Our MDT Outreach Mission

Marin Dance Theatre encompasses a rich tradition of excellence. Above all, we foster a community that encourages  generosity of spirit and effort.   As the students and instructors  strive for excellence, so much is gained and learned  by all through sharing these talents with the greater Bay Area community.  

Arts Education makes a tremendous impact on the developmental growth of every child and has proven to help level the "learning field" across socioeconomic boundaries. (Involvement in the Arts and Success in Secondary School, James S. Catterall, The UCLA Imagination Project, Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, UCLA, Americans for the Arts

     Photos by Hwei-Li Tsao


Since its founding in 1996, MDT continues to emphasize  a strong community vision and  provides high quality programs presenting dance in its many forms. 

Our programs focus on:

  • Customized dance education programs for Marin County public schools through MDT's Lets All  Dance!

  • Outreach performances  at community locations such as  Stanford Children’s Hospital, nursing homes and retirement centers in association with Bread and Roses – benefiting both public and private programs.

  • Providing scholarships for children of low income families to pursue high quality dance education.

  • Providing free and discounted ticket vouchers to elementary school age children and families to attend live dance performance events.

Community Outreach programs of this  of this quality  exist only through  generous and thoughtful  support of individuals and charitable organizations. Join us! Interested in finding out more information or supporting   MDT’s Outreach program? Please contact our Community Outreach Director Erica Hortano at info@mdt.org.

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