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Teen Exchange

Presented by Dance Exchange, Dance Exchange, Takoma Park
Upcoming Dates: Tue, December 02 @ 5:00pm Tue, December 09 @ 5:00pm Tue, December 16 @ 5:00pm + 17 more dates and times

Mon, January 06 @ 5:00pm Tue, January 13 @ 5:00pm Tue, January 20 @ 5:00pm Tue, January 27 @ 5:00pm Mon, February 03 @ 5:00pm Tue, February 10 @ 5:00pm Tue, February 17 @ 5:00pm Tue, February 24 @ 5:00pm Mon, March 03 @ 5:00pm Tue, March 10 @ 5:00pm Tue, March 17 @ 5:00pm Tue, March 24 @ 5:00pm Tue, March 31 @ 5:00pm Tue, April 14 @ 5:00pm Tue, April 21 @ 5:00pm Tue, April 28 @ 5:00pm Mon, May 05 @ 5:00pm - less dates and times

Based on the core practices of Dance Exchange, Teen Exchange offers a dynamic, multi-disciplinary space for youth to grow as movers, makers collaborators, and leaders. Ages 13-18.

Based on the core practices of Dance Exchange, Teen Exchange offers a dynamic, multi-disciplinary space for youth to grow as movers, makers collaborators, and leaders. Ages 13-18.

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Takoma Park MOVES

Presented by Dance Exchange, Dance Exchange, Takoma Park
Upcoming Dates: Sat, December 06 @ 10:00am Sat, December 13 @ 10:00am Sat, January 10 @ 10:00am + 17 more dates and times

Sat, January 17 @ 10:00am Sat, January 24 @ 10:00am Sat, January 31 @ 10:00am Fri, February 07 @ 10:00am Sat, February 14 @ 10:00am Sat, February 21 @ 10:00am Sat, February 28 @ 10:00am Fri, March 07 @ 10:00am Sat, March 14 @ 10:00am Sat, March 21 @ 10:00am Sat, March 28 @ 10:00am Sat, April 11 @ 10:00am Sat, April 18 @ 10:00am Sat, April 25 @ 10:00am Fri, May 02 @ 10:00am Fri, May 09 @ 10:00am 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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Days Off at Round House

Presented by Round House Theatre Education Center, Round House Theatre Education Center, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Tue, January 20 @ 9:00am Fri, March 27 @ 9:00am Thu, April 03 @ 9:00am + 5 more dates and times

Sun, April 06 @ 9:00am Mon, April 07 @ 9:00am Tue, April 08 @ 9:00am Wed, April 09 @ 9:00am Fri, April 10 @ 9:00am - less dates and times

A full day of theatrical fun for grades K – 5 at the Round House Theatre Education Center in Silver Springwhen Montgomery County Public Schools are closed.Round House invites students [more+]

A full day of theatrical fun for grades K – 5 at the Round House Theatre Education Center in Silver Spring when Montgomery County Public Schools are closed. Round House invites students to collaborate with their peers to create an original play in just one day! Each “Day Off” features a new and exciting story genre to explore as well as a unique specialty skill. Specialties will include dance, music, puppetry, movement, or unique disciplines in the performing arts.

Dates/Themes:
Thursday, September 25—Who’s the Fairest of them All?: Fairytales with a Twist
Friday, October 17—To Infinity and Beyond: Stories of Discovery
Friday, October 31–Trick or Treat: Celebrate Autumn
Tuesday, November 4—Think Big: Dreams Brought to Life
Tuesday, January 20—Myths and Legends, Oh My!
Friday, March 27— Case Closed: Mystery Stories
Friday, April 3—Seafaring Adventures: Tales from the High Seas
Monday, April 6—Children’s Classics: Dr. Doolittle Animal Tales
Tuesday, April 7– Broadway Bound: Stories through Song
Wednesday, April 8—Around the World: Folktales
Thursday, April 9—Wonderland Brought to Life!
Friday, April 10—Drama and Comedy: Shakespeare’s Plots

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Fall Classes at Imagination Stage

Presented by Imagination Stage, Imagination Stage, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Sun, November 30 @ 5:00pm Mon, December 01 @ 5:00pm Thu, December 04 @ 5:00pm + 3 more dates and times

Sun, December 07 @ 5:00pm Mon, December 08 @ 5:00pm Thu, December 11 @ 5:00pm - less dates and times

SUNDAYS Access Hip-Hop Dance Two Classes Available! (2750) Grades 5-8 |1:00-2:30|6-week (10/26-12/7) $210 (2751) Ages 14-21*|4:15-5:45|6-week (10/26-12/7) $210 Get ready to have fun and dance it out! This high-energy class designed for students with [more+]

SUNDAYS
Access Hip-Hop Dance Two Classes Available!
(2750) Grades 5-8 |1:00-2:30|6-week (10/26-12/7) $210
(2751) Ages 14-21*|4:15-5:45|6-week (10/26-12/7) $210

Get ready to have fun and dance it out! This high-energy class designed for students with cognitive or developmental disabilities is a fun workout for all students who like to move. Students learn basic hip-hop skills and movement—including isolation and floor work—while learning the basic culture of hip-hop dance. Students then work as a group to apply these techniques to a choreographed piece. No experience necessary; this class is open to anyone who loves to dance!

MONDAYS
Access Improvisation (2752) Age 14-21*|5:00-6:30
6-week (10/27-12/1) $210

This workshop designed for students with cognitive or developmental disabilities, introduces students to a style of acting that encourages spontaneous character and situation choices. Students use the performer’s tools of body, voice, mind, and imagination, while working in theatre games and short scenes to develop important skills of listening, clarity, confidence, timing, and team-work.

THURSDAYS
Access Puppetry (2753) Grades 5-8| 5:00-6:30
6-week (10/30-12/11) $210

Specifically designed for students with cognitive or developmental disabilities, this class combines the genres of visual arts and drama to explore basic puppet creation and performance. Students increase their creativity, self-esteem, and communication skills while learning how specific visual, vocal, and physical choices create meaning and tell a story to their audience.
No experience necessary!


