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, Magical Montgomery and other local festivals, in their own concerts, and at the annual Youth Spring Concert. Admission to all youth dance companies is by AUDITION, ONLY.

Is your child in Grades 1–5, or looking for performance opportunities in ballet and modern? Learn more about our Youth Dance Ensemble Program!


Jazz, Grades 6-9
Director: Kelly Kunst


Jazz, Grades 9-12
Director: Vanessa Carmichael


Tap, Grades 6-12
Director: Vikki Weinberger


World Dance, Grades 7-12
Director: Adriane Whalen


Hip Hop, Grades 8-12
Director: Alana Hill


Hip Hop, Grades 6-8
Director: Natasha Hawkins


Hip Hop, Grades 3-6
Director: Dana House


Hip Hop, Grades 3-8
Director: Malaika Tate-Scott