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Class Location

Dance Exchange
7117 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, Maryland 20912
(301) 270-6700

(Please note that Word Dance Theater is not directly affiliated with the Dance Exchange and that all related questions to our youth program should be directed to Rebecca.lallande@gmail.com.)


The Dance Exchange (www.danceexchange.org) is a two-block walk from the Takoma Park Metro station (Red Line). Directions from Metro: Exit the Metro and walk straight Carroll Avenue towards the 7-Eleven. Continue for one block to Maple Avenue. Turn left on Maple Avenue and arrive at 7117 on your right.  The main entrance and parking lot is at the back of the building.


Classes are offered by Word Dance Theater (www.worddance.org), Washington, DC’s premiere Duncan dance company. Becky Lallande is an instructor with WDT, where she has received training in Duncan technique with an emphasis on teaching dance and movement for youth.  Becky holds a BA in Religion from the University of Mary Washington, where she also studied dance and vocal performance. Since returning to Northern Virginia, Becky joined the DC hip hop team Capital Funk and currently studies dance choreography through Dance ICONS, an international choreographic institute based in Washington, DC. Becky is also a teaching artist through Wolf Trap’s Institute of Early Learning in the Arts and InnerCity-InnerChild where she shares creative movement through dance, imagination, and rhythm with young children in school classrooms and community centers. Becky loves the joy and beauty in dance and especially adores watching the growth and happiness it brings to children!