Registration for our 2024-2025 Calendar Dance Class is Open!

 Nashville Dance Center Competition Dancers have been National Champions for 30 consecutive years!

Our regional and national award winning dance companies hold these titles from the best competitions in the United States today, including: Applause Talent, Show Stoppers, Star Systems, Star Power, Hall of Fame Dance Challenge, StarQuest, Legacy Dance Champions, Platinum Dance, International Dance Challenge, On Tour Dance Challenge,      ID Dance Challenge, DanceXplosion, Masquerade Dance, NexStar , Show Biz Talent and Talent on Parade, to name a few.

 Leah Tomlinson Harwell, who founded the competition program for NDC has won over 80 choreography awards on both the regional and national level has been the creative force in the company’s competition success.   Today all of our choreographers and teachers  are also award winning on both regional and nationals levels as well.  The company program is dedicated to training our students to accomplish a higher level of dance achievement and to further their performing arts experience.

Selected by audition only, company members and their families make a financial and time commitment to their dance training. Inside the studio, the company trains multiple days a week focusing heavily on ballet, modern, jazz, contemporary and hip hop, receiving the best instruction by the most qualified teachers that Nashville has to offer.

Outside the studio, members participate in regional and national dance competitions, attend workshops, dance conventions and take master classes from the best teachers and choreographers in the dance industry today. The company also performs locally in numerous activities and events for the Nashville community.

We continue to be proud of our company alumni who further their dance careers and are awarded scholarships by colleges!  NDC students have danced at University of Tennessee, University of Virginia, University of Miami of Ohio, Emerson College, Boston University, Eckerd University, University of Florida, Point Park, Duke, University of Charleston, Ohio State, Mercer, Vanderbilt University, Samford University, Western Kentucky, and MTSU to name a few.

If you are interested in auditioning for one of our award winning companies, please email, call or come by the studio for more detailed information.


NDC Captain, Blythe Needham

Senior Company

Teen Company

Junior Company

Mini Company