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Maryland Youth Ballet in the MEDIA

CultureSpot MC – July 2017
MYB’s JumpStart Program featured in the article In Living Color by Peggy Vaughn
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Pointe Magazine – June 2017
MYB’s Principal, Michelle Lees, interviewed for Pointe Magazine article Am I on time in my training? by Gavin Larsen
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The Fredrick News Post- November 2015
MYB’s Music and Motion Program featured in the article Montgomery County Ballet Class Offers Hope for Children with Disabilites by Karen Tang
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Washington Jewish Week- August 2014
MYB alumni featured in the article Young ballerinas on the rise by Lisa Traiger
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The Gazette- May 2014
MYB’s JumpStart program featured in the article Rosa Parks students dance to a new beat; Ballet program for second graders at Hyattsville school by Jamie Anfenson-Comeau
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Washington Life Magazine- March 2013
Washington Life Magazine featured photographs from MYB’s Gala 2013- Shining in the Spotlight.

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The Gazette- December 2012 
Talented young dancers stage annual production of ‘The Nutcracker’- Maryland Youth Ballet presents two versions of holiday classic by Cara Hedgepeth Staff writer for The Gazette

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The Gazette-December 2012
Hundreds turn out for Sen. Raskin’s birthday flash mob. Supporters kicked and shuffled in Silver Spring to Motown classic
by Kara Rose

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Many MYB dancers came out to support the Senator. Check out the Action with the flash mob video.


Dance Magazine- December 2012
MYB Alum- Julie Kent Honored
Dance Magazine has named ABT Principal Dancer Julie Kent as one of this year’s winners of its lifetime achievement award.

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The Washington Post- October 2012
A dancer who made life’s transience last By Sarah Kaufman

“It was a special joy to watch two accomplished and appealing students from the Maryland Youth Ballet, Anna Beeman and Sam Rodriguez, assay Hampton’s “Two for Two,” a devilishly slippery pas de deux, full of surprises; the young dancers gave it just the right light touch.”

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WJLA Channel 7-  Lily’s Dream- MYB’s Music & Motion student meets Justin Bieber!

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Dance Magazine- August 2012
Secrets to a successful studio 

True to Its Classical Heart By Michael Smith


WJLA Channel 7- Children with Physical Disabilities Can Dance

Children with physical disabilites become ballerinas


Fox 5 News- MYB Alum Featured in Ballet Documentary, First Position

Local ballet dancer staring in new documentary