6528 4th St. N.W. Los Ranchos de Albuquerque NM 87107 US



Our recital will be held Saturday, May 18.  Click here for details.

Starlet Dance Studio


Our Instructors

Wynette Smith, Owner/Director
Pre-Ballet, Combination, Ballet, Pointe, Cecchetti 1-6, Jazz, Tap, Fitness Ball, Zumba
Michael Emslie
Beginning Ballet (Teen/Adult)
Devi PiperLyrical Ballet (Teen/Adult), Beginning Pointe
Nancy CliseCecchetti 1 and 2
Christina Lea PereaIntermediate Ballet (Teen/Adult)
Mary Aynn Clark-ShoemateBallet/Tap
Patsy JonesHula and Tahitian Dance

A number of instructors have been at Starlet Dance Studio for many years – a testament to the warmth and spirit of the studio.

Desert Stars Polynesia Hula and Tahitian Dance Troupe

Why ChooSE

Our Studio

  1. warm, welcoming environment
  2. all ages welcome
  3. wide variety of classes
  4. one-on-one instruction
  5. experienced instructors
  6. performance opportunites

A lifetime of


Starlet Dance Studio was founded in 1959 by Bonnie Star, hence the name Starlet.  Two years later, Wynette Smith joined the studio as a teacher and later became the owner.  For over five decades, Wynette has been teaching Albuquerque how to dance.

Starlet provides students an opportunity to perform in the studio's Nutcracker Ballet and student recital.

The studio is also home to two performing groups - Desert Stars Polynesia Hula and Tahitian Dance Troupe and The Sophisticated Ladies.