WELCOME

to

Maryland's Bookmobile of Ballet!

DANCING AND TEACHING AT NON-TRADITIONAL VENUES

MAKING HOUSE CALLS, NOT CURTAIN CALLS
Just as a bookmobile brings books to people everywhere, Ballet Mobile brings beautiful ballet to unconventional locations.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT  BALLET MOBILE
 
Ballet Mobile's theaters are wherever people may live. No matter how small and non-traditional the space may be, Ballet Mobile will transform it. Our audiences say it best.
 
June 22, 2018 - Brighton Gardens - "I'm crazy about you all." "Sitting and watching this relaxed us so much. It made us feel joy." "This afternoon will sustain me for a long, long time." "You raise us up and remind us who we are." "I love what you all bring us: Hope."

June 20, 2018 - Frederick Villa - "A perfect afternoon. You make everything so nice." "You brought light to my rainy day and my heart." "I loved the different kinds of music and dances. I danced right here in my wheelchair." "I feel that you understand my darkness and are helping me into the light."

June 7, 2018 - Atholton Work Enclave - "What a magical partnership!" "I love it when you come and dance with us." "I feel so happy."

May 30, 2018 - Brightview Belair - "I couldn't imagine how you could dance on your toes right here in our dining room, but you DID - and so beautifully!" "I never dreamed I would see something like this again." "I learned so much this afternoon." "My wife has been gone for a few years now. Today you brought her back to me."

May 28, 2018 - Brightview Towson - "My dad is usually fast asleep at this time, but look at him now. Awake and so happy. Thank you, thank you, thank you!" "I always feel so much better after your shows and visits." "A little bit of the Kennedy Center right here in our living room! Absolutely marvelous!"

May 26, 2018 - Brightview Severna Park - "The wonderful thing about ballet is that the traditions get passed down. I am so happy to see another generation dancing the ballet traditions. Thank you for keeping it alive." "I feel so much more energized now after this afternoon." "I studied with Martha Graham. I felt her here with us today." "I cried almost the entire time because everything was so beautiful."

May 24, 2018 - Angel's Touch - "I wish you all would just move in here with us." "This afternoon was everything to me. It made my dreams come true." "Every dance, every song, every piece of music made me so happy." "I feel like we started celebrating the minute you arrived. Celebrating Life."

May 20, 2018 - Heartlands Severna Park - "This was the best show I have ever seen in my life. I am a new woman!" "I loved the variety of music. I was so happy that we celebrated our country and our armed forces." "I love how Ballet Mobile brings all of us together and out of our rooms." "We'll be talking about this at the dinner table tonight and for a long, long time." "Every minute was a blessing today." "Thank you for not forgetting us."

April 15, 2018 - Brightview South River - "This was such a thrill. I sat watching the clock all morning until it was time." "Thank you for wiping away my tears. I'm crying because all of you are so beautiful." "I'm so happy now, and I wish we could just do it all over again." "You have no idea what today meant to me." "Every time you come here I love you more."

April 11, 2018 - Pickersgill - "This program was so unusual because it reached the deeper parts of you." "The explanations made everything so special and meaningful. I've never enjoyed anything more." "I've seen the Ballets Russes, and loved it. I'm so happy I was alive to see this today."

April 8, 2018 - Heartlands Ellicott City - "I've loved you for eight years, and I can't wait for the next time." "Every time you are here you bring us so much joy." "I love the music, moving to the music, and feeling as if I'm dancing." "This was superb, an experience that will stay with me for a long time." "Thank you for your words that spoke to my heart through the dancing and the music."

April 6, 2018 - Sanctuary Holy Cross - "On behalf of all of us sitting here and living here, from the tips of our fingers to the tips of our toes, we have never seen anything more magnificent than we saw today." "I love it when you come here." "You are  my friends. Thank you for remembering me."

April 4, 2018 - North Arundel Health and Rehab - "It was like being in Heaven today." "There is nothing that can compare to this." "I tell everyone when you're coming that 'my girls are coming!'" "God bless you for taking my mind off my troubles for a little while." "I love my flower, but all of you are flowers, too." "You brightened my life like little lights."

April 2, 2018 - Buckingham's Choice - "What you do is pure love." "Thank you for this beautiful gift to all of us today." "I cannot tell you what this meant to me today. I am renewed." "Your relationships with one another and with us show us what love truly is." "I will always remember you as the sweetest ballerinas and people in the world." "This was magical."

March 29, 2018 - Holly Hill Nursing Center - "You brought God to me today." "Your sweet kindness helped me heal." "I am so sad, but after today, I remember beauty."

