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Takoma Park MOVES

Presented by Dance Exchange, Dance Exchange, Takoma Park
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 10:00am Sat, May 02 @ 10:00am Sat, May 09 @ 10:00am + 1 more dates and times

Sat, May 16 @ 10:00am - less dates and times

A movement class for everyone, Takoma Park MOVES recognizes the rich possibility of exchanges when people of all ages, backgrounds, abilities and levels of experience create and move together. Work-study available, [more+]

A movement class for everyone, Takoma Park MOVES recognizes the rich possibility of exchanges when people of all ages, backgrounds, abilities and levels of experience create and move together.

Work-study available, contact matthewc@danceexchange.org for details.

 

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Ballet/Jazz Combo-SC2

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 10:00am Sat, May 02 @ 10:00am Sat, May 09 @ 10:00am + 1 more dates and times

Sat, May 16 @ 10:00am - less dates and times

Ballet/Jazz Combo II is for the intermediate student, who possesses a strong foundation and basic vocabulary in both Ballet and Jazz technique. Ballet/Jazz Combo II continues to strengthen technique and [more+]

Ballet/Jazz Combo II is for the intermediate student, who possesses a strong foundation and basic vocabulary in both Ballet and Jazz technique. Ballet/Jazz Combo II continues to strengthen technique and flexibility, with the addition of more advanced turns and jazz combinations. After two semesters of study, students are encouraged to study each form separately. Pre-requisite of Ballet/Jazz Combo I is required, or by instructor permission. Pre-requisite of Ballet/Jazz Combo I is required, or by instructor permission.

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Sea Paintings: A solo exhibition of oil paintings by Stephen Estrada

Presented by BlackRock Center for the Arts, BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 10:00am
At the intersection where land meets sea and sky, Stephen Estrada paints the places along America’s coastline which represent the constantly changing forces of nature. Exploring nature as a source [more+]

At the intersection where land meets sea and sky, Stephen Estrada paints the places along America’s coastline which represent the constantly changing forces of nature. Exploring nature as a source of beauty and a place where powerful forces are at work, these large-scale oil paintings place the viewer at the very edge of the elements. A Silver Spring resident, Estrada grew up in California, where he developed a strong connection to the natural world and the ever-changing rhythms of the ocean.

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Washington ArtWorks Spring Open Studios Weekend

Presented by Washington Artworks, Washington ArtWorks, Rockville
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 10:00am Sun, April 26 @ 10:00am
Jump into Spring as Washington ArtWorks opens its’ expansive visual arts facility and Resident Artist studios to the public for a full weekend of art shopping, music, raffles and food [more+]

Jump into Spring as Washington ArtWorks opens its’ expansive visual arts facility and Resident Artist studios to the public for a full weekend of art shopping, music, raffles and food trucks. Featured both days will be hundreds of pieces of art including photography, painting, pottery and glass as well as artist demonstrations, local food trucks La Strada, Holy Crepes, and Carmen’s, and live music.

Resident Artists will be on hand for demonstrations, art sales, to talk to visitors, and give studio tours.

Free and Open to the Public. Free Parking, Metro and Wheelchair Accessible. 

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Contemporary-SC/ST1

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 10:30am Sat, May 02 @ 10:30am Sat, May 09 @ 10:30am + 1 more dates and times

Sat, May 16 @ 10:30am - less dates and times

Contemporary I/II is for the novice or beginner student. Contemporary dance is a fusion of ballet, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical and many modern dance styles and is integrated in contemporary Broadway [more+]

Contemporary I/II is for the novice or beginner student. Contemporary dance is a fusion of ballet, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical and many modern dance styles and is integrated in contemporary Broadway dance. Classes consist of barre exercises, floor work and various combinations of multiple dance forms. No pre-requisite or placement is required for this course.

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Contemporary-SC1

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 10:30am Sat, May 02 @ 10:30am Sat, May 09 @ 10:30am + 1 more dates and times

Sat, May 16 @ 10:30am - less dates and times

Contemporary I/II is for the novice or beginner student. Contemporary dance is a fusion of ballet, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical and many modern dance styles and is integrated in contemporary Broadway [more+]

Contemporary I/II is for the novice or beginner student. Contemporary dance is a fusion of ballet, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical and many modern dance styles and is integrated in contemporary Broadway dance. Classes consist of barre exercises, floor work and various combinations of multiple dance forms. No pre-requisite or placement is required for this course.

