F.A.Q

General Information:

Since it's founding in 1981 (as Arlington Center for Dance) BalletNova Center for Dance (BNCD) has earned a reputation as the premier dance training center in Northern Virginia.

BNCD offers year-round classes designed for dancers of all ages and levels, serving over 1900 students per year.  Classes include:

  • Ballet
  • Modern Dance
  • Contemporary Dance
  • Jazz
  • Hip Hop
  • Tap
  • Conditioning (Pilates, Stretch, Floor Barre, Dance Cardio)

Housed in a beautiful, 20,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility in Bailey's Crossroads, VA (about 15 minutes from Washington, DC), students enjoy six spacious studios equipped with sprung floors, non-stick Marley overlay, sound systems, high ceilings, and mirrors.

Transfering Classes:
Once a student (child, teen or adult) is registered for a class, there is no refund on tuition. We are happy to transfer students to a different class, provided there is space available in the class.

Adult Classes:
Adult classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis (after registered students). It is not necessary to call ahead to reserve your spot in a class. 

Class Uniform Provider:
We recommend Robcyn's for all of your dance class attire needs. It is located in Bradlee Shopping Center.
3660 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22302
703-379-7800

Trial Classes:
For classes in the Enrichment Division, new and current students can do a Trial Class before registering for a class. There is a non-refundable $20 fee for taking a Trial Class.
For classes in the Pre-Professional Division, all new students must take a Trial Class for placement. There is a non-refundable $20 fee for taking a Trial Class.

Enrolling in a class after the semester has started:
Registrations for children, teen and adult classes continues throughout the semester and tuition is pro-rated from the enrollment date to the end of the semester.

Make-up classes:
Children, teens and adults can take a make-up class for classes missed during a semester. Make-up classes must be done before the end of the semester.