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Italia Performing Arts is the premier dance school in the northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.
We offer classes in a range of dance styles at our studios in Winchester and Edinburg.

Cecchetti Classical Ballet

Ballet classes for children age 3+ and teens. We specialize in teaching classical ballet using the Cecchetti Method, for beginning, recreational and pre-professional students.

Acro Dance

Acrobatic dance classes for children age 3+ and teens. We are excited to offer this set of classes combining gymnastics and dance techniques.


Tap classes for children age 3+, centered around rhythm and timing, as we bring classic spice and technique to the dance floor.

Modern and Jazz Dance

Modern and Jazz classes for children age 9+ and teens, releasing your child’s expression and passion with fluid and upbeat movement.

Musical Theatre

In the Musical Theatre class for children age 8+ and teens, students will learn what is involved in musical theatre, and will participate in acting games, learning performance and dance skills.

Group photos by Kensie M Photography. Tap photos by Mel.

The Mission of Italia Performing Arts

is to provide a nurturing environment where excellent training is the priority to enable our children to blossom into superior performers.

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Lorenza Manara Marchi

CEO, School Principal and Head of Ballet

Kimberly Allen

Dance Teacher

Eleanor Bittel

Dance Teacher

Sophia Myers

Dance Teacher



3031 Valley Avenue suite 108,
Winchester, VA 22601

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    Winchester Studio

    3031 Valley Avenue suite 108
    Winchester, VA 22601

    Next to Jos. A. Bank and across from Pho Bistro

    Edinburg Studio

    215 Piccadilly St
    Edinburg, VA 22824

    Entrance in Printz St, across from the Fire Department