AC Dance

AC Dance

5.0 (9)
6 hires on Lessons.com
1 employee
5 years in business

About this pro

The goal and purpose of Amanda Cuoco Dance is for dancers to learn the intricacies of ballet and grasp a deeper understanding of the healing effect that dance and physical activity has on a person. These techniques will enable dancers to pursue their creative futures with confidence and knowledge. ACDance teaches those students who are eager and have passion for dance. Dancers will be encouraged to train hard, build self-discipline, and develop beautiful technique by studying the craft and pushing the limits. As a result, the dancer will walk away with an experience that is unparalleled.

I love being able to teach dance and share what I have always been so passionate about. Dance is the one thing that has been a constant in my life and has brought me so much joy. I love meeting new students, finding out what their goals are, and being able to create an individualized program for them. Watching my students progress into strong, knowledgeable dancers is one of the greatest feelings I could have. I also like to know that I am contributing to the dance world with new properly trained, up and coming talent.

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Montclair, NJ 07042
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9 Reviews

5.0

  • Edward G. Haas

    She was very enthusiastic about teaching ballet. She gave clear instructions and she was very encouraging to me in every class.

  • Seregon O'Dassey

    She's an excellent teacher, patient, and has a fun personality! She keeps reminding you of corrections (constructively) but also mentions when you do something right. The reinforcement is helpful.

  • Ted Dolch

    My 15 year old son is a competitive ballroom dancer. His Latin coach suggested he take private ballet classes from Amanda to enhance his ballroom dancing. Ever since he began taking lessons with Amanda, he has progressed not only in ballroom but in ballet too. His ballroom coaches have seen even greater improvement in his dancing ever since he began to take lessons with Amanda. Amanda makes it easy for my son to understand and then incorporate ballet dance techniques. She was able to bring my son to a higher level of understanding body movement and control. My son has become to appreciate the benefits of ballet through the expert instruction he receives from her. He always looks forward to, and thoroughly enjoys, his lessons with Amanda. She is supportive and caring and a most welcome member of my son’s dance coaching team. I was told by other professional dancers/instructors that ballet training is good for all other genre of dance. This has proved true for my son.

  • Cristian Diaz

    Amanda has been amazing to work with throughout this processs so far .As someone who has little to no rhythm, she’s been very patient and works well with the pace your comfortable with . Her personality really shines through and makes the learning process very enjoyable and fun! I look forward to continue to work with her


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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

In order to build strong and competent dancers, I ask each dancer what their goal is by taking these classes. Once I understand why they want these lessons, I can then develop an individualized lesson plan for each student. 


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

BFA Ballet and over 20 years of professional dancing and training.


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Please see website at amandacuoco.com 


How did you get started teaching?

My second ballet instructor wanted me to sub and teach summer courses. I was not too interested in teaching at the time, but I also understood that it was an opportunity to teach in my field at a young age. It turns out, I enjoyed teaching more than I expected.


What types of students have you worked with?

All different ages and levels. I prefer to teach ages 6 and up.