Since 1989, MBT has served Maryland’s Montgomery County region with exceptional dance education, community outreach, and inspiring performances. MBT’s Academy offers classes in Creative Movement, Early Ballet, Classical Ballet, Contemporary Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Hip Hop, Modern, and Tap, for ages 3 through adult. MBT offers classes for beginners as well as a track for pre-professional ballet students, and several performing opportunities for all students.

Please call the office at 301-762-1757 to register for any class or to schedule a free trial/placement class. Thank you!

MBT’s dance studios are located near I-270 in Gaithersburg, MD and Clarksburg, MD, easily accessible to students from Rockville, Germantown, Olney, Frederick, Washington D.C., and other nearby communities throughout the region. MBT performs two major ballets annually at the Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center in Rockville, MD.

To register for any youth dance class – complete the registration form, then mail, email ( or bring your form to MBT. Your place in class is only guaranteed with your registration materials and deposit, and after you have confirmed availability and placement with our artistic staff for a particular class day/time. You may establish a payment plan at the time of registration.

*COVID recovery information: For complete information about MBT’s COVID health & safety policies and procedures, please click here.

Schedules below have been updated to reflect the 2021-2022 Academy schedule. Current MBT families may begin registering for 2021-2022 classes on June 11th, and non-current MBT families may register beginning July 1st.