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Welcome to the official website of Barton & Williams School of Dance! B&W is the longest running studio in Stafford, VA --same location and owners since 1989! Visit often to find important news and updates, recital information and more!


INDUSTRY DANCE AWARDS - People's Choice Award
Our multi-award winning routine "Dream State" choreographed by Brandi McAleese represented Starquest Competition for the People's Choice Award Category at the Industry Dance Awards in Hollywood in August! We appreciate all the votes it took to win the first round and get us to the finals, winning Ms. Brandi a trip to the awards show in LA! This was our second time at the awards. In 2014 o
ur Junior Apprentice, Junior and Senior Company's number Derezzed, choreographed by Michelle Smith, represented StarQuest Dance Competition in Hollywood for the People's Choice Category in the Industry Dance Awards. Ms. Jan and Ms. Teresa travelled to California to attend the awards ceremony with many industry leaders!


Our Junior Apprentice company recently won the 4th Overall Teen Small Group at Starquest National Talent Competition in Virginia Beach! The number also received a Platinum Plus score, special judge's award for Professional and Polished, and a choreography award for our awesome Miss Alex Herlig! The dancers were invited to return and perform again at Starquest's QUEST FOR THE BEST! Great job ladies!

We love CRUISIN'
Some of our award winning company and tap troupe dancers just returned from performing aboard Royal Caribbean's Brilliance of the Seas on a wonderful cruise to Cozumel, Mexico! We are so excited the girls could share this life experience together with their dance friends and families!

Barton & Williams is now a satellite studio for the Junior Redskin Cheerleaders!

Dancers 5-17 years old have the opportunity to dance out on the field at up to three Redskins games this fall!  Dancers must participate in at least 2 practices at B&W before each game and mandatory practices at Fed Ex Field. If interested please email B&W at BWDance@verizon.net or call 540-720-1801. For more information and to download the registration/waiver forms please go to http://www.redskins.com/cheerleaders/jr-redskins.html. Photo from www.redskins.com.

Some of Our Favorite Moments...

Barton & Williams wins 1st place in the NATION with a perfect score!!
Our senior company received top honors at StarQuest 2010 Nationals in Virginia Beach. Their number "Belief" choreographed by Michelle Smith received first place in the senior small group category with a PERFECT score! The dancers competed during the week and had to return at the end of the week for StarQuest's "Quest for the Best." Also competing in "Quest for the Best" was soloist Megan Dommel, who received 5th place out of 150 senior solos. Congrats dancers!

Barton & Williams on
So You Think You Can Dance!

Our very own instructor, Brandi McAleese, auditioned for Season 7 of Fox's So You Think You Can Dance!

We are very proud of her for making it to Vegas Week. Brandi made it through to the top 96 contestants out of thousands who auditioned. Congratulations Brandi!

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We are still accepting students in available classes, though many are full. Click schedule above to view the fall 2019 schedule, and please contact us if interested, as more classes may have filled!


Thanks to everyone that attended our 2019 recital, Alice In Wonderland! It was an amazing show! Check out our photo gallery below to see shots from our last Alice show in 2010! Can't wait for LION KING and BALLET FOR ALL SEASONS in 2020!! Mark your calendars for June 6 & 7, 2020 for our next recital!

Please pay before the 10th of the month to avoid the $15 late fee. May tuition must be paid in full to get recital tickets. If registering for fall, the registration fee & August tuition must be paid at the time of registration.


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New Photos To Our Gallery!
Blast From The Past! Shrek & Dancing with the Stars - Recital 2011
Visit the photo gallery by clicking on the image to the left. Photos by Bill Buttram Photography.
Blast From The Past! Alice in Wonderland & Broadway Revue – Recital 2010
Visit the photo gallery by clicking on the image to the left.

Photos by Bill Buttram Photography
Blast From the Past! 20th Anniversary Gala – Recital 2009
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Photos by Bill Buttram Photography