Dance Teachers Chicago

Jessica Swiggum Goldman

Artistic Director/Owner


Jessica Swiggum Goldman is the founder and artistic director of All About Dance. She grew up studying and competing nationally in jazz, tap, ballet, lyrical, modern, and hip hop, and continued her dance education at the University of Minnesota where she danced on the University’s nationally ranked varsity dance team and competed nationally at the Universal Dance Association. She went on to pursue a professional career as a Minnesota Vikings Cheerleader and later as a Chicago Luvabull.

In addition to teaching all forms of dance at AAD, Jessica directs both the kids and adult company programs. In addition to her 12 years of dance teaching experience, Jessica has choreographed for professional dance teams, commercials, video games, and serves as a judge at prestigious national dance competitions. She has choreographed and directed five dance recitals with more than 1,000 attendees at each recital. Most recently, she has been commissioned to choreograph and lead flash mobs for various commercial entities.

Jessica’s teaching style is energetic and infectious; she has the ability to inspire people through her innovative choreography and positive personality.