Showcase dancers go beyond technique to develop important life skills, learning to be respectful, confident, and conscientious young people who share their gifts and talents with our community and beyond.

Your student is given the opportunity to be recognized for academic success and positive character traits throughout the season.  We invite middle school and high dancers to gain leadership skills by participating in our Star Leadership Program, Student-Teacher Program, and our National Honor Society of Dance Arts chapter. 

Thank you to our local report card community partners:


The Star Leadership program is a nationally recognized youth leadership curriculum used by over hundreds of dance studios and youth organizations around the world. 
It’s mission is to grow young leaders who impact others Here, Near and Far. Here in our local communities, Near in our surrounding city and Far in our world. The Star Leadership Curriculum is designed on the the 5 points on the star to encapsulate successful and respected leadership traits such as (Trust, Serve, Love, Growth, and Excellence). The program covers important character core values such as kindness, perseverance, gratitude and goal setting. Potential topics covered could include; compound effect, servant leadership, empathy and sympathy, healthy ways to use social media, time management and organization, taking initiative, failing forward and money matters.

The class meets once a month. Please register to confirm class time.

For ages 11&UP  |  Cost: 25/per class

2023-2024 Star Leadership Dates:

  • September 9, 2023

  • October 21, 2023

  • November 4, 2023

  • December 9, 2023

  • January 13, 2024

  • February 10, 2024

  • March 9, 2024

  • April 13, 2024

We know it takes a village to impact the children of this next generation and we hope your dancer will join us this Fall! Here’s to partnering together to raise great kids!

“Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that’s the price we will have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.” -Vince Lombardi



Join Showcase Dance Studio's in-house student training program to become a student teacher! Gain invaluable experience working alongside our tenured instructors, with classes carefully assigned based on age, ability, and experience. Our program runs from August to June, offering an immersive internship at no cost to eligible applicants. Students who excel in our program and leave a lasting impression on our instructors and fellow students will be considered for future teaching positions. Start your journey toward becoming an exceptional dance teacher today!

Mandatory Training on 8/23 5:00-7:30pm

Internships Offered:

Junior Assistant - Created for dancers (ages 9-10) you will have the opportunity to learn and grow in a supportive environment. You will assist our instructors during classes, help walk students to the restroom, and memorize/demonstrate your classes' dance curriculum/recital choreography. This hands-on experience will enhance your dance skills and teach you leadership skills. As a Junior Assistant, you'll have the chance to inspire and mentor younger dancers while deepening your passion for dance. *A teacher recommendation is required for this program.
Student Teacher - Designed for aspiring dancers (ages 11-18), you will embark on an enriching journey where you can refine your dance skills while mentoring fellow dancers. Under the guidance of experienced instructors, you will assist in teaching dance classes by taking attendance, demonstrating steps, and helping dancers master dance skills. This internship offers a unique opportunity to develop your teaching abilities, enhance your understanding of dance techniques, and strengthen your leadership skills.
Teacher Training Program - Tailored for dancers (ages 16-17) who aspire to join our SDS teaching staff, begin by shadowing experienced teachers and gradually take on leading roles in class, including warm-ups, center work, and across-the-floor combinations. Develop effective teaching skills, such as counting students in, memorizing curriculums, adapting to diverse learning styles, and the art of creating choreography. Receive personalized feedback in a supportive environment that encourages growth and development. After successfully completing the program, you will have honed your classroom management and instructional skills and will be ready to lead a class on your own.

To read guidelines and requirements please click the application below.



NHSDA Applications & 1st Quarter Report Cards are due December 16, 2023. 

For current/new members please see below for the Point System & Tracking Sheet.

Showcase Dance Studio hosts Chapter 162 of the National Honor Society for Dance Arts

Showcase Dance Studio is proud of our students! That’s why we are a part of the National Honor Society for Dance Arts. We look forward to recognizing our exceptional dance students for their outstanding artistic merit, leadership, and academic achievement in the field of dance.

Junior Chapter

Grades 6-8

NHSDA Junior Program Goals

  • To promote a desire for life-long learning in the field of dance.
  • To encourage an understanding of, and an appreciation for, dance as an art form and develop knowledgeable audiences for tomorrow.

