Anne Marie Kimmell is co-director of Ashburn Academy of Dance as well as the Ballet Theatre of Ashburn. She and Katie Beliveau founded AAD in 2001 with the mission of offering the highest quality of dance training while instilling the love of dance to dancers. Anne Marie and Katie continue to shape and inspire the next generations of dancers at AAD under their guidance and leadership.Meet Anne Marie Kimmell
Katie Beliveau is co-director of Ashburn Academy of Dance as well as the Ballet Theatre of Ashburn. She and Anne Marie Kimmell founded AAD in 2001 with the mission of offering the highest quality of dance training while instilling the love of dance to dancers. Katie and Anne Marie continue to shape and inspire the next generations of dancers at AAD under their guidance and leadership.Meet Katie Beliveau
Jessica Best has been the Director of Operations at Ashburn Academy of Dance for several years now. Jessica has decades of experience in management and has the ability to connect with people and create a family community.Meet Jessica Best
Dara Watson began her dance training at the age of three. She started dancing at the Ashburn Academy of Dance, with Katie Beliveau and Anne Marie Kimmell, at the age of 10 where she studied Ballet, Jazz, Tap, and Lyrical.Meet Dara Watson
Katie Hooper is our Ballet, Lyrical, Jazz, and Darby’s Dancers instructor for the 2017-18 dance season. She started dancing at Ashburn Academy of Dance, with Katie Beliveau and Anne Marie Kimmell, at the age of 8 where she studied Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Lyrical.Meet Katie Hooper
In addition to a lifetime of dedication to dancing, movement, and wellness, Michelle Debban has more than 25 years of teaching and coaching experience.Meet Michelle Debban
Lauren Niehoff is the Edge Performance Company Director and Head of the Jazz Department, where she is so happy to share her passion for dance with her students!Meet Lauren Niehoff
Jose started dancing at the age of 17 at Maryvale High School in Phoenix, Arizona. His studio training began under Miss Elizabeth Roper in ballet, and since then has developed a roster of both Arizona’s finest and some of the country’s most prominent professionals.Meet Jose Soto
Daphne Batista graduated cum laude from George Mason University, with a BA in Dance, in addition to a BS in Biology.Meet Daphne Batista
Emma has choreographed for studios in Northern Virginia, and her choreography has won many awards and is ranked both regionally and nationally.Meet Emma Lawson
Ashburn Academy of Dance
21690 Red Rum Drive
Suite 172 – 177
Ashburn, VA 20147
Offering Classes in Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Musical Theater, Tap, Acro and Hip Hop.
Serving the Northern Virginia area, including: Ashburn, Sterling, Chantilly, Lansdowne, Leesburg and South Riding.