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James School of Dance Arts

For over 60 years, JSDA has provided professional dance training, while cultivating an environment that inspires artistry, excellence, creativity, and self-discipline. We believe dance is for everyone, no matter your goals, and we provide training to accommodate all ages, stages, and styles!

“Teaching the Art of Dance for Generations…”

The James School of Dance Arts

For over 60 years, JSDA has provided professional dance training, while cultivating an environment that inspires artistry, excellence, creativity, and self-discipline. We believe dance is for everyone, no matter your goals, and we provide training to accommodate all ages, stages, and styles!

Begin your dance experience today!

We are happy to provide multiple dance styles taught at our school, including Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Acro-Dance, Modern, Lyrical, Tap, and more!

Managing Stage Fright

It’s almost recital time and while the costumes and music are exciting, what about the sudden realization of dancing in front of an audience? Stage fright is common among all ages; even the most seasoned pros can be accustomed to stage fright. Here are some tips to...

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How to Apply Stage Makeup for Dancers

Stage Makeup is much different from regular makeup because the harsh stage lights can drown out features, making it important to exaggerate and draw out lines from the face.      See below for a step by step guide to        Dancer’s Stage Makeup 1. Start with a clean,...

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How to Learn Dance Choreography Quickly!

As the dance year continues on, so does development in class. Once the dancers have learned the proper technique it is time to apply this with choreography.  Recital is a wonderful way to showcase what you have worked on all year, however learning choreography...

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James School of Dance Art Studio

James School of Dance Art Studio