Instructors Audrey and Devin tied the knot on Oct 1, 2016! It was an amazing wedding and all of us at CPAS wish them the best!
Ms. Lea to me was the one dance teacher I learned the most from. Not only did she teach me new steps but she also taught me how to have fun while doing them. Because of her I put more emotions into the dances. Out of all the classes I really enjoyed coming to hers the most because she made them the most fun.
News & Announcements
CPAS welcomes Kangyoon Bae to our staff! Kangyoon has been breakdancing (Bboying) since 1998 with his training coming from different youth centers in South Korea, Greece, Italy, Germany, Thailand, and Netherlands while he was traveling. He has taught classes and workshops for children and adults, working with some of the most talented Bboys/Bgirls in South […]
CPAS will be closed this summer for our regular classes and programs. We are available for private instruction, workshops, or small group instruction. Please email the school for details.
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.