Discover All That Jazz Dance Studio
All That Jazz Dance Studio is one of the leading dance studios in the Metrowest Boston area. At our school, we aim to encourage a widespread love of dance, welcoming children who can’t help but feel the rhythm!
Since 1998, Miss Deb Vogel and her experienced staff have aimed to create a positive, welcoming environment which is encouraging for all.
About All That Jazz Dance Studio
Located in the City of Newton, MA, All That Jazz is a comprehensive dance school within the region of Newton, Belmont, Brighton, Brookline, Needham, Waltham, Watertown, Wellesley and Weston, as well as other nearby towns.
We have two studios and 13 styles of dance offered for students from ages 2 through 18.
To ensure classes are suitable for our students, we offer a range of options across styles, age groups and abilities. Whether your child dreams of being a ballerina one day, wants to make their school musical, or is just hoping to learn some awesome new moves to share with their friends, we have a class for them.
The teachers at All That Jazz have a vast range of experience across all techniques. Our collective approach is to share our love of dance while being supportive and encouraging.
Enroll for group lessons or book private lessons at a time that suits you.
Dance Is the Hidden Language of the Soul
Our vision is to create a world where everyone can access the magic of dance. We have witnessed first hand how dance can build character, confidence, and friendships.
This beautiful, enriching art form is an incredible tool to teach body awareness, self-discipline and teamwork. Through our service of teaching dance, we aim to provide exceptional coaching and leadership to our students.
While striving to instill the importance of etiquette and manners, we also focus on building self-esteem and positive body image.
At All That Jazz Dance Studio in Newton, our mission is to foster a life-long love of dance. When teaching any style or age group, we strive to provide exceptional leadership to our students, building talent and developing life skills such as discipline and respect.
As we believe a person never stops learning, we work hard to ensure our approach extends to all our students, from our youngest to our oldest. In addition, we strongly adhere to a non-competitive environment, where all of our students are treated with the same equal care and level of nurturing.
We’d love you to be a part of our studio and join our mission to positively reach our community through dance.
At All That Jazz we believe in:
- Passion & Fun – We lead by example! Our staff is passionate about teaching dance and we strive to pass along our life-long love for dance and movement in super-fun classes.
- Family – Each and every student is an important member of our dance family. We treat our dancers with respect and love. And, in return, they treat each other with kindness and support. Our dance studio is a home away from home for many of our students and one that is filled with happiness and joy.
- Inclusion – At All That Jazz, we foster an environment where all genders, body shapes, and learning styles are appreciated and encouraged. Our classes are clique-free and judgement-free. Every child is given the freedom to reach their fullest potential.
- Teamwork – We are stronger when we work together. Connection creates friendships. Friendships create confidence. Confident children become accomplished adults.
- Building Self-Esteem – With so much competition in their everyday lives, our students deserve to have that one special place, where they feel safe and can grow their confidence. In keeping with our core values, we don’t participate in dance competitions. Our classes focus on teaching proper technique and fostering a life-long love and appreciation for the art of dance and joy of movement.
Miss Deb Vogel
Director/ Founder/ Office Manager/Teacher and occasional Website Designer!
Miss Deb is an experienced teacher of all forms of classical dance for two year olds through adults. She continues to teach many of the tap, jazz, and lyrical classes, in addition to being a mom to her two teenagers, Gabby and Matty. Miss Deb grew up in Newton and attended Peirce Elementary School, Day Junior High, and Newton North High School.
Shortly after graduating from Bowdoin College, Miss Deb accomplished her childhood dream by opening All That Jazz Dance Studio in the fall of 1998. 25 years later and counting, Miss Deb still loves that her childhood dream has become a lifelong passion for teaching and helping shape the lives of so many children.
The All That Jazz team of experienced, friendly, and caring dance instructors have a range of skills they can share with our students.
Miss Bobbi Adario
Miss Bobbi has been teaching hip hop, jazz, tap, and musical theater for over 20 years! She grew up dancing and teaching at Paulette’s Ballet Studio in Newton. Miss Bobbi was recruited by Planet Hollywood hotel in Las Vegas as a professional dancer and choreographer for their hotel grand opening! She also danced professionally with a Los Angeles-based dance company and served as their lead choreographer. Miss Bobbi has a master’s degree in school social work and decades of mentoring experience with young dancers and their families! Above all else, she prides herself on being an energetic role model and strong single mom!
Miss Lindsay Andersen
Miss Lindsay has been teaching at All That Jazz for 13 years. She has a master’s degree in dance pedagogy and has taught all techniques of dance to children starting at age 3 throughout the U.S. Miss Lindsay’s creativity and patience is unparalleled! Her encouraging smile and infectious laugh instantly make each and every one of her students feel safe and loved.
