Dance Theatre Eclectic

Who Are We

Dance Theatre Eclectic Company was formed in 1979 to enhance the lives of aspiring young artists in the performing arts and the visual arts. It has also been a voice in the communities of Long Island providing free performances to assist in the growth and development of people on and off stage. Fundraising and individual patrons provide revenue for our dance company to serve the community of Long Island. It continues to be dedicated to excellence in technical training and performance skills in the performing arts and has been actively participating in cultural and community events since 1974. Through the performing arts, Dance Theatre Eclectic strives to enhance the quality of life and education of the Company’s performers and the community. Its mission is to promote community awareness and appreciation of dance and theatre education.

Engages in the ideals of sharing growth, development, continuous expansive knowledge and the rewards reaped of these with one another with and through our community organizations such as:
  • Harry Chapin Summer Theatre
  • Nassau and Suffolk Arts Councils
  • Educational Institutions (Universities, Colleges, Schools)
  • Hospital Holiday Performances
  • Syosset Chamber of Commerce Arts Festivals
  • Cultural Centers (Libraries, Museums)


Those wishing to audition for potential DTE membership must be at least 14 years old and have a minimum of two years of serious ballet training. Those auditioning must wear dance attire and appropriate footwear. Successful candidates will be participating in community service performances and dance company Project IV Daring Shadowgraph Dances performances.

Next Audition: Saturday, September 8th at 10:00am (ages 14 and up)
There is a $20 audition fee for all DTE candidates. All auditions take place at the studio.

Contact Martha at the Studio with any questions.


Recent performances of the Dance Theatre Eclectic include:
  • Martha Merideth Studio Annual Student Concert, June 2012: Peter Pan, Vivaldi
  • Martha Merideth Studio Annual Student Concert, June 2011: From classical dance to Broadway
  • Long Island Dance Consortium, 2012: Crossroads
  • Syosset Library 2012, Down from the mountain and traditional waltzes
  • Syosset Chamber of Commerce Holiday Festival Tree and Menorah Lighting, 2011: Holiday Classical dances
  • Christiano’s Restaurant 2011, Holiday vocals

About Our Classes

Martha Meredith Studios offers Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced and Professional level classes for all age groups. Private lessons are also available year round.

Martha Merideth Studios

31 Ira Road
Syosset, NY 11791
1 block south of the
Syosset LIRR Station


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