Youth Dance Ensemble Auditions (Grades 6-12)


Joy of Motion Dance Center

Youth Dance Ensemble Auditions (Grades 6-12)

Date: May 07, 2016 From: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Joy of Motion Dance Center, Friendship Heights
5207 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington, DC 20015

Brief Description (200 words or less): This pre-collegiate program, with core classes in ballet, jazz and modern, provides an experience that inspires excellence in dance, education and life. The guided curriculum for the program is based upon the National Dance Education Organization standards for learning and teaching dance in the arts ( In addition to core classes, the YDE program incorporates supplemental study in additional dance forms, dance history, improvisation and composition, as well as artist residencies and numerous performance opportunities to create a unique, rewarding and enriching learning experience. The Ensemble has performed at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage, Dance Place, Publick Playhouse, The Lincoln Theater, The Arts Club of Washington, THEARC, the J-CC of greater Washington and at special events and festivals such as Dance Bethesda, Imagination Bethesda, and the National Cherry Blossom Festival, among others.

For more information about the program, email Helen Hayes, Program Director at

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