Established in 1991. 

Madeline's Dance Center opened it's doors on October 13, 1991 in the Hamlet of Highland, NY and then moved to Marlboro in 2007, where Southern Ulster Center for the Arts became their home in which they could better facilitate their students' education. Today, Madeline's continues to be a respected instructional school that draws students from all over the Hudson Valley. 

Meet the Business Owner 

Director, Madeline Bartolotti, has been passionate about dance and tumbling all of her life. Her love of both disciplines has lead to her unique teaching and choreographic styles. Madeline's experiences include performing and competitive experiences in classical ballet and gymnastics. Madeline received her Bachelor's Degree in Dance Education from SUNY New Paltz where she studied under Dr. Gloria Bonali. It was from her that Madeline learned the Graham technique and was exposed to the works of other codified styles and dance pioneers. Madeline also holds a Masters Degree in Educational Psychology and is a NY State Certified teacher, which provides her with a strong foundation to mentor and educate teachers as well. An additional degree in Early Childhood Education and her affiliation with the American Academy of Ballet has helped her form her own successful curriculum in successfully training students of all ages. Madeline's school is located at Southern Ulster Center for the Arts. 


We provide opportunities to make positive differences in the lives of our students. Our students have been accepted into fine accredited dance programs, received numerous awards and scholarships and have appeared on world-class stages, in commercials and on film. 

The art of dance, tumbling, and performance is a great learning adventure and can become the stepping stones to help your child achieve his or her life’s goals no matter what they may be! 


Madeline’s Dance Center has a staff who is dedicated to offering the best experiences possible. Our goal is to provide the essential skills necessary for success, while giving each student a sense of direction which helps build and promote sound self esteem. 

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