Outreach

Creating Communities That Dance

Project Motion is JOMDC’s community outreach program that shares our award-winning dance education experience free of charge to individuals of limited means throughout the greater metropolitan area. Each year JOMDC reaches beyond its studio doors and offers free dance classes, performances, and educational opportunities to create a community rich in positive growth and change.

Project Motion Community Outreach extends the reach of our mission to disadvantaged children and seniors through five major programs:


Motion Express
Free dance classes and performances for K-12 public and charter school children


Step Ahead
Free summer dance training and job skills program for D.C. teens


Dance is for Everyone
Youth Scholarships

Need-based financial aid for youth students


DEA Youth Dance Program
Free dance classes and performances that teach dance as a positive alternative to drugs, alcohol, and violence


Seniors in Motion
Free interactive demonstrations, classes, and performances for senior citizens