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Studio Amenities & General Information

* Dance classes are in session September-May.

* After September and your Registration Fee of $30, class fees are paid every month, on the 1st day of the


* Tuition is nonrefundable but registered students may make up missed classes if available.

* We offer two spacious mirrored studios featuring sprung maple hardwood floors and state-of-the-art sound


* We have television monitors in our waiting area so you can watch your children in class.

* Snacks and beverages are available to purchase from office staff.

* Our lobby has benches and a full view of the parking lot.

* Students must wear appropriate dance attire in class. Our "Gotta Dancewear" shop offers all the quality

   dancewear necessary for dancers to move comfortably with agility at remarkably reasonable prices. We

   stock the essentials: dance shoes, leotards, leggings, booty shorts, tights, skirts, legwarmers, and dance

   bags, as well as the extras: hair accessories, tap buttons, jewelry, and an assortment of gifts. "Gotta

   Dancewear" accepts Visa, Mastercard and Discover.

* Advanced students are given the opportunity to assist teachers.

About Jill Hoggard Academy of Dance

Our mission is to provide professional dance instruction and instill an appreciation for the art of dance in a safe, high quality studio environment. We encourage students at all skill levels to excel to their fullest potential while having fun and sharing their dance talents in the community.

SINCE 1980, Jill Hoggard Academy of Dance students have shared their love and dance talent by performing at:

  • Owatonna Senior High School Auditorium

  • The Steele County Free Fair

  • Steele County Relay for Life

  • Kids Korner Educare

  • Owatonna High School with James Sewell Ballet

  • Septemberfest

  • United Way

  • Cardiac Arrest Fundraiser

  • CulturFest

  • Blooming Prairie 4th of July Celebration

  • Cancer Telethon

  • Nursing Homes

  • School Talent Shows

  • Faribault State Hospital

  • Adult Special Recreation Program

  • Waseca Art in the Park

  • Festival of Trees

  • Junior Miss

  • Numerous church programs and plays

Our custom built studio is "state of the art" with ample parking.  We have two large class rooms and a retail dancewear shop.  There are rest rooms and water fountains in each class room. 

The hardwood maple floors are sprung to provide the ultimate in dance performance. Both dance rooms have closed circuit TV monitors allowing for parents to view classes in the lobby.

Kids Korner Visit
We love giving back to our community!
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Interview with Owatonna Live Straight-Talk
January 29th - This week Naomi talks with Jill Hoggard, owner of Jill Hoggard Academy of Dance, about the history of their studio.
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Interview with Owatonna Live Straight-Talk
April 16th - This week Naomi talks with Jill Hoggard, owner of Jill Hoggard Academy of Dance, their upcoming showcase.
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