GGCC Conducts Ribbon Cutting for Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy
The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a “Ribbon Cutting” Ceremony for Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy (MBT).
Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy is located at 220 Perry Parkway in Gaithersburg. The ceremony was conducted on Wednesday, Sept. 24.
“We are so proud of our community today. The support for arts education in Montgomery County and for our new facility in Gaithersburg has been overwhelming. We brought a 25 year history to this new space and we look forward to another 25 years in service to our community here. The space not only represents a physical expansion, but a programmatic expansion as well. Our academy classes, outreach to under-served youth and seniors, and our performance opportunities all will flourish here,” said Paula Ross, MBT Executive Director.
MBT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts education organization, providing premier dance education, professional productions, and arts outreach to the community. MBT offers professional instruction in a nurturing environment to all who are interested, regardless of physical limitations or future aspirations. MBT trains dancers in ballet, jazz, modern, tap and hip hop through The Academy with dance studios in Gaithersburg, MD and gives academy students the opportunity to perform with in professional performances alongside professional artists. Learn more about them at: www.mbtdance.org.
The GGCC is active in providing business-to-business networking opportunities throughout the year: a collective voice in local, regional, and state legislative affairs, professional development opportunities and other services that enhance the business environment.