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Free Ballet Master Class

with Amanda McKerrow and John Gardner

Ballet Chesapeake and the Maryland Center for the Arts are partnering to offer a free ballet master class with legendary American Ballet Theater Artists, Amanda McKerrow and John Gardner.

Date: Sunday, May 28, 2017
Time: 12noon-2pm

Location:  Dance Conservatory of Maryland:  701 Whitaker Mill Rd  Joppa, MD 21085 ​

Description:  Intermediate to advanced level students (ages 11 and up) are invited to register for a free, two-hour ballet master class taught by Amanda McKerrow and John Gardner, former members of the American Ballet Theatre.  Parents and visitors are welcome to register to observe the class. 

Admission is free, and pre-registration is required.  $25 suggested donation to support the Maryland Center for the Arts.

Click here to register. 

Please contact Ballet Chesapeake if you have any questions about this event, and we hope you or your dancers can take advantage of this opportunity!

Barclay Gibbs

Artistic Director

Ballet Chesapeake

701 Whitaker Mill Road

Joppa, MD 21085

In Residence at Dance Conservatory of Maryland

410 877 0777 PHONE


Join us for our summer Intensive!!! Our Standards of Excellence Summer Intensive will offer technical training in: Ballet, Modern, Jazz, and African. Also, offering Theory courses: "Foundations of Liturgical Dance" & "Directing Disciples". Get a head start with this 4 week intensive, you will definitely be prepared for the Fall. Please see attached information 



Join us for our upcoming Worship Conference, "In The Heart of Worship". Participants will be exposed to interpretive sign, dance, mime, leadership training, and MUCH MORE!!!! Hotel reservations have been extended to July 12th, with just a $50 deposit! simply go to: ! See attached flyer for additional information 



For additional information, feel free to contact our Administrative Office; we are more than happy to assist you!





In His Service,

Rachel Graham / Mauriel Peacock
Administrative Staff of
Divine Dance Institute Inc.
505 Hampton Park Blvd, Suite R
Capitol Heights, MD 20743


(301) 333-2623





The international arts event described below may be of interest to CID-UNESCO members....Sincerely, Colleen Dean, Member, CID-UNESCO, 703 431 8075 (cell)


THE DREAM@50 is a 2013 tribute series to commemorate the 50th anniversary of MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech. Including a student art contest, a world flash mob dance, video PSAs, and a feature documentary, THE DREAM@50 is a partnership of Karz Productions with the United Nations (Academic Impact), UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), YouTube, Americans for the Arts, National Dance Education Organization, Dance/USA, International Theatre Institute, Global Arts Link, Arts Schools Network, National Art Education Association, National Education Association, National Council for the Social Studies, National Council of Teachers of English, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, CBS Outdoor, and public school systems, museums, public libraries, airports, and mass transit systems in ten featured U.S. cities.

To learn more about the world flash dance mob scheduled for August 28th and how to participate, please click here.   Also, there will be a trial event coming up in Atlanta on May 11th in Centennial Park featuring Georgia Ballet, Gotta Dance Atlanta, Emory Dance Company, Dance Canvas, Good Moves, Ailey Camp Atlanta, Clark Atlanta Hip Hop Team, AREA, and students from the city’s top performing arts schools.  For more information on this trial event, and your chance to participate (if you live in Atlanta) please click here.

In addition to participating in the May 11th or August 28th events, all NDEO members are invited to submit Dance The Dream videos for posting on TheDreamat50 website and their Facebook page –

Melissa Greenblatt

Director of Marketing and Membership

National Dance Education Organization

8609 2nd Avenue, Suite 203-B

Silver Spring, MD 20910

301-585-2880 (PH)

301-585-2888 (FX)

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