Youth Program

Joy of Motion Dance Center (JOMDC) is committed to providing access to dance education for children throughout the Greater Washington region. We offer a dynamic roster of classes for dancers of all levels, ages 2-18. Recreational dancers may register for a full year of dance classes (summer sold separately) in our Community Dance School. Dancers who wish to pursue a rigorous training program may audition for a performing company in our Dance Institute. See all our programs below. Learn how to register hereFinancial aid is available.


DIDancers who seek a rich, curriculum-based training program, with exceptional performance opportunities may audition for a youth company program. Dancers will collaborate with local and international choreographers, learn choreography composition, and perform throughout the Greater Washington region, from the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage to the Greenberg Theatre. Learn about each program below.Financial aid is available.

Prior to registration, please read our Studio Policies. We also have Dance Attire information to help prepare your child for a successful learning experience. Financial aid is available.