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Metropolitan Fine Arts Center Open House On Sun, Sept. 30
Metropolitan Fine Arts Center Open House On Sun, Sept. 30

Metropolitan Fine Arts Center’s (MFAC) of Alexandria, Va., is hosting their 13th annual family open house on Sun., Sept. 30 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., featuring FREE dance and fitness classes for all ages, seminars and workshops, arts and crafts vendors, performances, a meet and greet with MFAC staff as well as refreshments. Event is located at 6450 Landsdowne Centre in Alexandria, Va. Go to www.metrofinearts.com for more information.

“Our open house is a great opportunity for visitors to get a snapshot of MFAC, from performances, lessons and instructors,” said Melissa Dobbs, founder and executive director of Metropolitan Fine Arts Center of Alexandria and Fairfax Station, Va.

Classes include: ballet, Pointe, hip-hop, jazz, Irish dance, contemporary, combination classes of tap/ballet or jazz/tap; musical theater, acting, as well as piano and guitar lessons.

Founder and executive director, Melissa Dobbs, was classically trained at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC, George Mason University and the Royal Academy of Dance in London, where she became a registered teacher. Noted for its world-class instructors, MFAC offers high quality performing arts training in a ground breaking, holistic learning environment that cultivates creativity, builds community and empowers students.

ABOUT METROPOLITAN FINE ARTS CENTER (MFAC)
Metropolitan Fine Arts Center (MFAC) of Alexandria and Fairfax Station, VA is a multi-disciplinary performing arts organization in the Washington, DC area that has taught dance, music and theater to more than 10,000 students since its opening in 2001. Noted for its world-class instructors, MFAC offers high quality performing arts training in a ground breaking, holistic learning environment that cultivates creativity, builds community and empowers students. MFAC was featured in Dance Teacher magazine and Washington Families magazine. Many students go on to perform in prestigious arenas including Broadway, National Tours, The Julliard School, The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, The Washington Ballet, The American Academy of Ballet, Universal Ballet Academy, The Kirov Ballet, The Hartt School, Marymount University (New York), Ford’s Theater and Mark Morris Dance Company. MFAC is also affiliated with its non-profit company, Metropolitan Performing Arts Alliance. Call 703.339.0444 or visit www.metrofinearts.com, Facebook or Twitter.