Arts 'n Motion - Dance, Music & Art in Odenton, MD Arts 'n Motion - Dance, Music & Art in Odenton, MD Arts 'n Motion - Dance, Music & Art in Odenton, MD




We look forward to dancing with you this year!! 


Arts ‘n Motion offers dance classes for toddlers to adults in the disciplines of ballet, tap, jazz and musical theater. The goal of our dance program is to encourage individuality, creativity and a love of dance. Our program focuses on building strong technique as a foundation for becoming a well-rounded dancer proficient in various styles. The majority of our dance classes are offered as part of our 36-week dance year with an end of the year recital as an opportunity for dancers to showcase what they have learned throughout the year.  We do offer a few classes as "session only" classes that coincide with the fall, winter, spring and summer seasons.  Arts 'n Motion also offers Zumba ® Fitness and ZumbAtomic ® classes to get families and children moving in a fun, energetic and positive fitness atmosphere.  See below for descriptions on all of our class offerings at Arts 'n Motion.  We are certain you will find something fun 'n rewarding!

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Broadway Babies (2-3 years)
A “mommy & me” class designed to introduce our tiniest dancers to the concepts of tap, ballet and song and dance. Basic pre-tap and pre-ballet skills and terminology will be introduced. A blend of creative movement and the use of props , stories and songs make this a fun and rewarding experience for child and caregiver.


Angelina Ballerina™ Dance Academy (3 - 5 years)
Arts 'n Motion is now an official Angelina Ballerina Dance Academy! Angelina Ballerina Dance Academy classes are taught through a nationwide network of top quality dance studios.  Your child will receive a quality dance education in acaringand fun environment, all based on the beloved Angelina Ballerina character. The Angelina Ballerina Dance Academy curriculum is designed by internationally renowned master teachers and child development experts. Your child will be inspired to pursue their dreams of dance, just like Angelina Ballerina!

Watch a short video about the Angelina Ballerina program



Tap 'n Twirl (4 - 5 years)
A combination beginning tap and ballet class for dancers ready to move on their own. Beginning tap and ballet skills and terminology are taught with an emphasis on coordination and musicality. Props and dramatic play help to bring out a dancer’s creative expression.

Dance Jam Boyz  (5 - 8 years)
A class just for boys focusing on hip hop skills. This is a high-energy class incorporating everything BOYS allowing them to feel confident and comfortable in the classroom.

Physical discipline, body awareness and postural control form the basis of our ballet program. Technique and terminology are stresses, with a focus on body placement, flexibility, balance, alignment, strength and technique.


Primary Combo I (5 - 7 years)
Primary Combo II (6 - 9 years) 
Primary Combo III (7 - 10 years) 
Intermediate Combo (8 - 11 years) Dance For Teens (11 - 15 years) 
Dancers will enjoy extending their knowledge of tap, ballet and jazz through this combination class. The length of class time increases as the dancer progresses in age, interest, vocabulary and ability.

Dance JAM
A fusion of high-energy dance styles allowing dancers to groove to the beats of today’s popular (yet appropriate) music.

Elements of jazz and ballet technique are used in this popular dance form to strengthen the core and work on body alignment and flexibility. Incorporates improvisation and free expression to contemporary music. Ballet experience is recommended for this class.

Musical Theater Program

Sing ‘n Dance Kids
A pre-musical theater class for children focusing on singing, dancing and creative expression. Sing ‘n Dance Kids promotes confidence and self-esteem incorporating active listening, vocal development and dramatic play.

Musical Theater
This class introduces the fundamental skills used in musical theatre using a fun integrated approach to developing vocal technique, musicianship, acting and (movement) skills. It is a process and technique oriented class which emphasizes breathing, diction and projection, relaxation, ear training, melodic singing and dance musicality .In addition, the classes utilize drama games to spark the imagination, encourage self-confidence, encourage ensemble work and help students create believable stage characters.



Arts 'n Motion | 8251-B Telegraph Road | Odenton, MD 21113 | 410-674-7001 | Email Us