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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.
January 5, 2019 - Springwell - "Today brought me joy that I have not felt in a long, long time." "You all are medicine for my soul." "I felt a spirit come through me and I feel so great now." "I will remember this performance for the rest of my days." "It was a true gift from the Heavens that you gave me your pointe shoes to hold." "There is so much ugliness in our world, but you all prove that there is still love and light." "I use a walker now ... but listening and watching ... I was reminded that I am still the same person."

December 30, 2018 - Brightview Severna Park - "I love it every time you come here, and this time was the absolute best." "What joy you have for dancing, and what joy you shared with us today." "I saw myself in the story. We all did." "I felt this deeply in my heart. It was perfect."

December 28, 2018 - Pickersgill - "Genius. This whole performance was simply genius." "The compassion of the story brought me to tears. I loved every minute. I was so moved. I still am." "Now I understand why football players take ballet." "It was so special to watch this original Nutcracker with my best friend; we've been friends for 76 years." "Everything about this afternoon was a work of art." "I felt so lonely and sick, but then you encouraged me to come in and watch this. I will remember it and you for the rest of my life in my prayers."

December 27, 2018 - Brightview Towson - "Magnificent. Just magnificent. So much to think about. So beautiful." "I wanted you to go on and on." "This was the best hour I've had in a very long time." "We used to work at the Royal Shakespeare Company in London so we know good performances. This was a good performance! What you all manage to do in such a small space is a miracle." "I was feeling so down after Christmas, but this lifted my spirits right back up."

December 23, 2018 - Sunrise Annapolis - "This really was a sequel to the traditional Nutcracker, and I loved every minute of it. It spoke to us all." "You pulled us all into the story, and we became part of it." "I will be thinking about today's show for a long, long time." "Thank you for helping us all remember that we were not always in our wheelchairs." "I absolutely loved the story, and you put such heart into it."

December 17, 2018 - Brooke Grove Nursing Center - "You have made me so happy." "Now THAT was wonderful!!!!!!!!!!!" "Today was about me, about all of us. It was beyond excellent and beautiful. It took us out of our wheelchairs and back into ourselves." "I feel so much more hopeful after today."

December 15, 2018 - Brighton Gardens - "Your version of Nutcracker drew us all in and made us feel that it was truly about us. It was spectacular." "You bring so much joy. We don't get a lot of that anymore." "We were dancing with you." "You had us all in a peaceful silence as we became part of the story. We were right with you." "You made us feel bright on a very dreary day." "I feel blessed that I was here to experience this magnificent piece of art today."

December 9, 2018 - Weinberg Village - "People like us forget to dream, but you remind us that there are still reasons to dream and to never give up hope." "You take the show out of the dark theater and into the light, and you share that light with all of us." "You remind me of the pebble in the pond that makes big ripples. Your presence is felt long after you've gone." "Exquisite. Masterfully put together and a true work of art." "When I watch you it feels like all is right with the world." "I feel like I went to church." "Every moment was a gift."

December 2, 2018 - Heartlands Ellicott City - "I was transfixed by this very non-traditional Nutcracker. You brought new life to a classic story." "I've been your fan for almost 9 years, and today was the best ever." "I came here to pick up my mom and take her to lunch, but we decided to stay and watch. The performance ... reminded me to cherish the time we have together." "The story, the music, the dancing, and the voice-over were perfect. I'm only sorry that my wife wasn't here to see it with me. But it helped me remember the joy with not as much pain." "What you do is great indeed. You bring change. You take the truth we all face and help us find peace." "After today I promise that next year I will be dancing with you from my wheelchair."

November 30, 2018 - Brightview Perry Hall - "I cried when you hugged me hello, I cried because the show was so touching, and then I cried because it was over." "When you come here, you make us all happier." "I smiled today because you looked into my heart and made everything so special." "I was dreading the holidays without my wife. I feel today that she was right here and that I can go on."

November 25, 2018 - Heartlands Severna Park - "I loved it last year, but this was even better. I always wondered what had happened to Clara, and now through this original version, we know. And the music! Just beautiful!" "This brought back so many memories - what a wonderful afternoon!" "It was so wonderful that I cried." "I enjoyed moving with our flowers. We all need that even if some of us can't get out of our chairs anymore."

November 24, 2018 - Brightview Annapolis - "I lost my wife last week. This helped me - hearing the music, watching the dancing, and feeling her next to me." "It was pure happiness." "This was the best show I've ever seen. I will cry with joy whenever I think about it." "So many good memories of my life came back to me today, thanks to you." "We are so fortunate to have you come to us - such high-caliber art that moves us so much."

November 21, 2018 - Arbor Ridge Riderwood - "I was lost in the artistry of today's experience." "I feel so strong and happy after this afternoon." "You have created a meaningful story that we all could relate to and that we all will remember." "This was the most poignant show I have ever seen." "We all melted away into the story you danced." "You made me want to stand up and dance with you, but I was happy just dancing with my flower." "You all are so good to us."

November 19, 2018 - Brightview White Marsh - "I am crying and crying and crying and I never want this to end." "I was feeling so terribly low and sad today. Then I saw this. You have given me the courage to keep believing that I can go on." "I have been so unwell - one thing after another - but nothing would have kept me from this experience today. Nothing." "So uplifting - from the moment I walked in." "The music, the dancing, the story - it was perfect."

November 17, 2018 - Brightview South River - "You are a blessing to everyone who gets to see you." "This show is so different, truly relevant and meaningful for all of us in the audience." "This show reminded me how important our memories are."  "My husband wouldn't want me to be sad anymore, and today helped me realize that." "You must have heard my heart talking."

November 11, 2018 - Selborne of Dorsey - "This was the most wonderful birthday present I could ever wish for." "You told my story today - the Circle of Life." "What music! And the story captured the lives of every single one of us here." "This is the story of us." "This afternoon has inspired me. I saw myself and my life every single minute - through every dance and all the music."

Our Community page has more.
Just as a bookmobile brings books to people everywhere, Ballet Mobile brings beautiful ballet to unconventional locations.
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! 



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.



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

Senior Lifestyle 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

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

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










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.