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.
- Beginners to Pre-professional levels, ages 3 to adult
- Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Early Childhood
- Performing Company, Private Coaching Program, Specialized Training Programs
Message from Lea Moore, Director…
“We are excited to be moving in a direction that enables us to offer performing arts instruction – both for the aspiring professional, and for students seeking enrichment in an enjoyable environment. Our mission is to offer an unparalleled experience for people of all ages who are looking for top-caliber training and fun while building strength, poise, and self confidence in an encouraging atmosphere.”
Where are we located?
We have merged with Old Dominion Performance Arts Studio in Waynesboro! Our new location is in the Willow Oak Shopping Center! Stay tuned for the opening day as we are finishing the brand new space!
Old Dominion Performance Arts Studio