Hurry and Catch The A Train for a Jazz Ride to Harlem!
December 11, 2012

By Kim Lien After a lengthy absence, I longed to return to the world of dance. Last April, I met Doug Yeuell at a Seniors’ Dance Concert and he encouraged […]


Spice Raqs Performance Class Goes "Gangnam Style"
December 10, 2012

By Leilah Reese After turning the ripe old age of 30 back in December 2010, I decided to throw caution to the wind and pick up dance again. No, my […]


Winter Is Coming: A Choreographic Salute to the Game of Thrones
December 6, 2012

By Laurel Victoria Gray An international hit, the HBO series GAME OF THRONES – known to fans as GOT — depicts a dark and complex feudal fantasy world of Westeros, […]


Student Stories: Jazz Factor Presents Alice in Wonderland at the Fall Youth Company Concert
December 4, 2012

By Leah Rebarber, Age 13 Jazz Factor, Joy of Motion Dance Center’s resident youth jazz company, is thrilled to capture the lively and comical essence of Alice in Wonderland. Kelly […]


Our New Website And Why You’ll Love It!
December 3, 2012

We’re happy to announce the launch of our new and improved Joy of Motion Dance Center website. We hope you find it more user-friendly and that you’ll have better access […]


Events: darlingdance company presents “And Every Year Is Zero” at Dance Project
November 30, 2012

By Hayley Cutler A little background on darlingdance company: I founded darlingdance in 2010 after returning to DC from grad school at the Laban Conservatoire in London. I have always […]


Events: Aras Dance Presents “Abuelo’s Requiem” at Dance Project
November 29, 2012

By Sara Herrera-Kopetchny “Abuelo’s Requiem” is the first performance piece for my newly formed company, Aras Dance. It is a reflection, a tribute, and a search for balance. I come […]


Events: Lauren Carnesi & Dancers Present “We’re Working On It” at Dance Project
November 28, 2012

By Lauren Carnesi The story behind, “We’re Working On It” lies in three distinct places. A pair of lace dresses, two of my closest friends from college, and my love […]