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Above The Barre Dance Experience is a 501c3 non-profit organization lead by Executive Director and Dance Educator Teneshia LaRoda. The first of its kind ATB is a dance company that focuses on professional dance education by providing year-round dance training through its programs like Elevate Conservatory and industry-driven master classes open to the public and all dancers looking to pursue a career in performing arts. We partner with our community to support families on the journey to creating a serious dance professional.

Our focus maintains to cultivate dancers in underserved areas with the opportunity to train with the best mentors, instructors, and choreographers. While part of our mission is to help create exposure for minority dancers and kids in underserved communities, we want to spread to the joy of dance to everyone regardless of class, race,  or geographical location.

We encourage you to come dance with us!

To share our humanity is what we are here for

Judith Jamison, Artistic Director and Principle Dancer Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre

Our Mission

To create the next generation of great performance artists, by offering professional training, mentorship, and guidance. To bridge the gap between the professional dance industry and marginalized and underserved communities.

Our Mission

Our Vision

To offer a dance training facility that supports dance and arts as a whole. A place that can empower our youth to become successful professionals in the world of dance and entertainment.

We Need Your Support

We Need Your Support Today!

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