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 11:00am Sat, April 25 @ 2:00pm Sat, April 25 @ 4:30pm + 17 more dates and times

Sun, April 26 @ 11:00am Sun, April 26 @ 2:00pm Tue, April 28 @ 10:30am Wed, April 29 @ 10:30am Thu, April 30 @ 10:30am Fri, May 01 @ 10:30am Sat, May 02 @ 11:00am Sat, May 02 @ 2:00pm Sat, May 02 @ 4:30pm Sun, May 03 @ 11:00am Sun, May 03 @ 2:00pm Tue, May 05 @ 10:30am Wed, May 06 @ 10:30am Thu, May 07 @ 10:30am Fri, May 08 @ 10:30am Sat, May 09 @ 11:00am Sat, May 09 @ 2:00pm - less dates and times

April 3 – May 25, 2015 Based on the novel by L. Frank Baum Adapted by Jacqueline E. Lawton Directed by Roberta Gasbarre Starring Paige Hernandez Recommended for All Ages A modern take on the beloved [more+]

 April 3 – May 25, 2015
Based on the novel by L. Frank Baum
Adapted by Jacqueline E. Lawton
Directed by Roberta Gasbarre
Starring Paige Hernandez
Recommended for All Ages

A modern take on the beloved classic! Life in Kansas has been a bit boring for Dorothy and her little dog Toto. Until one day, a cyclone swoops in and takes them “over the rainbow” to the wonderful and magical land of Oz. With the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion, Dorothy sets off on the adventure of a lifetime down the yellow brick road to the Emerald City. These new friends brave witches, flying monkeys, and a Haunted Forest all to meet the Wizard of Oz, who promises to make their dreams come true.

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Sing with Me

Presented by Glorystar Children's Chorus, Seven Locks Baptist Church, Potomac
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 11:00am
Fun and interactive musical experience, specially designed to introduce children ages 5-8 to choral singing. Ming Hsieh, our experienced early childhood music teacher, will work with all the children—visiting with [more+]

Fun and interactive musical experience, specially designed to introduce children ages 5-8 to choral singing. Ming Hsieh, our experienced early childhood music teacher, will work with all the children—visiting with our Prima or Dolce choruses—on a few songs with fun & rhythmic body movements.

Immediately after Sing With Me, join us for fun afternoon activities (12 PM – 3 PM) for the young and young at heart: Face Painting, Instrument Petting Zoo, and a Free Choral Concert (1 PM – 2 PM) by all the choruses of Glorystar Children's Chorus.

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Jack and the Beanstalk

Presented by the Puppet Co, the Puppet Co Playhouse, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 11:30am Sat, April 25 @ 1:00pm Sun, April 26 @ 11:30am + 9 more dates and times

Sun, April 26 @ 1:00pm Thu, April 30 @ 10:00am Thu, April 30 @ 11:30am Fri, May 01 @ 10:00am Fri, May 01 @ 11:30am Sat, May 02 @ 11:30am Sat, May 02 @ 1:00pm Sun, May 03 @ 11:30am Sun, May 03 @ 1:00pm - less dates and times

The Puppet Co.'s celebrated tale of the boy who doesn't know beans about trading, but still manages to climb his way to the top. Told with some modern touches, great [more+]

The Puppet Co.'s celebrated tale of the boy who doesn't know beans about trading, but still manages to climb his way to the top.  Told with some modern touches, great humor and half-size rod puppets by puppet master Allan Stevens.

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Toy 20 Idea Lab

Presented by KID Museum, KID Museum, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 12:00pm
KID Museum and the creators of HEXBUGS are looking for ideas for the next hot toy – your design could end up in stores across the country! The Toy 2.0 [more+]

KID Museum and the creators of HEXBUGS are looking for ideas for the next hot toy – your design could end up in stores across the country! The Toy 2.0 Challenge (for ages 10 - 18) kicks off on April 25 with Toy 2.0 Idea Lab. Work with inventors and artists, learn to use special equipment like 3D printers, and experiment with different tools and materials. Meet Bob Mimlitch, co-founder of the company that makes HEXBUGS, and watch a VEX IQ Robotics Expo. Kids 10 - 18 who attend the Idea Lab are eligible to win a new Printrbot 3D printer!

