Do you love to perform? Want an exciting opportunity to participate in in an upbeat, hoe down of a good time?!?! Then take part in our spring production of RODEO! Open to all! You do not need to be a CPAS student! Click on the image for more information!
We wanted to say thanks for another great year and a great show! My daughter has learned so much from your school. Beyond the dance skills, you deserve credit for helping her self-confidence, her learning about teamwork, practicing hard and so much more!
News & Announcements
Great job to CPAS student Brianna! Her 4th hair donation! CPAS has 5 students so far who have participated in our Dancers Against Cancer program! Remember if you have 8 inches please donate to Pantene Beautiful Lengths. These wigs are free. If you have 12 or more, consider Wigs for Kids program – they are […]
CPAS would like to welcome Robert Roddy to our guest staff for the beginning of the winter/spring semester. Robert has temporarily relocated here for a few months and will be co-teaching with Ms. Lea with Hip Hop and Contemporary, conducting private lessons/coaching, and teaching a Saturday morning ballet class while he is here with us. […]
The Charlottesville Performing Arts School – formerly known as Dance Explosion Studio (circa 2006) – provides proper body alignment training and dance education for all ages in a caring, family atmosphere. Our programs are for students who seek personal enrichment or professional training. Our goal is to bring out the best in our students, helping them reach their full potential. Our faculty will help them accomplish that goal. We offer classes for beginners to pre-professional levels, ages 3 to adult in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Hip Hop/Breakdancing, Contemporary, and Early Childhood. CPAS also has a yearly performing company, a private coaching program, and specialized training programs.
2015-2016 Brochure & Schedule