Youth Programs at Dance Exchange

Dance Exchange’s Youth Programs offer opportunities for young movers and makers, ages 8-18, to develop their dance training and cultivate their artistic voice through performance and a collaborative creative process. Programs run September -June on one weekday afternoon per week. To learn more and be the first to know when registration opens for 2017-18, contact Sam Horning at samh[at] or 301-270-6700 ext. 19.

Youth Exchange (ages 8-12)

Returns Fall 2017 – Registration information coming soon

Our Youth Exchange, for ages 8-12, introduces youth to collaborative dancemaking and performance. In a supportive, inclusive, and youth-centered environment, students can explore their creative potential through dance training and choreography.

Teen Exchange (ages 13-18)

Returns Fall 2017 – Registration information coming soon

Teen Exchange offers opportunities for youth ages 13-18 to deepen their dance training and develop their choreographic potential through studio practice, performance, and creative organizational leadership. Teens will collaborate closely with each other, and with Dance Exchange company members and co-directors Matthew Cumbie and Sam Horning, and will help organize and facilitate public events and performances. Members of the Teen Exchange will have opportunities to create their own choreographic work, to expand their abilities as leaders in their community, to develop new friendships, participate in Dance Exchange creative projects, and take other Dance Exchange classes at a discount.