• Diga Doo

    Diga Doo

    A fun tap number from our current season.

  • A Man’s Place

Welcome to our dance studio! We offer classes from the beginner through professional level, in tap, jazz, ballet, contemporary, and hip hop. Classes in musical theatre, drama, and voice are also available. The professional Center Stage Dance Company, directed by Ms. Shortell, is in residence at the school.

Center Stage Dance and Performing Arts Center



We are looking forward to a wonderful 2014-15 season!



View all the dance and theatre classes we offer.



Our fall class schedule is posted  – please register now to ensure your spot.

Studio Updates

Center Stage Performing Teams Auditions Announced

Auditions for our performing/competition teams have been announced.  Tap and hip hop team auditions will be on Saturday June 6th at 8:30 am and 9:30 am respectively.  Auditions for our jazz and contemporary teams will be on Wednesday June 10th at 7:00 pm.  There is a $25 audition fee required for each team you are auditioning for.   This fee will be put towards your team expenses or refunded if you are NOT accepted onto a team.  These dancers will be travelling to Paris, France in June/July of 2016 for performances at Disneyland Paris and the city of Paris.  Call the office for more information!!

25th Annual Revue “Dancin with the Stars” tickets on sale!!

Tickets to our 25th annual dance revue “Dancin’ with the Stars” went on sale on Saturday April 11th.  The show is Friday June 26th at 7:30 pm and Saturday June 27th at 2:30 pm.  Alumni are invited to come back and perform in this fantastic show!  Seats are assigned so buy your tickets early for best choice of seats.


The Annual Jazz and Tap Festival is this weekend at NOVA, Annandale campus!   Center Stage Dance Company is one of the phenomenal companies performing.  Tickets will be available in the Center Stage office until this Thursday ($23).  Prices go up at the door so buy them early!!! Come out and see a great show – Saturday at 8:00 pm and Sunday at 4:00 pm.  Hope to see many of you there!  Come on out and support the arts in Fairfax County!