Helping young dancers to build a love for dance in a preparatory program that emphasizes learning classroom skills and having fun.
New students learn the fundamentals of ballet, tap, and jazz in fun, age-appropriate programs that focus on establishing a strong foundation.
From late beginner through intermediate and advanced levels, students develop technique and artistry as they progress with Middleburg Academy of Dance.
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More than just a dance studio, Middleburg Academy of Dance students build character and leadership skills alongside dance technique in a unique leadership training program.
"I love dancing here! The teachers are very understanding and patient. Everyone is kind to each other. This place is great for anyone looking for a friendly dance environment to prosper in."
Kristan E., dance student for 4 years
Our experienced instructors are committed to helping students of all ages find success both in and out of the studio. Our instructors are passionate about helping each student build the confidence that comes from a positive dance training experience.
From their first class, our youngest dancers GROW and build a love for dance as they progress through our program.
Pre-schoolers love dancing with Middleburg Academy of Dance! Their classes combine ballet, tap, and jazz technique in fun, age-appropriate classes that introduce our youngest dancers to dance basics and let them express their natural love of movement.
Students from 18 mos to 2 years old dance in a once a week, parent assisted class that uses props, games, and music to teach coordination, counting, dance and pre-acrobatic skills while focus on important classroom behaviors like listening to the teacher, following directions and taking turns.
When ready to take class independently, 2.5 to 4 years old dancers practice their ballet basics and begin learning simple choreography as they prepare for their first performances with Middleburg Academy of Dance in the annual student recital.
In this class, 4 to 6 year olds, build on the skills that dancers learned in let's-Dance while adding an extra tap and jazz combination class each week to increase the fundamental skills that dancers need to progress to higher levels.
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In the Middleburg Academy of Dance Fundamentals program, new dancers ages 5 to 15 learn the dance technique, terminology, and skills that provide a strong foundation for future learning. Classes are a combination of ballet, tap, and jazz.
Ballet is a great class to build a great foundation in dance training. Students develop strength coordination, flexibility, and balance by practicing ballet. Almost all dance styles will refer to ballet technique and terminology. Fundamentals classes devote 50% of their instructional time to ballet training.
The remaining class time is divided between tap and jazz dance. In tap classes, students develop rhythm and precision as they learn to move their feet to the beat. Jazz dance training helps students build expression and artistry in their movements....
2-Week intro Program for only $19.99.
Dance can be life changing. We want to show you how. New students start in an intro program that includes two weeks of group classes for only $19.99. To get started, click the link below , fill out the form, and we will contact you to answer your questions, recommend the best program, and schedule your first class. We can't wait to meet you!
After mastering the fundamentals of dance, youth continue to develop their skills and have additional training opportunities as they progress through higher level classes. New students with previous dance experience may also be accepted to more advanced level classes after being evaluated by an instructor.
Youth accepted to a Level 2 or above program are also considered part of the Middleburg Academy of Dance leadership team, charged with supporting the positive, character-building community we've worked so hard to build at the studio.
Level 2 students add additional skills and training to the foundation established in their fundamentals class. Classes meet twice a week and are a combination of advanced beginner ballet, tap, and jazz. Students at this level also become eligible to audition for additional performance opportunities like local festivals and parades.
At the Level 3 or late beginner stage, students devote additional time to each style, having the opportunity to enroll in up to 4 different classes in a program devoted to training in ballet, tap, jazz, and modern. Students at this level also become eligible to audition for additional performance opportunities like local festivals and parades. Dancers may also be invited to dance the Middleburg Academy of Dance performance team
Intermediate and advanced dancers at levels 4 and 5 become more focused on their ballet training, still have options to add additional tap, jazz, and modern classess and begin developing the strength fro advanced technique in pre-pointe or pointe classes. Level 4 and 5 dancers may also be invited to dance with the Middleburg Academy of Dance performance team and receive additional leadership experience by assiting with our Grow series classes or fundamentals classes.