A Beautiful Place to Dance
Located only 15 minutes from Washington, DC, the BNCD facility is between Columbia Pike and Route 7 within the Bailey's Crossroads community of Northern Virginia.
The studio is conveniently accessible by public transportation (Orange Line Metro train to Ballston Metro; take the 25B Bus toward Van Dorn St. and get off at Carlin Springs Road) and has plentiful free parking for those who prefer to drive. BNCD is located in the same shopping complex as REI and Gold's Gym.
Dance Studio Space
BNCD has six spacious dance studios, ranging from 850 to 2400 square feet. The studios providing both BNCD dancers and teachers with the very best tools for their artistry and boast:
- 16-foot high ceilings
- Non-stick Harlequin Marley floors, five* of which are equipped with the very best in sprung under flooring
- Full-length mirrors
- Two-level barres
- Sound systems
* (Studio E has only Marley vinyl overlay)
In September 2014 (and with the help of generous grants from the Phillip Graham Fund and The Arts Council of Fairfax), BNCD built-out our Studio F space to become the Fredgren Studio Theatre.
The only black-box theater for dance available to the public in Northern Virginia, the Fredgren is equipped with sprung floors, Marley overlay, professional theatrical lighting and sound system, and black velour theatre curtains on tracks. This provides us with the versatility to use it as a classroom, rehearsal space, party space, or performance space.
Subject to availability, BNCD studios and the Fredgren Studio Theatre are available to rent for classes, rehearsals, performances, and special events (weddings, anniversaries, bar/bat mitzvahs, corporate receptions). For more on studio rentals, click here.
Studio F - The Fredgren Studio Theatre
There are separate dressing rooms for both boys and girls. Adult female dancers also have their own designated dressing room.
Parents waiting for their children can relax in the Party Room, which has comfortable tables and chairs, books and toys to amuse the little ones, and a Yo Natural vending machine with healthy drinks and treats.
The Party Room is also used for Ballerina Birthday Parties and BNCD summer camp arts and crafts.
There is a Conference Room/Library for quiet study. It is a perfect place for children to do their homework while waiting for their class or rehearsal, or for parents to catch up on work. Free WiFi keeps everyone connected while they wait!