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BIG NEWS: Daniel Pink, New York Times Best-Selling Author, will host our 40th Anniversary Gala!

We are thrilled to announce that the highly-anticipated 40th Anniversary Gala, Party Like It’s 1976, will be hosted by Daniel Pink, New York Times best-selling author, host of National Geographic Television’s “Crowd Control,” and a dance dad. Last year, Thinkers50 named Pink one of the 10 most-influential management thinkers in the world! His 2009 TED […]

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40th Anniversary Blog Series: No 2. Helen Hayes

No 2.  40 Never Looked So Good: An interview with Helen Hayes, JOMDC faculty since 1990, and Choreographer of the Youth Dance Ensemble’s Gala performance It wasn’t just yesterday that JOMDC opened its doors – it was 40 years ago! We’ve held thousands of classes and taught hundreds of thousands of students. We’ve met some […]

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40th Anniversary Blog Series: No 1. Michelle Ava

No. 1: An interview with Michelle Ava, JOMDC Founder and 40th Anniversary Honoree  We’re talking just after the blizzard. Winter Storm Jonas took out the East Coast for the weekend, forcing JOMDC to close the studios. Michelle Ava, JOMDC founder, remembers the 80s when snow would cover the old Dupont Circle studio. The neighbors would all appear, […]

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