Patricia Berrend, Director

Recipient “Outstanding Teacher Award”

Youth America Grand Prix, 2004

Official School of Olney Ballet Theatre

Mark Your Calendar:

September 2: Fall Classes Begin

Monday, October 13: Columbus Day—Centre Closed

Monday, October 20: Student Performance at
Taste of Olney

Friday, October 24, 7:30pm, Sunday, October 26, 3pm & Friday, November 1, 7:30pm: Students perform "Cinderella" with Bel Cantanti Opera at the Jewish Community Center, Rockville

Sunday, October 26: Students perform at "Homeless2Hopeful" Fashion Show

Monday, November 10 – Saturday, November 15: BDC Visitors Week

Monday, November 24 – Saturday, November 29: Thanksgiving Break

December 12: OBT Nutcracker Opening Night

December 15: BDC Winter Break Begins

January 5: BDC Classes Resume

Artistic Director Patricia Berrend and her students are featured in a story about the Youth Dance Festival of New Jersey in  Dance Studio Life.

Check out this interview with Artistic Director Patricia Berrend in Dance magazine.


Now registering for Fall 2014!

JOIN US AT OUR OPEN HOUSE: Thursday,  August 28, 5–7:30 pm

BDC offers youth classes in Ballet Technique, Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip, Hop and Pliates. Music and Motion is a creative introduction to dance for 4 & 5 year olds. We also offer adult classes in Ballet and Pilates and a scholarship program for boys and a new boys class. Our faculty consists of diverse and experienced teachers from around the globe with professional experience at world-renowned companies including: Washington Ballet, New York City Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Hamburg Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem and Donetsk Ballet in Russia.

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