About Us

Jane Mannion’s School of Dance (JMSD) was born in 1981 in the basement of Jane Mannion’s home in Highland, Illinois. As an accomplished and recognized instructor and choreographer, Jane has developed dancers and artists that have gone on to pursue careers in dance, modeling and acting in Los Angeles, New York and other great places around the U.S.

JMSD has also produced individuals who have danced and cheered for Division I & II universities, including: University of Louisville, University of Kentucky, University of Memphis, Truman State, Lindenwood University, among others.

The staff at JMSD has over 150 years of combined dance experience and ranks second to none in quality of dance instruction. They go to great lengths to ensure the success of their studio and its dancers.

Jane Mannion’s School of Dance offers a variety of classes from ballet, tap, and jazz to gymnastics, cheerleading, and creative movement. We offer classes for children and adults. Check out our class descriptions for more information.