2024-07-24 12:05 PM

After Half Century, McLean Arts Center Closes

  Nearly 50 years ago, inside an old-time white framed building, Molly Vick founded the McLean Arts Center and McLean School of Ballet and Jazz. After five decades of serving as a hub for the arts in Northern Virginia, the center will close on June 1 due to the unavailability of funding.

Young Dancer Points to the Top

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Budding ballerina and Falls Church resident Zarina Stahnke has it made. She made her debut in the star role of Clara in the Center Dance Company’s production of “The Nutcracker” two years ago and she just wrapped up a five-week summer program in D.C. with the School of American Ballet. Ten dancers out of a […]

Dancing for the Masses

Ryan Rankine

American TV Competitions Traverse Styles and Inspire Audiences Dancing has become the hottest thing on American television, and lives are being changed. From previously unknown dancers becoming stars to little kids learning to mambo, dance is enjoying an unprecedented surge. The new season of the Fox phenomenon “So You Think You Can Dance” premieres on […]