About Us

Founded in 2005 by former Radio City Rockette and Suffolk native Renée Perry Mitchell, rpm dance offers New York City quality professional training in dance, voice, and acting, at affordable Suffolk prices. RPM Dance, LLC is a performing arts academy located on Highway 17 in Northern Suffolk, VA, directly behind Bennett’s Creek Farm Market.

Our Mission

Our mission is to redeem our culture for God’s glory through the development of young performing artists – tomorrow’s world changers.

We provide instruction in the following disciplines…

Ballet

Ballet

RPM Dance’s ballet program is based on sound ballet principles, and utilizes techniques from Russian (Vaganova), English (Royal Ballet), and
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Hip Hop

Hip Hop

In Hip Hop class students will explore Grooves, Breakdance basics, Popping, Locking, House, and Commercial dance styles. Dancers will learn
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Jazz

Jazz

In the current commercial world  of dance, Jazz can mean many things. Therefore our students have to be very versatile.
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Lyrical

Lyrical

Lyrical dance is a dynamic style that contains elements of Jazz, Ballet and Modern Dance. The execution of this style
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Mod/Contemporary

Mod/Contemporary

Modern dance is a style that pushes beyond the boundaries of classical ballet for the purpose of expression. We will
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Musical Theater

Musical Theater

Over the past decade rpm dance productions has produced Thoroughly Modern Millie JR, Beauty and the Beast JR, High School
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Meet our team

Renée Mitchell
Renée Mitchell
Owner / Artistic Director
Carol Hinman
Carol Hinman
Ballet Master
Angela Brown-Myers
Angela Brown-Myers
Director of Rpm Dance Junior Musical Theatre Productions / Instructor
Danielle Proffitt
Danielle Proffitt
Assistant Director of The Rpm Dance COMPANY / Instructor
Laura McKenzie
Laura McKenzie
Director of The Rpm Dance Junior & Mini COMPANY / Asst. Manager / Instructor
Rachel Hall
Rachel Hall
Instructor
Accounting Manager:
Susan Saunders

Marketing Manager:
Jenny Obal

Office Managers:
Laura McKenzie
Gaye Myers
Debbie Proffitt

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