Hot Shots Dance Company

382 North Forrest Avenue, Hartwell, GA

 School of Dance, Hartwell, GA



All students are welcome to come dressed up in costumes the week of October 26th - 30th!
Please no scary costumes or scary masks.  We have lots of little kids and we do not want them to be scared to come to class. 

Bring a friend to class week Monday, November 2nd thru Friday, November 6th! 


Hot Shots Dance Company Registration is OPEN for our 2020-2021 Season!!! 

National Title Winners 5 years running


We offer classes in ballet, ballroom, baton, pointe, jazz, lyrical,

contemporary, cheer, tumble & flag.

Our talented and qualified staff adore working with our students.

Now is your chance to join the HSDC family!

Our Students make us smile - even in difficult times. Thanks to all the dancers who helped make this fun video.



Hot Shots Dance Company will adhere to increased safety and sanitation guidelines to ensure the health of our dancers, instructors, and dance families. 
We have been and will continue to follow the information and guidance provided by the CDC and follow all State requirements for day camps. 

This will include:

**Limiting Class Size

**Entrance Screenings

**Cleaning and Disinfecting

**Washing Hands Often, Students and staff will wash hands using soap and water for at least 20 seconds frequently throughout the day.

**Avoiding close contact with people others.

**Requiring teachers and participants to stay home if they are sick or have been exposed to anyone with COVID-19 symptoms.

**Cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched objects and surfaces.

**Curb Side Drop-off and Pick-up.

**Staff will continue to be trained on the enhanced precautions and preventative measures for health and safety.

We will continue to monitor this situation and provide updates as often as necessary. Thanks in advance for working with us to keep all our students and staff healthy and safe.


Suzanne Krause

HSDC is excited to be featured in Hart County Chamber of Commerce's 4th Quarter Newsletter as a Featured Member

Click on the image above to see our YouTube Channel. 

Ballroom Lessons with Theo Derleth &

Ganine Giorgione Derleth


To schedule a private lesson or to get more information

Please call 706-436-7698

Lessons will be given at the Hot Shots Dance Company located at 382 N. Forest Ave, Hartwell, GA

First private lesson is free!

Price Structure

Pay as you go is $100 per session

Prepay for 5 sessions -  $95 per session

Prepay for 10 sessions - $90 per session
Prepay for 25 sessions - $80 per session

Lessons are 50 minutes. Groups may be arranged and they may split the hourly rate.

Theo is a five-time U.S. Top Teacher in all four styles; Smooth, Rhythm, Standard, Latin; and three-times honored as Top Teacher at World Championships. Theo J. Derleth has produced and choreographed shows for stage, television and film. Theo and his student Bobbie Fitzpatrick are WDC World Pro/Am Ballroom Champions.


Ganine Giorgione Derleth is an artist, singer and dancer; her credits include original Broadway companies of The Will Rogers Follies, The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public, Two For The Show, national Actor's Equity companies of 42nd Street and A Chorus Line, The Cotton Club, The Grammy Awards, The Tony Awards, The Kennedy Center Honors.  She performed as a Rockette in the Radio City Music Hall's Christmas Spectacular, was dance coach for Tony Bennett's music video "Steppin' Out", opening act for Sammy Davis Jr. & Jerry Lewis, Cleopatra for Caesar's Palace Las Vegas, and a member of the first United States Olympic Dance Corps.  Ganine taught dance at Columbia University, Fordham University, Wagner College, College of Staten Island, and SUNY Brockport for Dance Rochester.


Call (706) 376-2549
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