Dance Programs listings

  A Step Ahead Dance Center  
  3615 E. Joppa Rd., Ste. 220 Contact: Karen Daniels  
  Baltimore, MD 21234 Phone: (410) 661-1220  
Ages: 2 - up
Opportunities for Children with Special Needs
  Programs: Combo Classes, Ballet & Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Modern, Tumbling for Dance, Zumba, Performing Companies
  Student Opportunities: Various opportunities available, contact A Step Ahead for more information.  
  AA - Meskunas Dance School  
  11459 Main Street , Suite A Contact: James Meskunas  
  Owings Mills, MD 21117 Phone: (443) 206-5555  
Email: Fax: (443) 206-5556
Location: Studio Location Web:
Ages: 5 - 18 Ave Class Size: 20
Opportunities for Children with Special Needs
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  Artistry Dance Company  
  3706 Crondall Lane , Suite 102 Contact: Jennie Kowaleviocz  
  Owings Mills, MD 21117 Phone: (410) 504-5083  
Ages: 3 - up
  Programs: jazz, ballet, pointe, contemporary, modern and hip-hop. ELITE dance competition teams for ages 3-18.
  Student Opportunities: 2015-2016 Dance Team Auditions will be held July 11 1-3pm. Come dance with Dance Moms Miami July 21  
  Comments: Geared for the dancers looking to gain access into the commercial dance industry. Competitive teams are for ages 8 and up and include numerous competitions and performance opportunities throughout the year.  
  Backstage Dance Studio  
  Gateway Plaza , 7185 Columbia Gateway Dr. Contact: Diane Andrews  
  Columbia, MD 21046 Phone: (410) 312-0900  
Email: Fax: (410) 872-0619
Ages: 2 - up Ave Class Size: 10
  Programs: ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, hip hop, pointe, rock-n-tots Adult classes
  Student Opportunities: Show Troupe Team, Competitions, Recitals  
  Ballet Conservatoire XIV  
  8000 Locust Mill St., Suite Q Contact: Donna Pidel  
  Ellicott City, MD 21046 Phone: (410) 910-9646  
Ages: 5 - Up
  Programs: Classical Ballet
  Student Opportunities: International Ballet Competitions, Kennedy Center Performances, Studio Demonstrations  
  Comments: Enrollment by audition only for gifted and talented dancers, small class sizes, summer intensives available.  
  Baltimore Ballet Company & School  
  10534 York Rd. , Suite 201 Contact: Cem Catbas  
  Cockeysville, MD 21030 Phone: (410) 667-7974  
Email: Fax: (410) 667-7974
Ages: 3 - up Ave Class Size: 8
  Programs: Pre-professional classical ballet (Primarily Vaganova Style), pointe, pas de deux, repertoire, jazz, modern, character, ballet/tap, jazz/tap, pre-ballet, baby ballerinas
  Student Opportunities: "The Nutcracker" and spring recital; professional company performances for advanced students include Winter Concert and multiple outreach performances  
  Comments: Professional, international faculty, individual attention, positive, friendly, supportive environment in state-of-the-art facility. Opportunities to perform in professional productions with award winning guest artists.  
  Baltimore DanceTech  
  Contact: Stephanie Powell Yvonne Walker  
  Phone: (410) 233-1101  
Location: 5130 Greenwich Ave., Westgate/Catonsville area Web:
Ages: 4 - up Ave Class Size: 12
  Programs: Ballet, tap, modern, hip hop, liturgical, zumba
  Student Opportunities: “City Nutcracker,” annual spring concert, liturgical events, community outreach  
  Comments: Comprehensive dance education for all students.  
  Baltimore School for the Arts TWIGS Program  
  712 Cathedral St. Contact: Becky Mossing  
  Baltimore, MD 21201 Phone: (443) 642-5167  
Ages: Gr. 2 - 8 Ave Class Size: 20
  Programs: Ballet basics.