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Sinbad: The Untold Tale

Presented by Imagination Stage, Imagination Stage, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 5:00pm Sun, April 26 @ 5:00pm Tue, April 28 @ 5:00pm + 17 more dates and times

Wed, April 29 @ 5:00pm Thu, April 30 @ 5:00pm Fri, May 01 @ 5:00pm Sat, May 02 @ 5:00pm Sun, May 03 @ 5:00pm Tue, May 05 @ 5:00pm Wed, May 06 @ 5:00pm Thu, May 07 @ 5:00pm Fri, May 08 @ 5:00pm Sat, May 09 @ 5:00pm Sun, May 10 @ 5:00pm Tue, May 12 @ 5:00pm Thu, May 14 @ 5:00pm Fri, May 15 @ 5:00pm Sat, May 16 @ 5:00pm Sun, May 17 @ 5:00pm Tue, May 19 @ 5:00pm - less dates and times

By Charles Way; Directed by Janet Stanford Sinbad the Sailor has retired from his notorious adventures. He tries to keep his feisty daughter Ittifaq safe from the sorceress Jan Shah. But [more+]

By Charles Way; Directed by Janet Stanford

Sinbad the Sailor has retired from his notorious adventures. He tries to keep his feisty daughter Ittifaq safe from the sorceress Jan Shah. But when a mysterious cloud descends upon Baghdad putting all of the adults to sleep, proud Ittifaq must enlist the help of Sinbad the Porter, a street orphan whom she despises. A quest full of humor, genies, sword fights, diamonds, magic boats, and flying carpets ensues! The two young explorers cross the chasm of their differences to become fast friends and fellow adventurers for life.
Best for Ages 5+

 

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Ballet/Jazz Combo- SC/ST2

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 10:00pm Sat, May 02 @ 10:00pm Sat, May 09 @ 10:00pm + 1 more dates and times

Sat, May 16 @ 10:00pm - less dates and times

Ballet/Jazz Combo II is for the intermediate student, who possesses a strong foundation and basic vocabulary in both Ballet and Jazz technique. Ballet/Jazz Combo II continues to strengthen technique and [more+]

Ballet/Jazz Combo II is for the intermediate student, who possesses a strong foundation and basic vocabulary in both Ballet and Jazz technique. Ballet/Jazz Combo II continues to strengthen technique and flexibility, with the addition of more advanced turns and jazz combinations. After two semesters of study, students are encouraged to study each form separately. Pre-requisite of Ballet/Jazz Combo I is required, or by instructor permission. Pre-requisite of Ballet/Jazz Combo I is required, or by instructor permission.

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Contemporary-SC2

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, April 26 @ 12:00pm Sun, May 03 @ 12:00pm Sun, May 10 @ 12:00pm + 1 more dates and times

Sun, May 17 @ 12:00pm - less dates and times

Contemporary II is for the intermediate student, who possesses a strong foundation and basic vocabulary in Contemporary technique. Contemporary II continues to strengthen technique and flexibility, with the addition of [more+]

Contemporary II is for the intermediate student, who possesses a strong foundation and basic vocabulary in Contemporary technique. Contemporary II continues to strengthen technique and flexibility, with the addition of more advanced combinations. Pre-requisite of Contemporary I is required, or by instructor permission.

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Contemporary-SC/ST2

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, April 26 @ 12:00pm Sun, May 03 @ 12:00pm Sun, May 10 @ 12:00pm + 1 more dates and times

Sun, May 17 @ 12:00pm - less dates and times

Contemporary II is for the intermediate student, who possesses a strong foundation and basic vocabulary in Contemporary technique. Contemporary II continues to strengthen technique and flexibility, with the addition of [more+]

Contemporary II is for the intermediate student, who possesses a strong foundation and basic vocabulary in Contemporary technique. Contemporary II continues to strengthen technique and flexibility, with the addition of more advanced combinations. Pre-requisite of Contemporary I is required, or by instructor permission.

