Guide to Dance Classes and Studios in Richmond

Dance Studio Resource GuideTaking dance classes at a dance studio is a rite of passage for many children. And it’s easy to see why. Dance combines physical movement with creative expression, teaches skills like self-control and teamwork that can come in handy later in life…and there are usually really cute costumes. It’s kind of the perfect activity. But finding the perfect class can be a little tougher.

Schedules, ages and types of dance play a big part in how you choose the right class.  Likewise, some dancers are more interested in competitive dances, while others are in it for the recreational aspects.  With that being said, the first step to finding the right dance studio or class for your dancers is knowing the options. We’ve researched local dance studios in the Richmond area to provide a list of some of the top studios, along with the ages, classes and types of dance they cater to.

Anoshi Dance Studios
Ages: children to adults

Types of Dance: Ballet, hip-hop, African, step, majorette, competition and performance teams, choreographed dance for entertainment / events, services for local artists and promoters, background dancers and models for live performances, photo and video shoots

Cost: $40/monthly (one-time registration fee of $10)

Contact:
2317 Westwood Ave., #115
Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 901-8888
anoshientertainment@gmail.com
www.anoshientertainment.com

 

Arts In Motion Dance Academy
Ages: 3 years – Adult

Types of Dance: Ballet, pointe, creative movement, tap, jazz, contemporary, hip hop and stretch and strength conditioning

Cost:
CHILDREN’S CLASSES (9-month sessions)
45 minutes: $65/month
60 minutes: $70/month
75 minutes: $76/month
90 minutes: $81/month
105 minutes: $86/month

ADULT CLASSES (7-week sessions)
45 minutes: $110 per session
60 minutes: $115 per session
75 minutes: $120 per session

Contact:
10492 Ridgefield Pkwy
Richmond, VA 23233
(804) 741-2246
casey@artsinmotionda.com
www.artsinmotionda.com

 

Aspire Dance Academy
Ages: 3 years – Adult

Types of dance: ballet, creative movement (ages 3-4), tap, jazz/lyrical, hip-hop, adult pilates

Cost:
45 minutes / week: $35 monthly
1 hour/week: $50 monthly
1 hour, 15 minutes/week: $80 monthly
1 hour, 30 minutes/week: $90 monthly
2 hours/week: $115 monthly
3 hours/week: $165 monthly
*10-class cards may be purchased for all adult classes (ages 17 and up) for $160.

Contact:
1903 Manakin Road
Manakin-Sabot, Virginia 23103
(804) 938-3243
dance@aspiretodance.com
www.aspiretodance.com

 

Barbara Hammond’s School of Dance, Inc.
Ages: 2 ½ years – Adult

Types of Dance: Ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, musical theater, competition and pilates

Cost: Call (804) 364-2900 for pricing and additional class information.

Contact:
Lauderdale Square Shopping Center
3063 Lauderdale Drive
Richmond, VA 23233
(804) 364-2900

 

Barre None Dance Company
Ages: 2 years – Adult

Types of Dance: Ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, lyrical, creative movement, contemporary, hip hop and competition

Cost: (based on 3 installments due September 1, December 1 and March 1)
30-minutes/week: $112.50/payment
45-minutes/week: $170.25/payment
1 hour/week: $225/payment
1 hour, 15 minutes/week: $281.25/payment
1.5 hours/week: $337.50/payment
2 hours/week: $450/payment
2.5 hours/week: $562.50/payment
3 hours/week: $675/payment
3 hours, 15 minutes/week: $731.25/payment
3.5 hours/week: $787.50/payment
3 hours, 45 minutes/week: $843.75/payment

Contact:
8119 Staples Mill Road
Richmond, VA 23228
(804) 506-0214
info@bndancecompany.com
www.bndancecompany.com

 

Central Virginia Dance Academy
Ages: 3 years – Teen

Types of Dance: Creative movement (ages 3-4), ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, modern, lyrical and musical theater