  Student Opportunities: Annual "Nutcracker" auditions. Performance of "Hansel & Gretel."  
  Comments: Program for City residents by audition only.  
  Baltimore School of Dance  
  Contact: Amy Hornberger  
  Phone: (410) 790-6742  
Location: 4001 Falls Rd., 2nd flr. Web:
Ages: 2 - up Ave Class Size: 8
Opportunities for Children with Special Needs
  Programs: A.B.C.s of Dance, ballet, pointe, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, modern, tap, acro/jumps/turns, stretch/strengthen, musical theatre, creative movement, flamenco
  Student Opportunities: Recitals, community performances, competitions  
  Comments: Beginners to advanced dancers of all ages welcome. Recreational and pre-professional tracks.  
  Bravo! Dance at Coppin State University  
  2500 W. North Ave. Contact: Vanessa Jackson  
  Baltimore, MD 21216 Phone: (410) 951-3355  
Ages: 4 - up Ave Class Size: 10
  Programs: ballet, modern, musical theater, tap, hip hop, pilates, yoga, African
  Student Opportunities:  
  Carroll County Dance Center  
  6933 Warfield Ave. Contact: Becky Eckrote  
  Sykesville, MD 21784 Phone: (410) 795-3255  
Ages: 2 1/2 - up Ave Class Size: 8
  Programs: Ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, hip hop, modern, ballroom, Ballet Conservatory for the dedicated dancer ages 7+
  Student Opportunities: Annual "Nutcracker" and Spring Performance. Local performances in Sykesville.  
  Comments: Young children, teens, and adult students to participate in year-round programs designed for dancers at all levels, including an intensive pre-professional dance curriculum.  
  800 S. Rolling Rd. Contact: Megan Dimmock  
  Baltimore, MD 21228 Phone: (443) 840-4700  
Fax: (443) 840-4952
Location: multiple campus locations Web:
Ages: 4 - 14 Ave Class Size: 10 - 15
  Programs: May include salsa, hip hop, jazz, ballet, creative movement.
  Student Opportunities: Performance opportunities  
  Cecil Dancenter, Inc.  
  25 Flint Dr. Contact: Tina Travers  
  North East, MD 21901 Phone: (410) 287-3546  
Ages: 18 mths - up Ave Class Size: 9
  Programs: ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, modern, hip-hop, lyrical, musical theater, voice
  Student Opportunities: Spring recital, non-profit performing company  
  Chesapeake Arts Center  
  194 Hammonds Lane Contact: Christina Ralls  
  Brooklyn Park, MD 21225 Phone: (410) 636-6597  
Email: Fax: (410) 636-9653
Ages: All - Ave Class Size: 10
  Student Opportunities: recitals  
  Coppermine Fieldhouse  
  1400 Coppermine Terrace Contact:  
  Baltimore, MD 21209 Phone: (410) 337-7781  
Email: Fax: (410) 337-0471
Location: 1400 Coppermine Terrace 21209 Web:
Ages: 0 - 18 Ave Class Size: 8
  Programs: Zumbini, first dance, first rhythms in dance and gymnastics, ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, breakdancing
  Student Opportunities: Fall and Spring Demonstration Week, & Winter Performance  
  Comments: Dance Camps available in Spring, Summer, and Winter  
  County Ballet Dance Studio, Inc.  
  2232 Old Emmorton Rd. Contact: Pamela Lauer  
  Bel Air, MD 21015 Phone: (410) 569-0316  
Email: Fax: (410) 515-0031
Ages: 3 1/2 - up Ave Class Size: 6/7
  Programs: Pre-ballet, ballet/pointe, jazz, tap, yoga, modern, lyrical, Pilates, Sculpt & Stretch,
  Student Opportunities: Part Two Dance Co., non-profit dance company, offers performance opportunities.  
  Comments: Classes for children and adults. Teaching technique & structure, nurturing atmosphere, age appropriate music & movements, adult professional instructors, variety of curriculum.  
