Press & Media

May 3, 2018

Robin Pitts was recently interviewed by Rolling Out to discuss the challenges faced by African American dancers and how she aims to create an educational dance setting where she can help empower students to reach their goals.

Robin Pitts brings Brown girls to the ballet barre

One studio owner vowed to change this perception by creating an educational dance setting where she could help students to understand they could surpass the “expectations” of the world and provide exceptional technical training where their skills would better advance them in their individual careers.

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March 3, 2018

Recently interviewed by the Rapfest, Robin Pitts shares how she has been breaking barriers in the dance industry at her DanceMakers studio in Lanham, MD. Robin wants to ensure that each child who dreams of becoming a dancer has the opportunity to take dance classes, her studio even offers scholarships to young dancers who cannot afford dance lessons. Click HERE to read the whole article!

Watch DanceMakers students nail this Outkast featuring Sleepy Brown’s “I like The Way You Move” song in the video below:


December 21, 2017

Our Executive Director, Robin Pitts recently was interviewed by Abesi Manyando of Think Pynk. Robin proudly represented DanceMakers and explained how our dance studio is diversifying ballet & dance with no apologies!

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December 24, 2015: Dance Makers performs Santa Claus is Coming to Town on WJLA

December 15, 2015: Dance Makers performs Joy to the World on WUSA9

See Dance Makers featured on WUSA9 here >>