Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center

Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center is celebrating its 32nd year of providing quality perform

We provide professional instruction in the performing arts with some of the best teachers in the DC metro area. We pride ourselves in our Center Stage family and the supportive and non-competitive environment we give our students. Non competition team students are treated the same as the members of our competitive teams. Come and see the wonderful experience that is Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center

Operating as usual


Second class with Alicia Pociask was musical theatre jazz to โ€œBlackoutโ€ from โ€œIn the Heightsโ€. Our dancers loved it and are looking forward to having her back! Weโ€™re planning to attend the bold dance project in NYC in the fall also! Thank you Alicia for working with and supporting our dancers!!! Such an amazing experience!


Amazing partnering class with Alicia Pociask from bold dance project!!

The Good Feet Store helps a professional dancer with his chronic foot pain 03/16/2023

The Good Feet Store helps a professional dancer with his chronic foot pain

Michael's infomercial!!

The Good Feet Store helps a professional dancer with his chronic foot pain Sponsored by: The Good Feet Store. Professional dancer, Michael Hibbs, shares how the Good Feet Store helped him with his chronic foot pain. Go to


We are thrilled that Alicia Pociask will be teaching two master classes this Saturday March 18th in musical theatre partnering and jazz. Sheโ€™ll also conduct a question and answer session for our students wanting a performing career. A little about Alicia: Alicia Pociask is a Brooklyn based choreographer, director and educator. She attended Point Park University, receiving a Bachelor's Degree in Dance and Minor in Theater Arts. Alicia's worked at theme parks and theaters around the country, performed in industrials for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and was a video tracked dancer for Pepsi. She
spent her last performance years as a dancer with Holland America Cruise Line. Alicia spent 8 years as a resident show supervisor, choreographer, and director for the Emmy Award winning production company, RWS Entertainment Group where she choreographed five mainstage production shows for Holland America Cruise Line, was an associate choreographer for STEP ONE Dance Company, and directed and choreographed three mainstage shows for Azamara Club Cruises. In 2015 Alicia had the honor of assisting Al Blackstone for the workshop of Crazy in Love, an original short musical written by Kooman and Dimond. Most recently she choreographed and
directed four shows for Carowinds in Charlotte, NC. Alicia is extremely passionate and invested in the education of young performers. She travels around the world as a guest teacher, choreographer, and judge and is the
Owner/Director of NYC based company bold dance project.

Photos from Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center's post 02/17/2023

Some of our students performed at Fairfax High School tonight at the benefit for NEDA. They were fantastic!!


NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care. Some of our Center Stage students will be performing in a benefit performance for this organization. It will be on Thursday night February 16th at 8:00 pm at the Fairfax High School auditorium. Flyer is attached. Please attend and support this organization! Our dancers will be performing in the all boys tap dance "Bills" and also in the partnering dance from last year "Footloose"


Happy Kwanzaa to all Center Stagers who celebrate.!


Merry Christmas to all Center Stagers who celebrate!


Happy Hanukkah to all our Center Stagers that celebrate!


Center Stage will be closed from Thursday December 22 through Monday January 2. Classes will resume on Tuesday January 3, 2023.


Congratulations to Claudia and Emma!! All our dancers did great. Fantastic convention and opportunity for them all!!

CONGRATS to the 2022 NYC Winter Experience Scholarship Recipients
Claudia - Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center
Emma - Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center
Shelby - A Step Above Dance Academy LLC


Musical theatre dance with Rachel Dolan at .dance.project in NYC. GREAT CLASS


Phenomenal jazz funk class with the amazing Brandon Kelly!


Center Stage students starting the day at BOLD Dance convention in NYC today!!

Donate to Center Stage Dance Company 11/29/2022

Donate to Center Stage Dance Company

It's Giving Tuesday! Please consider donating to our non profit arts organization Center Stage Dance Company - proceeds help fund scholarships for students in the arts and to continue education in the American art forms of jazz and tap dance. Donations are tax deductible. Donate here:

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Donโ€™t forget the studio is closed tonight. Happy Halloween!

Photos from Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center's post 10/29/2022

Halloween costume day!! Remember weโ€™re closed on Halloween!!

Photos from Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center's post 10/29/2022

Halloween costume day! Donโ€™t forget weโ€™re CLOSED on Halloween!!


Halloween Orange and Black Day!!


Wacky hair day!!!


Wacky hair day!!!

Photos from Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center's post 10/27/2022


Photos from Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center's post 10/27/2022

Pajama day!!


Trunk or Treat!! Some of our students handed out candy and danced with over 1800 kids and family members! Such fun!!


Center Stage Dancers were at Famiky Focus Academyโ€™s Trunk or Treat! There were over 1300 chikdren in attendance and we danced with most of them! Great job and so much fun!!


Lโ€™Shana Tova to all who celebrate!




Center Stage will be having Competition Team auditions next Saturday September 10th as follows:

1:30 - 2:30 pm Hip Hop
2:30 - 3:30 pm Acro
3:30 - 4:30 pm Jazz
4:30 - 5:30 pm Tap

Auditions are open to dancers ages 8 - 19. Competition team dancers must also take a corresponding technique class and a ballet class at Center Stage.


In person registration for new and returning students will be this Saturday September 3rd from noon - 2 pm! Fall classes start September 6th - not too late to register for open classes!!


GOOD LUCK to all of our Fairfax County dancers on their first day of school!! See you all in dance class starting September 6th!!


In person registration for new and returning students will be this Sunday August 14th from 1-3 pm at the studio. Make sure you come early as many classes are almost full with current students already enrolled!


Our performing team auditions will be this Saturday August 6th at the studio as follows:

10 am - 11 am - Hip Hop

11 am - 12 pm - Jazz

12 pm - 1 pm - Tap

Open to all current, returning and new students!


We are getting all geared up for fall registration that opens August 14th for new and returning students that are not enrolled in summer classes! If you havenโ€™t already, head it out website to take a look at all of our amazing classes we are offering in the fall!


Center Stage's 32nd annual dance r***e is one for the record books!! All of our dancers did a FANTASTIC job on stage and danced their hearts out!! Thanks to our amazing teachers, staff and parents for supporting us this past year!

Fall schedule has been posted on the website. Registration for enrolled summer students starts August 1st; everyone else August 15th.

Videos (show all)

We are getting so excited as we draw closer to recital time! Hereโ€™s a fun trailer of what you will see during the two sh...
Back tuck!!!
Tap IV Glorious
Center Stage "Get Happy" 2019
Junior Jazz, Contemporary, and Tap Team Highlights
Mini Jazz Team
Music Theatre Workshop for Teens, Fall 2017โ€œTime Warp,โ€ from โ€œRocky Horror Picture Show.โ€
More video from the Fairfax July 4th flash mob!!



11094B Lee Highway Suite 104
Fairfax, VA

Opening Hours

Monday 5pm - 9pm
Tuesday 5pm - 9pm
Wednesday 4:30pm - 9pm
Thursday 5pm - 9pm
Friday 4:30pm - 9pm
Saturday 8:30am - 2:30pm

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