Alexandria Community Nutcracker 
Above the Barre continues the tradition of partnering with Alexandria Nutcracker. Students should check the Alexandria Community Nutcracker website for audition information. Auditions are typically held in June. A community tradition for the past eight years, performances of this classic ballet are in early December. 



Above the Barre is happy to offer master classes and workshops throughout the year which will present performing arts professionals from all genres and give students the chance to explore others areas of dance and stage craft. From stage makeup to audition techniques and unique styles of dance the Workshop is designed to enrich and engage your young dancer. Available to all ages and levels of experience the Workshops are open to both Above the Barre students and community members.


Recent workshops include a masterclass with Broadway actor, dancer, and choreographer, Paul McGill!

Spring Recital


Young dancers will have the opportunity to showcase what they have learned throughout the year in the annual Spring Recital. Each class will perform one piece on the recital and often solo opportunities are provided.


Date: May 2020, TBD


Location: Springbank Auditorium, West Potomac High School