Owner and artistic director Debby Delpopolo envisioned a safe, nurturing, home away from home where dancers would learn to love dance. She has created a teaching style that encourages high self-esteem in dancers. Every class is overseen by Miss Debby to ensure the highest quality of teaching.
All That Jazz Dance Academy has performed throughout the tri-state area:
- Triumph Brewing Company, Princeton, NJ
- Mercer County Italian American Festival, Mercer, NJ
- Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson, NJ
- State Theater of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ
- Katmandu, Trenton, NJ
- Multiple nursing homes for charity performances
- 20 years of national dance competitions
…just to name a few.
A few ATJDA success stories:
Tifani began dance when All That Jazz opened in 1997 at age 4. She was one of the first to win a double platinum award at Showstoppers Competition. Tifani auditioned and was a supporting cast member on The Jersey Shore TV show. She has danced professionally in Atlantic City for over 5 years in various shows. She has won top scores in multiple national dance competitions. She danced professionally at Six Flags Great Adventure in multiple shows.
Steph began studying all dance genres with Miss Debby and now dances professionally at Universal Studios in Florida. She has performed all over Florida and New Jersey. She danced prefessionally at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ. She taught at All That Jazz and now teaches dance in Florida. She was backup dancer for recording artist Uvay.
Madison started dance and voice at All That Jazz at age 6. She advanced to the highest level classes at age 9 and has a stellar competition career behind her. She now teaches and choreographs at ATJ with her Hip-hop piece Ching-A-Ling winning 1 st place in 2017 at Legacy Competition. She was recently guest choreographer with Silver Lining Dance Company, where she performed as well. She was backup dancer for recording artist Uvay and appeared in his video Ain’t Like Me.
Cam Jackson and Ty Jackson
Cam began at All That Jazz studying Jazz, tap and Hip-hop at age 5. Cam was recently featured on national TV shows Boy Band and The Voice. His new group is called 4th Ave and they are releasing new songs in February 2018. Ty began dance at All That Jazz at age 7. He excelled at Tap, Jazz and Hip-hop and has performed live with multiple recording artists. He has taught Master Hiphop classes at All That Jazz. Brothers Cam and Ty both are singers and dancers.
Uvay began dance and voice at All That Jazz at age 5. He was a competitive dancer starting at age 6. He has performed on the TV show The X Factor. Some of his songs are Until You’re Mine, Ain’t Like Me and Trouble. His songs are available on iTunes. Follow him @iamuvay
Michelle studied with Miss Debby starting at age 5. She was the youngest dancer ever to be hired at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ. She was featured on the cover of the Trenton Times and now dances at Sesame Place in Langhorne, Pennsylvania.
Rashawn started dance with Miss Debby at age 7. He studied Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Hip-hop, Musical Theater and Lyrical. Rashawn won a double platinum award for his Tap solo at Showstoppers Competition. He became choreographer at Six Flags Great Adventure and performed in the groundbreaking show Dead Man’s Party. He is a dance instructor and choreographer throughout the tri-state area.
Mary began studying with Miss Debby at age 4. Mary taught and choreographed at the studio for years before becoming a delivery nurse. She had a hugely successful competition career and became a professional dancer at the young age of 15. She was backup dancer for recording artist Uvay and performed live in New Brunswick, NJ.
…just to name a few!
All That Jazz Dance Academy opened 20 years ago with 120 students. Within only 5 years, a bigger studio was needed to accommodate almost 300! ATJ has 2 dance rooms and 2 waiting areas. ATJ teachers are so proud of all students who have passed through the school. ATJ has won BEST DANCE STUDIO 7 times in the Trentonian voting contest.
We cherish our students!