Noretta started dancing and singing at the age of 2 and was on the radio weekly. At the age of 12 she began teaching in her parents basement. Just celebrating her 86th birthday, Noretta has been teaching and operating The Noretta Dunworth School of Dance in Dearborn, Michigan since 1940. Her great success is in the quality and consistency of her successful students. Not just in the state of Michigan, but also in all parts of the United States and in Canada. Many of her students now have their own dance studios and been successful themselves. A member of Dance Masters of MIchigan/ America for nearly 50 years, and a Cecchetti Ballet Council of America. Noretta still teaches 4 days a week and still produces champions and professional dancers.
Loni Lane Padesky
Artistic Director of the Dearborn Ballet Theater Inc, Member of Dance Masters of Michigan/America for over 20 years, Cecchetti Council of America, Dance Educators of America, BA Michigan State University, teaching degree, University of Michigan. Teacher of all ages- Ballet, Cecchetti and Vaganova method, Tap (all styles), Jazz( classical, modern, contemporary, lyrical). She danced with the Bolshoi Ballet, Detroit City Ballet, and studied in New York City at the Joffrey Ballet School, Broadway Dance Center, and in London, England at the Royal Ballet School Covent Garden, and also from her mother Noretta Dunworth at The Noretta Dunworth School of Dance. Teacher of numerous title and scholarship winners, national champions and professional dancers for over 40 years.
Tracy Siwiecki Kielb
Member of Dance Masters of Michigan/ America for over 10 years. Techer of many champions and scholarship winner. Ballet, Tap, Jazz (all styles), Partnering and Adagio. former coach of the Northville High School Dance Team. Graduate of the University of Michigan.
Noretta Dunworth School of Dance Elite Competition Team Alumni. Currently attending Wayne State University on a Dance Talent Scholarship. Wayne State Dance Performance Company Member, performed with the Moscow Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet, and Joffery Ballet in the production of The Nutcracker. Performed in the Detroit Music Hall's Stars of Ballet and Broadway. Trained in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Modern, Lyrical, Contemporary, Hip-hop, African, Pilates, and Partnering.
Noretta Dunworth School of Dance Elite Competition Team Alumni. Trained in various styles of dance including Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Modern, Tap, Lyrical, Ballroom, and Hip-hop. University of Nevada graduate in Dance and Psychology. Professional experience includes Dick Clark's New Years Eve Rockin' Eve, performances with Justin Bieber, Robin Thicke, The Black Eyed Peas, Selena Gomez, and Colbie Caillat., Multi-Latin Grammy Award Winner Juan Luis Guerra"s "Lola's Mambo" music video, Las Vegas "Queen's of the NIght" music video, and Advertisements for Quiznos, Nascar. Las Vegas Sake Fever and The Base Dance Center. Performed at Epcot Center in Orlando, Florida in a Janet Jackson Tribute Show. Chloe has also worked with notable dance conventions including West Coast Dance Explosion, Adrenaline Dance, and Velocity.
Deanna Grizzell Dietz
Noretta Dunworth School of Dance Alumni. Trained in Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Cechetti since 3 years of age. Competed in numerous competitions, winning various titles as a student at NDSD for 15 years. Leagl Assistant Degree from Henry Ford Community College. Paralegal, specializing in real estate law and insurance for largest bank headquarters in Michigan.