general division

Carefully structured programs provide a well-rounded education in dance focusing on the development of self-confidence and poise. The Academy’s expert faculty nurture their students in a caring and creatively stimulating environment. At the core of all programs is a joy of movement, reaching personal goals through hard work and discipline, and feeling a part of the wonderful Academy family.

award winning

The Richmond Academy is proud to be a recipient of Best Business of 2020 Three Best Rated; Winner of Best Dance Studio in Richmond 2020 Quality Business Awards; Best of Richmond Award 2019; The Ethel Tibbits Women of Distinction Award 2013 for Women in the Arts; The Pacific West Award 09/10/13/16 for the dance studio with the most positive attitude, peer encouragement and intercultural respect; a finalist for the Richmond Chamber of Commerce Award 2013 for Business Excellence; and a finalist for the Richmond Arts Award 09/12/15 for Arts Education.

professional division

Designed to prepare dancers for professional performance careers and post-graduate dance degree studies, entrance into this division is by audition only. Talent is always recognized and given every opportunity to develop. The fusion of talent from different backgrounds creates the wonderful atmosphere the Academy is well-known for. This specialized division produces truly unique results.