Nancy Carole founder of Nancy Carole School of Dance in Kearny NJ, opened her studio in 1973. Miss Nancy earned her teaching certification from DEA in NYC. She was best known at the studio for her dazzling and upbeat musical theater choreography.
Nancy Carole and Bonnie Walker became co-owners and business partners in 1998. In 2010, Miss Bonnie took complete ownership of the studio and with her taking full reign of the business, she renamed the studio "The Next Step School of Dance"
As owner and artistic director of The Next Step School of Dance, Miss Bonnie brings beauty and grace to the stage with her ballet choreography and company production numbers. She achieved her teaching certification from Dance Educators of America in NYC and studied with New Jersey School of Ballet. As a member of DEA and ADTNJ she continues to bring the same quality training that has been offered to local students for 41 years.
We take pride in offering dance training to thousands of young people who entertain for local benefits, take top honors in dance competitions, and even have moved onto the Broadway stage. Most of our students however, take class just for the love of dancing. Our professional teachers and caring staff are dedicated to all of our students; We have a passion for what we do!