Founded in 1995, the Houston Metropolitan Dance Center is arts and educational organization. Located in Midtown, the center is committed to the development of dance using movement as a learning tool. Through our training center, Educational outreach program, scholarship program, and Professional Company, Houston Met strives to contribute to the vitality and diversity of Houston’s dance community in order to enhance the quality of life of individuals as well as make significant contributions to our greater society.
The Houston Metropolitan Dance Center offers classes taught by a professional teaching faculty. While the objective is to train a lifelong dancer, individual goals range from health maintenance, improvement of self-esteem and social skills development. Classes include a variety of dance forms and are open to students of all needs and levels. In order to supplement the artistic program, guest artists from around the nation are invited to our center so that our students are exposed to different choreographic styles.
The Houston Metropolitan Dance Center a non-profit corporation organized under the laws of the State of Texas and a 501 (c)(3) organization as defined by the Internal Revenue Code is dedicated to the arts and the development of contemporary dance. Houston Met does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs, and other school-administered programs.
The Houston Metropolitan Dance Center strives to be one of Houston’s leaders in dance education, training and performance. In order to fulfill this goal, we have created the following divisions within our organization.