*Students ages 18-21 must be enrolled in high school or a high school
equivalent program.



PLUS… inclusive class opportunities for ages 1-18!

For more information, contact Mia Branco at mbranco@imaginationstage

 

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Discovering Art

Presented by Arts on the Green, Arts Barn, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Tue, December 02 @ 4:00pm Tue, December 09 @ 4:00pm
Discover the wonders of art by exploring a variety of media while learning and developing basic drawing skills. Over the course of six sessions work in pencil, colored pencils, oil [more+]

Discover the wonders of art by exploring a variety of media while learning and developing basic drawing skills. Over the course of six sessions work in pencil, colored pencils, oil pastels, watercolor, gouache, and acrylics. Each of the six sessions explores a different project and theme. A $10 supply fee due the first class. No class on November 11. Age: 7 - 12 years Length: 1 hour and 15 minutes

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Discovering Art (for Homeschoolers)

Presented by Arts on the Green, Arts Barn, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Tue, December 02 @ 1:00pm Tue, December 09 @ 1:00pm
Discover the wonders of art by exploring a variety of media while learning and developing basic drawing skills. Over the course of six sessions work in pencil, colored pencils, oil [more+]

Discover the wonders of art by exploring a variety of media while learning and developing basic drawing skills. Over the course of six sessions work in pencil, colored pencils, oil pastels, watercolor, gouache, and acrylics. Each of the six sessions explores a different project and theme. A $10 supply fee due the first class. No class on November 11. Age: 13-17 years Length: 1 hour and 15 minutes

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Discovering Art (for Homeschoolers)

Presented by Arts on the Green, Arts Barn, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Tue, December 02 @ 2:30pm Tue, December 09 @ 2:30pm
Discover the wonders of art by exploring a variety of media while learning and developing basic drawing skills. Over the course of six sessions work in pencil, colored pencils, oil [more+]

Discover the wonders of art by exploring a variety of media while learning and developing basic drawing skills. Over the course of six sessions work in pencil, colored pencils, oil pastels, watercolor, gouache, and acrylics. Each of the six sessions explores a different project and theme. A $10 supply fee due the first class. No class on November 11. Age: 7 - 12 years Length: 1 hour and 15 minutes

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Printmaking

Presented by Arts on the Green, Arts Barn, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Wed, December 03 @ 7:00pm
Have fun learning some of the oldest forms of printmaking, beginning with the apple and ending with linoleum. Explore several different materials while creating images in black and color ink [more+]

Have fun learning some of the oldest forms of printmaking, beginning with the apple and ending with linoleum. Explore several different materials while creating images in black and color ink producing frameable prints, cards, gift paper and much more. A supply list is available at the Arts Barn. Bring supplies to first class. No class on September 24 and November 26. Age: 14 to Adult Length: 2 hours, 6 sessions Resident: $156 Non-resident: $180

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After School in the Studio

Presented by Arts on the Green, Arts Barn, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Thu, December 04 @ 4:00pm
Get creative after school exploring different themes each session using a variety of media including clay, to produce creative and imaginative artwork. This class is designed for young art adventurers. [more+]

Get creative after school exploring different themes each session using a variety of media including clay, to produce creative and imaginative artwork. This class is designed for young art adventurers. A $12 supply fee due the first class. No class on September 25. Age: 7 - 11 years Length: 1 hour and 15 minutes 5 Sessions

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Theatre Basics: Scene Study

Presented by Arts on the Green, Arts Barn, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Mon, December 01 @ 7:00pm Mon, December 08 @ 7:00pm
For all levels of actors from novice to professional, this class focuses on character study, scripts and the arch of a scene. Students are given tips on partner work and [more+]

For all levels of actors from novice to professional, this class focuses on character study, scripts and the arch of a scene. Students are given tips on partner work and script analysis. Whether you’re looking to take your acting to the next level or just looking for a creative outlet, this class promises to be an informative and fun time. All levels are encouraged to attend. Age: 16 to Adult Length: 2 hours, 6 sessions Resident: $156 Non-resident: $180

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Tiny Tim's Christmas Carol

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Fri, November 28 @ 11:00am Fri, November 28 @ 2:00pm Sat, November 29 @ 11:00am + 17 more dates and times

Sat, November 29 @ 2:00pm Sat, November 29 @ 4:30pm Sun, November 30 @ 11:00am Sun, November 30 @ 2:00pm Fri, December 05 @ 7:00pm Sat, December 06 @ 11:00am Sat, December 06 @ 2:00pm Sat, December 06 @ 4:30pm Sun, December 07 @ 11:00am Sun, December 07 @ 2:00pm Tue, December 09 @ 10:30am Wed, December 10 @ 10:30am Thu, December 11 @ 10:30am Fri, December 12 @ 10:30am Sat, December 13 @ 11:00am Sat, December 13 @ 2:00pm Sat, December 13 @ 4:30pm - less dates and times

November 14 – January 1, 2015 Based on "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens Adapted by Ken Ludwig and Jack Ludwig Directed by Jerry Whiddon Starring Chris Dinolfo Featuring Conrad Feininger Recommended for Ages 4 and [more+]

November 14 – January 1, 2015
Based on "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens
Adapted by Ken Ludwig and Jack Ludwig
Directed by Jerry Whiddon
Starring Chris Dinolfo
Featuring Conrad Feininger
Recommended for Ages 4 and up.

Tiny Tim longs to have his father home on Christmas day, but mean old Mr. Scrooge won’t give Bob Crachit the day off! There must be a way to change Scrooge’s mind – perhaps a ghost or two will set Scrooge right. Can this clever boy and his best friend Charlotte save Christmas and change the heart of the meanest man in town? This exciting world premiere story of a father and son is adapted by Broadway’s Tony-winning Ken Ludwig (Twas the Night Before Christmas) and his very own son, Jack. Get ready for the wildest ride you've ever had at Christmas!