  Dance Studio (The)  
  Contact: Peggy Busey-Bourgeois  
  Phone: (410) 248-3332  
Location: Honeygo Square, 11550 Philadelphia Rd., Suites 102-103 Web:
Ages: 3 - up Ave Class Size: 13
Opportunities for Children with Special Needs
  Programs: Tap, ballet, jazz, hip hop, pom-cheer, pointe, Zumba, swing dance, yoga,lyrical
  Student Opportunities: Recitals, shows  
  Dance X-treme of Parkville  
  8601 Harford Rd. Contact: Linda Brice  
  Parkville, Md 21234 Phone: (443) 653-2913  
Location: Parkville Recreation Center, 8601 Harford Road Web:
Ages: 3 - 20 Ave Class Size: 8+
  Programs: jr. ballet/jr.tap, jr jazz, ballet, tap, hip hop, contemporary, theatre jazz, pointe, adult classes and more
  Student Opportunities: End of dance season recital  
  Comments: Online registration opens on August 1, 2015 or in person Saturday, August 29, 2015 from 10am to 12pm in the gym at the Parkville Recreation Center.  
  Eminence Dance Studio  
  112A Chartley Drive Contact: Alex Markovich  
  Reisterstown, MD 21136 Phone: (410) 935-0225  
Ages: 3 - Adult
  Programs: ballet, jazz, lyrical, modern, contemporary, folk for beginner to advanced.
  Student Opportunities: annual events and concerts, national and regional competitions  
  Harford Dance Center  
  658 Boulton St. Contact: Brittany Lynch  
  Bel Air, MD 21014 Phone: (410) 893-0022  
Ages: 3 - 18 Ave Class Size: 10-12
  Programs: Ballet, tap, jazz, modern, lyrical, musical theater, contemporary, pointe, pre-pointe, improvisation, hip hop, stretch & strength for dancers, pilates for dancers
  Student Opportunities: End of year Recital, regional and national competitions  
  Comments: Personal and professional dance instruction to students of all levels, high- quality dance training across multiple disciplines. Classes eemphasize technique while expanding and developing an appreciation for dance performance.  
  Howard County Center for the Arts  
  8510 High Ridge Rd. Contact: Adrienne Knight  
  Ellicott City, MD 21043 Phone: (410) 313-2787  
Email: Fax: (410) 313-2790
  Student Opportunities:  
  Comments: No classes available, but the dance studio is available for rentals.  
  Inline Group Fitness  
  720 S. Montford St. Contact: Heather Kirk  
  Baltimore, MD 21224 Phone: (410) 940-9601  
Ages: 3 - 6 Ave Class Size: 10
  Programs: Tiny Tots Ballet, Beginner Ballet
  Student Opportunities: End-of-season performance for family and friends.  
  Jean Kettell Studio of Dance  
  Contact: Jean Kettell Gable  
  Phone: (410) 284-2110  
Location: 7014 Holabird Ave., Dundalk Web:
Ages: 3 - up Ave Class Size: 10
  Programs: Pre-ballet, ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, alumni classes
  Student Opportunities: Recitals, outside performances  
  Comments: Providing instruction in dance, an appreciation of the related arts, and social development. Certified member of Dance Masters of America. Proceeds from recitals donated to The Children's Cancer Foundation, Inc.  
  Jubilee Arts  
  1947 Pennsylvania Ave. Contact: Nora Howell  
  Baltimore, Md 21217 Phone: (410) 728-1199  
Ages: 6 - 18
  Programs: Line dance, hand dance, ballet, step, African dance
  Student Opportunities: Performances take place three times a year at the end of each dance session.  
  Comments: A community focused art and dance program for youth and adults.  
  Keur Khaley, Inc.  
  847 N. Howard St. Contact: Jihan Von Hendricks  
  Baltimore, Md 21201 Phone: (443) 250-1985  
Email: Fax: (410) 521-5351
Ages: 3 - 18+
  Programs: Traditional West African dance and drum classes. Learn the history and songs of South Africa.
