BBD inherited the Montana Model Dance Education Program (MODE) from Karen Kaufmann's Comotion Project in 2015.


Since that time, BBD Company members have been teaching movement residencies in all the Missoula County Public School High Schools' drama programs in part thanks to a special grant from the Montana Arts Council.

For the 2018/19 school year, BBD MoDE Instructors will teach a total of 173 hours of movement and dance to Missoula high school performers.  While each program's movement goals are unique, all MoDE Residencies emphasis playful exploration, team building, relevant technical movement skills, and dance composition.


Current and past BBD MoDE instructors:

Kelly Bouma | Joy French | Kaitlin Kinsley | Tara McFarland