CityDance ( has a mission to transform lives and communities through dance. CityDance produces and presents world-class dance; trains young dancers for professional careers; and uses dance to prepare youths from low-income communities for academic, professional and personal success.

Headquartered: North Bethesda

Serves: Metro region

What a donation buys:

  • $50 sponsors a dancer to take a professional guest artist master class.
  • $250 sponsors 10 dancers to attend a professional dance performance.
  • $500 sponsors a two-day guest artist residency.

Volunteer opportunities:

  • One Day: Volunteer to usher at a dance performance at the CityDance Studio Theater at Strathmore.
  • Monthlong: Support the marketing team with grassroots efforts in exchange for tickets to the performances.
  • Internships