  Student Opportunities: Annual Summer Concert as well as Kwanzaa festivals, Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at the American Visionary Art Museum.  
  Comments: The youth have opportunities to learn from and 18+ year veteran as well as master dancers and drummers from the National Ballet of Senegal.  
  Kinetics Dance Theatre  
  3280 Pine Orchard Ln. Contact: Becca Sigmund  
  Ellicott City, MD 21042 Phone: (410) 480-1686  
Email: Fax: (410) 480-1686
Ages: 3 - Adult Ave Class Size: 7
Opportunities for Children with Special Needs
  Programs: Modern, ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, lyrical, pointe, creative dance, dance fundamentals, musical theatre, and Bollywood.
  Student Opportunities: Student companies, end-of-year showcase, and home to a professional modern dance company  
  Comments: Dedicated to the development and presentation of contemporary dance as a living art form, with a strong commitment to the region through community involvement in dance presentation, dance education, and outreach.  
  L'Etoile Russian Ballet Academy of Md.  
  9147 Red Branch Rd., Suite D Contact: Svetlana Kravtsova  
  Columbia, MD 21045 Phone: (443) 393-1197  
Ages: 3 - up Ave Class Size: 10
  Programs: Russian Classical Ballet, Vaganova style, modern/lyrical dance, character dance, pointe, variation, repertoire, acting.
  Student Opportunities: "The Nutcracker" in November. Spring performance. Open House in August.  
  Comments: Curriculum of ballet and dance taught in Vaganova method including technique of classical ballet, pointe, variation, character dance, ballet acting, repertoire, YAGP coaching, small class size.  
  Little Gym of Hunt Valley (The)  
  11121 York Rd., Suite G Contact: Lia Arnold  
  Hunt Valley, MD 21030 Phone: (410) 771-3000  
Ages: 2 - 12
  Programs: Tap, ballet, gymnastics
  Student Opportunities: Recitals  
  Lutherville-Timonium Recreation Council Tap/Jazz  
  Contact: Val Wagner-Hippen  
  Phone: (410) 733-2188  
Location: Lutherville Lab, Pinewood E.S, Hampton E.S & Timonium E.S. Web:
Ages: 4 - up Ave Class Size: 8-12
  Programs: Tap, jazz, lyrical, jazz/hip-hop; Rising stars tap/jazz combo classes, ages 4-6; special needs dance class for 18 yrs & older; seven companies in tap, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical and technique.
  Student Opportunities: Year end Recitals, community performances  
  Comments: Offering kids the same experience they would get at a private studio at a rec council price. Special Needs, offering a fun dance experience incorporating different kinds of movement to get students moving, learning new “dance” language and socializing.  
  McHale School of Irish Dance  
  Contact: Linda McHale Poggi  
  Phone: (410) 252-8459  
Location: Lutherville Web:
Ages: 5 - 18+ Ave Class Size: 6-8 students per instructor
  Programs: Irish Step Dancing for ages 5+, in a variety of levels. Basic introduction of step dancing, students advance in to hard shoe and learn choreographies which are the school's focus.
  Student Opportunities: Festivals, parades and community performances at nursing homes etc., and an annual end of year recital.  
  Comments: The school has over twenty-five years of teaching experience; and is certified by the Irish Dance Commission of Dublin.  
