Our mission is to bring meaningful experiences to people’s lives through the art of dance and other innovative movement arts.
We do this by:
Our vision is that all people will engage with dance and other innovative live arts to expand and deepen the human experience.
Kelly Beeland, President
Susan Harris, Vice President
Hilary Sadoo, Secretary
Angela Norris, Treasurer
Spiral, swing, fall! Our modern dance classes teach traditional and contemporary modern dance styles through technique, improvisation and composition. New dancers welcome in all levels. Classes available for ages 5-12.
Tendu, jeté, balancé. Classical technique is taught with an emphasis on correct, unforced alignment. Technique is explored through improvisation and dance making. Classes available for ages 5-12.
Leap, roll, spin! This class inspires imagination and builds movement vocabulary with dance-making, improvisation, and storytelling. Independent classes for ages 3-4. Classes with caregiver for ages 2-3.
New for 2018 – “Create a Ballet” pre-ballet and “Movement Alphabet®” pre-modern mini-camps for ages 5-8. “Choreography Lab” modern dance mini-camps for ages 9-12. Returning in 2018 – “Art in Motion” summer camps presented by Local Motion Project and UpCycle Creative Reuse Center.
Students will participate in active, engaging lessons that connect creative dance with another content area. Lessons are based on both the National Core Arts Standards for Dance and Virginia Standards of Learning. Classroom teachers earn continuing education credits through professional development workshops and by developing and implementing their own dance integration lessons. This program is open to Alexandria City Public School elementary teachers.
Mount Vernon Community School
Cora Kelly Elementary School
John Adams Elementary School
Polk Elementary School