Diamond Dancers Nationally Award Winning Competitive Dance Team in Howell, NJ
The Diamond Dancers are a selected group of dancers from ages 5 to 18. They perform and compete before a group of judges in a variety of dance styles such as Ballet, Jazz, Production, Hip-hop, Lyrical, Contemporary, Tap and More! They are very dedicated and work hard to perfect their routines.
They have also performed in the Nutcracker on Broadway, Walt Disney World, including leading the Main Street Electrical Parade, Universal Studios, Montreal Canada, New York’s annual Tap-O-Mania, and on Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. The dancers have supported and performed for Make-A-Wish Foundation, The Rainbow Foundation, Dance for Diabetes, Adopt a Pet, Assisted Living Facilities, and Dance For America which helped to raise money for family victims of September 11th.
The Diamond Dancers train to stay physically fit as the routines performed can be physically demanding. They continuously train to maintain and improve their technique, flexibility, balance skills, and strength.
– April Bamonte, Owner of Howell Academy of Dance
The studio offers individual and combination classes which include Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary, Musical Theater and Acrobatics among a variety of other specialized classes.
The Original Diamond Dancers Team from Howell Academy has been competing for more than 37 years!
Many students from Howell Academy have gone on to careers including dancing internationally, touring companies, teachers at colleges and professional dance companies.
The success from the studios has given the owner, April Bamonte, the opportunity of passing on to the staff, the opportunity to continue her dream to train and educate with the love and compassion the students deserve!