Performing Arts Education

BMDC achieves its mission of sharing the joy of dance with all-ages through its community outreach programs.

Student Dance Residencies

Bowen McCauley Dance offers K-12 students free, weekly dance training and performance opportunities in– and after-school setting. Our programs align with Virginia’s Standards of Learning (SOLs) and classes are taught by BMD’s professional Teaching Artists.

Studio to the Stage!

For the serious dance student, BMD offers arts-integrated workshops and customized multi-day student residencies for all grade levels. Students learn, ballet, jazz, contemporary and modern dance from a professional Teaching Artist. We infuse dance instruction from our company repertoire along with new choreography, guiding students through an authentic warm-up and performance rehearsal process. The program is fun and fast-paced providing dancers with the physical demands of preparing for a performance at the in of each session.

In-School Dance Performances

BMD provides in-school dance performances that include interactive elements to engage students in the performing arts.

Master Classes

Artistic Director and Choreographer, Lucy Bowen McCauley provides pre-professional master classes in a variety of settings. They include University Dance students or professional dance companies in a variety of settings.


For More Information

For additional information about our education programs please contact us below for availability and pricing.  We thank our education partners the Arlington Humanities, Artivate and the Kennedy Center Performing Arts student program. Bowen McCauley Dance puts the “A” in STEAM education.