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JOY Quarterly

The most recent issue of the JOY Quarterly, our recurring newsletter, can be viewed here: JOY QUARTERLY – VOL. I – ISSUE 1

Press Release – Announcing the 2017-18 Program Year
September 7, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Announcing the 2017-18 Program Year at Joy of Motion Dance Center Highlights include new partnerships with DC Youth Rehabilitation Services and KIPP DC and launch of the American Dance Conservatory Washington, DC: Joy of Motion Dance Center’s 42nd program season will begin on Monday, September 11th, with more than 300 classes (both […]

2017 Summer Camps at Joy of Motion
June 5, 2017

Keep your child’s minds and bodies active all summer long in our dance camps. Our summer dance camps are a powerful way to help your child develop and mature cognitively, socially, and emotionally while reaping the benefits of physical activity. We have a wide variety of camps for students ages 3-18 with all skill levels available with both […]

Annual National Tap Dance Day Celebration, Featuring Soles of Steel
April 25, 2017

CELEBRATE NATIONAL TAP DANCE DAY FESTIVITIES START FRIDAY, MAY 12 AND KEEP GOING THROUGH SUNDAY! PRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE AMERICAN EMBASSY OF DANCE Join us for to celebrate National Tap Dance Day and experience the rhythms of our vibrant DC tap community! In partnership with the American Embassy of Dance, Joy of Motion kicks […]

April 20, 2017

THE PULSE Street Jazz Company Joy of Motion is excited to announce the addition of a third Jazz company to our Youth Performance Company (YPC) program.  WHAT IS THE PULSE STREET JAZZ COMPANY In this exciting new company, students’ artistry and proficiency will be challenged through street jazz. Embodying funk, jazz, and commercial hip-hop with […]

AUDITION NOTICE: 2017-2018 Youth Dance Ensemble, American Dance Conservatory, Youth Performance Companies
March 10, 2017

YOUTH DANCE PROGRAMS AUDITION FOR THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR Attention, young dancers! Joy of Motion Dance Center’s award-winning program, the Youth Dance Ensemble (YDE), together with the newly formed American Dance Conservatory (ADC), and ten Youth Performance Companies (YPCs), are holding auditions in April 2017 for company acceptance for the 2017-2018 school year. For youth dancers […]

Japanese Street Dance group EL SQUAD in Concert Brings High Entertainment and “Light Dance” to the DC Audience
January 27, 2017

  Washington, DC (January 26, 2016) – Joy of Motion Dance Center – in association with the Japan Foundation and the JICC, with the invitation of the National Cherry Blossom Festival 2017 – is excited to present EL Squad, the phenomenal street dance crew from Japan, with their signature Light Dance performance. This is the […]

Joy of Motion Dance Center Presents “DE/RAIL: The Underground Truth” Touring Performance to Celebrate Black History Month
January 27, 2017

  Washington, DC (January 25, 2016) – To celebrate Black History Month, Joy of Motion Dance Center is excited to present “De/Rail: The Underground Truth”, a theatrical dance production exploring the myths and realities of the Underground Railroad. A preview will be shown at an invitation-only event on February 4, and the first public performance […]

Weekend Travel Updates: Jan 20-21
January 19, 2017

ALL DROP-IN AND ENROLLMENT SERIES CLASSES RUNNING ON NORMAL SCHEDULES THIS WEEKEND   We’ve got your back with the latest road closure, parking, and metro service updates surrounding the events in DC this weekend. These are especially important for those of you who regularly attend classes at the studio in the Atlas on H Street […]