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The Nutcracker, a new holiday musical

Presented by Round House Theatre, Round House Theatre Bethesda, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Fri, November 28 @ 8:00pm Sat, November 29 @ 3:00pm Sat, November 29 @ 8:00pm + 17 more dates and times

Sun, November 30 @ 3:00pm Wed, December 03 @ 7:30pm Thu, December 04 @ 7:30pm Fri, December 05 @ 8:00pm Sat, December 06 @ 3:00pm Sat, December 06 @ 8:00pm Sun, December 07 @ 3:00pm Tue, December 09 @ 7:30pm Wed, December 10 @ 7:30pm Thu, December 11 @ 7:30pm Fri, December 12 @ 8:00pm Sat, December 13 @ 3:00pm Sat, December 13 @ 8:00pm Sun, December 14 @ 3:00pm Tue, December 16 @ 7:30pm Wed, December 17 @ 7:30pm Thu, December 18 @ 7:30pm - less dates and times

This captivating new musical reinvents E.T.A. Hoffman’s original tale, turning it into a brand new seasonal classic. Weaving together spellbinding spectacle, riveting dialogue, astonishing puppetry, and a delightful original score, [more+]

This captivating new musical reinvents E.T.A. Hoffman’s original tale, turning it into a brand new seasonal classic. Weaving together spellbinding spectacle, riveting dialogue, astonishing puppetry, and a delightful original score, Clara’s crusade to save her family (with the assistance of a remarkable nutcracker) comes alive with dazzling theatricality. This contemporary retelling is a heartwarming, hilarious story of magic and hope that’s as poignant and touching as it is hilarious, tuneful, and fun. Joe Calarco (Signature’s Gypsy) directs the D.C. area premiere of a Chicago holiday favorite hailed as "moving, inclusive, and wholly original" by the Chicago Tribune. With Evan Casey, Sherri L. Edelen, Mitchell Hébert, Will Gartshore, Vincent Kempski, Lawrence Redmond, Erin Weaver, and Lauren Williams

Artistic Team: Musical Director William Yanesh; Scenic Designer James Kronzer; Costume/Puppet Designer Helen Huang; Lighting Designer Daniel MacLean Wagner; Sound Designer Matthew M. Nielson

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Holiday Art Show & Sale

Presented by Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Fri, November 28 @ 10:00am Sat, November 29 @ 11:00am Sun, November 30 @ 11:00am + 17 more dates and times

Thu, December 04 @ 10:00am Fri, December 05 @ 10:00am Sat, December 06 @ 11:00am Sun, December 07 @ 11:00am Thu, December 11 @ 10:00am Fri, December 12 @ 10:00am Sat, December 13 @ 11:00am Sun, December 14 @ 11:00am Thu, December 18 @ 10:00am Fri, December 19 @ 10:00am Sat, December 20 @ 11:00am Sun, December 21 @ 11:00am Thu, December 25 @ 10:00am Fri, December 26 @ 10:00am Sat, December 27 @ 11:00am Sun, December 28 @ 11:00am Wed, January 01 @ 10:00am - less dates and times

Browse and buy fine artworks for everyone on your holiday shopping list at the annual Holiday Art Show and Sale, presented by the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and [more+]

 Browse and buy fine artworks for everyone on your holiday shopping list at the annual Holiday Art Show and Sale, presented by the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture. The exhibition will feature works by resident artists, instructors, and invited artists and includes glass, ceramics, jewelry, photography, painting, crafts and more. For more information visit www.glenechopark.org.

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Tiny Tots @ 10:00 Nutcracker Fantasy

Presented by the Puppet Co, the Puppet Co Playhouse, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sat, November 29 @ 10:00am Sun, November 30 @ 10:00am Wed, December 03 @ 10:00am + 11 more dates and times

Sat, December 06 @ 10:00am Sun, December 07 @ 10:00am Wed, December 10 @ 10:00am Sat, December 13 @ 10:00am Sun, December 14 @ 10:00am Wed, December 17 @ 10:00am Sat, December 20 @ 10:00am Sun, December 21 @ 10:00am Wed, December 24 @ 10:00am Sat, December 27 @ 10:00am Sun, December 28 @ 10:00am - less dates and times

Master Puppeteer, Bob Brown's take on the holidays. Some non-traditional arrangements from the Nutcracker Suite transport you to the Kingdoms of Snow, Sweets, Flowers, and Faraway Places!

 Master Puppeteer, Bob Brown's take on the holidays. Some non-traditional arrangements from the Nutcracker Suite transport you to the Kingdoms of Snow, Sweets, Flowers, and Faraway Places!

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Tiny Tots @ 10:00 - Nutcracker Fantasy

Presented by the Puppet Co, the Puppet Co Playhouse, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sat, November 29 @ 10:00am Sun, November 30 @ 10:00am Sat, December 06 @ 10:00am + 12 more dates and times

Sun, December 07 @ 10:00am Wed, December 10 @ 10:00am Sat, December 13 @ 10:00am Sun, December 14 @ 10:00am Wed, December 17 @ 10:00am Sat, December 20 @ 10:00am Sun, December 21 @ 10:00am Fri, December 26 @ 10:00am Sat, December 27 @ 10:00am Sun, December 28 @ 10:00am Mon, December 29 @ 10:00am Tue, December 30 @ 10:00am - less dates and times

Master Puppeteer, Bob Brown's take on the holidays. Some non-traditional arrangements from the Nutcracker Suite transport you to the Kingdoms of Snow, Sweets, Flowers, and Faraway Places!

Master Puppeteer, Bob Brown's take on the holidays. Some non-traditional arrangements from the Nutcracker Suite transport you to the Kingdoms of Snow, Sweets, Flowers, and Faraway Places! 

