This article delivers information related to Stafford County performing arts, as well as performing and creative arts in the city of Fredericksburg, Virginia. The below links are for businesses delivering dance and gymnastics instruction, live theatre performances, and an events calendar for all local arts and cultural events.
- Dance Studios
- Amyclae Dance Academy Stafford) has studio and recreational classes in the following: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, Hip Hop, Stretch/Turn/Leap. There are also competition teams at Amyclae Dance Academy.
- The Academy of Ballet (Fredericksburg) offers classes in the following: Classical Ballet, Pointe, Pas de Deux, Creative Dance, Pre Ballet.
- Artistry Dance Studio (Fredericksburg) offers Ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, tap, and Scottish Highland. Instruction age groups are arranged as follows:
- Mini Movers: This program is designed for toddlers and pre-school children (walking to 4 years).
- Jumpstart: This program is designed for kindergarten through second grade (ages 5 to 7).
- Juniors: This program is designed for third through sixth grades (ages 8 to 11).
- Teens: This program is designed for seventh through twelfth grades (ages 12-18).
- Avery Ballet (Fredericksburg) Monday through Saturday classes include: Adult Ballet, Conditioning, Contemporary, Elementary I & II, Elementary II Jazz, Elementary II Modern, Lyrical, Open Technique, Paz de Deux, Pilates Mat, Pre ballet, Pre Pointe, Pre Pro I Tech, Pre Pro II Modern, Pre Pro II Pointe, Strength and Grace, Open Pointe, Upper School Jazz, Upper School Modern, Upper School Pointe, Upper School Tech.
- Barton & Williams School of Dance (Stafford) Classes at Barton and Williams: Ballet, Barre Fitness Workout, Creative Movement, Dance Combination, Hip Hop, Jazz, Lyrical, Pointe, Tap, Teen Classes, Tot tumble, Yoga. Featured summer classes: Cheer and Dance Team Skills, Musical Theatre and Broadway-Style Jazz, Leaps and Turns, Strength and Flexibility, Adult Yoga, Tumbling Workshops.
- Dance & Gym Expressions (Stafford) offers beginning-intermediate-advanced classes in the following: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Irish Dance, Pointe, and gymnastics training for all levels and age groups.
- Fredericksburg Ballet Centre (Fredericksburg) offers beginning-intermediate-advanced classes in the following: Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz, Musical Theatre for Jazz, Tap, 4 week Tumbling Course, and others. Team training at the Fredericksburg Ballet Centre includes: Ballet Dance Team, Production Dance Team Teen-Junior-Senior Jazz Dance Team.
- Stafford Dance Center (Stafford) offers dance classes for all ages in adaptive, ballet, jazz, lyrical, pre-pointe, tap, tumbling, yoga. The Stafford Dance Center has a competition team, and offers performance recitals and shows as well as wedding choreography birthday packages, and facilities for business meetings.
- M&S Studio offers dance classes, group music lessons, acting classes, modeling, yoga.
- The Dance Spot (Stafford) offers ballet/pointe, tap, jazz, lyrical/contemporary, acrobatics, hip hop, combination classes for ages 2 – adult. Teams include a performance team, competitive team, and dance company.
- Stafford Ballet Academy (Fredericksburg) offers classes Monday – Saturday in ballet (including adults), pointe, creative dance, adult workout, jazz, adult dance.
- Umbiance Dance offers classes for students with disabilities, home school hip hop, home school jazz, African, musical theatre “A”.
- Gymnastics Instruction
- Paragon Gymnastics (Fredericksburg) The Paragon Training Center offers gym classes, parties, dance, home school program, special needs, group events, open gym, rock climbing, and camps.
The Stafford Royals Competitive Gymnastics Team. The Stafford Royals have Level 3-9 competition teams, and Xcel team.
- Stafford Royals Competitive Gymnastics The Stafford Royals and community gymnastics programs with Stafford County Parks and Recreation train at the Falls Run Industrial Park at the stafford Gymnastics and Recreation Center.
- Live Theatre Performances
- Riverside Center Dinner Theatre offers live theatre for adults and children. Education programs for kids are done through summer theater camps. Instruction covers acting concepts and fundamentals, choreographic movement, vocal and physical expression, theatre crafts (lights, sound, and set design), theatre games, audition skills.
- Musical Performances
- Fredericksburg Festival for the Performing Arts supports music performances including classical, jazz, and bluegrass. Programs the Fredericksburg Chamber Music Festival, Young Artists Competition, A Toast to the Arts-Annual Benefit Gala, Virginia Opera Performances, Arts in Motion (Entertainment for the Elderly), Theatrical Productions.
- Calendar of Events
- Fredericksburg Arts is a website providing a local arts and cultural events calendar all performing arts, creative arts, ongoing exhibits, and upcoming theater, music, literary and lecture events.
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