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About Us


Welcome to Jenny's Dance Centre!


Now in our 26th year, Jenny’s Dance Centre provides the highest level of dance instruction.

Our students are offered a well-rounded dance education across many genres of dance - with classes including Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Contemporary, Modern, Lyrical, Tap, Hip Hop, Acro for Dancers, and Yoga.


       Our 7200 square foot facility boasts three extra large studios with sprung floors, a student lounge, a custom costume shop, and individual changing rooms. Students come to us for their training from numerous suburban Chicago communities including Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Green Oaks, Libertyville, Mettawa, Vernon Hills, Mundelein, Waukegan, Hawthorn Woods, Wadsworth, Lindenhurst, Palatine, Buffalo Grove, Evanston, Lincolnshire, Gurnee, Grayslake, Glenview, Northbrook, Highland Park, Round Lake, Wildwood, Highwood, Deerfield, and more!

       Jenny's Dance Centre is home to the award-winning JDC Competition Company and Hip Hop Competition Team. Under the direction of Jenny Campbell, the studio offers several programs: our annual school year program from September through June culminating with our fantastic recital, our 6 week summer program from June through July, and our mini intensive with master instructors in mid-late August. 


Jenny’s Dance Centre is under the direction of Jenny Campbell.

For more information about our professional staff, please visit our Staff page.

An interview with Owner/Director Jenny Campbell

Our thanks to JDC Company member Daphne McGarvey for sharing her school project with us!


The faculty and staff at Jenny's Dance Centre are committed...

  • Committed to Excellence | With over 50 years combined teaching, performing, and administrative experience, we are dedicated to developing talent at both traditional and pre professional levels. We provide every student with a solid foundation for dance, and help every student discover his/her own strengths in order to reach his/her own personal potential.

  • Committed to Inspire | We are all students of dance, performance and life! Through our shared learning experiences, we strive to inspire our students and to be inspired by others.

  • Committed to the JDC Family | Together we learn, grow, strive, and achieve, placing the highest value on respect~respect for each other and ourselves.



       After 10 years teaching on the North Shore, Jenny Campbell opened JDC in 1997. More than 20 years later, JDC has established itself as a premier dance instruction school, providing students with superior well-rounded training, as well as solid tools for discipline, time management, teamwork and goal setting. Jenny has become a noted choreographer, instructor, trainer and mentor, fostering a family atmosphere at the dance centre. The staff, trained in part by Jenny herself, upholds the same philosophies implemented when the dance centre opened~offer exceptional instruction, inspire growth and personal achievement among the students, provide constructive feedback and encouragement, and cultivate a welcoming environment for all JDC families. 

Studio Photographer


Kathleen Weinstein Photography 

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