  Merritt Athletic Club - Dance  
  Contact: Dianne Frager  
  Phone: (410) 773-9007  
Ages: 3 - adult Ave Class Size: 6
Opportunities for Children with Special Needs
  Programs: Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz
  Student Opportunities:  
  Merritt Dance Academy-Towson  
  8757 Mylander Lane Contact: Diane Frager  
  Towson, MD 21286 Phone: (410) 821-0160  
Ages: 3 - 18
  Programs: Ballet, hip hop, jazz
  Student Opportunities: Recitals  
  Misako Ballet Studio  
  5485 Harper’s Farm Rd. Contact: Misako Aoki  
  Columbia, MD 21044 Phone: (410) 884-9690  
Ages: 3 - up Ave Class Size: 8
  Programs: Ballet, Modern, Pilates, summer camps
  Student Opportunities: Holiday Concert at the studio, The end of year show at Jim Rouse Theater, Concert at the libraries, Senior Centers, Senior & Junior Dance company.  
  Comments: Small teacher to student ratio Warm Atmosphere Individual Attention Convenient Location  
  Misako Beats  
  2470 Longstone Rd., Suite D Contact: Homari Aoki  
  Marriottsville, MD 21104 Phone: (443) 420-7151  
Ages: 3 - Adult
  Programs: Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Pilates, Hip Hop
  Student Opportunities:  
  Morton Street Dance Center, Inc.  
  3600 Clipper Mill Rd. , Suite 108 Contact: Donna L. Jacobs  
  Baltimore, MD 21211 Phone: (410) 235-9003  
Email: Fax: (443) 759-7003
Ages: 3 - Adult Ave Class Size: 8-10
  Programs: Ballet, modern, pointe, tap, jazz, African, hip hop
  Student Opportunities: Annual concert, repertory ensembles  
  Comments: Offering age-appropriate, developmental instruction for professional level dancers and every member of the family age 3 to adult.  
  Musical Theatrix  
  Contact: Judy Templeton  
  Phone: (410) 772-9448  
Location: Slayton House Web:
Ages: 5 - 15 Ave Class Size: 20
  Student Opportunities: Full productions twice annually  
  Comments: Combining dance, drama, and vocal training. Private classes available in acting, audition skills and dance.  
  O'Connor School of Irish Dance  
  Contact: Casey O'Connor  
  Phone: (410) 925-9841  
Location: 400 W. Chesapeake Ave., Towson, MD/ 2120 Dundalk Ave., Dundalk, MD Web:
Ages: 4 - Adult Ave Class Size: 4-14
  Programs: Irish Dance
  Student Opportunities: Performances and competitions throughout the region.  
  Comments: Classes are held all year round, split into four sessions. New dancers will join the Little Beginner or Beginner classes where they will learn the basic steps. Once Beginner steps are mastered hardshoe and ceili dancing will be introduced.  
  Peabody Preparatory Dance Program  
  21 E. Mt. Vernon Place Contact: Melissa Stafford  
  Baltimore, MD 21202 Phone: (410) 234-4626  
Email: Fax: (410) 800-4066
Ages: 3 - up Ave Class Size: 10
  Programs: Ballet, contemporary dance; young children's program, ages 3-6; primary ballet program, ages 7-12; pre-professional program, ages 9-up; open ballet & contemporary for teens-up; boys ballet, age 9-15.
  Student Opportunities: Master classes, ballet teachers seminar, summer enrichment programs, performances and special events  
  Comments: Tuition-free Estelle Dennis/Peabody Dance Training Program for boys ages 9-15; by audition. Partial scholarship assistance available for all other dance programs.  
  Rage Box Contemporary Dance Center  
  121A Industry Lane, Suite 2 Contact: Karen Muccioli  
  Forest Hill, MD 21050 Phone: (410) 879-7243  
Ages: 30 mos. - up Ave Class Size: 10
  Programs: Ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, modern, lyrical, hip hop, musical theater
  Student Opportunities: Preparatory division  
  Rayn Fall Dance Studio  
  Contact: Sharayna Christmas  
  Phone: (410) 235-0654  
Email: Fax: (443) 308-2025
Location: Eubie Blake Cultural Arts Center, 847 N. Howard St. Web:
Ages: 3 - up Ave Class Size: 12
  Programs: Creative movement, pre-dance, ballet, jazz, tap, modern, African, dance theater
  Student Opportunities: Winter showcase, Recitals, Community Performances, June Annual Concert  
  Studio Dans  
  11830 West Market Place , Suite J Contact: Dana Keane  
  Fulton, MD 20759 Phone: (301) 498-3267  
Ages: 2 - up Ave Class Size: 10
  Programs: Ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, musical theater, Zumba, creative 2s and 3s, sports dans, contemporary, boys only hip hop/breakin', yoga, Latin, ballroom.
