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Youth Program

Passion for Dance with skills for life
All dance styles for ages 6-18
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Youth Program

Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Tap, Hip Hop, Lyrical
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Youth Program

All skill levels welcome
The Youth Program welcomes all children ages 6 through high school with a variety of dance styles for students of all experience levels.

Key Benefits

  • Progress Reports
  • Family class observations
  • Two performance opportunities annually
  • Curriculum regularly updated with the latest innovations in dance education
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Dance Styles & Levels

Ballet
Beginning Levels I-III ages 6-10
Junior Levels I-III ages 9-13
Teen ages 12 and up
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Tap
Beginning Levels I-III ages 6-10
Junior Levels I-III ages 9-13
Teen ages 12 and up
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Jazz
Beginning Levels I-III ages 6-10
Junior Levels I-III ages 9-13
Teen ages 12 and up
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hip hop
Beginning 8-10
Intermediate/Advanced 11 and up
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modern
Levels I-III ages 10-13
Teen ages 13 and up
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Lyrical
Levels I-III ages 9-15
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boys dance
Levels II-IV ages 7-10
Please contact school for more information
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The Adagio Journey

Discover the program and dance styles for you.
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How to Join

Call (703) 527-8900 to register free trial/placement class

Placement

  • Based on child's age
  • Time of year entering program
  • Any previous or related dance experience

Advancement

  • Students are required to stay in the same class level for a full cycle of 3 consecutive sessions. This is the best way to reach all of the program's goals.
  • If joining after the Fall Session your are strongly encourage to complete a Summer Session course to better prepare to transition into the next class level.

To Register

  • View schedule and register online
  • Or contact us for level guidance or visit school
  • Per session and full year registration available
  • Follow the Calendar located in the Student Portal for important dates.

Unique Advantages

  • Free Trial Class
  • Guidance on level placement and progression
  • Our faculty receive annual training and professional development courses in pedagogy and child development
  • Inclusive year-round admission
  • Optimal flexibility in scheduling
  • Classes offered Monday-Sunday
  • Students benefit from Adagio’s 12 years of experience in teaching dance to children, where we offer the most advanced program in dance education in NOVA.

Opportunities

  • Perform in our Annual Spring Concert
  • Perform in our December Black Box Showing
  • Participate in Camps with a final performance- Summer, Spring Break & Winter Break
  • Bring the family to Adagio’s production of the holiday classic The Nutcracker.
  • Celebrate National Dance Week with us and participate in free activities- including the choreography contest and Company Danzante’s black box performance.
  • Attend Adagio Dance Company’s annual showcase, highlighting our talented students in the Intensive Program in Ballet, Modern, Jazz, and Tap.
  • Join us for free performances- Annual Spring Concert, Intensive Program showings, Adagio Dance Company’s community events.

Youth Gallery

Partners in Dance Education

Maya Georgieva,

National Certified Counselor in Mental Health Specializes in child and adolescent counseling and has served as a consultant to Adagio’s faculty.

Danelle Dickson,

Doctorate in Physical Therapy specializing in Orthopedic Sports, Dance, Injury Prevention and Dry Needling Conducts annual on-site pointe assessments for intensive ballet students eligible to go en pointe and supports Adagio’s faculty with injury prevention workshops and students with therapy and consultation.

Company Danzante,

Professional Dance Company-in-Residence Offers free and discounted performances at Adagio’s Black Box space and at local theaters and includes Adagio’s advanced students in an annual Trainee Program.