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Jaclyn Carol's Dance Academy

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Jaclyn Carol's Dance Academy was opened in 2007 by daughter-mother duo Jaclyn (Palmer) Dimino and Shari Palmer in Niagara Falls, NY. We are a family run business committed to engaging the potential of every student, while also creating a family-like culture where everyone feels included and loved. Our own kids dance here along side yours, so we know what it's like from both sides of the operation!


Our staff is our family, our students are our family, you are our family. In an age of bullying and rampant social pressures, family is everything. JCDA students have a village of kids and adults who love and support them exactly how they are, while helping them grow to reach their full potential. 


Learning a new dance move or routine takes time and practice. Your child will learn new skills through proper technique in a safe environment and see themselves succeed with work. This sense of capability and accomplishment helps a child feel more confident - a critical piece of childhood and life-long development. 

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We offer classes in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Musical Theater, HipHop, Lyrical, Pointe, Acro, Break Dancing, Contemporary, Praise, All-Boys Hip-Hop, Competition, Modern and Contemporary Dance for all age levels and technique levels, including classes for adults, between September and June!

Classes for this season begin on Monday September 9, 2024. Use the chart below to see how our class programing is structured and find what level your child would most likely fall under. 

Our family owned and operated dance studio offers unmatched special programming through field trips, dance competitions, guest artists, numerous performance opportunities for your child, as well as themed Summer Programs and intensive workshops for children, teens, and college students. 

To See Our Current Schedule or to Enroll, Use The Links Below!

Class Level Map

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