About Us…

~Established in 2009~

Our Mission:

 It is the mission of Breaking Pointe Dance Studio 

to provide a professional dance program, where children 

can develop coordination, flexibility, creativity, 

and dance technique. 

In addition, students are given the opportunity to 

develop positive self-esteem, discipline, body awareness, 

and social skills. 

 It is the philosophy of Breaking Pointe Dance Studio 

to teach students about all types of dancing, theater etiquette, 

stage presence and a sense of inner beauty.  

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About the Owner/Director:

Founder and Artistic Director, Amanda Bento is a graduate of Dean College 

School of Dance, one of the most highly respected dance 

colleges to study and train in.

 With twenty-nine years of experience, Amanda has studied along side of 

nationally recognized instructors in Ballet, Pointe, Lyrical, Jazz, 

Tap, Hip Hop, Modern and Contemporary.

After graduating from Dean, Amanda moved out to California to pursue her 

studies in dance at the University of California, Irvine.  

She has also worked alongside Brian Friedman, Wade Robson, Cris Judd, 

Shane Sparks, Disney Parades and many more.

In addition, Amanda previously coached the UMass Dartmouth Dance Team

for five years. The dance team had placed first and 

second in all categories at regional and national competitions. 

Amanda has extensively taught and choreographed throughout Tiverton and 

Fall River area for the past 17 years. In addition, she has studied in Boston 

and New York City attending many conventions and classes to keep up-to-date

 with new and ground-breaking techniques. 

Now, Amanda has started a new chapter of her life...Breaking Pointe Dance Studio 

is filled with the latest and most current, creative, innovative, and

 trend-setting choreography, along with traditional skills and technique classes.

STUDIO DESCRIPTION: 

~Two Full Dance Studios~ 

(with a total of over 3000 sq. ft.)

~Separate Lobby/Waiting Area~

~Fully equipped for viewing both studios from the lobby monitors~

~Two ADA Bathrooms~

~Full office & Off-street parking 

~Conveniently located in the South End of Fall River...with easy access to Rt. 24 and I-195.