Joanne Langione, Founding Director - Joanne Langione Dance Center, Newton, Ma

A locally trained professional dancer and choreographer who studied under E. Virginia Williams and Lynne Simonson and performed in Peter Goss Compagnie de Danse and Matt Mattox JazzArt Company, Joanne began teaching classes in the area in the mid-1970s. A recipient of the Elsa H. Kemp Memorial Award in teaching, Joanne has taught Ballet and Jazz technique at all levels and holds the Teacher’s Advanced Professional Certificate from The Dance Teacher’s Association of Boston affiliated with the American Society.