About

Here is where it begins...Endless are the possibilities!

Professional ballerina Michaela DePrince teaches a master class to young dancers at BE Dance Studios in Miami Gardens and reflects on racial bias in modern ballet. DePrince, a war orphan from Sierra Leone, dances with the Dutch National Ballet. Video by Jessica Bal/Miami Herald Staff

Where Technique Develops & Talent Thrives

A nonprofit 501 c 3 organization, BE Dance Studios' mission is to Educate, Encourage, Entertain. BE Dance Studios seeks to encourage standards of success within the community through education, promote education through entertainment, and to entertain by encouraging community partnerships and collaborations in the performing arts, specifically where dance is concerned.

Our goal is to maintain a happy, healthy studio environment where our dancers thrive. While we understand that every student may not grow up to become a professional dancer, gymnast or entertainer, we challenge them each, to become their personal best in all endeavors. Our programs are designed to provide progressive development that nurtures talent, enhance healthy self esteem and life style choices. 

Our dancers excel and learn how to work under pressure, maintaining their poise and grace when facing obstacles. Our teachers and programs develop them to shine in any environment. BE Dance Studios' dancers understand that growth takes time, practice makes perfect and consistency is key. Together our dancers, teachers and parents are what makes BE Dance Studios unique - Great Dancers! Great Families! Great Staff! - makes for a Great Studio and uplifitng environment to learn, create and thrive.

Our Engaging & Inspiring Team

Perpetua "Peppie" Phillips

Ms. Peppie is the Artistic Director and CoFounder of BE Dance Studios. Her vision has been to create a warm, welcoming place for families, where dancers develop confidence, healthy self esteem, and strong dance technique, as well as an appreciation for the arts, becoming well rounded dancers and gymnasts.

Persephonia "Sephie" Wilson

Ms. Sephie is the Gymnastics Director and CoFounder of BE Dance Studios. Her program focuses on safety and proper technique. He gymnasts develop discipline, courage and a fearlessness to to face challenges both inside and outside of the classroom.

Valerie Burts

Ms. Valerie teaches both Ballet and Tap at BE Dance Studios. Her classes challenges dancers to push beyond their limitations, helping them maximize their potential and become the best dancers that they can be.

Alex Doyle

Mr. Alex is skilled in Athletics, Gymnastics, Production, Photography, and Music & Video Editing. His diverse background helps his students to understand how training translates into performance, and how performance translates into life changing opportunities.

Jephney Herring

Ms. Jephney teaches Jazz and Tap here with us at BE Dance Studios. Her approach to teaching is to develop students Heart, Mind & Body, infusing in her students a passion to for the arts, the understanding of movement and the commitment to grow.

Fredrick "Tre" Wilson

Mr. Tre is a former student and now one of the most sought after instructors at BE Dance Studios. His classes are a combination of hard work, focus and FUN. Students and families love his upbeat attitude and commitment to teaching. Currently, Mr. Tre teaches Ballet, Tap, Jazz & Modern.