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Samba Drum Solo Studio to Stage Class; an interview with instructor Adriane Whalen
April 1, 2016

Samba Drum Solo Spring Studio to Stage Performance Class begins on April 13! Adriane Whalen is a co-director of the Nomad Dancers, a Resident Arts Partner of JOMDC. The Nomads […]

Back to Class: 3 killer workouts
March 28, 2016

Blog Story by Alyssa Crump, Marketing Intern I had been looking for this place for awhile; a place where after majoring in dance in college and becoming a dance teacher […]

What modern dancers needs to know about Youth Dance Ensemble Auditions
March 28, 2016

AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Mark your calendars! Auditions for the Youth Dance Ensemble are on May 7 at Friendship Heights! Students entering grades 3-7 will audition from 5:00-6:00PM Students entering grades 8-12 will […]

What do you need to know about H.Y.P.E. Company auditions? Alana Hill explains…
March 28, 2016

Alana Hill is the Program Director for the H.Y.P.E. Program (Hip Hop Performance and Education). It’s a comprehensive training program for dancers in 1-12 grade, with five performing companies: HYPE: […]

10 Tips for the New Dancer
March 16, 2016

By Kim Torrence, dedicated Joy of Motion Dance Center student If you have been feeling an urge to take a dance class, this is the time to listen to that […]

Filmmakers, Patrick Hunt and Hadi Dimachkieh of Stellar, join JOMDC in reminding people that you’re not too busy to do what you love, in this commercial project.
March 16, 2016

Watch the commercial project here.

Graduate students in the New Media Photojournalism program at George Washington University investigate JOMDC’s Motion Express Program through their short dance film.
March 15, 2016

Watch the short dance film here.

40th Anniversary Blog Series: No 10. Laurie Anderson
March 7, 2016

No. 10: 40 Never Looked So Good: An interview with Laurie Anderson, JOMDC faculty since 2003, and 40th Anniversary Faculty Honoree   It wasn’t just yesterday that JOMDC opened its […]