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: 3 - up
  Programs: Tap, ballet, jazz, hip hop, pointe, pre-pointe, Zumba, Sr. & Jr. performance classes
  Student Opportunities: Various opportunities available, contact A Step Ahead for more information.  
  Artistry Dance Company  
  3706 Crondall Lane Suite 102 Contact: Jennie Kowaleviocz  
  Owings Mills, MD 21117 Phone: (410) 504-5083  
Ages: 3 - up
  Programs: Offering instructional classes in jazz, ballet, pointe, contemporary, modern and hip-hop. ELITE dance competition teams for ages 3-18.
  Student Opportunities:  
  Comments: Our competitive dance teams are geared for the dancers looking to gain access into the commercial dance industry. Our dancers compete a minimum of five times per year and are expected to pick up and maintain choreography at an extremely fast pace.  
  Backstage Dance Studio  
  Gateway Plaza , 7185 Columbia Gateway Dr. Contact: Diane Andrews  
  Columbia, MD 21046 Phone: (410) 312-0900  
Email: Fax: (410) 872-9972
Ages: 2 - up Ave Class Size: 10
  Programs: ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, hip hop, pointe, modern, rock-n-tots
  Student Opportunities: competitions, recitals  
  Ballet Royale Institute of Maryland  
  9147D Red Branch Rd. Contact: Donna Pidel  
  Columbia, MD 21045 Phone: (410) 997-8443  
Email: Fax: (410) 997-1110
Ages: 2 - up
Opportunities for Children with Special Needs
  Programs: Classical ballet, pointe, pas de deux, jazz, modern, lyrical, tap, yoga
  Student Opportunities: Performances, competitions  
  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: 12
  Programs: Pre-professional classical ballet (Vaganova), pointe, pas de deux, repertoire, jazz, modern, character, ballet/tap, jazz/tap, pre-ballet
  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 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.  
  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
  Student Opportunities: Annual "Nutcracker," spring performance  
  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: Mika Royster  
  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 - music from Disney's "Frozen" and "Broadway"  
  Comments: Dance Camps available in Spring, Summer, and Winter  
  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
  Student Opportunities: Recitals, shows  
  Dance X-treme of Parkville  
  8601 Harford Road Contact: Linda Brice  
  Parkville, Md 21234 Phone: (443) 921-6198  
Location: Parkville Recreation Center, 8601 Harford Road Web:
Ages: 3 - 20
  Programs: creative movements, jr jazz, ballet, tap, hip hop, modern, lyrical, and pointe
  Student Opportunities: End of dance season recital  
  Comments: Please join us for our open registration on Saturday, Sept 13, 2014 from 10am to 12ppm in the gym at the Parkville Recreation Center.  
  Howard County Center for the Arts  
  8510 High Ridge Rd. Contact: Amanda Harvey  
  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.  
  Jubilee Arts  
  1947 Pennsylvania Avenue Contact: Nora Howell  
  Baltimore, Md 21217 Phone: (410) 728-1199  
Ages: 6 - 18
  Programs: Line dance, hand dance, ballet, modern dance, African dance
  Student Opportunities: Performances take place three times a year at the end of each dance session.  
  Comments: Jubilee Arts is 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 Lane Contact: Becca Sigmund  
  Ellicott City, MD 21042 Phone: (410) 480-1686  
Email: Fax: (410) 480-1686
Ages: 3 - up 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
  Student Opportunities: Student companies, end-of-year showcase, professional modern dance company, internships  
  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.  
  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-Oda  
  Columbia, MD 21044 Phone: (410) 884-9690  
Ages: 3 - up
  Programs: Ballet, modern, creative movement, Pilates, Zumbagomic, Zumba
  Student Opportunities: Concerts, performances  
  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 - up Ave Class Size: 8-10
  Programs: Ballet, modern, pointe, tap, jazz, African, hip hop
  Student Opportunities: Annual concert, repertory ensembles  
  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
  Programs: Traditional Irish dance, solo soft shoe and hard shoe, ceili dancing and choreographed routines (a type of Irish dance).
  Student Opportunities: Maryland Irish Festival, Frederick Irish Festival, St. Patrick's Day parades and parties, and performances at other events throughout the year.  
  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-Rose  
  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, 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, pilates, stretch & extension, 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.  
  Turning Pointe Dance Academy  
  6501 Huntshire Dr., Suite 108 Contact: Diane Robertson  
  Elkridge, MD 21075 Phone: (410) 799-1333  
Ages: 2 - up Ave Class Size: 8
  Programs: Ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, Zumba, hip hop
  Student Opportunities: Annual recital, competition team  
  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.