SummerDance 2023:
Dance, Art and Performance for Ages 3-18 years

JLDC - Summerdance 2023 - January 2023 blog post

What better way to escape the winter blues than to make plans for summer dance classes for kids! At Joanne Langione Dance Center, we are ready to welcome students new and returning to SummerDance – a program full of music, art, dance and performance for children ages 3 – 18 years old. With four state-of-the-art studios, […]

Dance Is More than Learning Steps: Reflections from the Class of 2022

class of 2022 reflections - june blog

“Thank you JLDC for giving me a space to be myself, and allowing me to create bonds and memories to cherish forever.” – Rebekah Jaffe, Class of 2022 The faculty at Joanne Langione Dance Center have always been committed to creating a family-like atmosphere amongst students. By celebrating the entire collective of dancers, generations of […]

Celebrating International Tap Day
with JLDC Tap Faculty Isla Niezgoda

tap dance classes in Boston at JLDC

In honor of this month’s International Tap Day on May 25th, JLDC tap teacher and resident tap expert Isla Niezgoda sat down for an interview to share some wisdom and insights she has learned throughout her tap dance journey and tap dance classes in Boston.   The mission behind The Joanne Langione Dance Center has […]

Benefits of Preschool Dance Classes

Preschool dance classes in Newton, MA

Studies show that learning to move to music benefits children in numerous ways that are essential to their early development. Before we are able to even speak, we use movement and motions to learn to communicate effectively and to learn and change ideas about ourselves, other people, and the environment around us. Every child is […]

Preparing for a Performance with JLDC Faculty, Goldie Walberg

Preparing for a Performance or Recital with Goldie Wahlberg

You might think “preparing for a performance” solely means focusing on your rehearsals, classes, and making sure your choreography is ready for the stage. Technically speaking, you wouldn’t be mistaken. But other than the obvious, there are many other factors that come into play when preparing for a performance.  It’s time to dive into what […]

Gift Ideas for Dancers

Gift ideas for dancers JL Dance Newton, MA

If you’re wondering what to get for the dancer in your life, look no further. We’ve put together a list of the 20 best gift ideas for dancers, from essential equipment to elegant accessories, to celebrate dancers of all ages.  Gift Ideas for Dancers 1: Hydro Flask Water Bottle Keep your dancer hydrated with a […]

JLDC’s Four Decades of Excellence Honored by “Best of Boston” as Best Dance Center

JL Dance Lobby, Dance Classes in Newton, MA

Over the past 46 years, Founding Director Joanne Langione has brought new meaning to the word dance education especially since receiving best dance center in Boston in 2016. Since opening in September 1976 as a solo operation, the mission of the Joanne Langione Dance Center, Newton’s oldest school of dance, has remained unchanged:  “To preserve […]