Cost: (billed annually or quarterly based on a September – May season)
45 minutes/week: $420.00 annually /  $105.00 quarterly
1 hour/week: $432.60 annually / $108.15 quarterly
1 hour, 15 min/week: $527.23 annually / $131.80 quarterly
1 ½ hours/week: $616.86 annually / $154.22 quarterly
2 hours/week: $781.87 annually / $195.47 quarterly
2 hours, 15 min/week: $857.61 annually / $214.40 quarterly
2 ½ hours/week: $929.08 annually / $232.27 quarterly
3 hours/week: $1,059.85 annually / $264.96 quarterly
3 hours, 15 min/week: $1,119.47 annually / $279.87 quarterly
3 ½ hours/week: $1,175.44 annually / $293.86 quarterly
4 hours/week: $1,277.03 annually / $319.26 quarterly
4 hours, 15 min/week: $1,322.93 annually / $330.73 quarterly
4 ½ hours/week: $1,365.73 annually / $341.43 quarterly
5 hours/week: $1,442.55 annually / $360.64 quarterly
6 hours/week: $1,564.34 annually / $391.09 quarterly

Contact:
9131 A Staples Mill Road
(between Food Lion and Target)
Richmond, Virginia 23228
(804) 501-0707
www.centralvadance.com

 

Crossroads Irish Dance Troupe
Ages: 4 years to Adult

Types of Dance: Irish dance

Cost: Call (804) 366-3955 for pricing and additional class information.

Contact:
730-B Research Road
Richmond, VA 23236
(804) 366-3955
info@crossroadsirishdance.com
http://www.crossroadsirishdance.com/

 

The Dance Studio
Ages: 3 years – Adult

Types of Dance: Ballet, pointe, jazz, and tap

Cost: Call (804) 266-3234 for pricing and additional class information.

Contact:
6915-17 Lakeside Avenue
Henrico, VA 23228
(804)266-3234
https://www.thedancestudiorichmond.com

 

Grace Arts
Ages: 2 years – Adult

Types of Dance: Ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, tumbling, drama, art, show choir, performance dance and dance technique

Cost: (based on monthly installment, per family)
30-45 minutes/week: $30
1 hour/week: $35
1.5 hours/week: $40
2 hours/week: $45
3 hours/week: $55
4 hours/week: $60
5 hours/week: $65 (+$5 for each additional hour after 5 hours)

Contact:
RICHMOND:
1015 West Graham Rd.
Richmond, VA 23230

CHESTERFIELD:
9550 Midlothian Turnpike #116
North Chesterfield, VA 23235

(804) 476-4244
info@graceartsva.com
www.graceartsva.com

 

Headliners Dance Co
Ages: 2 1/2 – Teens

Types of Dance: Ballet, tap, jazz, pointe, modern, lyrical, hip hop, and musical theatre

Cost: Call (804)752-7766 for pricing and additional class information.

Contact:
11147 Air Park Rd., Ste. 2
Ashland, VA 23005
(804)752-7766
Headliners4u@hotmail.com
http://www.headlinersdanceco.com

 

Heart of Ireland School of Dance
Ages: 3 years – Adult

Types of Dance: Irish dance

Cost: Click here for cost breakdown

Contact:
Studio
14257 Midlothian Turnpike
Midlothian, VA 23113

Office
11103 Surry Road
Chester, VA 23831
(804)464-8190
info@HeartofIrelandSchool.com
http://www.heartofirelandschool.com

 

Latin Ballet of Virginia
Ages: 3 years  – Adult

Types of Dance: Classical Ballet, Spanish Ballet, hip hop, Flamenco, salsa/Bachata, and contemporary

Cost: Click here for tuition rates

Contact:
The Latin Ballet of Virginia
2880 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060
The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen

Dominion Arts Center
Entrance through parking lot
609 E Broad St,
Richmond, VA 23219

(804) 356-3876
info@latinballet.com
http://www.latinballet.com

 

Liquid Performance Arts
Ages: 3 years  – Adult

Types of Dance: Ballet, tap, jazz, musical theater, contemporary, and fitness.

