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Adult Dance Classes in the DMV!

AVA Dance Company provides a fun, supportive, and motivating community for adults to share their passion for dance! We offer weekly drop-in dance classes and performance opportunities to dancers of all backgrounds in the Washington DC area. Our classes and programs are led by current and former professional dancers!

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Check out our upcoming classes!  

5/19 - 2P Street Jazz with Julia, 2P Technique Series with Hannah & 3P Hip Hop with Ashleigh

5/20 - Solo Series: 7:30P Contemporary with Leah

5/22 - 7:30P Contemporary with Cierra & 8:30P Sensual Hip Hop with Marrissa

5/29 - 7:30P Hip Hop Pom Fusion with Louis & 8:30P Heels with Lexx

6/1 - 3P Summer Dance Intensive

Summer Dance Intensive

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AVA Dance Company's Intensive returns June 1 from 3P-8P at BalletNova in Falls Church, VA!

​This 5 hour workshop gives dancers the chance to cross train styles, improve performance quality and build confidence under the instruction of pro-style industry veterans Christie Horan, Jordan Frauenheim and Leah Marner.

 

The day will conclude with a Q&A so dancers can fully access the experience of our instructors.

Click here to learn more about Summer Dance Intensive 

Performance Opportunities

In addition to our drop-in classes, we also provide dancers the unique opportunity to perform for live audiences and videographers while connecting with our incredible community through multi-week programs!

Performance Showcase

Perform multiple routines on stage in front of family & friends 

Sporting Events

Perform at a home game for one of DC's professional sports teams

Concept Videos/Solo Series

Learn cutting edge choreo to perform for a videographer

Performance Showcase 2024

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THANK YOU to everyone who supported AVA Dance Company's 2024 Performance Showcase! This year's show was sold out!


With 400 members of our family, friends and community in the audience, this was our largest show yet! Stay tuned for more photos and videos from the show, as well as future performance opportunities with AVA Dance Company!

AVA Dance Company's Performance Showcase will be Saturday, March 9th at Gunston Arts Center in Arlington, VA.


Over 60 dancers in our community will join us on-stage to perform numbers created by current and former professional dancers!

Stay tuned for ticket information for the big show!

AVA Dance Company's Performance Showcase will be Saturday, March 9th at Gunston Arts Center in Arlington, VA.


Over 60 dancers in our community will join us on-stage to perform numbers created by current and former professional dancers!

Stay tuned for ticket information for the big show!

AVA Dance Company's Performance Showcase will be Saturday, March 9th at Gunston Arts Center in Arlington, VA.


Over 60 dancers in our community will join us on-stage to perform numbers created by current and former professional dancers!

Stay tuned for ticket information for the big show!

Meet the Team

Our lineup of instructors changes from week to week, but you'll always see either Leah, Wendy or Lauren in the studio (sometimes, all 3!)

The members of our Admin Team are present at every class to check you in, record videos, and answer any questions you have! Learn more about them in the About Us section!

What our dancers say!

TESTIMONIALS

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Paige R.

As a former collegiate and competition studio dancer, I could not imagine my life without dancing and performing. AVA was exactly what I needed to keep my passion alive!

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Milan R.

AVA brings so many amazing and unique people together through their love for dance. You’ll meet some of your best friends here!

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Phoebe S.

Immediately, I knew this was a community I wanted to be a part of. At AVA, it doesn’t matter if it’s your first dance class ever, or if you’re a professional- you will feel supported, welcomed, and be cheered on by everyone there.

Contact

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Sunday Classes: Dance Academy of VA - Del Ray

2402 Mt Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301

Wednesday Classes: Gold's Gym - Ballston

3910 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203

DC Pop-Up Classes: FLEX DC

219 M St NW, Washington, DC 20001

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