Meet the Mother and Daughter Team
of Sally and Nicole Doerr
Sally Doerr has been training dancers for the past 34 years. Sally was the owner
of the Sally Doerr Dance Studio in Cass City, Michigan for many years. She was the
co-director of Burn The Floor...with the Doerr's Performing Arts Camp for 10 years.
She loves working with children and adults and is a firm believer in positive dance
training. Sally is also a staff judge for a few different national competition companies.
She was also hired to teach elite master workshops in Las Vegas. She was the
co-choreographer, along with Cameron English of the movie "A Chorus Line", for
"Hooray for Hollywood", a benefit to raise money for the Michigan Diabetes
Foundation. Her students have won many prestigious awards and titles, and have
enjoyed many scholarships to places like Blue Lakes Fine Arts Camp, the Edge,
Tremaine, Broadway Dance Center, Gregg Russell's Tap Into The Network and
more. Many have gone on to enjoy professional careers. Sally's students have toured
in Russia, Australia, and Europe. Some are currently or have toured with "A Chorus
Line" and "Mamma Mia". And can currently be seen in Disney's new Broadway show
"Tarzan" in New York City. Former students have been on scholarship to the Chicago
Performing Arts School, have been attending the Juilliard School in New York City and
one student is currently a principal dancer for the National Ballet of Canada. They
have also performed on Live! with Regis and Kelly and On Air with Ryan Seacrest and
onstage with the Rolling Stones kick off concert in NYC. Other students have been
back-up dancers for Walt Disney's singing sensation Myra. Many former students
have also become dance instructors. It is important to Sally that her students achieve
self-confidence, a love for dance, poise, a respect for themselves and others, and an
opportunity for challenge and growth. Sally is an enthusiastic instructor who wants to
create a positive and inspiring atmosphere for her students. Sally's positive attitude
and love for teaching dance, opens up many styles and fun experiences for her
dancers. Sally loves to teach tap, lyrical, musical theatre, and jazz and is looking
forward to inspiring her dancers for many years to come.
Nicole Doerr is an award-winning dancer and choreographer with many
accomplishments. Nicole's performances are breathtaking, technical, and brilliant.
She has been dancing for over 27 years, and she has been teaching at studios and
camps for the past 14 years. She was the co-director of Burn The Floor...with the
Doerr's Performing Arts Camp. Nicole developed a love for dance growing up in her
mother's studio. She has won many top awards at regional and national
competitions, including the title of Miss Dance. Most recently she was a member of
the Detroit Pistons Dance Team: Automotion. During her time with Automotion she
was chosen by Brian Friedman to perform in the opening number of ESPN's
PRODANCE along with many other great opportunities. Nicole also recently
performed at a Superbowl XL event in Detroit and was a back-up dancer for singer
Tiffany Queen to promote Britney Spears' new perfume line, Curious. She attended
the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and was a member of Impact Dance Theater
her first two years there. She is now going back to the University of Michigan to finish
her Bachelor's Degree. Nicole has traveled all over the United States through her
dancing, and she also toured in Australia performing and taking master classes from
Australian teachers. Nicole has won numerous scholarships to performing arts
centers in New York and Los Angeles, including the Edge, Tremaine, Broadway
Dance Center, Steps on Broadway, Peridance Center of New York, Paula Abdul's
Company Dance and more. She has performed in 3 promotional commercials for
Jammnation/Lansing Community College. She has also modeled in numerous
editions of Starmaker Designs Costume Catalog. Nicole has trained with the Joffrey
Ballet of New York and many professional choreographers and instructors including
Cameron English of the movie "A Chorus Line", R.J. Durell of Movin' Out, Joseph
Alexander of the Morgan Scott Ballet Company, Keith Clifton, Emmy-Nominated Brian
Thomas, and more. She was also accepted into the National Ballet of Canada.
Although performing is one of her favorite activities, her teaching experiences have
brought her many rewards. Nicole is looking forward to being able to share her
experiences, knowledge, and love for dance with all her students!
Sally and Nicole aspire to make a difference in a student's life, young or old, by
helping them develop their self-esteem while introducing them to the art of dance.
They will be hosting professional choreographers at the Flex Point PAC to further their
student's dance training.
24158 Haggerty Rd.
Farmington Hills, MI