Sabrina LeBlanc

Ms. LeBlanc spent more than 14 years helping millions of people lose weight at Weight Watchers. She was part of the team that founded WeightWatchers.com, establishing one of the Internet’s first and most successful subscription-model businesses. She was also a driving force behind many new products and services that combined the latest scientific research with consumer insights. Prior to Weight Watchers, she worked in equity research. Read more…

Grace R. Freedman, PhD

Dr. Freedman is a long-time Brooklyn resident and community advocate, committed to improving arts, dance, educational opportunities for Brooklyn’s youth. Her family has been part of Dancewave for over ten years, her older daughter recently graduated from Dancewave Company I and her younger daughter currently dances in Dancewave Company III and Young Performers Ballet Ensemble. Read more…

Saundra Thomas

Chair Emeritus
Ms. Thomas, former Vice-President of Community Affairs at WABC-TV is a media,community affairs and board consultant with more than 30 years experience in both the corporate and non-profit sectors. Ms.Thomas has held several roles as member and board chair of non-profit organizations throughout the tri-state and was a recent candidate for City Council in Brooklyn. Read more…

Diane Jacobowitz

Executive & Artistic Director
Diane Jacobowitz (BFA, Ohio State University; MFA, Connecticut College) has a distinguished career in performing, choreography and arts administration. She has taught dance to youth and adults of all ages and backgrounds for 26 years at numerous institutions. Read more…

Spring Season

Summer Offerings

Youth Leadership Council

YLC Takeover: June 2
Join the YLC at these youth-organized events! Open to all!

12:30-1:30pm Youth Dance Expanse
JJ Byrne Park (5th Ave between 3rd and 4th Streets)
Seize the opportunity to make change in your community and to enjoy dance games with the kids in your neighborhood.

2:00-3:00pm Project G
Dancewave (45 4th Ave at Dean Street)
Ever wanted to know more about gentrification, why it happens, and how the community feels about it? The YLC will take you on a tour of gentrification in Harlem, Gowanus, and Flatbush through presentations, discussions and activities. Bring a friend!

Absolute Beginner Ballet

Click here to be on the waitlist and notified about the next series.

Summer Dance Intensive Audition (12-15y)

Modern class for a summer intensive placement audition. Audition is free.

Creative Movement, ages 2-3

Tuesday, May 8th, 9:00-9:45am