  Student Opportunities: Spring recital, community performances, dance company.  
  The John Carroll School  
  703 East Churchville Road Contact: Kim Brueggemann  
  Bel Air, Md 21014 Phone: (410) 838-8333  
Location: John Carroll Campus Web:
Ages: 6 - adult
  Programs: Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Contemporary, Yoga, and Musical Theatre
  Student Opportunities: Annual production at the John Carroll School Auditorium.  
  The Step 2 It Dance Academy  
  3013 Emorton Road Contact: Ann Marie Pascoe  
  Abingdonn, 21009 Phone: (443) 831-9938  
Location: 3013 Emmorton Rd., Abingdon Web:
Ages: 2 - adult Ave Class Size: 8
Opportunities for Children with Special Needs
  Programs: Ballet, pointe, jazz, modern, hip hop, tap, creative movement and lyrical
  Student Opportunities: Competitive opportunities, Christmas show, spring show  
  Comments: Programs available for children with Autism.  
  Towson University Community Dance  
  8000 York Rd. Contact: Candice Webster  
  Towson, MD 21252 Phone: (410) 704-3495  
Location: Center for the Arts Building
Ages: 3 - 18 Ave Class Size: 12
  Programs: Classical Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Repertory, Improvisation, Composition, Piates, Creative Movement
  Student Opportunities: Master classes, TU performances, special events  
  Comments: Training and guidance by TU Dance faculty and Professional Artists. National Honor Society for Dance Arts chapter. Mentorship by TU dance majors. Now offering classes at the JCC in Owings Mills, Md.  
  Towson University Community Dance at the J  
  3506 Gwynnbrook Ave. Contact: Melissa Berman  
  Owings Mills, MD 21117 Phone: (410) 559-3593  
Ages: 3 - 11
  Programs: Classical ballet, modern, jazz, tap, creative movement
  Student Opportunities: workshops, special events, performances  
  Comments: Training and guidance by Towson University Dance faculty.  
  Turning Pointe Dance Academy  
  6501 Huntshire Dr., Suite 108 Contact: Diane Robertson  
  Elkridge, MD 21075 Phone: (410) 799-1333  
Ages: 2.5 - up Ave Class Size: 8
  Programs: Creative Movement, Ballet, Cecchetti Ballet Program, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Modern, Lyrical, Hip hop
  Student Opportunities: Annual Recital, Competition Team, Community Benefits and Fundraisers  
  White Marsh Ballet Academy  
  Contact: Sandra Harris Shari Vazquez Bickel  
  Phone: (410) 931-3844  
Location: 5022 Campbell Blvd., Suite I Web:
Ages: 3 - up Ave Class Size: 10
  Programs: Ballet, pointe, variations, partnering, jazz, tap, hip hop, modern, repertoire
  Student Opportunities: Academy performances at end of year, Nutcracker and spring performances with dance company. Christian dance company, Uspoken Grace.  
  Comments: Professional dancers and staff promote enthusiasm and care for students first. Individual attention, emphasis on technique, allowing instructors to bring out the best in each student, promoting self-confidence and enjoyment.  
  Xpressive4ever Dance, Inc.  
  Contact: Angela Koukoui  
  Phone: (443) 208-0941  
Location: 933- A N.Caroline St. Web:
Ages: 4 - up
  Programs: Ballet, modern, hip-hop, African and tap
  Student Opportunities: Fall and spring performances, summer festivals.  
  Comments: A community-based organization providing dance and music training free of charge.