Thursday, 20. December 2012

Welcome to The Center of Dance at  460 Turner Street, Suite 101, Blacksburg, VA 24060.


Join us anytime!



The Center of Dance Fall 2014 session is on now through Monday, December 15.

See class and fee schedules here:


October 24, 2014 is the 20th anniversary of The Center of Dance!
In August 1994, renovation of the Draper Road studio began with the official ribbon cutting grand opening ceremony on October 24. Throughout the 2014/15 dance year, we are celebrating our TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY! 

Announcing a 20th Anniversary Special!

It has been twenty years!  Time flies when you’re having fun!  In honor of the 20th Anniversary of Blacksburg’s beloved The Center of Dance, we’re announcing a limited time back-to-school special for adult classes.  Now through the month of September, you can buy a ten-class card for $100—just $10 a class!  Adult class offerings include ballet, tap, modern and hip hop.  If you’ have been putting off dance classes because of cost, NOW is a good time to enroll at a reduced price!  Check out our fall schedule here: Fall_2014_Dance_Class_Schedule

The details:

TEN CLASSES for $100. 
Must be purchased by September 30, 2014.
Multiple (3 or more) TEN-CLASS CARD purchases allowed. Class cards expire 11 weeks after first class taken on card. (Must use all classes by August 2015.)

Email Carol Crawford Smith for more information and to sign up:


Mission: The Center of Dance exists to enhance development of the human experience through dance and related activities where movement, poise, balance, strength, grace, and exemplary behavior combined are the outcome of participating in our brand of Excellence Through the Arts®.

The Center of Dance is located in Blacksburg, Virginia in the New River Valley of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. The professional dance studio was established August 1994. The Founder and Artistic Director is Carol Crawford Smith, a former dance artist and soloist of ten years with the internationally renowned Dance Theatre of Harlem (1978-1988). As a professional performer, instructor, and educator of dance for over three decades, Crawford Smith is dedicated to providing opportunities and venues to experience excellence in the art of dance and related activities.

The Center of Dance faculty is a team of qualified professionals who master the art of teaching safe and inclusive dance and movement techniques to children and adults. Instruction is available in Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Lyrical, Modern Movement, Tap, and more.

The Center of Dance offers annual performances for participation and observation. For listing of our performances, please view our Events page!

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