Diggs School of Dance

Welcome to Diggs School of Dance

Home of Bayside Youth Ballet

6756 Main Street, Gloucester, VA 23061

Covid-19 UPDATE!

We hope everyone is safe and staying healthy. The studio will remain closed until our Public Health officials deem it safe for businesses to re-open. In light of this, the performance scheduled for June 13th will be postponed but will be rescheduled for a later date to be determined as soon as possible!  We will use our costumes and choreography the dancers have been rehearsing so be sure you review your dance posted in the classroom. Ballet II dances to be posted soon.

We will continue to add classes and activities to our Google Classroom and hope all of you will take advantage of them. We miss everyone very much and hope to see all of you when we are able resume classes.  Please let us hear from you. We would love to see pictures or videos!  Take care and be safe.


New Dance Class


Get moving in this new class for dancers 8 and up.  Each class will begin with a warm-up, followed by high energy choreography inspired by a medley of popular dance styles and music.  Wear comfortable clothes, don’t forget your water and be prepared to learn some cool moves in a fun filled and exciting atmosphere.  No experience necessary!!!


Diggs School of Dance, established in 1975, is a technique-oriented program designed to develop an appreciation for dance and ensure that all students have the opportunity to express themselves through this very special art form. The school offers a concentrated program for those students desiring an intense level of study as well as a general program designed for students who want to dance for personal enjoyment or physical fitness.

Both programs provide an environment that develops students physically, emotionally and intellectually. This environment is achieved through highly qualified and dedicated teachers committed to promoting self-esteem, encouraging self-confidence and offering positive challenges for every student.

The faculty members of Diggs School of Dance are continuously working to enhance and strengthen the quality of dance instruction your child receives, as well as ensuring that the training environment is safe and nurturing.


Why is Diggs School of Dance the right choice for your dancer?

  • DSD offers highly qualified teachers with extensive training in dance and education.
  • DSD teachers are focused on promoting self-esteem, encouraging self-confidence and offering positive challenges for every student.
  • DSD provides state-of-the-art facilities with floating dance floors to reduce the risk of injury and ceiling to floor mirrors.
  • DSD offers extra performance opportunities through Bayside Youth Ballet.
  • DSD continues to produce exceptionally talented dancers who successfully compete in college dance programs, professional dance companies and dance education training.


What do students achieve through dance?

  • Physical fitness
  • Self Discipline
  • Self Respect
  • Team work
  • Musicality
  • Creativity
  • Independence
  • Self Expression
  • Self Confidence
  • Time Management
  • Cultural Awareness