Miss Sara Ciulla
Miss Sara was born and raised in Watertown and began a lifelong relationship with dance at the age of seven. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Regis College, where she was a principal dancer as well as the director and choreographer for the Regis College Dance Company. With over 22 years of experience, Miss Sara possesses extensive skills in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, pointe, and ballroom. Miss Sara has even studied with the Radio City Rockettes! She loves to teach and can’t wait to share with her new students the love she has for her art, as well as her beliefs in the importance of confidence and self-discipline all learned through dance. Miss Sara previously owned her own successful dance studio in Watertown. After stepping away for maternity, she is very excited to be rejoining the dance community as a part of the All That Jazz family!
Miss Elyse Dakin
Miss Elyse is from Columbus, Ohio, and has been teaching for 10 years. After graduating from Ohio State with her BFA, she continued to teach and choreograph throughout Ohio and Chicago. Miss Elyse was privileged to attend the National Dance Institute of New Mexico’s Teaching Excellence workshop and has also worked with a Columbus non-profit to bring dance, music, and performance to public school children. Miss Elyse later moved to Chicago where she continued teaching and danced on scholarship with Hubbard Street’s Lou Conte Dance Studio. She is an active member of Dance Masters of America. Miss Elyse recently relocated to Belmont and can’t wait to begin her first year teaching at All That Jazz!
Miss Ellen Frank
Miss Ellen has been teaching at All That Jazz for 10 years. Miss Ellen has taught extensively in the Newton area, including at several local dance studios, as well as the JCC. For over 30 years, her students of all ages, especially the preschool set, have adored her. We are so lucky to have Miss Ellen and all of her dancing expertise at All That Jazz!
Miss Grace Gehrenbeck-Shim
Miss Grace is a Waltham local who has been dancing for just about her entire life! After a few years away from All That Jazz, she is thrilled to be back on our faculty for the 2023-2024 school year! Miss Grace loves to share her love of dance with her many students in the Greater Boston area. During the school year, she works as a special education specialist in the Boston Public Schools. Miss Grace is also the resident choreographer at Kennedy Middle School in Waltham, as well as a longtime dance counselor at Creative Arts at Park during the summer. We are so excited to welcome Miss Grace back to our All That Jazz family
Miss Erin Janiszewski
Miss Erin has been teaching at All That Jazz for 10 years. Miss Erin earned her degree in dance performance from Ball State University before spending a year performing in the Mediterranean and the Caribbean Islands with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. She has taught her wonderful dance classes at dance schools and camps throughout her native Indiana and locally in Massachusetts. All of Miss Erin’s students just adore her sweet, caring and fun nature!
Miss Shirin Kuppusamy
Miss Shirin is super excited to join the All That Jazz family! She grew up training in contemporary, ballet, jazz, and modern, as well as Indian Classical dance (Kathak) in Atlanta. She recently graduated from Olin College with a computer science degree. While at Olin, Miss Shirin choreographed for and performed with several collegiate dance teams and fell in love with hip hop and musical theater. Miss Shirin currently dances with Pantos Project Dance Ensemble and Izizwe Dance Collective and loves teaching students of all ages! As a teacher, she prioritizes imparting a sense of passion, confidence, and individual artistry to all of her students and is excited to join a community of like minded teachers and students at All That Jazz!
Miss Becca Lozinsky
Miss Becca is has been teaching at All That Jazz Dance Studio for 4 years. But, she danced as a student at All That Jazz for 7 years before that! Miss Becca is the first graduate of All That Jazz to return as a teacher and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have her be a part of our faculty. She also currently works as a special education teaching assistant at Williams Elementary School in Newton. Miss Becca is so excited to be sharing her love for all things dance and All That Jazz in particular to this next generation of students!
Miss Samantha Mocle
Miss Samantha Mocle has been teaching at All That Jazz Dance Studio for 12 years. She grew up studying ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, modern, and musical theater in New York City before taking on choreography and leadership roles within the Emerson Dance Company at Emerson College. When she’s not in the dance studio, Miss Samantha works as a writer and editor at Lasell University and is responsible for many of All That Jazz’s wonderful graphic designs. Miss Samantha’s students look forward to her creative choreography, fun style, and caring attitude interwoven into every class.
Miss Amelia Parks
Miss Amelia has been dancing her entire life! Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, she developed an early passion for jazz, lyrical, and contemporary dance. Amelia was on staff for the Universal Dance Association for three years where she had the privilege of teaching dancers all over the country. Most recently, Amelia was a part of a ballet company, where she performed in productions of the Nutcracker and the Chronicles of Narnia. Miss Amelia has also worked in behavioral management and is currently getting a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy. Her teaching philosophy is to empower athletes to bring the best version of themselves to the dance floor and to always lead with kindness. Miss Amelia can’t wait to share her passion for dance and teaching with her students!
Interested in teaching for us? We’re always on the look out for passionate, energetic and experienced teachers to join our rock star faculty! If you’re interested in teaching, please email your resume detailing your experience to firstname.lastname@example.org. We’d also love to hear from you in at least 250 words why you would like to join our inspiring group of teachers. We look forward to hearing from you!