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Actor's Workshop III: Twelfth Night

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, April 26 @ 1:15pm Sun, May 03 @ 1:15pm Sun, May 10 @ 1:15pm + 1 more dates and times

Sun, May 17 @ 1:15pm - less dates and times

Wit, romance, music and revelry are the food of love at this comedic feast of lovers and fools: Twelfth Night (abridged) is a one-hour condensed studio version of the famous [more+]

Wit, romance, music and revelry are the food of love at this comedic feast of lovers and fools: Twelfth Night (abridged) is a one-hour condensed studio version of the famous Shakespeare comedy about love in all its excess, mistaken identities, and merry deceptions surrounding Sebastian and his twin sister, Viola, each of whom, when separated after a shipwreck, believes the other to be dead. Pre-requisite of Acting Technique II is required, or by instructor permission. (Once advanced to level III, students will continue to work a different play each semester, culminating in The Academy Acting Showcase to be performed at Glen Echo.)

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Ballet/Jazz Combo-SC1

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, April 26 @ 1:15pm Sun, May 03 @ 1:15pm Sun, May 10 @ 1:15pm + 1 more dates and times

Sun, May 17 @ 1:15pm - less dates and times

Ballet/Jazz Combo I is for the novice or beginner student. The combination course allows students to gain a fundamental knowledge of and preparation for the dance forms of both ballet [more+]

Ballet/Jazz Combo I is for the novice or beginner student. The combination course allows students to gain a fundamental knowledge of and preparation for the dance forms of both ballet and jazz. Classes consist of learning the standard placement of feet and arms, basic terminology, barre exercises, floor work and simple jazz combinations. No pre-requisite or placement is required for this course.

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Ballet/Jazz Combo-SC/ST1

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, April 26 @ 1:15pm Sun, May 03 @ 1:15pm Sun, May 10 @ 1:15pm + 1 more dates and times

Sun, May 17 @ 1:15pm - less dates and times

Ballet/Jazz Combo I is for the novice or beginner student. The combination course allows students to gain a fundamental knowledge of and preparation for the dance forms of both ballet [more+]

Ballet/Jazz Combo I is for the novice or beginner student. The combination course allows students to gain a fundamental knowledge of and preparation for the dance forms of both ballet and jazz. Classes consist of learning the standard placement of feet and arms, basic terminology, barre exercises, floor work and simple jazz combinations. No pre-requisite or placement is required for this course.

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Jazz-ST1

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Mon, April 27 @ 4:30pm Mon, May 04 @ 4:30pm Mon, May 11 @ 4:30pm
Jazz I is for the novice or beginner student. Jazz is a prominent form incorporated in Broadway dance. Classes include intensive strengthening, stretching techniques, across the floor combinations, leaps, and [more+]

Jazz I is for the novice or beginner student. Jazz is a prominent form incorporated in Broadway dance. Classes include intensive strengthening, stretching techniques, across the floor combinations, leaps, and turns. Students will gain knowledge of terminology, strength, flexibility, and an understanding of Broadway Jazz technique. No pre-requisite or placement is required for this course.

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Jazz-ST2

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Mon, April 27 @ 5:45pm Mon, May 04 @ 5:45pm Mon, May 11 @ 5:45pm
Jazz II is for the intermediate student who possesses a strong foundation and basic vocabulary in Jazz technique. Jazz II continues to hone and strengthen technique in the form, with [more+]

Jazz II is for the intermediate student who possesses a strong foundation and basic vocabulary in Jazz technique. Jazz II continues to hone and strengthen technique in the form, with the addition of more advanced technique, and step combinations. Continued improvement of core strength and flexibility, will be of focus. Pre-requisite of Jazz I is required, or by instructor permission.

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Ballet-SC1

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Mon, April 27 @ 5:45pm Mon, May 04 @ 5:45pm Mon, May 11 @ 5:45pm
Ballet I is for the novice or beginner student. Core body strength, arms and correct turn-out based on a student?s anatomy and muscular development are emphasized at the barre. Center [more+]

Ballet I is for the novice or beginner student. Core body strength, arms and correct turn-out based on a student?s anatomy and muscular development are emphasized at the barre. Center work is focused on the basics of adagio (slow controlled combination), preparation for pirouettes, simple turns across the floor, petit all?gro and grand all?gro. Before advancing to Ballet II, students must be able to execute these basic exercises. No pre-requisite or placement is required for this course.

