Wynette Smith, Owner/Director
Pre-Ballet, Combination, Ballet, Pointe, Cecchetti 1-6, Jazz, Tap, Fitness Ball, Zumba
Michael Emslie
Beginning Ballet (Teen/Adult)
Christina Lea PereaIntermediate Ballet (Teen/Adult), Beginning and Intermediate Pointe
Nancy CliseCecchetti I & II
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 opportunitIes

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 home to - Desert Stars Polynesia Hula and Tahitian Dance Troupe 

6528 4th Street NorthwestAlbuquerqueNew Mexico 87107, United States


Attention:  Parking has moved!!  Parking for the studio is now located on the south side of the building.

Our Instructors

Punch cards are back by popular demand!  You may pay for your lessons using a punch card or you can pay by the month or session.

Starlet Dance Studio