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The Nutcracker

Presented by the Puppet Co, the Puppet Co Playhouse, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Fri, November 28 @ 11:30am Fri, November 28 @ 1:00pm Sat, November 29 @ 11:30am + 17 more dates and times

Sat, November 29 @ 1:00pm Sun, November 30 @ 11:30am Sun, November 30 @ 1:00pm Thu, December 04 @ 10:00am Thu, December 04 @ 11:30am Fri, December 05 @ 10:00am Fri, December 05 @ 11:30am Sat, December 06 @ 11:30am Sat, December 06 @ 1:00pm Sun, December 07 @ 11:30am Sun, December 07 @ 1:00pm Thu, December 11 @ 10:00am Thu, December 11 @ 11:30am Fri, December 12 @ 10:00am Fri, December 12 @ 11:30am Sat, December 13 @ 11:30am Sat, December 13 @ 1:00pm - less dates and times

A family holiday tradition for 26 years, "The Nutcracker" is the story of Clara-Marie’s favorite toy, and their adventures together in the Land of the Sugarplum Fairy. Music from Tchaikovsky’s [more+]

A family holiday tradition for 26 years, "The Nutcracker" is the story of Clara-Marie’s favorite toy, and their adventures together in the Land of the Sugarplum Fairy. Music from Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet blends with marionettes and costume characters to create this unique production.

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A Christmas Carol

Presented by Hope Garden Children's Ballet Theatre, F Scott Fitzgerald Theater, Rockville
Upcoming Dates: Sat, November 29 @ 1:30pm Sat, November 29 @ 7:00pm
Hope Garden Children’s Ballet Theatre is very proud to present our holiday classic “A Christmas Carol,” an original ballet interpretation of Charles Dickens’ timeless story of the restorative power of [more+]

Hope Garden Children’s Ballet Theatre is very proud to present our holiday classic “A Christmas Carol,” an original ballet interpretation of Charles Dickens’ timeless story of the restorative power of love and generosity, presented for the first time at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre. Experience the tale of the world’s favorite humbug through movement and emotion in this unique ballet, delicately crafted by Artistic Director and Choreographer Fran Ichijo. Danced to the music of renowned French composer Claude Debussy, this sumptuously staged performance will renew your  love and wonder of the holidays. And affordable tickets, free parking and nearby restaurants makes this the perfect holiday event for the entire family!

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Student Auditions for August: Osage County

Presented by The Highwood Theatre , The Highwood Theatre, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Mon, December 01 @ 6:00pm Tue, December 02 @ 6:00pm Tue, December 09 @ 6:00pm
The Highwood Theatre seeks student actors (7 female, 4 male) grades 8-12 for its upcoming production of AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, presented in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins University Active Minds [more+]

The Highwood Theatre seeks student actors (7 female, 4 male) grades 8-12 for its upcoming production of AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, presented in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins University Active Minds Chapter.

The first set of auditions will take place on Monday, December 1 from 6:00 - 9:00 PM, Tuesday, December 2 from 6:00 - 9:00 PM and Tuesday, December 9 from 6:00 - 9:00 PM. Student actors grades 8-12 can reserve a 15-minute audition slot by emailing casting@thehighwoodtheatre.org with a requested audition date and time.

Auditions, callbacks, rehearsals, and performances will take place at The Highwood Theatre - 914 Silver Spring Avenue, Suite 102, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

Roles for student stage managers, technicians, and designers are also available.

Rehearsals begin the week of January 12 and will be scheduled based on the actors’ availability on Monday/Wednesday evenings or Saturday afternoons. Actors can expect two rehearsals per week. Five performances March 27 - 29, 2015. There is a fee for student actors participating in this production. Financial aid is available for qualifying families. More information can be found at http://www.thehighwoodtheatre.org/key-info-and-dates.html under “August: Osage County.”

Actors should prepare a 1 minute monologue of their choice and be ready to read from the script. Please note that this play is mature in nature and may not be appropriate for all students.

All students grades 4-12 may also sign up for The Importance of Being Earnest (a great comedy) rehearsing at the same time. No auditions necessary! Click here to read more and register.

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'No School Day' Camp @ CREATE!

Presented by CREATE Arts Center, CREATE Arts Center, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Fri, December 05 @ 9:00am
When school is out, art is in at CREATE! Each camp day features different art adventures. Will it be cartooning? Collage? Painting? Join us to find out! Our camps fill [more+]

When school is out, art is in at CREATE! Each camp day features different art adventures. Will it be cartooning? Collage? Painting? Join us to find out! Our camps fill up quickly, so register early to ensure your child's spot.

Register for any 4 (or more) camp days at one time & you'll receive $5 off each day of camp. Registration is now open for the entire 2014-2015 school year!

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Metropolitan Ballet Theatre presents a 26th annual production of The Nutcracker

Presented by Metropolitan Ballet Theatre, Robert E Parilla Performing Arts Center, Rockville
Upcoming Dates: Fri, December 05 @ 7:30pm Sat, December 06 @ 12:00pm Sat, December 06 @ 4:00pm + 7 more dates and times

Sun, December 07 @ 12:00pm Sun, December 07 @ 4:00pm Fri, December 12 @ 7:30pm Sat, December 13 @ 12:00pm Sat, December 13 @ 4:00pm Sun, December 14 @ 12:00pm Sun, December 14 @ 4:00pm - less dates and times

Metropolitan Ballet Theatre has been presenting the full-length traditional staging of The Nutcracker since 1989. Year after year audiences are enchanted by MBT’s performances which feature student and professional dancers, [more+]

 Metropolitan Ballet Theatre has been presenting the full-length traditional staging of The Nutcracker since 1989. Year after year audiences are enchanted by MBT’s performances which feature student and professional dancers, fabulous costumes, and beautiful scenery – including a Christmas tree that seemingly grows forever, magical dancing dolls, marching toy soldiers, giant mice, a dazzling blizzard with dancing snowflakes and a land of luscious sweets.

Metropolitan Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker is a fun family tradition that will lift your spirits this holiday season!

December 2014: 5th at 7:30PM, 6th & 7th at 12PM & 4PM, 12th at 7:30PM, 13th & 14th at 12PM & 4PM

Girl Scout "patch chats" with cast members are offered after select performances. Please see www.mbtdance.org for more information.