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Takoma Park MOVES

Presented by Dance Exchange, Dance Exchange, Takoma Park
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 10:00am Sat, May 02 @ 10:00am Sat, May 09 @ 10:00am + 1 more dates and times

Sat, May 16 @ 10:00am - less dates and times

A movement class for everyone, Takoma Park MOVES recognizes the rich possibility of exchanges when people of all ages, backgrounds, abilities and levels of experience create and move together. Work-study available, [more+]

A movement class for everyone, Takoma Park MOVES recognizes the rich possibility of exchanges when people of all ages, backgrounds, abilities and levels of experience create and move together.

Work-study available, contact matthewc@danceexchange.org for details.

 

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Ballet/Jazz Combo-SC2

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 10:00am Sat, May 02 @ 10:00am Sat, May 09 @ 10:00am + 1 more dates and times

Sat, May 16 @ 10:00am - less dates and times

Ballet/Jazz Combo II is for the intermediate student, who possesses a strong foundation and basic vocabulary in both Ballet and Jazz technique. Ballet/Jazz Combo II continues to strengthen technique and [more+]

Ballet/Jazz Combo II is for the intermediate student, who possesses a strong foundation and basic vocabulary in both Ballet and Jazz technique. Ballet/Jazz Combo II continues to strengthen technique and flexibility, with the addition of more advanced turns and jazz combinations. After two semesters of study, students are encouraged to study each form separately. Pre-requisite of Ballet/Jazz Combo I is required, or by instructor permission. Pre-requisite of Ballet/Jazz Combo I is required, or by instructor permission.

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Sea Paintings: A solo exhibition of oil paintings by Stephen Estrada

Presented by BlackRock Center for the Arts, BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 10:00am
At the intersection where land meets sea and sky, Stephen Estrada paints the places along America’s coastline which represent the constantly changing forces of nature. Exploring nature as a source [more+]

At the intersection where land meets sea and sky, Stephen Estrada paints the places along America’s coastline which represent the constantly changing forces of nature. Exploring nature as a source of beauty and a place where powerful forces are at work, these large-scale oil paintings place the viewer at the very edge of the elements. A Silver Spring resident, Estrada grew up in California, where he developed a strong connection to the natural world and the ever-changing rhythms of the ocean.

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Washington ArtWorks Spring Open Studios Weekend

Presented by Washington Artworks, Washington ArtWorks, Rockville
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 10:00am Sun, April 26 @ 10:00am
Jump into Spring as Washington ArtWorks opens its’ expansive visual arts facility and Resident Artist studios to the public for a full weekend of art shopping, music, raffles and food [more+]

Jump into Spring as Washington ArtWorks opens its’ expansive visual arts facility and Resident Artist studios to the public for a full weekend of art shopping, music, raffles and food trucks. Featured both days will be hundreds of pieces of art including photography, painting, pottery and glass as well as artist demonstrations, local food trucks La Strada, Holy Crepes, and Carmen’s, and live music.

Resident Artists will be on hand for demonstrations, art sales, to talk to visitors, and give studio tours.

Free and Open to the Public. Free Parking, Metro and Wheelchair Accessible. 

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Contemporary-SC/ST1

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 10:30am Sat, May 02 @ 10:30am Sat, May 09 @ 10:30am + 1 more dates and times

Sat, May 16 @ 10:30am - less dates and times

Contemporary I/II is for the novice or beginner student. Contemporary dance is a fusion of ballet, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical and many modern dance styles and is integrated in contemporary Broadway [more+]

Contemporary I/II is for the novice or beginner student. Contemporary dance is a fusion of ballet, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical and many modern dance styles and is integrated in contemporary Broadway dance. Classes consist of barre exercises, floor work and various combinations of multiple dance forms. No pre-requisite or placement is required for this course.

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Contemporary-SC1

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 10:30am Sat, May 02 @ 10:30am Sat, May 09 @ 10:30am + 1 more dates and times

Sat, May 16 @ 10:30am - less dates and times

Contemporary I/II is for the novice or beginner student. Contemporary dance is a fusion of ballet, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical and many modern dance styles and is integrated in contemporary Broadway [more+]

Contemporary I/II is for the novice or beginner student. Contemporary dance is a fusion of ballet, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical and many modern dance styles and is integrated in contemporary Broadway dance. Classes consist of barre exercises, floor work and various combinations of multiple dance forms. No pre-requisite or placement is required for this course.