Cost: 
Registration Fees: $50 New Student, $25 Returning Student

Tuition is total number of hours, per family*, of class each week
45 mins/1hr $500
1.5 Hrs $700
2 Hrs $950
2.5 Hrs $1175
3 Hrs $1300
3.5 Hrs $1500
4 Hrs $1700

Contact:
9200 Stony Point Pkwy suite 193
Richmond, VA 23235
(540) 424-7974
http://www.liquidperformancearts.com

 

Marianne Kelly’s School of Dance
Ages: 2 years – Adult

Types of Dance: Creative movement, ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, hip hop, and pointe,.

Cost: Call (804)272-2108 for pricing and additional class information.

Contact:
2021 Huguenot Rd
Bon Air, VA 23235
mkschoolofdance@gmail.com
(804)272-2108
http://www.mariannekelleyschoolofdance.com/

 

Muggivan School of Irish Dance
Ages: 3 years – Adult

Types of Dance: Irish dance

Cost: Call (804) 308-8442 for pricing and additional class information.

Contact:
11000 Three Chopt Rd., Suite F
Richmond, VA 23233
(804) 308-8442
http://muggivanirishdance.com/

 

Passion Academy
Ages: 18 Months  – Adult

Types of Dance: Ballet, tap, musical theatre, creative movement, dance discovery, dance fusion, hip hop, jazz, contemporary, ballroom, and bollyx

Cost:
Annual Registration: $30 per student, $15 per sibling
Adult drop-in rate: $15.00 per class (4 class pack: $60.00)
Rate for all other classes:
30 Minutes: $70.00
45 Minutes: $80.00
60 Minutes: $90.00
75 Minutes: $110.00
90 Minutes: $125.00
2 Hours: $150.00
3 Hours: $190.00
4 Hours: $210.00
5 Hours: $230.00

Contact:
RICHMOND
3921 Deep Rock Road
Richmond VA 23233

MIDLOTHIAN
600 Founders Bridge Blvd
Midlothian VA 23113

(804) 412-8100
info@passionacademy.net
http://passionacademy.net/

 

Pilates Dance & More
Ages: Children – Adult

Types of Dance: Ballet (children and adult), adult fitness

Cost: Contact Pilates, Dance & More at (804) 874-2195 or pilatesdance@comcast.net for class and cost information.

Contact:
3122 W Cary St, Ste 210
Richmond, VA 23221
(804) 874-2195
pilatesdance@comcast.net

 

Prestige Dance Studio
Ages: 2 years – Adult

Types of Dance: Ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, lyrical, and pointe.

Cost: Call (804)-739-7600 for pricing information.

Contact:
6915 Chital Dr
Midlothian, VA 23112
(804)-739-7600
http://www.prestigedanceva.com

 

Regency Dance Academy
Ages: 3 years – Adult

Types of Dance: Creative Dance / pre-ballet (ages 3-4), ballet, musical theater, pointe, tap, jazz, contemporary, hip-hop and competition teams, as well as adult ballet, tap, jazz and hip-hop.

Cost:
1 class per week: $65/month ($175 due at registration and includes 1st month, costume, and registration)
2 classes per week: $124/month ($319 due at registration and includes 1st month, costumes, and registration)
3 classes per week: $185/month ($465 due at registration and includes 1st month, costumes, and registration)
4 classes per week: $247/month ($612 due at registration and includes 1st month, costumes, and registration)
5 classes per week: $309/month ($759 due at registration and includes 1st month, costumes, and registration)
6 Classes per week: $370/month ($905 due at registration and includes 1st month, costumes, and registration)

