There are some amazing and unusual dance and kid’s theater companies in Maryland and Washington D.C. We have some excellent places for kids to see performing arts as well as great places for them to take classes. Below is my list of some of the dance and theater places that I am aware of:
Places for Kid’s To See Performing Arts in Maryland
- Candlelight Kids – The Candlelight Concert Society of Maryland offers a series of dance and musical performances that kids of all ages will surely enjoy. This year they are at Howard County Community College.
- Children’s Theater of Annapolis – Wonderful venue in Annapolis / Cape St. Claire. They offer professional productions as well as classes for kids.
- Imagination Stage – This is an amazing venue in downtown Bethesda, Md. They have professional performances in their theaters that kids love.
- Footworks – Check the Footworks schedule to see when and where they are performing in Md.
- Shenyun Chinese Dance – A fixture in the Washington DC – Baltimore area. Beautiful professional Chinese dance performances.
- The Maryland Renaissance Festival – This festival occurs every year in Crownsville, Maryland (Near Annapolis) from August to October. There are usually more than a few family friendly performances, as well as wandering minstrels and dancers.
Dance and Performing Arts Classes in Maryland
Annapolis Musical Theater – Offers musical theater classes and camps for kids at Maryland Hall for the Arts.
Chinese Dance – The Madison Chinese Dance Academy teaches authentic forms of traditional Chinese dance. Classes are in Montgomery County. They are based in Rockville, Maryland.
Theater Classes at Imagination Stage – Imagination stage offers great classes and camps in Bethesda, Maryland.
Theater Classes at Children’s Theater of Annapolis – Offering workshops, master classes, and behind the scenes looks at current productions.
Classes Closely Related to Children’s Theater
- Kangaroo Kids – Precision jump rope team. Classes for kids and competitive team.
- Fencing Classes – Classes and competitions in fencing.
Does your child have an upcoming birthday? See my list of party places in Howard County and a similar list of venues in Anne Arundel County and Baltimore County. You may also be interested in my list of birthday gift ideas.