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 11:00am Sat, April 25 @ 2:00pm Sat, April 25 @ 4:30pm + 17 more dates and times

Sun, April 26 @ 11:00am Sun, April 26 @ 2:00pm Tue, April 28 @ 10:30am Wed, April 29 @ 10:30am Thu, April 30 @ 10:30am Fri, May 01 @ 10:30am Sat, May 02 @ 11:00am Sat, May 02 @ 2:00pm Sat, May 02 @ 4:30pm Sun, May 03 @ 11:00am Sun, May 03 @ 2:00pm Tue, May 05 @ 10:30am Wed, May 06 @ 10:30am Thu, May 07 @ 10:30am Fri, May 08 @ 10:30am Sat, May 09 @ 11:00am Sat, May 09 @ 2:00pm - less dates and times

April 3 – May 25, 2015 Based on the novel by L. Frank Baum Adapted by Jacqueline E. Lawton Directed by Roberta Gasbarre Starring Paige Hernandez Recommended for All Ages A modern take on the beloved [more+]

 April 3 – May 25, 2015
Based on the novel by L. Frank Baum
Adapted by Jacqueline E. Lawton
Directed by Roberta Gasbarre
Starring Paige Hernandez
Recommended for All Ages

A modern take on the beloved classic! Life in Kansas has been a bit boring for Dorothy and her little dog Toto. Until one day, a cyclone swoops in and takes them “over the rainbow” to the wonderful and magical land of Oz. With the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion, Dorothy sets off on the adventure of a lifetime down the yellow brick road to the Emerald City. These new friends brave witches, flying monkeys, and a Haunted Forest all to meet the Wizard of Oz, who promises to make their dreams come true.

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Sing with Me

Presented by Glorystar Children's Chorus, Seven Locks Baptist Church, Potomac
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 11:00am
Fun and interactive musical experience, specially designed to introduce children ages 5-8 to choral singing. Ming Hsieh, our experienced early childhood music teacher, will work with all the children—visiting with [more+]

Fun and interactive musical experience, specially designed to introduce children ages 5-8 to choral singing. Ming Hsieh, our experienced early childhood music teacher, will work with all the children—visiting with our Prima or Dolce choruses—on a few songs with fun & rhythmic body movements.

Immediately after Sing With Me, join us for fun afternoon activities (12 PM – 3 PM) for the young and young at heart: Face Painting, Instrument Petting Zoo, and a Free Choral Concert (1 PM – 2 PM) by all the choruses of Glorystar Children's Chorus.

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Jack and the Beanstalk

Presented by the Puppet Co, the Puppet Co Playhouse, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 11:30am Sat, April 25 @ 1:00pm Sun, April 26 @ 11:30am + 9 more dates and times

Sun, April 26 @ 1:00pm Thu, April 30 @ 10:00am Thu, April 30 @ 11:30am Fri, May 01 @ 10:00am Fri, May 01 @ 11:30am Sat, May 02 @ 11:30am Sat, May 02 @ 1:00pm Sun, May 03 @ 11:30am Sun, May 03 @ 1:00pm - less dates and times

The Puppet Co.'s celebrated tale of the boy who doesn't know beans about trading, but still manages to climb his way to the top. Told with some modern touches, great [more+]

The Puppet Co.'s celebrated tale of the boy who doesn't know beans about trading, but still manages to climb his way to the top.  Told with some modern touches, great humor and half-size rod puppets by puppet master Allan Stevens.

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Toy 20 Idea Lab

Presented by KID Museum, KID Museum, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 12:00pm
KID Museum and the creators of HEXBUGS are looking for ideas for the next hot toy – your design could end up in stores across the country! The Toy 2.0 [more+]

KID Museum and the creators of HEXBUGS are looking for ideas for the next hot toy – your design could end up in stores across the country! The Toy 2.0 Challenge (for ages 10 - 18) kicks off on April 25 with Toy 2.0 Idea Lab. Work with inventors and artists, learn to use special equipment like 3D printers, and experiment with different tools and materials. Meet Bob Mimlitch, co-founder of the company that makes HEXBUGS, and watch a VEX IQ Robotics Expo. Kids 10 - 18 who attend the Idea Lab are eligible to win a new Printrbot 3D printer!

