Mike Schulster teachers a tap dancing class.

Dance Temp has been providing dance studios in the New York tri-state area with full-time teachers, subs, and exceptional choreographers and talent for many years. We are constantly growing and expanding our services. Dance Temp is here for all your needs including regular weekly teachers for your entire season, or substitute teachers when you get stuck at the last minute. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, because we understand that as a studio owner your job comes with those same hours.

Our experience gives us a direct line to both teachers and studios. Our directors, administrators and staff have years of dance studio related experience…. which includes teaching at numerous dance schools and judging for prestigious conventions/competitions. We understand the needs of both schools and teachers and are ideally situated to meet those needs.


As a studio owner you've had to deal with the challenges of:

  • Unreliable teachers
  • The impossible task of finding a last minute sub
  • Bad competition choreography
  • Unhappy kids and parents

Dance Temp puts an end to these problems by working with studio owner's to find the best teachers. We make sure that the parents and students, and therefore YOU are very happy! As your studio continues to grow and prosper, Dance Temp can provide you with a full-time staff to help maintain your success.


Our stable of teachers is hand-picked based on their professional experience and their understanding of the dance school world. We know your students are a mix of aspiring professionals and recreational dancers. Our instructors will improve the technique of each student while making classes so enjoyable that each child will want to bring a friend. We’ll find the best teacher for any age, any level class.

Our faculty's credits include:

  • Broadway and Off-Broadway
  • Television and Film
  • "So You Think You Can Dance"
  • Rockettes and Radio City Performances
  • MTV Performances
  • College Graduates from prestigious dance programs
  • Award winning competition choreography
Joe Lanteri


Joe Lanteri


Joe Lanteri has been a well-respected force in the professional NYC dance and show business community for years. He successfully juggles the roles of Choreographer, Director, Producer, Teacher and Entrepreneur.

Joe serves as the Executive Director of the NEW YORK CITY DANCE ALLIANCE and the NYC DANCE ALLIANCE FOUNDATION College Scholarship Program. Additionally, he serves as the Executive Director of ONSTAGE NEW YORK and NYC THEATRICAL EVENTS.

Joe is excited to add DANCE TEMP to his creative and administrative duties. Promoting quality education and investing in the future of talented young dancers has been his personal passion for years. Joe is an established jazz teacher in New York City at STEPS ON BROADWAY. He has also served on the prestigious faculty of THE JUILLIARD SCHOOL since 1992. Over the years, Joe has conducted hundreds of master classes and workshops at dance studios across the United States — working with dancers of all ages. He enjoys traveling the country, nurturing the next generation of dancers, and discovering new talent. His students grace the stages of virtually every show currently running on Broadway. He has served on the faculty of many international arts centers - Mexico, Japan, Turkey, Italy, Denmark, and more!

Joe is committed to help you find the BEST faculty for YOUR studio — the perfect fit. "It's more than simply 'filling a slot'. The goal is to provide an experienced teacher that will offer quality instruction in a fun-filled atmosphere!"