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Offering classes for all ages and levels in Parent/Child Creative Dance, Pre-Ballet, Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Contemporary, Modern, Stretch and Strengthen, and Downs’ at Dance.

Office hours: Mon. 3:45-9:15, Tue. 3:45-9:15, Wed. 1:00-2:00 & 3:45-9:15, Thu. 4:15-9:15, Sat. 9:00-2:30.

The mission of Johansen Olympia Dance Center is to offer high quality dance training for people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities in a positive and nurturing environment. We will encourage all students to excel to their fullest potential while developing confidence, discipline, self-expression, appreciation for the art form, and a healthy lifestyle, all while having fun.


News & Announcements

Ballet Northwest’s Nutcracker tickets on sale Tickets are now on sale for Ballet Northwest’s Nutcracker, December 9th-18th at the Washington Center. A South Sound holiday tradition for over 30 years, the show features 200 performances, professional sets, and beautiful costumes. For tickets, visit .
2016-17 schedule now posted – registration open! The 2016-17 schedule is now online! Click here to view the schedule:  2016JODCbrochure090116 . Online registration is open and classes begin Wed. Sept. 14. New classes offered this year include Modern dance (encompassing Graham and Limon techniques) as well as Music & Movement for Special Needs. Also, we recently added a Parent/Child class on Monday at 4pm, and Advanced Jazz on ... Read More
Olympia Dance Festival Save the date for the 7th annual Olympia Dance Festival featuring 12+ local dance groups and guest artist Xuan Cheng, Principal ballerina with Oregon Ballet Theatre. This amazing performance featuring ballet, hip-hop, ballroom, tap, jazz, swing, Irish, and Middle Eastern dance will be held on Sunday, February 26th at the Washington Center.  Applications for groups will be available soon!   ... Read More
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