Don O’Connell, Instructor

Diablo Valley Cotillion is thrilled to have the services of Don O’Connell as head instructor for our dance classes.
Don and his team of assistants have been in high demand as cotillion instructors in the East Bay for many years. Since 1978, Don and his crew have taught over 14,000 middle schoolers how to dance. Currently, Don O’Connell is the instructor of the cotillion programs in Piedmont, Orinda, Moraga, and now the Diablo Valley!

Don O’Connell specializes in cotillion programs for pre-teens and teenagers. His exciting dance program delivers:
ACTION
A fast paced teaching style that challenges students, keeps them engaged, allows for a variety of partners and delivers tons of fun!
MUSIC
The best of what’s hot now, and the best of what was hot then!
LEARNING
How to treat a partner
How to dance more than 5 dances
How to behave at a party while having fun
FUN
Constant positive reinforcement from instructors
The goal is that everyone leaves class feeling good–including the chaperones!