Dance Place

3225 8th St NE
Washington DC  20017

Phone: (202) 269-1600

Dance Place

Dance Presenter -Dance Place offers a year-round weekend dance performing series since 1980, with dance shows every weekend in modern dance, African Dance, tap dance, performance art, hip hop, and spoken word by Washington, DC dance companies as well as regional and international dance companies.

Dance School -Dance Place’s school offers dance classes for adults in modern dance, African dance, hip hop dance, and other dance forms and dance classes for youth in creative movement, tumbling, tap dance, ballet and hip hop. Established professional dancers come to Dance Place for continuous training, renewal, professional networking, auditions, and workshops that further their career development. Dance Place offers work/study and internship programs which offer aspiring dancers an opportunity to take dance classes for free.

Programs for Kids and Schools - Dance Place offers family-friendly performances, workshops, classes, school assembly programs, and school performances at Dance Place and off-site in schools for kids, students, families and community organizations. The Energizers after school program provides a model program for creative education through the arts for youth living in urban communities. Dance Place has a commitment to serving the rich cultural diversity of our nation, city and immediate neighborhood through a wide variety of affordable and free programs.

Leadership and Collaboration - Dance Place’s demonstrated success in management, staff development, fiscal responsibility, creative programming and leadership has been an invaluable resource for other organizations and artists reaching for health, stability and creativity.

Dance Presenter, Dance Training School, Provider of Youth Programs.

Founded in 1980, Dance Place builds a community of dance artists, audiences, and students through high quality performances, commissions, training and educational program. We are committed to enriching the field of dance locally, nationally and internationally. Our thriving arts campus serves as an anchor in the development of our Brookland neighborhood in Washington, DC.

DC Wheel Productions, Inc./Dance Place was founded in 1978 as a touring educational and Performing Arts Company, which toured the public schools in the Greater DC Metropolitan area. From 1980-1985 the organization developed and operated a cultural communi

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Business Information


Founded: 1980
Parking: Street

Categories: Dance Instruction, Performing Arts Education, Theatre

Hours

Mon: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm



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Past Events

S.J. Ewing & Dancers

S.J. Ewing & Dancers
08:00 pm - 08/11/2018

At Dance Place

"Analog II" melds the linear, digital experience of technology with the three dimensional human experience of movement and touch in an interactive and immersive...

Prakriti Dance

Prakriti Dance
08:00 pm - 07/28/2018

At Dance Place

Using Indian classical dance and music as well as Annamayya’s timeless poetic discourses, Prakriti Dance's new work Okatai: Oneness shares universal themes of...

Heart Stück Bernie

Heart Stück Bernie
08:00 pm - 07/21/2018

At Dance Place

"Snake Telegram" is a soft and vicious solo, which unravels from maneuvered folds into an operetta of savage and coarse dimensions. Using both mystery and surprise,...

Dakshina / Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company

Dakshina / Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company
08:00 pm - 07/14/2018

At Dance Place

Dakshina presents "Chakra," a hybrid dance that draws on Bharatanatyam, modern dance and martial art form Kalaripayuttu. "Chakra" tells of the princess Subhadra...

DEVIATED THEATRE world premiere of 'Beyond'

DEVIATED THEATRE world premiere of 'Beyond'
08:00 pm - 07/07/2018

At Dance Place

DEVIATED THEATRE Artistic Directors Enoch Chan and Kimmie Dobbs Chan, acclaimed for their spellbinding choreography, utilize a mix of dance, acting and aerials to...

RebollarDance

RebollarDance
08:00 pm - 06/23/2018

At Dance Place

Shifting between the literal and abstract, "Beauty and Decay: Stories of Baltimore" highlights the beauty of forgotten Baltimore neighborhoods, their decline and...

Capitol Tap

Capitol Tap
08:00 pm - 06/15/2018

At Dance Place

Capitol Tap is shaping the next generation of tap musicians, dancers, historians, improvisers, technicians, teachers and performers. Guided by Founder Lisa Swenton-Eppard...

DanceAfrica DC 2018

DanceAfrica DC 2018
08:00 am - 05/29/2018

At Dance Place

The 31st annual festival celebrating the dance, music and spirit of the African Diaspora! A week long celebration carrying on the tradition begun by our beloved...

New Releases Choreographers Showcase

New Releases Choreographers Showcase
08:00 pm - 05/26/2018

At Dance Place

Dance Place’s annually curated showcase features some of the best new works by established and emerging choreographers. Performance features 2017 New Releases...

Sean Dorsey Dance

Sean Dorsey Dance
08:00 pm - 05/19/2018

At Dance Place

San Francisco-based transgender choreographer Sean Dorsey returns with "Boys In Trouble," new dances about navigating queer and trans masculinities. As current events...

Dance Metro DC

Dance Metro DC
08:00 pm - 05/11/2018

At Dance Place

Selected by an independent panel of dance professionals from the DC dance community, Dance Metro DC presents their Spring Presentation Choreographic Grant Recipient....

Wake Up!

Wake Up!
08:00 pm - 05/05/2018

At Dance Place

An evening-length dance theater work, "Wake Up!" takes inspiration from the music, dance and themes of Spike Lee’s 1988 film School Daze. Conceived and co-directed...

ReVision Dance Company

ReVision Dance Company
08:00 pm - 04/28/2018

At Dance Place

ReVision dance company is a contemporary modern dance company committed to artistic excellence and community building. ReVision works with diverse populations of...

ReVision Dance Company

ReVision Dance Company
08:00 pm - 04/28/2018

At Dance Place

In this new work by Artistic Director Shannon Quinn, "Garage Sale" reveals the sentimentality of objects and their power to transport us across time and space. ReVision's...

The feath3r theory

The feath3r theory
08:00 pm - 04/21/2018

At Dance Place

"Another F*cking Warhol Production Or Who’s Afraid of Andy Warhol?" is an American docufiction performance. Directed by Raja Feather Kelly, recipient of the 2016...

ClancyWorks Dance Company

ClancyWorks Dance Company
08:00 pm - 04/14/2018

At Dance Place

ClancyWorks Dance Company is an ensemble of professional, passionate artists with an interest in collaborative partnerships to serve the community. In a new work...

The Resilience Project

The Resilience Project
05:30 pm - 04/14/2018

At Dance Place

NEW UPDATES and Community Tickets! (See below for Codes) Don't miss ClancyWorks Dance Company's New Work as part of The Resilience Project, in which we seek to...

Joy of Motion's Mixed Movement

Joy of Motion's Mixed Movement
08:00 pm - 04/11/2018

At Dance Place

Joy of Motion Dance Center brings you "Mixed Movement: Entertainment in Motion," a series that mixes dance together with live music, poetry and theater. Join us...

UpRooted Dance

UpRooted Dance
08:00 pm - 04/07/2018

At Dance Place

A series of poignant vignettes, "Circling the Line" fuses 2D design with 3D movement using printmaker Susan Goldman’s artworks as muse for movement invention....

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