About Us

Come Dance with Us!

Our dance studio was founded over 40 years ago and welcomes dancers of all ages. Our class offerings include ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, dance line, musical theatre, creative movement, and more!

Conveniently located at the Chaska Community Center, we offer affordable and professional dance education that fits your family's budget without the competitive atmosphere. Our emphasis is on building self-esteem, self-confidence, and personal development.

Our Team


Miss Jenny

Jenny Pantano is the owner and director of Chaska Dance Center. She has been dancing her whole life and has been training dancers for over 25 years.


Miss Janet

Janet Merckling has studied modern, ballet, jazz, and tap, and brings a lot of fun to our classes!  She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance from the University...


Miss Ally

Ally Motzko teaches several of our young children and teen classes, and our Sapphire and Emerald Company competition teams.


Miss Amanda

Amanda Middleton teaches several of our teenage technique classes. She also teaches Ruby Company competition team, and our adult classes.


Miss Abby

Abby Moldenhauer started dancing at the age of seven and graduated from Chaska Dance Center. She performed with our competitive teams...


Miss Jenna

Jenna Anderson grew up in Brooklyn Park, MN, and graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato, with a bachelor's degree in communications and...

Parisha Rajbhandari

Parisha Rajbhandari

Parisha Rajbhandari is a recent graduate in Dance from Minnesota State University, Mankato and an emerging professional.........

Chaska Dance Center

Additional teachers joining our team soon