Paula & Judy's Dance & Acrobatics Connection

  Est. 1997   

Family Owned and Family Proud!


Paula Janicki
Paula was born and raised in Erie, Pa. She started dancing at the age of 5 and has been dancing and teaching ever since! 

As a young dancer she performed on The Original Amateur Hour hosted by Ted Mack. This show specialized in  showcasing local talent. Many young stars like Frank Sinatra, Ann Margaret and Pat Boone graced the stage as well!

 She has devoted over 50 years of her life teaching children the love of dance! To this day half of Erie can say they have taken a dance class with Miss Paula and they are now bringing 2nd and 3rd generation of dancers to the studio!


Judy Janicki Rose - Owner of Paula & Judy's Dance & Acrobatics Connection, she started dancing at the age of 3. She has over 20 years of teaching experience. 

Judy was a Dance instructor at MPS High School and in 2001 started the award winning T.A.P.S. Competition Team and Synergy Dance and Acrobatics Team!

Her students have won many scholarships for dance in High School and College. Many former students have gone on to dance in college, teach dance, perform with professional dance teams, college dance teams, Broadway and more!
Jamie Janicki - Former owner of Jamie's School of Dance in Warren and Kane, PA. and the award winning Jamie's School of Dance Competition Team. 

With over 20 plus years of teaching experience and studio ownership she holds a Masters from Dance Educator's of America and is Cheer Certified.
Renee' Eckendorf Prue - Having danced for over 20 years she has been assisting and teaching at PJDAC for over 15 years!

Paula & her brother Sam!


Judy & Jamie