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Dance Attitudes

Welcome to Dance Attitudes! We are a highly reputable and award winning dance studio located in Janesville, Wisconsin, specializing in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Lyrical and Liturgical Dance. Here at D.A., we show every one of our dancers that hard work produces achievement and self-esteem that comes with the accomplishment of difficult and challenging skills under the direction of our positive and encouraging teachers.

Dance Attitudes is known for technical excellence, professionalism and positive values! We believe in seeking excellence from all of our students appropriate to their age level and interest. This can only be accomplished with a team effort from the students, their parents, our teachers and staff and our many friends & supporters. If you would like to be a part of a studio where everyone works as a team to help each student reach his/her goals in a family-type atmosphere, we welcome you to our studio!

D.A. is also home to the award winning competition team, "Attitudes." Competing at several dance competitions throughout the year, this elite group of dancers are known for their technical excellence and their emotional presence onstage. Tanya Adkins is Artistic Director and Choreographer for "Attitudes."

Our students have gone on to perform in Las Vegas, Los Angeles and New York City. As well as Cruise Lines, National Tours (Cats), Universal Dance Association (UDA), College Dance Teams and have become Dance Educators themselves.

Current Class Listings

Ballet, pointe, jazz, lyrical, hip hop,poms,tap,competition team - Ongoing

Ballet, our classes emphasize technique, terminology, strength, flexibility, and choreography. Proper body placement is taught to prevent injury. All levels are offered. Ages 3-adult.

Jazz is a progressive form of dance that uses traditional ballet technique and is performed to the latest upbeat music. Jazz is presented through creativity, style, and fast skillful movements. All levels offered. Ages 7-adult

Tap is a form of dance based on rhythmic patterns. This class is taught under the Al Gilbert method, with our own style and pizzazz to make it fun and innovative. all levels offered. Ages 5-adult.

Lyrical dance is choreographed to interpret the emotions of the music with the intention that the audience will feel the lyrics to the song. Lyrical is a technically strong creative mixture of both ballet and jazz. Ballet background is required. Ages 11-adult.

Hip Hop is an exciting, upbeat, fun, fast-paced form of dance and exercise that is choreographed to the latest hip hop and pop music. Ages 7-adult

Poms class teaches a variety of routines that prepares students for high school teams. Ages 7-adult.

Worship Dance is dance class that is done to all christian pop and rock music with the purpose of glorifying God.

Competition Team, this class is chosen through an annual audition for the sole purpose of learning choreography for performing and competing.

Any questions, please contact Tanya Adkins, studio director
608-359-1290, 10 1/2 South Main St. Janesville WI.

Tanya Adkins has over ten years experience teaching. She has choreographed countless musicals including Fame and Cabaret. Tanya has choreographed commercials and concerts. She has had the opportunity to dance with choreographers for Madonna, Prince, Brittney Spears and The MTV Music awards. Tanya won the "Best Choreography Award" at Dance Idols Of America, and danced with the semi-professional dance company Mid West Movement for 5 years.