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Sinbad: The Untold Tale

Presented by Imagination Stage, Imagination Stage, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 5:00pm Sun, April 26 @ 5:00pm Tue, April 28 @ 5:00pm + 17 more dates and times

Wed, April 29 @ 5:00pm Thu, April 30 @ 5:00pm Fri, May 01 @ 5:00pm Sat, May 02 @ 5:00pm Sun, May 03 @ 5:00pm Tue, May 05 @ 5:00pm Wed, May 06 @ 5:00pm Thu, May 07 @ 5:00pm Fri, May 08 @ 5:00pm Sat, May 09 @ 5:00pm Sun, May 10 @ 5:00pm Tue, May 12 @ 5:00pm Thu, May 14 @ 5:00pm Fri, May 15 @ 5:00pm Sat, May 16 @ 5:00pm Sun, May 17 @ 5:00pm Tue, May 19 @ 5:00pm - less dates and times

By Charles Way; Directed by Janet Stanford Sinbad the Sailor has retired from his notorious adventures. He tries to keep his feisty daughter Ittifaq safe from the sorceress Jan Shah. But [more+]

By Charles Way; Directed by Janet Stanford

Sinbad the Sailor has retired from his notorious adventures. He tries to keep his feisty daughter Ittifaq safe from the sorceress Jan Shah. But when a mysterious cloud descends upon Baghdad putting all of the adults to sleep, proud Ittifaq must enlist the help of Sinbad the Porter, a street orphan whom she despises. A quest full of humor, genies, sword fights, diamonds, magic boats, and flying carpets ensues! The two young explorers cross the chasm of their differences to become fast friends and fellow adventurers for life.
Best for Ages 5+

 

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Ballet/Jazz Combo- SC/ST2

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sat, April 25 @ 10:00pm Sat, May 02 @ 10:00pm Sat, May 09 @ 10:00pm + 1 more dates and times

Sat, May 16 @ 10:00pm - less dates and times

Ballet/Jazz Combo II is for the intermediate student, who possesses a strong foundation and basic vocabulary in both Ballet and Jazz technique. Ballet/Jazz Combo II continues to strengthen technique and [more+]

Ballet/Jazz Combo II is for the intermediate student, who possesses a strong foundation and basic vocabulary in both Ballet and Jazz technique. Ballet/Jazz Combo II continues to strengthen technique and flexibility, with the addition of more advanced turns and jazz combinations. After two semesters of study, students are encouraged to study each form separately. Pre-requisite of Ballet/Jazz Combo I is required, or by instructor permission. Pre-requisite of Ballet/Jazz Combo I is required, or by instructor permission.

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Contemporary-SC2

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, April 26 @ 12:00pm Sun, May 03 @ 12:00pm Sun, May 10 @ 12:00pm + 1 more dates and times

Sun, May 17 @ 12:00pm - less dates and times

Contemporary II is for the intermediate student, who possesses a strong foundation and basic vocabulary in Contemporary technique. Contemporary II continues to strengthen technique and flexibility, with the addition of [more+]

Contemporary II is for the intermediate student, who possesses a strong foundation and basic vocabulary in Contemporary technique. Contemporary II continues to strengthen technique and flexibility, with the addition of more advanced combinations. Pre-requisite of Contemporary I is required, or by instructor permission.

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Contemporary-SC/ST2

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, April 26 @ 12:00pm Sun, May 03 @ 12:00pm Sun, May 10 @ 12:00pm + 1 more dates and times

Sun, May 17 @ 12:00pm - less dates and times

Contemporary II is for the intermediate student, who possesses a strong foundation and basic vocabulary in Contemporary technique. Contemporary II continues to strengthen technique and flexibility, with the addition of [more+]

Contemporary II is for the intermediate student, who possesses a strong foundation and basic vocabulary in Contemporary technique. Contemporary II continues to strengthen technique and flexibility, with the addition of more advanced combinations. Pre-requisite of Contemporary I is required, or by instructor permission.

