Performing Arts


Triple Threat Summer Camp: Middle School Students Take The Hippodrome Stage

A group of middle schoolers are spending the next weeks in a “triple threat” summer camp. They’re dancing, acting and singing on the Hippodrome stage.


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Pianist Moran Becomes Kennedy Center Jazz Director

Pianist and composer Jason Moran is taking on a larger role in directing jazz programs at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.


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Star-Studded Gala Will Benefit Performing Arts School

One of the country’s finest schools for teens in the performing arts is here in downtown Baltimore.


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Kennedy Center Names 1st Woman To Lead Arts Group

Kennedy Center officials have for the first time chosen a woman to lead the national cultural and arts center.


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Morgan State University Hosts ‘The Color Purple’

Morgan State University’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts is presenting the musical, “The Color Purple.”


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Catch Cathy Rigby If You Can When She Flies Through Baltimore As Peter Pan

She was America’s sweetheart at two Olympic Games. But she may be best known for her performance in the musical “Peter Pan.”


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Baltimore Area Wire Walker Offers Big Top Fun At Adult Circus School

You can run away to the circus without quitting your day job thanks to some “big top fun” now underway in Baltimore.


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National Philharmonic To Lead School Music Program

The National Philharmonic is taking over music education programs at a public charter school in Washington to provide intensive instruction in violin, piano and other instruments.


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Best Places To See Ballet In Baltimore

Among the contemporary dance forms, ballet is by far the most demanding. With this in mind, the following are the best places to experience ballet throughout the Baltimore area.


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Puppet Masters Give Behind-The-Scenes Look At ‘The Lion King’

Hundreds of people and puppets grace the Hippodrome stage in “The Lion King.” One of Broadway’s longest-running musicals is in town.


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Kennedy Center To Teach Arts Management In Africa

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington is extending its reach to Africa this year to provide arts management seminars for hundreds of arts leaders in Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe.