Our vision at The Dance Place is to offer children the best dance foundation possible. Dance stimulates the mind, enhances test scores, produces creative thinking and cultivates cultural, intellectual individuals.

It’s is important that every child has the opportunity to be exposed to refined learning skills while gaining physical development. Here at The Dance Place, we will give every student that opportunity. So give your child the gift of grace, coordination, poise, and self-disciple by enrolling. For excellence in dance, choose The Dance Place.

Founder/Artistic Director

Mrs. Tracey has been dancing since the age of 3 years old. She received her formal dance training at the University of Southern Mississippi, where she received her B. F. A. degree in Dance. She received her M. S. degree in Physical Education from USM August 2001. She has been a dance education specialist for Hattiesburg Public Schools since 1997 and has coached the high school's dance team since 2007. Mrs. Tracey is a member of the Mississippi Dance Partnership and the Mississippi Department of Education Dance Educator Working Group. She is a founding partner of Dance Art Dance Non-Profit and is the Executive Director for the organization.She directs many local dance ministries and coaches area cheerleaders and dance teams. Performances and choreography include dance concerts, recitals, guest appearances, camps, pageants and workshops throughout the south. “Black Pop” is Mrs. Tracey’s 26th annual dance recital.


Tracey Seymour, Artistic Director
Deidra Dent, Lead Instructor