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Teen Exchange

Presented by Dance Exchange, Dance Exchange, Takoma Park
Upcoming Dates: Tue, December 02 @ 5:00pm Tue, December 09 @ 5:00pm Tue, December 16 @ 5:00pm + 17 more dates and times

Mon, January 06 @ 5:00pm Tue, January 13 @ 5:00pm Tue, January 20 @ 5:00pm Tue, January 27 @ 5:00pm Mon, February 03 @ 5:00pm Tue, February 10 @ 5:00pm Tue, February 17 @ 5:00pm Tue, February 24 @ 5:00pm Mon, March 03 @ 5:00pm Tue, March 10 @ 5:00pm Tue, March 17 @ 5:00pm Tue, March 24 @ 5:00pm Tue, March 31 @ 5:00pm Tue, April 14 @ 5:00pm Tue, April 21 @ 5:00pm Tue, April 28 @ 5:00pm Mon, May 05 @ 5:00pm - less dates and times

Based on the core practices of Dance Exchange, Teen Exchange offers a dynamic, multi-disciplinary space for youth to grow as movers, makers collaborators, and leaders. Ages 13-18.

Based on the core practices of Dance Exchange, Teen Exchange offers a dynamic, multi-disciplinary space for youth to grow as movers, makers collaborators, and leaders. Ages 13-18.

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Takoma Park MOVES

Presented by Dance Exchange, Dance Exchange, Takoma Park
Upcoming Dates: Sat, December 06 @ 10:00am Sat, December 13 @ 10:00am Sat, January 10 @ 10:00am + 17 more dates and times

Sat, January 17 @ 10:00am Sat, January 24 @ 10:00am Sat, January 31 @ 10:00am Fri, February 07 @ 10:00am Sat, February 14 @ 10:00am Sat, February 21 @ 10:00am Sat, February 28 @ 10:00am Fri, March 07 @ 10:00am Sat, March 14 @ 10:00am Sat, March 21 @ 10:00am Sat, March 28 @ 10:00am Sat, April 11 @ 10:00am Sat, April 18 @ 10:00am Sat, April 25 @ 10:00am Fri, May 02 @ 10:00am Fri, May 09 @ 10:00am 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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Days Off at Round House

Presented by Round House Theatre Education Center, Round House Theatre Education Center, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Tue, January 20 @ 9:00am Fri, March 27 @ 9:00am Thu, April 03 @ 9:00am + 5 more dates and times

Sun, April 06 @ 9:00am Mon, April 07 @ 9:00am Tue, April 08 @ 9:00am Wed, April 09 @ 9:00am Fri, April 10 @ 9:00am - less dates and times

A full day of theatrical fun for grades K – 5 at the Round House Theatre Education Center in Silver Springwhen Montgomery County Public Schools are closed.Round House invites students [more+]

A full day of theatrical fun for grades K – 5 at the Round House Theatre Education Center in Silver Spring when Montgomery County Public Schools are closed. Round House invites students to collaborate with their peers to create an original play in just one day! Each “Day Off” features a new and exciting story genre to explore as well as a unique specialty skill. Specialties will include dance, music, puppetry, movement, or unique disciplines in the performing arts.

Dates/Themes:
Thursday, September 25—Who’s the Fairest of them All?: Fairytales with a Twist
Friday, October 17—To Infinity and Beyond: Stories of Discovery
Friday, October 31–Trick or Treat: Celebrate Autumn
Tuesday, November 4—Think Big: Dreams Brought to Life
Tuesday, January 20—Myths and Legends, Oh My!
Friday, March 27— Case Closed: Mystery Stories
Friday, April 3—Seafaring Adventures: Tales from the High Seas
Monday, April 6—Children’s Classics: Dr. Doolittle Animal Tales
Tuesday, April 7– Broadway Bound: Stories through Song
Wednesday, April 8—Around the World: Folktales
Thursday, April 9—Wonderland Brought to Life!
Friday, April 10—Drama and Comedy: Shakespeare’s Plots

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Fall Classes at Imagination Stage

Presented by Imagination Stage, Imagination Stage, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Sun, November 30 @ 5:00pm Mon, December 01 @ 5:00pm Thu, December 04 @ 5:00pm + 3 more dates and times

Sun, December 07 @ 5:00pm Mon, December 08 @ 5:00pm Thu, December 11 @ 5:00pm - less dates and times

SUNDAYS Access Hip-Hop Dance Two Classes Available! (2750) Grades 5-8 |1:00-2:30|6-week (10/26-12/7) $210 (2751) Ages 14-21*|4:15-5:45|6-week (10/26-12/7) $210 Get ready to have fun and dance it out! This high-energy class designed for students with [more+]

SUNDAYS
Access Hip-Hop Dance Two Classes Available!
(2750) Grades 5-8 |1:00-2:30|6-week (10/26-12/7) $210
(2751) Ages 14-21*|4:15-5:45|6-week (10/26-12/7) $210

Get ready to have fun and dance it out! This high-energy class designed for students with cognitive or developmental disabilities is a fun workout for all students who like to move. Students learn basic hip-hop skills and movement—including isolation and floor work—while learning the basic culture of hip-hop dance. Students then work as a group to apply these techniques to a choreographed piece. No experience necessary; this class is open to anyone who loves to dance!

MONDAYS
Access Improvisation (2752) Age 14-21*|5:00-6:30
6-week (10/27-12/1) $210

This workshop designed for students with cognitive or developmental disabilities, introduces students to a style of acting that encourages spontaneous character and situation choices. Students use the performer’s tools of body, voice, mind, and imagination, while working in theatre games and short scenes to develop important skills of listening, clarity, confidence, timing, and team-work.

THURSDAYS
Access Puppetry (2753) Grades 5-8| 5:00-6:30
6-week (10/30-12/11) $210

Specifically designed for students with cognitive or developmental disabilities, this class combines the genres of visual arts and drama to explore basic puppet creation and performance. Students increase their creativity, self-esteem, and communication skills while learning how specific visual, vocal, and physical choices create meaning and tell a story to their audience.
No experience necessary!


