Sheffield School of the Dance is located in Mobile, Alabama and has been a benchmark in the city's dance community for over 70 Years! Founded in 1943 by Mary Lou Sheffield Noletto, the studio has grown from a small one room facility to a state of the art studio with Four Locations throughout the Mobile/Baldwin Metro Area serving over 500 students. We are thrilled to launch our new Eastern Shore Location for the 2014-15 dance season! Today, the studio offers over 100 classes weekly, and is recognized nationally and internationally for excellence in technique, choreography, and explosive performances.

The studio’s faculty is comprised of 11 teachers, all of whom have trained extensively and present their material in the most positive and professional manner possible. Our Family Based Business is of the 2nd & 3rd Generation, carrying on Ms. Mary Lou’s founding principles to dancers today! Our faculty’s Credits and Honors include Mary Lou Sheffield-Noletto Day in the City of Mobile, Professional Ballet & Jazz Companies, Jazz Dance World Congress, Walt Disney Entertainment, Tremaine Dance Conventions Faculty, National Dance Teacher of the Year, National & International Choreography Awards, Masters of Fine Arts Degrees, choreography featured on Britney Spears’ official website, Television performances with Paula Abdul, Live Award Shows with Mary Tyler Moore, Chita Rivera, Mitzi Gaynor, Ann Margret and International Master Teaching across the United States, Canada, Central America & Europe. All ages and levels are taught from Age 2 thru Adults, and Beginner thru Advanced/Professional Level Classes. The very best in Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Stretch & Strength is offered!

It has been said that “Dance Training is Life Training”, and we are very proud of the Sheffield Legacy that carries through our alumni. Our students have gone on to Major Dance Careers on Broadway, Television, Movies, The Radio City Rockettes, American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Cirque du Soleil, Tokyo Disney, Holland America Cruise Lines, MTV Video Music Awards, America’s Got Talent, Miss America Finalists, and performances with major recording artists including the Black Eyed Peas, Usher, LeAnn Rimes and more!

Our faculty promises to instill a passion and love for the beautiful art of dance with all. Let Sheffield School of the Dance be the place where your child’s dreams can come true!