12276 San Jose Blvd Suite 613, Jacksonville FL 32223 / (904) 880-2275 / academyofdancejax@gmail.com

About Us

Academy of Dance has been open under the direction and ownership of Jacquie Franz since 2001.

In the spring of 2008, Academy of Dance moved to its current location, offering classes for two year old's up to adults.  We pride ourselves on creating an exciting and fun environment for our students and their family while teaching the technique and fundamentals required to excel in all varieties of dance.


We offer classes designed for the beginning dancer through the most advanced in ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary and hip hop.  For those looking for something a little different, we offer a well rounded Musical Theatre program, with emphasis on the "triple threat" of voice, drama and dance.  In addition, we offer an adult ballet that is perfect for beginning adults, or former dancers who wish to maintain their form and technique.

Dancers are evaluated at the beginning and end of each year and are placed into the proper level based on their ability.  Our goal at Academy of Dance is to provide our dancers with the strong technique and traditions of dance through proper education and training, exposure and celebration.