*Students ages 18-21 must be enrolled in high school or a high school
equivalent program.



PLUS… inclusive class opportunities for ages 1-18!

For more information, contact Mia Branco at mbranco@imaginationstage

 

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Discovering Art

Presented by Arts on the Green, Arts Barn, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Tue, December 02 @ 4:00pm Tue, December 09 @ 4:00pm
Discover the wonders of art by exploring a variety of media while learning and developing basic drawing skills. Over the course of six sessions work in pencil, colored pencils, oil [more+]

Discover the wonders of art by exploring a variety of media while learning and developing basic drawing skills. Over the course of six sessions work in pencil, colored pencils, oil pastels, watercolor, gouache, and acrylics. Each of the six sessions explores a different project and theme. A $10 supply fee due the first class. No class on November 11. Age: 7 - 12 years Length: 1 hour and 15 minutes

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Discovering Art (for Homeschoolers)

Presented by Arts on the Green, Arts Barn, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Tue, December 02 @ 1:00pm Tue, December 09 @ 1:00pm
Discover the wonders of art by exploring a variety of media while learning and developing basic drawing skills. Over the course of six sessions work in pencil, colored pencils, oil [more+]

Discover the wonders of art by exploring a variety of media while learning and developing basic drawing skills. Over the course of six sessions work in pencil, colored pencils, oil pastels, watercolor, gouache, and acrylics. Each of the six sessions explores a different project and theme. A $10 supply fee due the first class. No class on November 11. Age: 13-17 years Length: 1 hour and 15 minutes

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Discovering Art (for Homeschoolers)

Presented by Arts on the Green, Arts Barn, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Tue, December 02 @ 2:30pm Tue, December 09 @ 2:30pm
Discover the wonders of art by exploring a variety of media while learning and developing basic drawing skills. Over the course of six sessions work in pencil, colored pencils, oil [more+]

Discover the wonders of art by exploring a variety of media while learning and developing basic drawing skills. Over the course of six sessions work in pencil, colored pencils, oil pastels, watercolor, gouache, and acrylics. Each of the six sessions explores a different project and theme. A $10 supply fee due the first class. No class on November 11. Age: 7 - 12 years Length: 1 hour and 15 minutes

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Printmaking

Presented by Arts on the Green, Arts Barn, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Wed, December 03 @ 7:00pm
Have fun learning some of the oldest forms of printmaking, beginning with the apple and ending with linoleum. Explore several different materials while creating images in black and color ink [more+]

Have fun learning some of the oldest forms of printmaking, beginning with the apple and ending with linoleum. Explore several different materials while creating images in black and color ink producing frameable prints, cards, gift paper and much more. A supply list is available at the Arts Barn. Bring supplies to first class. No class on September 24 and November 26. Age: 14 to Adult Length: 2 hours, 6 sessions Resident: $156 Non-resident: $180

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After School in the Studio

Presented by Arts on the Green, Arts Barn, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Thu, December 04 @ 4:00pm
Get creative after school exploring different themes each session using a variety of media including clay, to produce creative and imaginative artwork. This class is designed for young art adventurers. [more+]

Get creative after school exploring different themes each session using a variety of media including clay, to produce creative and imaginative artwork. This class is designed for young art adventurers. A $12 supply fee due the first class. No class on September 25. Age: 7 - 11 years Length: 1 hour and 15 minutes 5 Sessions

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Theatre Basics: Scene Study

Presented by Arts on the Green, Arts Barn, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Mon, December 01 @ 7:00pm Mon, December 08 @ 7:00pm
For all levels of actors from novice to professional, this class focuses on character study, scripts and the arch of a scene. Students are given tips on partner work and [more+]

For all levels of actors from novice to professional, this class focuses on character study, scripts and the arch of a scene. Students are given tips on partner work and script analysis. Whether you’re looking to take your acting to the next level or just looking for a creative outlet, this class promises to be an informative and fun time. All levels are encouraged to attend. Age: 16 to Adult Length: 2 hours, 6 sessions Resident: $156 Non-resident: $180

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Tiny Tim's Christmas Carol

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Fri, November 28 @ 11:00am Fri, November 28 @ 2:00pm Sat, November 29 @ 11:00am + 17 more dates and times

Sat, November 29 @ 2:00pm Sat, November 29 @ 4:30pm Sun, November 30 @ 11:00am Sun, November 30 @ 2:00pm Fri, December 05 @ 7:00pm Sat, December 06 @ 11:00am Sat, December 06 @ 2:00pm Sat, December 06 @ 4:30pm Sun, December 07 @ 11:00am Sun, December 07 @ 2:00pm Tue, December 09 @ 10:30am Wed, December 10 @ 10:30am Thu, December 11 @ 10:30am Fri, December 12 @ 10:30am Sat, December 13 @ 11:00am Sat, December 13 @ 2:00pm Sat, December 13 @ 4:30pm - less dates and times

November 14 – January 1, 2015 Based on "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens Adapted by Ken Ludwig and Jack Ludwig Directed by Jerry Whiddon Starring Chris Dinolfo Featuring Conrad Feininger Recommended for Ages 4 and [more+]

November 14 – January 1, 2015
Based on "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens
Adapted by Ken Ludwig and Jack Ludwig
Directed by Jerry Whiddon
Starring Chris Dinolfo
Featuring Conrad Feininger
Recommended for Ages 4 and up.

Tiny Tim longs to have his father home on Christmas day, but mean old Mr. Scrooge won’t give Bob Crachit the day off! There must be a way to change Scrooge’s mind – perhaps a ghost or two will set Scrooge right. Can this clever boy and his best friend Charlotte save Christmas and change the heart of the meanest man in town? This exciting world premiere story of a father and son is adapted by Broadway’s Tony-winning Ken Ludwig (Twas the Night Before Christmas) and his very own son, Jack. Get ready for the wildest ride you've ever had at Christmas!

