Meet Our Instructors
Matthew Clark, Artistic Director and Founder of Clark Academy Dance Center in Buffalo, New York, provides area students with the unique opportunity to benefit from his highly acclaimed, award-winning choreography, and innovative style of instruction. As coach and choreographer for the Canadian National Tap Team, the US National Tap Team, and the US Jazz Team, Clark has repeatedly led the groups to championship titles including North American National Tap Dance Champions, Canadian National Dance Champions, World Jazz Congress, 21 World Tap Dance Championship titles and International Dance Organization’s World Jazz Champions. His teaching, competing and judging have earned him recognition as a viable member of the dance world in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia
A member of National Dance Council of America, Dance Masters of America, Dance Educators of America, World Dance Organization, New York State Dance Association of Higher Education, and the International Dance Organization.
Now Clark’s experience in teaching, competing, and judging will be rolled into a program that will help to inspire and bolster the dance community in Western NY.