Anne Marie, a high school graduate of the Virginia School of the Arts. Anne Marie’s training also includes the Princeton Ballet and Ballet West Conservatory.Meet Anne Marie Kimmell
Katie received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ballet with teaching and performance emphases from the University of Utah. Her training also includes Caryl Maxwell Classical Ballet, Ballet West Conservatory, Shenandoah Conservatory and Frederick Classical Ballet.Meet Katie Beliveau
Jessica is beginning her 5th season year as the Director of Operations at Ashburn Academy of Dance. Jessica has decades of experience in management and has the ability to connect with people and create a family communityMeet 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
Colleen Giardina is the Children’s Director and Director of Darby’s Dancers at Ashburn Academy of Dance. She graduated from Radford University with a BFA in classical ballet.Meet Colleen Giardina
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
Lauren Niehoff began dancing at the age of two. Her love of dance lead her to study many styles of dance such as ballet, jazz, lyrical, tap, hip hop, pointe, and modern.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.