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The Nutcracker, a new holiday musical

Presented by Round House Theatre, Round House Theatre Bethesda, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Fri, November 28 @ 8:00pm Sat, November 29 @ 3:00pm Sat, November 29 @ 8:00pm + 17 more dates and times

Sun, November 30 @ 3:00pm Wed, December 03 @ 7:30pm Thu, December 04 @ 7:30pm Fri, December 05 @ 8:00pm Sat, December 06 @ 3:00pm Sat, December 06 @ 8:00pm Sun, December 07 @ 3:00pm Tue, December 09 @ 7:30pm Wed, December 10 @ 7:30pm Thu, December 11 @ 7:30pm Fri, December 12 @ 8:00pm Sat, December 13 @ 3:00pm Sat, December 13 @ 8:00pm Sun, December 14 @ 3:00pm Tue, December 16 @ 7:30pm Wed, December 17 @ 7:30pm Thu, December 18 @ 7:30pm - less dates and times

This captivating new musical reinvents E.T.A. Hoffman’s original tale, turning it into a brand new seasonal classic. Weaving together spellbinding spectacle, riveting dialogue, astonishing puppetry, and a delightful original score, [more+]

This captivating new musical reinvents E.T.A. Hoffman’s original tale, turning it into a brand new seasonal classic. Weaving together spellbinding spectacle, riveting dialogue, astonishing puppetry, and a delightful original score, Clara’s crusade to save her family (with the assistance of a remarkable nutcracker) comes alive with dazzling theatricality. This contemporary retelling is a heartwarming, hilarious story of magic and hope that’s as poignant and touching as it is hilarious, tuneful, and fun. Joe Calarco (Signature’s Gypsy) directs the D.C. area premiere of a Chicago holiday favorite hailed as "moving, inclusive, and wholly original" by the Chicago Tribune. With Evan Casey, Sherri L. Edelen, Mitchell Hébert, Will Gartshore, Vincent Kempski, Lawrence Redmond, Erin Weaver, and Lauren Williams

Artistic Team: Musical Director William Yanesh; Scenic Designer James Kronzer; Costume/Puppet Designer Helen Huang; Lighting Designer Daniel MacLean Wagner; Sound Designer Matthew M. Nielson

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Holiday Art Show & Sale

Presented by Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Fri, November 28 @ 10:00am Sat, November 29 @ 11:00am Sun, November 30 @ 11:00am + 17 more dates and times

Thu, December 04 @ 10:00am Fri, December 05 @ 10:00am Sat, December 06 @ 11:00am Sun, December 07 @ 11:00am Thu, December 11 @ 10:00am Fri, December 12 @ 10:00am Sat, December 13 @ 11:00am Sun, December 14 @ 11:00am Thu, December 18 @ 10:00am Fri, December 19 @ 10:00am Sat, December 20 @ 11:00am Sun, December 21 @ 11:00am Thu, December 25 @ 10:00am Fri, December 26 @ 10:00am Sat, December 27 @ 11:00am Sun, December 28 @ 11:00am Wed, January 01 @ 10:00am - less dates and times

Browse and buy fine artworks for everyone on your holiday shopping list at the annual Holiday Art Show and Sale, presented by the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and [more+]

 Browse and buy fine artworks for everyone on your holiday shopping list at the annual Holiday Art Show and Sale, presented by the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture. The exhibition will feature works by resident artists, instructors, and invited artists and includes glass, ceramics, jewelry, photography, painting, crafts and more. For more information visit www.glenechopark.org.

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Tiny Tots @ 10:00 Nutcracker Fantasy

Presented by the Puppet Co, the Puppet Co Playhouse, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sat, November 29 @ 10:00am Sun, November 30 @ 10:00am Wed, December 03 @ 10:00am + 11 more dates and times

Sat, December 06 @ 10:00am Sun, December 07 @ 10:00am Wed, December 10 @ 10:00am Sat, December 13 @ 10:00am Sun, December 14 @ 10:00am Wed, December 17 @ 10:00am Sat, December 20 @ 10:00am Sun, December 21 @ 10:00am Wed, December 24 @ 10:00am Sat, December 27 @ 10:00am Sun, December 28 @ 10:00am - less dates and times

Master Puppeteer, Bob Brown's take on the holidays. Some non-traditional arrangements from the Nutcracker Suite transport you to the Kingdoms of Snow, Sweets, Flowers, and Faraway Places!

 Master Puppeteer, Bob Brown's take on the holidays. Some non-traditional arrangements from the Nutcracker Suite transport you to the Kingdoms of Snow, Sweets, Flowers, and Faraway Places!

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Tiny Tots @ 10:00 - Nutcracker Fantasy

Presented by the Puppet Co, the Puppet Co Playhouse, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sat, November 29 @ 10:00am Sun, November 30 @ 10:00am Sat, December 06 @ 10:00am + 12 more dates and times

Sun, December 07 @ 10:00am Wed, December 10 @ 10:00am Sat, December 13 @ 10:00am Sun, December 14 @ 10:00am Wed, December 17 @ 10:00am Sat, December 20 @ 10:00am Sun, December 21 @ 10:00am Fri, December 26 @ 10:00am Sat, December 27 @ 10:00am Sun, December 28 @ 10:00am Mon, December 29 @ 10:00am Tue, December 30 @ 10:00am - less dates and times

Master Puppeteer, Bob Brown's take on the holidays. Some non-traditional arrangements from the Nutcracker Suite transport you to the Kingdoms of Snow, Sweets, Flowers, and Faraway Places!

Master Puppeteer, Bob Brown's take on the holidays. Some non-traditional arrangements from the Nutcracker Suite transport you to the Kingdoms of Snow, Sweets, Flowers, and Faraway Places! 