March 25, 2018 - Brightview Perry Hall - "This brought tears to my eyes and made my entire year." "You made a lot of us so very happy today." "When you went on your knees to talk to us in our wheelchairs, my heart melted." "I love that we get to dance through the whole show." "I've been having such a hard time. You raised me up. You raised us all up."



Our Community page has more.
Ballet Mobile makes Ballet-to-Go a reality. An educational and charitable performing arts company,
it is on the road all the time.
Ballet Mobile brings joy, love, music, and beauty
to people wherever they live,
helping them "feel young again".

Ballet Mobile brings up-close-and-personal experiences with pointe shoes, ports de bras, and tutus...
There is a great sense of energy and community in Ballet Mobile's house calls. Everyone dances! 

EXPERIENCE THE TRANSFORMATION

 

Ballet Mobile combines, music, movement, and mental imagery in ways that touch the heart and lift the spirits. The house call Schedule is dynamic. Feel the joy through the Gallery.

We combine movement, music, and mental imagery in ways that touch the heart and lift the spirits.

SPECIAL BALLET CLASSES FOR SENIORS

WHERE THEY LIVE

Ballet Mobile is proud of its Ballet for Senior Wellness Program at Weinberg Village. Bringing ballet classes to seniors in the community, the tailored program specializes in improving seniors' cognitive and physical abilities. Weekly classes boost memory capabilities, stamina, energy, balance, coordination, well-being,  spatial awareness, and more. If you would like to start a program like this, contact Ballet Mobile.

Take a look at a class in action.

Read about the senior program.

 WHERE BALLET MOBILE HAS BEEN 

 

Everyone in Ballet Mobile has one goal: to help people feel happier. Ballet Mobile has made many house calls since its June, 2010 founding. 


Community Centers, Schools, Libraries,  Events

Arbutus Senior Center, Atholton High School, Essex Public Library, Hammond Middle School, Howard County WOMENFEST, Howard County's 50+ Expo, The Bain Center, Elkridge Senior Center, Girl Scout Badge Events, Glenwood Community Center, Longwood Senior Center, Mideastern Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation, North Laurel 50+ Center, O'Malley Senior Center, Patuxent Valley Middle School, Randallstown Public Library, Veterans Elementary School, Waldorf Senior Center, Woodlawn Public Library

 

Nursing Centers, Adult Special Services, Hospitals

Center Adventist Rehab, Brinton Woods Arlington West, Brooke Grove Nursing Center, Children's Inn at NIH; Easter Seals Windsor Mill, Encore Turf Valley, Forest Haven, Frederick Villa, Gallagher Center, Holly Hill Towson, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric, Mercy Villa Convent, North Arundel Health and Rehab, Sanctuary Holy Cross, Side by Side Laurel, Sidney Kimmel Center at Johns Hopkins, Springfield Hospital Center, Villa Mercy Convent

 

Assisted Living Centers

Autumn Bel Air; Brighton Gardens Columbia; Brightviews of Annapolis, Belair, Perry Hall, Rolling Hills, Severna Park, South River,Towson and White Marsh; Brookdale Potomac; Brooke Grove; Buckingham's Choice; Edenwald; Emeritus Pikesville; Fairhaven Sykesville; Forest Hill Heights; Harmony Hall Columbia; Heartlands of Ellicott City and Severna Park; Homecrest Silver Spring; Lighthouse Ellicott City; Loriens of Bel Air and Columbia; Maples Towson; Morningsides of Ellicott City, Friendship, Laurel, and St. Charles; Oaks Four Corners; Pickersgill; Shangri La; Somerford Place; Sisters of Notre Dame Villa Julie; Spring Arbor Severna Park; Springhouse Pikesville; Springwell; Sunrises of Annapolis, Columbia, Pikesville, and Silver Spring; Symphony Manor Roland Park; Vantage House


Senior Independent Residences

Selborne Ellicott City, Weinberg Village Owings Mills

THE BOOKMOBILE OF DANCE

DANCING JOY AND HOPE

THROUGHOUT MARYLAND

SHARING MUSIC

MAKING MEMORIES

REALLY GOOD, REAL BALLET

 

FEEL THE MAGIC

Taking ballet out of a dark theater and bringing it to people who otherwise might not experience it.

  We would love to hear from you.         Email:  info@balletmobile.org    

Phone: 410-382-1377

Experience how music, movement, and mental imagery can improve your spirits and health

- and the spirits and health of those you care about.