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Maryland's Bookmobile of Ballet!

BALLET MOBILE

DELIVERING BALLET THE WAY THE BOOKMOBILE DELIVERS BOOKS

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.
 
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."

October 20, 2018 - Brightview Belair - "What a beautiful afternoon. I was transported." "I will let myself feel the joy you brought us for a long, long time." "Today brought tears, and I feel so uplifted." "Today made me think - about how long dance has existed, about Nietzsche and his thoughts, about beauty..." "You helped us all hear the music of our souls." " "If dancing makes you all happy the way you've all of us happy today, then I hope you will dance forever." "

October 8, 2018 - Brightview Annapolis - "You helped me fall in love again. I realized how lucky I am to be able to hold her hand." "I am standing here in awe holding my flower in tribute." "Every night I hold my flower and dance in my heart before I go to sleep." "How am I now? I am a different person. I feel love again." "Once again you made the music come alive and heal us all."

September 7, 2018 - Brightview Annapolis- "I cried and cried because today brought back so much joy." "I have seen many ballets, but none of them has meant as much to me as this - seeing this beauty so close and having the music speak to me so personally." "I am renewed."

September 5, 2018 - Arbor Ridge Riderwood - "What a difference you have made in my life." "Your programs mean so much to me."  "What you do is so good for my head - and my heart." "Thank you for giving us this incredible gift." "I will look at my flowers and I will remember you - and I will remember who I am."

September 3, 2018 - Brooke Grove Nursing Center - "You really got my energy going." "It felt so good to move and smile." "You made my day." "I  used to go to Washington D.C. to see the ballerinas, but today the ballerinas came to me!"

July 12, 2018 - Brightview White Marsh - "Nothing could ever be better than this afternoon." "I will dream tonight, thanks to you." "On a bad day, I will think about this performance and it will bring joy to my heart." "You brought light to my darkest days." "It was as if God brought you here today to help me find a way through my loss." "A ballerina dancing right in front of us, helping us all dance again."

July 10, 2018 - Springwell - "What a beautiful afternoon. I will remember it always." "I will be counting the days until your return." "A wonderful afternoon - I felt so alive." "These flowers are magical. They make me young again. You all make me young again." "It was as if her smile touched my soul. I have not experienced anything like this for a long, long time."

July 6, 2018 - Charlestown Renaissance Gardens - "You brought such a beautiful spiritual energy here today, and it is within all of us now." "You lifted all my sadness up to Heaven. Now I feel only joy." "My daughter danced with Andre Eglevsky long, long ago. Massine, Reed, they were all there. You brought it all back to me. I remember it all." "We will always be in one another's hearts." "After this, I will dance again."

July 5, 2018 - Morningside Friendship - "This was so much fun!" "Today reminded me of my Nanny, who told me that no matter how hard life gets, it is still yours to live. You have made me so happy." "You brightened my whole life when you remembered me today." "I wish I could watch this on TV over and over."

July 1, 2018 - Sunrise Annapolis - "Thank you for an afternoon I have been living for." "I've never seen anything like this before, and I loved it." "I was one of Tanaquil Le Clercq's and Jerome Robbins' medical doctors. I knew George Balanchine, and I know dancers. Your dancers are very, very good!"

June 25, 2018 - Brightview Annapolis - "We have gone to the Kennedy Center all our adult lives. We probably won't go now that we're here and you're coming." "I wasn't sure what to expect today, but this was amazing." "I liked everything. I just want more and more!"

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."

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.

 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. 


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



ART FOR THE SOUL

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.