Contact:
Quioccasin Station
8968 Quioccasin Road
Richmond, VA 23229
(804) 740-4966
info@regencydance.com
www.regencydance.com

 

Revolution Dance Center
Ages: 2 – Adult

Types of Dance: Mommy & me, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Creative Movement, Lyrical. Including classes for active seniors 65+

Cost: 10 installments of $65 with recital costume included

Contact: 
6713 Lake Harbour Dr
Midlothian,  VA 23112
804-464-8773
RevolutionDanceVA.com

 

Richmond Dance Center
Ages: 3 years – Adult

Types of Dance: Classical Ballet (including pointe, modern, jazz, tap, hip hop, dance exercise, creative movement, parent/child classes, competition and yoga

Cost: (per 15-week semester)
DANCE:
1 class/week: $255
2 classes/week: $472
3 classes/week: $668
4 classes/week: $850
Single classes: $20
80 or 90-minute class/week: $373
1 hour, 45 minutes – 2 hour class/week: $472

YOGA:
1 class/week: $190
Single class: $16

CREATIVE DANCE:
1 class/week: $225

PARENT/CHILD:
1 class/week: $80

Contact:
8906-E West Broad Street
(at the Gold’s Gym Plaza at West Tower)
Richmond, VA 23294
(804) 747-0533
www.richmonddancecenter.com

 

Richmond Urban Dance
Ages: 3 years – Adult

Types of Dance: Hip Hop (for preschool-adult), breakdance, street tap, fitness, workshops

Cost:
MASTER HIP HOP: (one 32-week season, or 2 16-week semesters)
Unlimited master classes: $260 / semester
10-class discount card: $100
Drop-in (per class): $12

STREET TAP: (8-week session)
Full session: $90
Drop-in (per class): $15

TECHNIQUE CLASSES – Hip Hop or Breakdance: (16-week semester)
Full semester: $180

FITNESS: (billed monthly for 1 class per week or pay per class)
Monthly: $20 (up to 4 classes)
10-class discount card: $60
Drop-in (per class): $8

*Visit www.richmondurbandance.com to see more pricing information

Contact:
2903 Q. Street
Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 833-5446
RichmondUrbanDance@comcast.net
www.richmondurbandance.com

 

River City Dance & Performing Arts Theatre
Ages: 3 years – Adult

Types of Dance: Ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, and musical theater.

Cost: Contact River City Dance for more information.

Contact:
2717 Buford Rd
Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 323-1330
rivercityarts.studio@gmail.com
http://www.rivercityarts.studio

 

School of Dance Arts
Ages: Preschool – Adult

Types of Dance: Ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, theatrical jazz, hip hop, creative movement, competition and dancer conditioning

Cost:
45-minute class/week: $445.40/annually; $117.00/quarterly; $52.00 / monthly
1-hour class/week: $478.80/annually; $126.00/quarterly; $56.00/monthly
2 (45 minute) classes/week: $873.00/annually; $ 229.50/quarterly; $102.00/monthly
2 (1 hour) classes/week: $924.00/annually; $243.00/quarterly; $108.00/monthly
3 (1 hour) classes/week: $1,368.00/annually; $360.00/quarterly; $160.00/monthly
4 (1 hour) classes/week: $1,813.00/annually; $477.00/quarterly; $212.00/monthly
5 (1 hour) classes/week: $2,258.00/annually; $594.00/quarterly; $264.00/monthly
6 (1 hour) classes/week: $2,651.00/annually; $697.50/quarterly; $310.00/monthly
Unlimited regular classes: $ 2,870.00/annually; $ 742.50/quarterly; $ 330.00/monthly

Contact:
7223 Stonewall Parkway
Mechanicsville, VA 23111
(804) 559-6786
info@SchoolofDanceArts.biz
www.SchoolofDanceArts.biz

 

The School of Richmond Ballet
Ages: 3 years – Adult

Types of Dance: Ballet, jazz, modern, character, theatre and adult dance

Cost: (classes follow a nine-month academic calendar and are billed in four equal installments)

ONE CLASS WEEKLY (Ballet Only)
Ages 3-4: $596
Ages 5: $724
Ages 6-7: $724 – $732

TWO CLASSES WEEKLY (Ballet Only)
Ages 8 -12: $1,235 – $1,550
*Additional classes in Jazz and Theatre Dance are available for $650 annually.