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The Nutcracker

Presented by the Puppet Co, the Puppet Co Playhouse, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Fri, November 28 @ 11:30am Fri, November 28 @ 1:00pm Sat, November 29 @ 11:30am + 17 more dates and times

Sat, November 29 @ 1:00pm Sun, November 30 @ 11:30am Sun, November 30 @ 1:00pm Thu, December 04 @ 10:00am Thu, December 04 @ 11:30am Fri, December 05 @ 10:00am Fri, December 05 @ 11:30am Sat, December 06 @ 11:30am Sat, December 06 @ 1:00pm Sun, December 07 @ 11:30am Sun, December 07 @ 1:00pm Thu, December 11 @ 10:00am Thu, December 11 @ 11:30am Fri, December 12 @ 10:00am Fri, December 12 @ 11:30am Sat, December 13 @ 11:30am Sat, December 13 @ 1:00pm - less dates and times

A family holiday tradition for 26 years, "The Nutcracker" is the story of Clara-Marie’s favorite toy, and their adventures together in the Land of the Sugarplum Fairy. Music from Tchaikovsky’s [more+]

A family holiday tradition for 26 years, "The Nutcracker" is the story of Clara-Marie’s favorite toy, and their adventures together in the Land of the Sugarplum Fairy. Music from Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet blends with marionettes and costume characters to create this unique production.

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A Christmas Carol

Presented by Hope Garden Children's Ballet Theatre, F Scott Fitzgerald Theater, Rockville
Upcoming Dates: Sat, November 29 @ 1:30pm Sat, November 29 @ 7:00pm
Hope Garden Children’s Ballet Theatre is very proud to present our holiday classic “A Christmas Carol,” an original ballet interpretation of Charles Dickens’ timeless story of the restorative power of [more+]

Hope Garden Children’s Ballet Theatre is very proud to present our holiday classic “A Christmas Carol,” an original ballet interpretation of Charles Dickens’ timeless story of the restorative power of love and generosity, presented for the first time at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre. Experience the tale of the world’s favorite humbug through movement and emotion in this unique ballet, delicately crafted by Artistic Director and Choreographer Fran Ichijo. Danced to the music of renowned French composer Claude Debussy, this sumptuously staged performance will renew your  love and wonder of the holidays. And affordable tickets, free parking and nearby restaurants makes this the perfect holiday event for the entire family!

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Student Auditions for August: Osage County

Presented by The Highwood Theatre , The Highwood Theatre, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Mon, December 01 @ 6:00pm Tue, December 02 @ 6:00pm Tue, December 09 @ 6:00pm
The Highwood Theatre seeks student actors (7 female, 4 male) grades 8-12 for its upcoming production of AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, presented in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins University Active Minds [more+]

The Highwood Theatre seeks student actors (7 female, 4 male) grades 8-12 for its upcoming production of AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, presented in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins University Active Minds Chapter.

The first set of auditions will take place on Monday, December 1 from 6:00 - 9:00 PM, Tuesday, December 2 from 6:00 - 9:00 PM and Tuesday, December 9 from 6:00 - 9:00 PM. Student actors grades 8-12 can reserve a 15-minute audition slot by emailing casting@thehighwoodtheatre.org with a requested audition date and time.

Auditions, callbacks, rehearsals, and performances will take place at The Highwood Theatre - 914 Silver Spring Avenue, Suite 102, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

Roles for student stage managers, technicians, and designers are also available.

Rehearsals begin the week of January 12 and will be scheduled based on the actors’ availability on Monday/Wednesday evenings or Saturday afternoons. Actors can expect two rehearsals per week. Five performances March 27 - 29, 2015. There is a fee for student actors participating in this production. Financial aid is available for qualifying families. More information can be found at http://www.thehighwoodtheatre.org/key-info-and-dates.html under “August: Osage County.”

Actors should prepare a 1 minute monologue of their choice and be ready to read from the script. Please note that this play is mature in nature and may not be appropriate for all students.

All students grades 4-12 may also sign up for The Importance of Being Earnest (a great comedy) rehearsing at the same time. No auditions necessary! Click here to read more and register.

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'No School Day' Camp @ CREATE!

Presented by CREATE Arts Center, CREATE Arts Center, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Fri, December 05 @ 9:00am
When school is out, art is in at CREATE! Each camp day features different art adventures. Will it be cartooning? Collage? Painting? Join us to find out! Our camps fill [more+]

When school is out, art is in at CREATE! Each camp day features different art adventures. Will it be cartooning? Collage? Painting? Join us to find out! Our camps fill up quickly, so register early to ensure your child's spot.

Register for any 4 (or more) camp days at one time & you'll receive $5 off each day of camp. Registration is now open for the entire 2014-2015 school year!

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Metropolitan Ballet Theatre presents a 26th annual production of The Nutcracker

Presented by Metropolitan Ballet Theatre, Robert E Parilla Performing Arts Center, Rockville
Upcoming Dates: Fri, December 05 @ 7:30pm Sat, December 06 @ 12:00pm Sat, December 06 @ 4:00pm + 7 more dates and times

Sun, December 07 @ 12:00pm Sun, December 07 @ 4:00pm Fri, December 12 @ 7:30pm Sat, December 13 @ 12:00pm Sat, December 13 @ 4:00pm Sun, December 14 @ 12:00pm Sun, December 14 @ 4:00pm - less dates and times

Metropolitan Ballet Theatre has been presenting the full-length traditional staging of The Nutcracker since 1989. Year after year audiences are enchanted by MBT’s performances which feature student and professional dancers, [more+]

 Metropolitan Ballet Theatre has been presenting the full-length traditional staging of The Nutcracker since 1989. Year after year audiences are enchanted by MBT’s performances which feature student and professional dancers, fabulous costumes, and beautiful scenery – including a Christmas tree that seemingly grows forever, magical dancing dolls, marching toy soldiers, giant mice, a dazzling blizzard with dancing snowflakes and a land of luscious sweets.

Metropolitan Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker is a fun family tradition that will lift your spirits this holiday season!

December 2014: 5th at 7:30PM, 6th & 7th at 12PM & 4PM, 12th at 7:30PM, 13th & 14th at 12PM & 4PM

Girl Scout "patch chats" with cast members are offered after select performances. Please see www.mbtdance.org for more information.

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