By partnering with arts organizations both large and small, we are able to help provide new resources and opportunities to Prince George's County residents. These cooperative working partnerships allow both organizations to better serve the larger community, share responsibility for achieving a specific goal, and provide a sustained "win-win" relationship for everyone involved.
B-Roll Media and Arts
B-Roll is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free-of-cost media and arts training to underserved youth ages 13 through 21. Their goal is to provide youth with a positive recreational and educational experience while they learn skills that will allow them to enter the media arts workforce. The Department of Parks and Recreation is proud to partner with B-Roll Media and Arts to provide more opportunities for teens in our county.
The B-Side Experience at Bowie State University
The partnership between Bowie State University and the Maryland-Capital Parks and Planning Commission brings two powerhouses together at one of the region’s newest state of the art performing arts centers. Working together with the Fine and Performing Arts department at Bowie State University, our programming at the BSU FPAC will educate through innovative courses and lectures led by distinguished faculty; elevate through the presentation of world-class performing artists; and, entertain through immersive and inclusive performances.
The B-Side Experience is a new series of eclectic evenings with artists on the cutting edge of music, theatre, dance, and spoken word. Come enjoy intimate performances and utterly unique conversations in our stunning, cozy performance spaces.
The Prince George's County Suite at The Clarice
The Prince George’s County Suite is a large dance studio equipped with a sprung floor, mirrors, portable barres, and an upright piano. It is available for occasional use by non-profit, community-based arts organizations based in Prince George’s County. The studio is suitable for dance and drama rehearsals, auditions, and workshops. It may not be used for income-generating activity.
Community use is limited to performing arts activities and is permitted between Labor Day and Memorial Day, contingent upon availability. The Community Room is not available during University of Maryland holidays, and it is not available during University of Maryland football game days due to parking restrictions.