Contacts for Arts & Culture

Cultural Arts

Cultural Arts Director
Dan Kirsch
(703) 537-3075

Fine Arts

Fine Arts Coordinator
Irene Gavin
(703) 537-3063


JCCNV-JAFI Community Shlicha
Dana Kalishov
(703) 537-3034


Upcoming Events

Cultural Arts at the JCCNV

Dance Academy

Cultural Arts at the J

An enjoyable cabaret event

Some Kind of Wonderful:
Bayla Whitten sings
Carole King

Saturday, November 15, 8pm
(sold out)
Sunday, November 16, 2pm
(sold out)
Sunday, November 16, 5pm
(tickets available)

Come enjoy the soundtrack to a generation.

Will You Love Me Tomorrow
I Feel the Earth Move
Stoney End

and more...

The Voice

Adult and Cultural Dance Classes

This program is for beginning to intermediate level adult dancers. All classes are taught by professional dance educators who will work with the individual students to structure the class around their abilities. Adult dance is a great way to improve balance, flexibility and coordination while having a great time developing a sense of aesthetic and culture. Adults must register when purchasing a class card with name, address, telephone number, and quantity of classes desired. This information will place student on a contact list in case of inclement weather. Classes can be paid for using dance class cards or by registering for a session.

Adult Dance Class Cards

Single class: $20/ $17 member
Code: #125
5 classes: $100/ $80 member
Code: #123
10 classes: $180/ $150 member
Code: #124

Learn To Tap

Beginners, ages 6 to adults

Wednesdays, July 2–August 13 (7 weeks)


Fee (ages 6–17): $140/ $120 member
Fee (18+):          $140/ $120 member or dance class card
Code:                 #5192

Improve Your Tap Technique

All dancers with tap experience, ages 10+ to adult

Wednesdays, July 2–August 13 (7 weeks)


Fee (ages 10–17): $140/ $120 member
Fee (18+):           $140/ $120 member or dance class card
Code:                  #5193

Adult Ballet

Mondays (ongoing), 7:30pm–8:30pm

Whether joining this ongoing class for exercise, fun, or aesthetic culture, this class appeals to novice and intermediate students who enjoy the music and technique of Ballet.
Fee: Dance class card required. See above for details.


Make Your Move

Ages: 18+
Thursdays, June 12–July 3 (4 weeks)

Contact: Jessica Tischler, Special Needs Director,, or (703) 537-3031
Join us in this great movement program that incorporates dance, music and a whole lot of fun! This program is for adults of ANY ability. You have the freedom to move to your own beat while maximizing your own individual strengths.
Fee: $40/ $32 member
Code: #5258

Israeli Dance

Ages: 13+
Instructor: Ethan Halpern
Tuesdays (ongoing)
(no class Jun. 3)

This drop-in cultural dance program incorporates Jewish and Israeli culture through choreographed dances set to modern Israeli music. Mr. Halpern has been offering this popular course at the JCCNV for 20 years. Dances are internationally recognized in most programs. No experience necessary, and registration not required.
Fee: $10/ $6 member/ $5 student
Code: #4564
Pay instructor directly.

Intermediate Line Dance

Instructor: Susan Zuckerman Attas

Tuesdays, see times below

Join a new session of an ongoing line dance class, tailored to the 40s–70s age group. No partners are needed as we all dance in a line to classic rock, contemporary, and country western music. This program provides a fun and high-energy workout while you dance the rock, waltz, rumba, tango, cha cha, country western, and other line dances! If you have prior danceexperience, such as ballroom, you’ll learn quickly!

Session I: April 29–June 17 (8 weeks)
Fee: $60/ $50 member
Code: #4733
Click here to register online.

Session II: Tuesdays, July 22–August 12 (4 weeks)
Fee: $30/ $25 member or dance class card
Code: #5174

Private and Semi-Private Dance Lessons

Private lessons allow for personal attention to the specific needs and goals of each student. We encourage those who seek to improve their skills and abilities at a faster and more thorough pace to take private lessons. Scheduling based on availability.

Private Lessons (30 minutes)

5 lessons: $175/ $150 member
Code: #261/ #260

10 lessons: $310/ $260 member
Code: #263/ #262

Ongoing lessons (24): $600/ $565 member
Code: #4527

Semi-Private Lessons (30 minutes)
(2–3 students of similar ability)

Tuition per student:
5 lessons: $100/ $75 member
Code: #265/ #264

10 lessons: $160/ $110 member
Code: #269 / #268

Ongoing lessons (24): $312/ $293 member
Code: #4893