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The latest news on performances of Dance in Washington, DC.

Review: New York City Ballet at The Kennedy Center
by Emily Berger - June 06, 2024

New York City Ballet returns to the Kennedy Center with a thrilling production of George Balanchine’s Jewels, through Sunday, June 9....

STEP AFRIKA! To Host 30th Anniversary Gala In June
by A.A. Cristi - May 28, 2024

Step Afrika! celebrates its 30th anniversary with a gala featuring a special performance by Smokie Norful....

Review: BEYOND BOUNDARIES, AN EVENING CURATED BY ANNABELLE LOPEZ OCHOA at The Kennedy Center
by Michela Dwyer - May 26, 2024

What did our critic think of THE WASHINGTON BALLET'S BEYOND BOUNDARIES, AN EVENING CURATED BY ANNABELLE LOPEZ OCHOA at Kennedy Center?...

Review: ALONZO KING LINES BALLET: DEEP RIVER at Kennedy Center
by David Friscic - May 19, 2024

The visionary eye of Choreographer Alonzo King creates such complex choreographic movement from his gifted ensemble of twelve contemporary ballet dancers, that you will miss a tantalizing moment if you avert your eyes for even a nano-second. Billed as the Alonzo King LINES Ballet: Deep River ---the ...

The Washington Ballet to Host Free Performances At CityCenterDC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 01, 2024

The Washington Ballet is set to host free performances at CityCenterDC, bringing their captivating performances to the public. Learn more about upcoming events!...

Review: SYDNEY DANCE COMPANY: IMPERMANENCE at The Kennedy Center
by Tavish Young - April 28, 2024

A beautifully asynchronous and turbulent super-organism, Impermanence opened its weekend at the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater on April 16th....

The Washington Ballet Unveils 2024-25 Season Featuring THE NUTCRACKER & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 25, 2024

The Washington Ballet has unveiled their 2024-25 Season including two pre-season events. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets....

World Premieres & More Set for 2024-25 Kennedy Center Dance Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 23, 2024

The 2024-25 Kennedy Center Dance season has been revealed! See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets....

Review: DANA TAI SOON BURGESS DANCE COMPANY at Kennedy Center's Family Theater
by Emily Berger - April 21, 2024

This new work featured three episodes in Asian American history....

Sydnie L. Mosley Dances to Present PURPLE: A Ritual In Nine Spells At Dance Place
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 17, 2024

Experience the power of sisterhood through storytelling and movement in PURPLE: A Ritual in Nine Spells, performed by Sydnie L. Mosley Dances at Dance Place. Learn how to purchase tickets. ...

Review: LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTE CARLO TO THE KENNEDY CENTER at Kennedy Center Opera House
by Emily Berger - April 06, 2024

Thursday’s return of Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo to the Kennedy Center brought a full house and lots of laughs to the DMV....

Review: THE WHITE FEATHER, A PERSIAN BALLET at Kennedy Center
by Michela Dwyer - April 02, 2024

What did our critic think of THE WHITE FEATHER, A PERSIAN BALLET at Kennedy Center?...

Interview: Theatre Life with Peter Anastos
by Elliot Lanes - April 02, 2024

Today’s subject Peter Anastos has been living his theatre life as one of the co-Founders of Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. The all- male dance troupe has been parodying the classics of ballet for 50 years now. You can see the company in action for three performances only from April fourth th...

Review: AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE: SWAN LAKE at Kennedy Center
by Michela Dwyer - February 24, 2024

What did our critic think of AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE: SWAN LAKE at Kennedy Center?...

Latinx Dance Educators Alliance to Launch Inaugural LXDEA Convivencia
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 20, 2024

The Latinx Dance Educators Alliance will present its inaugural LXDEA Convivencia event, uniting Latinx/e dance educators to shape the future of dance education. ...

Review: THE WASHINGTON BALLET: JAZZ ICONS - A FINE ROMANCE at Kennedy Center
by Roger Catlin - February 19, 2024

The dance school choices for students, I recall, were ballet and jazz tap. Ne’er the twain shall meet, as Kipling said of the east and west. ...

Review: ALVIN AILEY - PROGRAM B at Opera House at The Kennedy Center
by Emily Berger - February 11, 2024

Thursday’s Ailey performance of Program B featured Century, a new work by Amy Hall Garner, her first for the company, 2019’s Ode by former company member Jamar Roberts, and Mr. Ailey’s juggernaut Revelations. ...

Collage Dance Collective to Conclude 2023-24 Tour With Performance at Chrysler Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 05, 2024

Collage Dance Collective will perform at Chrysler Hall, presented by the Virginia Arts Festival. Concluding their touring schedule, the ballet company brings an exciting performance to Norfolk, VA....

Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble to Present ANNA SOKOLOW AND THE REIMAGINED ROOTS OF ANTI-FASCIST DANCE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - January 09, 2024

Join the Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble for a free performance of 'Anna Sokolow and the Reimagined Roots of Anti-Fascist Dance' at the Library of Congress. ...

SWAN LAKE is Coming to 71 Cities With World Ballet Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - January 04, 2024

Swan Lake comes to 71 cities across the U.S. as part of World Ballet Series....

Dance/USA Highlights Its Round Two Artist Fellows
by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 04, 2023

Dance/USA highlights its Round Two Artist Fellows, featuring a diverse group of artists at the intersection of social and embodied practices. Meet the talented individuals shaping the future of dance and movement-based art for social change....

Review: DORRANCE DANCE: NUTCRACKER SUITE at Kennedy Center
by Elliot Lanes - December 04, 2023

The New York City based tap ensemble Dorrance Dance roared into Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theatre this past weekend with their take on Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite as arranged by Billy Strayhorn. For those of you not familiar with this recording, do yourself a favor and look it up. You have n...

Review: MALAVIKA SARUKKAI: ANUBANDH – CONNECTEDNESS at The Kennedy Center
by Rachael F. Goldberg - November 11, 2023

'Malavika Sarukkai: Anubandh – Connectedness' explores a narrative with a universalized touch – one that helped build the connections central to the piece itself. The added elements of poetry, music, and chanting create an ethereal and somehow familiar feeling to the overall performance....

Review: MULAN at Opera House/Kennedy Center
by Mary Lincer - September 30, 2023

What did our critic think of MULAN at Opera House/Kennedy Center?...

The Washington Ballet Opens the 2023-24 Season With SUCH SWEET THUNDER
by Stephi Wild - September 28, 2023

The Washington Ballet will open its 2023-24 season with an electrifying program of dance at the Warner Theatre, October 26-29 in conjunction with D.C.’s city-wide Shakespeare Everywhere Festival. Learn more about the upcoming performance here!...




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