floors with Marley sheet overlays to prevent students from injury while providing the ultimate in dance comfort. Dancehouse offers Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Ballroom and Acrobatics. We accept students ages 3-18.

Rochelle Fereira

Owner/Director
Rochelle Fereira is a native of Miami, Florida. Her training and technique garnered her acceptance into the prestigious New World School of the Arts High School in Downtown Miami. By the end of her sophomore year, she had earned the opportunity to join the youth company of The School of Ballet Chicago. She trained and performed with Ballet Chicago, and upon finishing her program, returned to Miami and interned with the Miami City Ballet School. Rochelle continued her development through a dance scholarship at Southern Methodist University from 2000-2003. She earned her Bachelors in Fine Arts from the Meadows School of the Arts, and continued to perform at SMU and through Artec Worldwide. Her work included touring across the United States throughout the school year. Upon graduating, she was offered a position with FJM Productions and Celebrity Cruise Lines, both as a dancer and instructor. While working with Celebrity Cruise Lines, she performed four major productions at the demanding schedule of two performances per day. Her work took her across the Atlantic to Greece where she diversified her commercial dance work, performing as a dancer for Grecian pop star, Kurculis. Rochelle danced a full schedule, including six night performances a week. She then returned to Miami where she performed and traveled across the United States with various production companies. She danced for several Univision shows as well as national commercials. In Miami, Rochelle expanded her dance teaching career. She established Doral Academy Charter Middle School’s dance program, instructing the students in classical ballet and jazz technique. She also began Somerset Academy dance program, working with both middle and high school students. In 2008, Rochelle opened Miami Dance Theatre, focusing on ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, and contemporary dance instruction. Her students at Miami Dance Theatre won numerous awards in various national competitions and were accepted into major dance programs throughout South Florida. In addition, Rochelle established the dance program at Sports Leadership and Magnet (SLAM.) Her new venture is her individually owned dance school, DANCEHOUSE MIAMI.
Rochelle Fereira

Students’ Testimonials

Dancehouse has amazing instructors! Rochelle and Alex are gems! Truly a great place to learn and grow as dancers! #DHM

Danelle Diaz

Great studio, director and instructor are amazing.

Leslie Peramo Gonzalez

Rochelle Fereira is a star teacher! If you want your child to receive elite dance training, bring them here!

Elisabeth Alvarez

Rochelle is professional and always has a positive attitude! Definitely recommend this dance studio!

Sabrina Salerno