Building confidence, growing a passion


As an 8th grader, Ellie dealt with anxiety and depression from day to day. She felt disconnected from friends and family, and wasn't interested in her classes.

But because of Dancing Classrooms, Ellie had a reason to be excited about school. Her life opened up through dancing. She met new friends, and gained a newfound sense of confidence she never thought possible.

Dancing makes me feel like I’m part of a community.
— Ellie, 8th Grade

Continue Dancing

DC Academy registration is now open! Sign up today!

Share the love

Inspire students in your area and connect us with a school you love. Contact School Coordinator Christy Dobbratz at to sign up a school for the 2019-2020 school year.


Empower students

Support our students and Teaching Artists during lessons as a Classroom Assistant. We are now recruiting Classrooms Assistants for the Fall 2019 semester!

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Teamwork at its best

Check out photos and videos from the Spring 2019 Colors of the Rainbow Team Match!