WELCOME to BALLET MOBILE

Maryland's Bookmobile of Dance

A Baltimore Ravens 2018 Community Quarterback Awardee

BALLET MOBILE

DELIVERING BALLET THE WAY THE BOOKMOBILE DELIVERS BOOKS

Just as a bookmobile brings books to people everywhere, Ballet Mobile brings beautiful ballet to unconventional locations.
REALLY GOOD BALLET "TO GO"

Ballet Mobile makes Ballet-to-Go a reality. An educational and charitable performing arts company,
it is on the road all the time.
MAKING HOUSE CALLS, NOT CURTAIN CALLS
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.

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.
 
March 9, 2019 - Morningside Friendship - "I feel so ready for spring now!" "You have no idea what a lift this was for me. I will see it again and again in my head as I face the next few weeks and months. It has been so hard and I feel so alone. I don't feel as alone now." "You danced to all my favorite songs." "Every time you are here I love you more."

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."

Our Community page has more.
ART FOR THE SOUL

THE BOOKMOBILE OF DANCE

SHARING MUSIC

DANCING JOY AND HOPE

THROUGHOUT MARYLAND

REALLY GOOD, REAL BALLET

 

MAKING MEMORIES

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.