L.A. Dance now with dancing schools in Staten Island, New York and Lincroft, New Jersey, has a long earned reputation as being the Top studio in both areas. Our director, Angela Paolino Thompson is certified by Dance Educators of America and is a member of the Professional Dance Teachers Association, and is a graduate of NYU with a double major in Business and Dance. The Director of our New Jersey studio, Debra Nicolosi, earned a BFA in Dance Performance from Brooklyn College. Our Assistant Business Director, Jeana Rizzo has both a degree in business and dance and our Assistant Artistic Director, Tracey Loiacono, is a professional dancer, actress, choreographer, judge and an icon in the dance community.
L.A. Dance students have performed live on FOX 5 & NY 1 for “Michael Jackson Tribute” and the Yankee parade and currently appearing in various Dance Magazine, Danskin catalog and website. In addition our students can be seen on “So You Think You Can Dance”, along with appearing in various amounts of commercials and videos. We have performed at Madison Square Garden, Disney’s Galaxy Palace Theater, Off Broadway at the Variety Arts Theater plus on “Mother of all Talent” and many more. We are 15 x over, National Dance Competition Winners. We not only win dance competitions, we create dancers that can survive in the real dance world. Our focus is not only on our company, we realize that our real pride and joy are our babies. Our atmosphere at all studios is warm and nurturing. Every single student is treated kindly, with love and a positive approach to dance education. Our recreational classes are our future, and we cater to those students and classes as much as our company. Making them all feel special and helping to make all their dance dreams come true. Our motto is CONCEIVE, BELIEVE, ACHIEVE and every student, young beginners through professional adult, is taught to achieve their personal best.
L.A. Dance is the most well rounded studio in the both Staten Island, NY and Lincroft, NJ . Specializing in every form of dance style available and always bringing in the best, most professional staff to instruct those styles. We stay current, our teachers stay active and our style is always fresh and exciting. What makes us different? We are the entire package and we settle for nothing less. You will find the best training in jazz, hip hop, break-dancing, contemporary, lyrical, ballet, pointe, musical theater, acro, vocal, acting, fitness and more. Our end product far surpasses anything you will expect from a “recital”. What we train and do in one year with students, is unachievable elsewhere. Our performance, untouchable! Encompassing scenery , to costuming, to music, lighting, to the children’s performances, growth, excitement, our year end Dance Review will take your breathe away. You will feel like you are at a Broadway show or watching a famous TV show. L.A. DANCE has been and always will remain at the top of the charts. COME SEE WHY!