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José Mateo Ballet Theatre

José Mateo Ballet Theatre

400 Harvard St, Cambridge (MA), 02138, United States

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(617) 354-7467

Work hours
MO 09:00 – 20:00 SA 09:00 – 20:00
TU 09:00 – 20:00 SU closed
WE 09:00 – 20:00
TH 09:00 – 20:00
FR 09:00 – 20:00
About José Mateo Ballet Theatre is a nonprofit professional performance company and school.
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Mission Our mission is to:
- Create new ballets of excellence that are stimulating and culturally relevant to diverse audiences.
- Create an innovative approach to ballet training that welcomes diversity, and ensures unanimous participation and achievement by all students.
- Create sustainable, inclusive and engaging outreach programs that make ballet accessible to participants of all racial, cultural and economic backgrounds.
- Reposition the role of dance in our culture and expand its purpose in the education of youth and enrichment of community locally and beyond.
Description Founded in 1986, the organization has gained a distinctive reputation for its innovative programming, artistic excellence, and extensive community outreach. After recently signing a 41-year lease with the National Historic Landmark Old Cambridge Baptist Church in Harvard Square, JMBT started a renovation project to transform this architectural gem into a world-class dance and performance space.
Awards 2018 Boston Magazine's "2018 Best of Boston, Dance Troupe"
2017-2018 Massachusetts Cultural Council's Commonwealth Award for Achievement
Founded 1986

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