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Actor's Workshop III: Twelfth Night

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, April 26 @ 1:15pm Sun, May 03 @ 1:15pm Sun, May 10 @ 1:15pm + 1 more dates and times

Sun, May 17 @ 1:15pm - less dates and times

Wit, romance, music and revelry are the food of love at this comedic feast of lovers and fools: Twelfth Night (abridged) is a one-hour condensed studio version of the famous [more+]

Wit, romance, music and revelry are the food of love at this comedic feast of lovers and fools: Twelfth Night (abridged) is a one-hour condensed studio version of the famous Shakespeare comedy about love in all its excess, mistaken identities, and merry deceptions surrounding Sebastian and his twin sister, Viola, each of whom, when separated after a shipwreck, believes the other to be dead. Pre-requisite of Acting Technique II is required, or by instructor permission. (Once advanced to level III, students will continue to work a different play each semester, culminating in The Academy Acting Showcase to be performed at Glen Echo.)

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Ballet/Jazz Combo-SC1

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, April 26 @ 1:15pm Sun, May 03 @ 1:15pm Sun, May 10 @ 1:15pm + 1 more dates and times

Sun, May 17 @ 1:15pm - less dates and times

Ballet/Jazz Combo I is for the novice or beginner student. The combination course allows students to gain a fundamental knowledge of and preparation for the dance forms of both ballet [more+]

Ballet/Jazz Combo I is for the novice or beginner student. The combination course allows students to gain a fundamental knowledge of and preparation for the dance forms of both ballet and jazz. Classes consist of learning the standard placement of feet and arms, basic terminology, barre exercises, floor work and simple jazz combinations. No pre-requisite or placement is required for this course.

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Ballet/Jazz Combo-SC/ST1

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, April 26 @ 1:15pm Sun, May 03 @ 1:15pm Sun, May 10 @ 1:15pm + 1 more dates and times

Sun, May 17 @ 1:15pm - less dates and times

Ballet/Jazz Combo I is for the novice or beginner student. The combination course allows students to gain a fundamental knowledge of and preparation for the dance forms of both ballet [more+]

Ballet/Jazz Combo I is for the novice or beginner student. The combination course allows students to gain a fundamental knowledge of and preparation for the dance forms of both ballet and jazz. Classes consist of learning the standard placement of feet and arms, basic terminology, barre exercises, floor work and simple jazz combinations. No pre-requisite or placement is required for this course.

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Jazz-ST1

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Mon, April 27 @ 4:30pm Mon, May 04 @ 4:30pm Mon, May 11 @ 4:30pm
Jazz I is for the novice or beginner student. Jazz is a prominent form incorporated in Broadway dance. Classes include intensive strengthening, stretching techniques, across the floor combinations, leaps, and [more+]

Jazz I is for the novice or beginner student. Jazz is a prominent form incorporated in Broadway dance. Classes include intensive strengthening, stretching techniques, across the floor combinations, leaps, and turns. Students will gain knowledge of terminology, strength, flexibility, and an understanding of Broadway Jazz technique. No pre-requisite or placement is required for this course.

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Jazz-ST2

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Mon, April 27 @ 5:45pm Mon, May 04 @ 5:45pm Mon, May 11 @ 5:45pm
Jazz II is for the intermediate student who possesses a strong foundation and basic vocabulary in Jazz technique. Jazz II continues to hone and strengthen technique in the form, with [more+]

Jazz II is for the intermediate student who possesses a strong foundation and basic vocabulary in Jazz technique. Jazz II continues to hone and strengthen technique in the form, with the addition of more advanced technique, and step combinations. Continued improvement of core strength and flexibility, will be of focus. Pre-requisite of Jazz I is required, or by instructor permission.

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Ballet-SC1

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Mon, April 27 @ 5:45pm Mon, May 04 @ 5:45pm Mon, May 11 @ 5:45pm
Ballet I is for the novice or beginner student. Core body strength, arms and correct turn-out based on a student?s anatomy and muscular development are emphasized at the barre. Center [more+]

Ballet I is for the novice or beginner student. Core body strength, arms and correct turn-out based on a student?s anatomy and muscular development are emphasized at the barre. Center work is focused on the basics of adagio (slow controlled combination), preparation for pirouettes, simple turns across the floor, petit all?gro and grand all?gro. Before advancing to Ballet II, students must be able to execute these basic exercises. No pre-requisite or placement is required for this course.

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