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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, weather closings, recital information and more!


Barton & Williams welcomes our newest instructor!
We are excited to welcome Megs Early to our staff! Megs Early is a former Washington Redskins Cheerleader and Wizards Dancer. She is currently a Sideline Coach for the Washington Redskin Cheerleaders as well as the Coordinator for the Junior Redskin Cheerleaders. Megs loves to help dancers of all ages and skill levels grow technically and find their passion in performing. She is so excited to be back teaching where she first fell in love with dance! In addition to teaching jazz this summer, Megs is teaching a Cheer/Dance Team class! The suggested age for the Cheer/Dance Team class is 8 & up, but if your younger dancer is interested please let us know and we can look into starting another class!

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 Sept. 19, Oct. 3, Nov 14 (if participating in the Thanksgiving Parade) and Dec 19.  Participants must register at one of these locations/times and be measured for the Jr. Cheerleader uniform, warm up suit and official cheer boots. (cheer bow and pom poms will be included as well) : Fed Ex Field July 25, 10AM-Noon or August 1 10AM-Noon. Other options are the Bon Secours Training Center in Richmond Aug. 14, Noon-1:30PM or Redskins Park Aug. 16 2PM-4PM. Cost for the uniform, warm up, pom poms, boots, bow and all instructional rehearsals including at Fed Ex field is $670.00 and is payable at the registration location to the Washington Redskin Cheerleaders. Parents must purchase tickets to the game separately. The first two practices at B&W for the Sept 20th game vs. the St Louis Rams are Saturday Aug.29 and Sunday Aug. 30th from 2-4PM each day (subject to change). 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 at Industry Dance Awards!
Our 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!

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 still have room in some summer classes. Click "Schedule" above to see the Summer 2017 schedule and to download a registration form.


Recital 2017 is The Little Mermaid and will be held at Colonial Forge High School on June 24 & 25, 2017. Click "Recital" above for information and to download Show Orders.

Please pay before the 10th of the month to avoid the $15 late fee. June tuition must be paid in full to get recital tickets. If registering for summer, half of summer 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
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Photos courtesy of by Bill Buttram Photography
Blast From the Past! 20th Anniversary Gala – Recital 2009
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Photos courtesy of by Bill Buttram Photography