Faculty Feature: Emily Wessel is all about Breakdancing!
February 9, 2011

Emily “Incognito” Wessel has been teaching breakdancing classes for both adult and youth students at JOMDC for the past three years. We sat down with her for a short interview […]

Outreach: A Week to Remember for Step Ahead Dance Ensemble
February 2, 2011

The Step Ahead Dance Ensemble got the chance to take the stage at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday night. JOMDC faculty member Aysha Upchurch […]

Outreach: Project Motion Goes International, Thank Goodness We All Speak Rhythm!
January 18, 2011

Forty-three Brazilian Youth Ambassadors packed the Meyer Studio at our Atlas Performing Arts Center studio location last Monday. As a project of World Learning, their trip to the States included […]

Outreach: Project Motion Wrapping up 2010 and Looking Forward to 2011
December 22, 2010

The free dance education activities we offer through Project Motion Community Outreach have wrapped up for 2010. Here’s a quick look at our December highlights, as well as what’s on […]

Outreach: “The HeART of Hip Hop” Heats Up the Atlas!
December 6, 2010

The yellow school buses started rolling up to the Atlas Performing Arts Center around 9:45 on Tuesday morning. Out filed 250 chilly DC students from Stuart Hobson Middle School, Eliot […]

Outreach: Think you can’t do Hip Hop in a library? Think again!
November 10, 2010

by Quynn Johnson Our Motion Express youth outreach program has a new partner in the shiny, new Watha T. Daniel-Shaw Neighborhood Library at the corner of 7th and Rhode Island […]

Outreach: After School at Maury Elementary and Gunston Middle School
November 3, 2010

by Quynn Johnson I am excited about how Project Motion Community Outreach is shaping up so far this year. Our after-school classes for Motion Express and D.A.R.E.® Dance are brimming […]

Outreach: Step Ahead Dance Ensemble is in full swing!
October 20, 2010

The Step Ahead Dance Ensemble is our new training and performing ensemble that focuses on the dance traditions of the African Diaspora. The Ensemble is open to 14 to 18-year […]