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Welcome to the DMV

Are you new to the DMV - District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia area? The International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD) is available to help and we are here to assist you with getting acclimated to the thriving dance sector in our region.

SEARCHING FOR A CLASS? Utilize our DMV directory to find a large variety of dance classes to keep you connected to your artistry.

SEARCHING FOR A REHEARSAL SPACE? Check out the dance venues in our area that are available for rent.

WANTING TO MEET UP AND CONNECT? IABD works to connect you to the local dance scene. Our membership program provides dance companies/organizations, educational institutions, individuals, industry affiliates, and students with discounts on programming, funding opportunities, marketing and promotion, and additional support resources. We are here to serve you.

Explore our website for links that will help you get started and information on becoming a member of IABD. We’re glad to have you here!


Studio Rentals
Performance Venues

Avant Garde Ballroom Dance Center
Ballet Nova Center for Dance
Dance Exchange
Dance Loft on 14
Dance Place
District Dance
Hollywood Ballroom Dance Center
Jamz Dance Studio
Joe's Movement Emporium
Joy of Motion Dance Center
Local Motion Dance Project
Maryland School of Dance
Misako Dance
Mobtown Ballroom


Atlas Performing Arts Center
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Cramton Auditorium
Dance Exchange
Dance Loft on 14
Dance Place
George Mason University's Center for the Arts
Joe's Movement Emporium
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Joy of Motion Dance Center
Lisner Auditorium
Prince George's Publick Playhouse
Wolf Trap

Dance Stores and Apparel
 Local Arts Agencies

Clingons Activewear
Dance Supplies, Etc.
Footlights Dance and Theatre Boutique
Fu-Hao Dance Wear
Les Gals Activewear: Dance & Fitness, Shoes & Apparel
Liesl Dancewear
My Dance Shoppe
Washington Dancewear


DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
Maryland State Arts Council
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
Montgomery County Arts and Humanities Council
National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
National Endowment for the Arts
Virginia Commission for the Arts