About our studio

The Soundance Studio is a large sunny, dance studio on the 2nd floor of a classic Williamsburg artist live/work building.  A big mirror, marley floor, ballet barres, and lots of dancing props-  scarves, stars, rainbow streamers, and cones complete our space.

About Miss Kelly

281 N. 7th St #7 Brooklyn, NY 11211


Photo Credit:  Nick Micozzi

Kelly Hayes has been teaching at Soundance since 2000.  In her classes, children receive personal attention and experience the joy of dance for fun, fitness, and self- confidence.  Kelly’s teaching creates a positive and supportive environment in which to meet the needs of each child.

Kelly Hayes has over 20 years of teaching experience working with students age 1.5 through professional levels.  In addition to teaching at Soundance, she is also on faculty at Joffrey Ballet School, Union Square Play, Kaplan Preschool of Hoboken, and The Ailey School.

Ms. Hayes is originally from Chicago, Illinois and earned her BFA in modern dance performance from the University of Iowa.   She continues to be active as both a performer and creator with several dance and theatre companies in NYC and is also proud mama to a son, born May 2016.