About Us

About Us

DanceMakers of Texas

We are a full service dance studio in located in Fort Worth, Texas where individuals and couples can pursue their dance dreams. Want to feel comfortable as a social dancer? Need to prepare for a special event? Dream of performing or competing? DanceMakers of Texas can meet all of your dance needs with expert instruction in a relaxed atmosphere. 

The Team

Meet Our Amazing Staff

Amanda Brown

Owner / Instructor
Amanda has loved the art of dancing & teaching since she was certified in 2008. She is also a site manager for Dancing Classrooms, a program that teaches social & emotional learning skills through dance in Fort Worth Elementary schools since 2009. Now as the owner of DanceMakers, her hope is to keep spreading the love & joy of dance to everyone she meets.

Julie Nix

Instructor
Julie, a native a Saint Louis, Mo., has been teaching dance since 1995 and is the former owner of DanceMakers. When asked which is her favorite dance she says "All of them!" Her first love was the American Smooth dances but she quickly learned how much fun it is to dance to all kinds of music and believes moving to music with another person is one of the greatest joys in life! Today, she teaches all styles of dance - Ballroom, Latin, Country Western and Swing - and holds a Professional Bronze certificate from the NDCA. Julie is also the Executive Director of the non-profit Dancing Classrooms North Texas.

Marianne Stewart

Office Manager
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Augie Gutierrez

Instructor
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Gina Crisanti

Instructor
Gina has loved sharing the joy of Ballroom/Social dance since she got certified as a Bronze Level Arthur Murray Dance Instructor in 2006. From there, she initiated dance opportunities in Downtown Fort Worth, via community centers, retirement homes and various local partnerships. In 2015, she became certified as a Dancing Classrooms Teaching Artist, and loves helping 5th graders cultivate teamwork, elegance, and respect through Ballroom Dance. In 2020, she got certified as a Health and Life coach, and is honored to help clients reach their goals on the dance floor and beyond.
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Daiver and Andrea

Instructor
Daiver y Andrea (Venezuela/Colombia) have been a dance couple since 2016. They specialize in Salsa and Bachata with more than 10 years of experience. They dance and teach at national and international congresses, competitions, and artistic events.

Linh Nguyen

Instructor/ SocialMedia/ Jubilee Swing Dance
Linh started dancing in 2017 when she fell in love with Swing Dance. She now teaches all styles of dance at DanceMakers including Ballroom, Swing, Latin, and Country. Linh also runs Jubilee Swing Dance, a community based organization that hosts swing dance events in the metroplex including here at DanceMakers.
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Briana Hernandez

Instructor
Briana has always been a dancer ever since she was a small child. She loves the joy that dancing brings to others. She has been a ballroom dancer since 2018 and enjoys teaching all styles including Ballroom, Latin, and Country. Briana is also a teaching artist with Dancing Classrooms, a non-profit organization that teaches 5th graders dancing.
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Mike Elizondo

Instructor
Mike has been dancing since 2016. He teaches Ballroom, Country, Swing, and Latin. Mike actively competes in many styles, and takes his students to compete as well. Why does he dance? Because it's a lof of FUN!
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Chad Gruber

Instructor
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David Escobar

Instructor
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Nestor Torres

Instructor/ Graphics/Jubilee Swing Dance
Nestor got his start swing dancing at Southside Preservation Hall's social nights-- eventually becoming their regular instructor. Since then, he's served as a board member at Fort Worth Swing Dance for several years, helping expand the dance scene in Fort Worth. Nestor specializes in 1920's-40's big band jazz era dances including Lindy Hop, Balboa, Collegiate Shag, and Charleston. Today, Nestor continues to add to the list of dances he enjoys teaching, such as Salsa, Bachata, Ballroom, and Country.
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In-Person group classes are a fun way to get started learning the most popular Social Dance styles. Join us at DanceMakers to begin your dance journey!

Opening Hours
Contact

DanceMakers Phone Number

(817) 244-8500

Send email

info@dancemakers.com

Address

6125 SW Loop 820 Ste 140 Ft. Worth, Tx 76132

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