Dance Students Host Benefit Concert for Multiple Sclerosis Society

School News
January 30, 2020

dance benefit posterDance students from Fairfax Academy will hold a dance concert to benefit the Multiple Sclerosis Society on Sunday, February 23, at 6 p.m. Dances from the academy classes as well as groups from the community will be featured. According to director Meredith Barnes, “This benefit concert brings the whole community of dancers and enthusiasts together for a greater purpose. It is wonderful to see these artists use their talent to help others. It is such a great cause, that has a lot of personal meaning for many of our dancers.” Participating organizations include Glen Echo Improvisation Movement Theatre, enVISIon from Georgetown Visitation, Nrityanjali, Manassas Youth Ballet, and Sundays on TAP. The dance concert will be held in the Fairfax High auditorium.  Tickets are not required, but a suggested donation to benefit the Multiple Sclerosis Society is $20. The Fairfax Academy Dance program is in its 19th year. The academy serves students of all levels, from beginner through advanced, and encourages creativity, collaboration, and communication through dance. Contact Meredith Barnes at 703-219-2270 or mbarnes@fcps.edu or news liaison Erin Molek at 703-219-2385 or ekmolek@fcps.edu