Secondary Chapter

Grades 9-12

NHSDA Secondary Program Goals

  • To promote a desire for life-long learning in the field of dance.
  • To encourage an understanding of, and an appreciation for, dance as an art form and develop knowledgeable audiences for tomorrow.
  • To identify honor students (grades 11 & 12) for nomination to the NDEO Artistic Merit, Leadership and Academic Achievement Award, one of the highest honor programs for dance in the United States.

NHSDA Point System & Tracking Sheet

Track NHSDA points using the Point System & Tracking Sheet. All points and 3rd Quarter Report Card must be completed by April 16, 2024.


alumni success stories
Sarah Becker - Virginia Tech, Hokie High Techs Dance Team
Ashtyn Conners - James Madison University, Madison Dance Club
Katelyn Weppner - James Madison University, Madison Dance Club
Emily Schilpp – James Madison, University Dance Minor
Blair Rubach – James Madison, University Dance Minor
Lexi Ater – James Madison, University’s Dance Program
Hannah Mello – Norwegian Cruise Line, Walt Disney World Performer
Lauren Stubenhofer - Clemson University, Performing Arts Major
Hailey Lawrence – VDC’s Gold Rush Dance Team
Emily Murphy – Fusion Dance Team
Abby Dow – Longwood Dance Team
Julianna Kinsolving – George Mason University, Dance Major
Christine Wyss – Catholic University Dance Team
Shania Stewart – Riverside Dinner Theatre Dancer
Natasha Abu-Fadel – University of Central Oklahoma, Dance Major
Taryn Mohl – NOVA Dance Company
Madison Alford – East Carolina University Dance Team/Longwood Dance Team
Molly Baldovin – University of Mary Washington, Dance Program

Free Studio Info Kit

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11252 Balls Ford Road

Manassas, VA 20109

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Our instructors are chosen based on the right combination of training, professional experience, positive attitude, and teaching skills. You must have a high energy level to match our students’ enthusiasm for dance. Candidates need to possess excellent presentation through professionalism, punctuality and a thorough knowledge of dance. We only hire career-minded, long-term employees who have a stand out work ethic and a desire to grow. We love versatile teachers who are skilled in multiple styles of dance and who enjoy teaching everyone from tiny dancers to advanced teenagers.


  • College Dance Degree
  • Professional Dance Experience OR
  • Dance Certifications


  • Masterfully teach dance classes and follow a dance curriculum
  • Choreograph unique, entertaining and polished recital routines
  • Creatively and professionally pose students for recital picture week
  • Actively participate in dress rehearsals and dance recitals


  • Teach energetic/disciplined class
  • Ensure students and teacher are in studio dress code
  • Teach students to masterfully progress through our curriculums
  • Stay knowledgeable of studio policies/events and meet deadlines
  • Attend classes on-time and prepared
  • Engage in growth as a teacher


  • Direct Deposit-Payroll
  • Teachers can attend workshops hosted by the school
  • Teachers receive 4 complimentary tickets to our annual recital
  • Teachers receive FREE tuition for their children. Employees must report full scholarships on their taxes.
  • Logoed staff studio apparel
  • Teachers receive the benefit of purchasing all studio merchandise at the owner’s cost.
  • Additional opportunities to earn Private Lesson/Competition/Administrative wages as well.


  • Background Check
  • YPAD Certification and CPR Training once hired


  • Leader/Mentor/Role Model
  • Reliable/Committed/Dependable/Hardworking
  • Great Time Management/Respects Deadlines/Accountable/Punctual
  • Prepared/Organized
  • Superb Classroom Management
  • Passionate about dance/Loves kids
  • Continues Education/Growth Mindset/Self Motivated
  • Collaborative/Team Player
  • Honest/Trustworthy
  • Compassionate/Humble
  • Long-Term Work Mentality


We are a “More Than Just Great Dancing” studio which means that we are interested in educating the whole dancer by teaching life skills, not just dance technique. Our staff fosters:

  • Leadership Skills
  • Academic Success
  • Age-appropriate costumes, music and choreography
  • Community Service
  • Fun Fact: Our studio is heavily influenced by Broadway styling.



Class availability could include Monday-Friday from 5pm-9pm and Saturdays from 10am-1pm.


Once we watch your video and receive your requested docs, pictures, and files we will contact you!

Job Type: Part-time