BalletNova Center for Dance Classes


Since 1981, the BalletNova Center for Dance (BNCD) (previously Arlington Center for Dance/Center Dance Company) has been recognized as one of Metro DC's premier dance education centers. 


WINTER/SPRING SEMESTER: February 6-June 25, 2017

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Pre-Professional Ballet Training Program

The hallmark of BNCD's award-winning pre-professional training program is serious ballet training with the finest professional instructors in a nurturing and respectful environment. 

    Junior Division
    Senior Division 
    Conservatory Division 
All Pre-Professional students must turn in a signed Pre-Professional Contract. Download it here.         

Children's Enrichment Division

Our Children’s Enrichment Division is the first building block of our of dance education program. Classes are designed to allow children to explore movement through music, develop physical skills, channel energy, and stimulate imagination and creativity. 

    Youth Classes ages 3-8

    Young Classes ages 9-12


Teen Classes

Designed for teens who want to learn how to dance, but with a more recreational focus, the Teen Division offers classes in Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Jazz, Tap, and Hip Hop. 

    Teen Classes ages 13-16

Adult Classes 

BNCD has one of the most extensive adult dance programs in the Metro DC region, with a full range of classes in different dance genres and levels to meet almost every need and interest. Classes are designed to promote good technique, artistry, and musicality along with physical strength, flexibility, and alignment. To that end, individual and group corrections and instructions are given. Classes develop communities of dedicated adults who love to dance, move, explore their creativity, and stay in shape. Students ages 15 and older are permitted to take adult classes. 

   Adult Classes ages 15 and u