Youth Dance Companies

Joy of Motion Dance Center delights in providing dance companies for budding youth performers. JOMDC’s youth companies have performed at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage, the National Cherry Blossom Festival, Imagination Bethesda, the White House and other local festivals! The youth companies perform twice a year in their own concerts, and at the Annual Youth Spring Recital in June. Admission to all youth dance companies is by audition only, held in May and August.

Tuition for youth companies NEW Jazz Corps (3-7 grade), Jazz Factor, DanceFusion Jazz Project, Soles of Steel and Raqs Jameel is $1538, which includes 2 hour weekly rehersal tuition, costume fees, and company t-shirt. Please see the company pages below to learn more about our outstanding performing youth companies.

Looking for our modern company the Youth Dance Ensemble? Click here! Looking for our Hip Hop companies in the H.Y.P.E. Program? Click here! Ready to audition? Pre-register for auditions here!


Jazz, Grades 3-7
Director: Kelly Kunst


Jazz, Grades 6-9
Director: Kelly Kunst


Jazz, Grades 9-12
Director: Vanessa Carmichael

Tap, Grades 6-12
Director: Katie Padgett

World Dance, Grades 7-12
Director: Adriane Whalen