March 13, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for our Dance Innovations students and their families: We are committed to the health and safety of our community and have been closely monitoring the potential impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) .The health of our dancers, your families and globally is important to us and we are dedicated to doing what is best for all. Thus, out of respect and in the best interest of our Dance Innovations students and their families: ~We will be closing till the rstrictions have been lifted. At that time we will reevaluate the situation and hopefully be able to reopen. ~Feel free to look at our schedule online and see which class(es) will work for you as a make-up   ~We will be updating any information (including our reopen date) through our answering machine, website (, Facebook & direct family emails.  Please check all places regularly. ~Feel free to contact us via our email ( or call the studio and leave a message @ 973-635-1205 (Please be aware however that we will be accessing  the messages remotely so it may take a day or so to get back to you)

Since the onset we have been diligently many times a day cleaning and disinfecting the studios, lobbies, bathrooms, door handles etc. But this closure will allow us to do a deep clean and will support the current needs of the community.  Keep stretching! Keep dancing in your living rooms! Keep music in hearts and we will see you all very soon! Respectfully, Susan M. Coutts – Artistic Director & the entire Dance Innovations Staff

Letter from the director

March 26, 2020

Dear Dance Innovations parents,

I wanted to reach out to you to first thank you all for your support of Dance Innovations and wish all the best during these trying times. Secondly , to assure you that my staff and I are continuing to move forward with the planning of the recital, DIPF’S Kids for Kids benefit and “Name In Lights” musical. The recital costumes have been ordered, informations packets are in the process of being completed and we are securing back up venues for all events in case of cancellations or rescheduling conflicts We are here for you and are working tirelessly to bring your student the best while practicing social distancing. Each and every comment or concern, whether through email or phone messages is being communicated to me through the staff liaison. We are pleased that students have been able to participate in our zoom classes will very little technical glitches. We will be scheduling our next set of classes and sending out schedules soon. Let’s us know if you would like to see more technique classes added. Our students are dealing with the new reality of their online classes for school and we do not want to overwhelm. We are following the state mandates in order to ensure the safety of our students, families, and staff. As soon as state guidelines restrictions from the governor change we will update you on our opening date. If you have not been getting our announcenents through instragram/facebook or emails please email us at to be added to our list. Respectfully ,

Susan Coutts Dance Innovations Director