“Oh, the places you’ll go” at District Dance

A child’s journey through any sport, artistic endeavor, class, etc. can be a struggle. They’ll have their highs (eg. performing in front of an awesome crowd) and they’ll have their lows (eg. not moving to the next level). But as parents, educators, and constant supporters, it’s our job to help them through the highest highs … Read more

5 Reasons to Join the District Dance Competition Teams

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1. Dance friends make the #bestfriends It’s not just a hashtag, it’s true! Through hard work in the studio, you’ll work together with the same group of teammates to perfect your dance choreography for the next performance. You’ll laugh, cry, sweat, and build amazingly strong bonds. The relationships built during team rehearsals, competitions, and events … Read more

[VIDEO]Sneak Peek into our Digital Summer Camps

Times have changed and we know many parents are looking for summer activities kids can enjoy in a safe and supportive environment. We’ve got you covered with our digital summer camp experience. Our digital camps are perfect for parents who are looking for energetic, creative, and artistic activities to keep their kids engaged all summer long. … Read more

2019-2020 Competition Team Announcement

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2019-2020 District Dance Competition Teams A new team prepared to connect and entertain the community! Germantown, MD, July 20, 2019 – District Dance is excited to announce the newest ladies of the 2019-2020 District Dance Competition Teams! Each team was carefully selected to ensure a productive and successful year. This year brings new and exciting … Read more

A Day in the Life of a Professional Ballerina – Miss Rachael

A ballerina’s daily life is anything but typical. They spend all day training and prepping for that exciting moment when the curtain opens, the music begins, and the audience welcomes the show with their applause! We thought we’d take you along for the ride as we follow Miss Rachael (one of our very loved ballet … Read more

Open Ballet Performance Auditions!

Spring Ballet Auditions are Here! Has your child dreamed of putting on a tutu and taking the stage with professional ballerinas? Well, who hasn’t? Each year, District Dance opens it’s door to children in the community to experience the awesome feeling of participating in a full story ballet performance. We know that every family is … Read more

Fall Dance Registration is OPEN!

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Fall registration is now open exclusively to YOU — our current dance family — for one week only. Click here to save your child’s spot in our upcoming school year term.    Exciting news! In order to simplify the registration process for you, we have moved to a new, beautiful and intuitive software. This new … Read more

Easy Dance Recital Makeup in 7 Steps

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Every year, I hear the same questions. The first of which is “Why does my little girl need to wear so much makeup?” Secondly, “How in the world do I put on recital makeup?” I’m here to ease your concerns and hopefully make performance day that much more fun and less stressful. To start, let me … Read more

Turn In The Soccer Cleats! 5 Reasons To Dance Instead!

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We get it! Your child has so many activities to choose from. And in our area, soccer is one of the most popular activities for kids. Once a child reaches a certain skill level, it becomes much harder to participate in both soccer and dance. With this in mind, parents often feel torn when trying … Read more

Get To Know Melissa – Staff Spotlight

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Meet Melissa Curling, the director and founder of District Dance Company. Melissa earned her Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Dance Performance with a concentration in Jazz from East Carolina University. She has been teaching a variety of dance disciplines throughout the DC metro area for more than 10 years and opened District Dance Company … Read more