TWO-THREE CLASSES WEEKLY (Ballet Only)
Ages 11-13: $1,933 – $2,618
*Additional classes in Character, Jazz and Theatre Dance are available for $650 annually.

For ages 14 and above, adult classes and trainee programs, click here for additional registration, tuition and class information.

Contact:
407 East Canal St.
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 344-0906
Click here for a list of The School of Richmond Ballet contacts
www.richmondballet.com/school

 

Spotlight Studio of Dance and the Arts
Ages: 3 years – 80 years

Types of Dance: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Pointe, Modern, Irish, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Lyrical, Contemporary, Creative Movement, GetFIT, Tumbling, Leaps and Turns, Conditioning, and Wedding Choreography.

Cost: Click here for pricing information

Contact:
6828 Woodlake Commons Loop
Midlothian, VA 23112
(804)639-1186
Kelly@spotlightstudio.net
www.spotlightstudio.net

 

Stavna Ballet
Ages: 2 years – Adult

Types of Dance: Ballet, jazz, modern, and contemporary.

Cost: Click here for pricing information.

Contact: 
11420 Belvedere Vista Lane
N. Chesterfield, VA 23235
(804) 269-0658
https://www.stavnaballet.com

 

Swift Creek Academy of the Performing Arts
Ages: 3 years – Adult

Types of Dance: Ballet, tap, creative movement, jazz, lyrical, and modern.

Cost: Call 804-744-2801 for pricing and additional class information.

Contact:
2808 Fox Chase Lane
Midlothian, VA 23112
804-744-2801
info@swiftcreekacademy.org
http://www.swiftcreekacademy.org/

 

Village Dance Studio
Ages: 3 years – 18 years 

Types of Dance (non-competitive): Ballet, jazz, modern, hip hop, creative movement

Cost:  Visit www.villagedance.wordpress.com for registration and pricing information or email Devin Poore at vdsrva@gmail.com

Contact:
7027 Three Chopt Road
Richmond, VA 23226
(804) 288-7735
vdsrva@gmail.com
www.villagedance.wordpress.com

 

weDANCE Academy
Ages: Preschool – Adult

Types of Dance: Jazz, ballet, ballet pointe, tap, modern, worship, ballroom, hip hop, Irish step, musical theater, and more.

Cost: Click here for tuition information.

Contact:
401 N Parham Rd
Richmond, VA 23229
(804)774-4302
gcary@weacademies.org
http://www.weacademies.org/dance-academy-2/

 

Weinstein JCC
Ages: 3 years – Adult

Types of Dance: Ballet, hip hop, creative movement, folk dance, freedance,

Cost: Please contact (804) 285-6500 for pricing information.

Contact: 
5403 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23226
(804) 285-6500
https://weinsteinjcc.org/

 

West End Academy of Dance Inc
Ages: Preschool – Adult

Types of Dance: Ballet, hip hop, jazz, modern, tap, ensemble, adult and summer programs

Cost: (based on a nine-month academic calendar)
45 minutes/week: $550 annually
1 hour/week: $650 annually
1 hour, 15 minutes/week: $700 annually
1 hour, 30 minutes/week: $750 annually
2 hours – 2 hours, 45 minutes/week: $1,200 annually
3 hours – 3 hours, 45 minutes/week: $1,800 annually
4 hours – unlimited/week: $2,500 annually

Contact:
10620-C Patterson Ave.
Richmond, VA 23238
(804) 740-0842
Click here for email contact
www.westendacademy.com