Ms. Allain has owned and operated Little Red Dance Studio in Rochester New York for the past 35 years. She has been the recipient of numerous awards, with the Frank Hatchett Award for Outstanding Choreography & Dedication to the Arts, the 1999 Silver Leo Award Recipient at the Jazz World Congress, among the most distinguished. Dancer Magazine voted #1 Competitive Studio in New York State and #3 in North America in 2008.
Voted Rochester's Choice 2009-2016 by Rochester Democrat & Chronicle.
An accomplished Choreographer most noted for her creative and innovative approach to the art of dance she is a Master Teacher in the United States and internationally. The University of Amsterdam, Netherlands School of the Arts selected her to choreograph “Identity” an original that landed her the Jazz World Congress Silver Leo Award. Ms. Allain has taught workshops and set original work in addition to adjudication with several national competition circuits. Ms. Allain performed in “A Night of Wonder” with Stevie Wonder at Radio City Music Hall.
She continues her dance education with renowned Teachers and Choreographers to enhance and master her contemporary style. Ms. Allain has choreographed and had her students perform on the national television show “Star Search”, “American Idol”, "So You Think You Can Dance" Top 10 on SYTYCD Tour 2013-2014, as well as other local and national television shows, and won top honors at many national competitions. Her students have gone on to dance with Disney, both in the United States and Tokyo, Japan, as well as perform in both ON and OFF-BROADWAY productions, cruise lines and in Las Vegas productions & Radio City Music Hall Rockettes.
Ms. Allain has choreographed for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Opening Production, The NFL Pro-Bowl Half Time Shows, The Orange Bowl Parade and Opening Production. In addition, a Choreographer for the Star Power Power-Pak Tour performance in numerous cities and has worked with All American Cheer and Dance on many special projects.
Ms. Allain is an experienced Regional and National Dance Adjudicator for numerous National Level Dance and Talent Competitions.
What We Teach
We offer a wide array of dance technique from Classical Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Tap, Musical Theater and even Hip-Hop! Our Teachers are well trained and continue their Dance Education by attaining Master Classes at local & national training conventions with World Class Choreographers and Teachers. We offer classes to beginners and advanced students alike. Let us teach your child to achieve his or her potential in dance!
LRDS Dance Recital
Our annual dance recital held in June each year give our students the opportunity to showcase their talent to family and friends. This is our largest event of the dance season and creates a lasting memory for all in attendance. We ask that you please not video or take photos during our recital to preserve our Choreographers original art. Professional videos and photos will be provided for you to ensure your memories of the event are preserved. Come sit back, relax and enjoy the show!
LRDS Competition Team
LRDS award winning competition team competitors are selected by the teaching staff, and compete 2 to 4 times a year regionally, as well as National Competitions in many locations in the United States. Competitors are required to study ballet and technique classes, in addition to regular classes. Students learn the value of discipline, hard work, competition and public performance. Win or lose all our students are winners no matter the outcome of competition. "Parents, family and friends are the strength of our competition team, without their support our dancers could not be as motivated and dedicated. Many competitive dancers have moved on to have successful dance careers and I am proud of each one! Thanks for supporting your childs dream!" Miss Lisa
Little Red Dancing School Motto
Home of Champions! Where kids love to Dance! We offer a disciplined environment where children learn to dance with poise and grace. Our goal is to inspire children to have a positive and creative attitude in life that will help them succeed in everything that they do. The goal of Little Red Dance Studio staff is to educate your children in the art of dance.
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