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Katherine Horrigan

Previously a professional dancer and leader in dance education, founder and director

Katherine Horrigan believes in building a team and culture to support our community raising the future generation of leaders through the values of a dance education. She and her faculty of

esteemed dance professionals, teachers, and choreographers are committed to cultivating their students as both dancers and individuals. Leading by example, they instill values of integrity, discipline, compassion, and humility. Their innate passion brings joy, fun, encouragement, and excitement to the classroom, creating an experience that students love to return to, one high-energy lesson after the next.

Connecting our community through dance! 


Meet our team.


We have an amazing faculty of teachers who are excited to join our team at the Dance Academy of Virginia and are looking forward to teaching our students back in the studio and virtually!  


Whether dance is your serious passion or extracurricular activity, our instructors will help you meet your dance goals and challenge you to achieve your maximum potential. Our teachers bring their professional experience as teachers, dancers and choreographers to the classroom nurturing and guiding our students from ages 2 through adult. 


They are passionate about sharing their love of dance and are proud to teach a range of disciplines including ballet, jazz, contemporary, hip hop, tap, and lyrical classes.


Our top priorities are to keep our students safe, healthy, active, and motivated while we support them to build confidence, improve skills, and express themselves creatively.