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!

dance classes

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

Get To Know Melissa – Staff Spotlight

Dance Classes

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