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Dance Performances in Metro DC

Find DC dance performances including classical ballet, modern and folk dance, hip hop and more. CultureCapital gives you quick and easy access to Metro DC Dance Performance schedules with links to the presenters to purchase tickets. See the world's greatest dancers. From powerhouse touring companies, to the edgy creativity of resident choreographers, the stages of Metro DC are in constant motion with classical ballet, modern and folk dance, hip hop and more.

Browse Dance Performances By: All Dance Performances ... Ballet (23) ... Hip Hop (10) ... Kids (6) ... Modern & Contemporary (55) ... Tap / Jazz (3) ... World (40) ...

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GALA Hispanic Theatre's 10th Annual Flamenco Festival Nov 7-16, 2014
GALA’s 10th Annual Flamenco Fest features internationally acclaimed artists and from Latin America, Spain, and the U.S.
Halloween 2014 BOO!
Looking for SPOOK-TACULAR FUN in Metro DC this Halloween? We've gathered together Halloween events for families and adults to enjoy. From zombies to haunted houses, from harvest festivals to concerts and everything in between. CultureCapital.com's Boo! will put the TREAT in your Trick or Treating.
The National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China: Cirque Peking Direct from Beijing
George Mason University's Center for the Arts
Thru Sat, November 1
For seven decades, this company has been thrilling young and old alike with dazzling acts of tumbling, juggling, contortion, balancing, and high-flying athleticism. With a combination of traditional and modern music, colorful sets, and imaginative props, their extraordinary performance will have everyone on the edge of their seat. "Spectacular stunts…the acrobats laughed in the face of gravity." (The Anchor)
Martha Graham Dance Company
George Mason University's Center for the Arts
Fri, November 7
Described by The Washington Post as "one of the seven wonders of the artistic universe," this venerated ensemble is committed to preserving the legacy of its preeminent founder, Martha Graham, whose timeless and uniquely American style of dance has influenced generations of artists.
Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion (A.I.M.): When Wolves Came In
The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Sat, November 8
One of the best and brightest creative provocateurs to emerge on the dance scene, Kyle Abraham presents work that is infused with a soaring social consciousness and singular acuity to a dancer's potential for complex conversation with an audience. Featuring three new works by this MacArthur Genius.
NSO Pops: Happy Holidays! with Cirque de la Symphonie / Steven Reineke, conductor
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Thu, December 11 thru Sat, December 13
Back by popular demand for the holidays--with new acts and returning favorites! Aerialists, jugglers, illusionists, and more bring the circus to the Concert Hall. "Dazzling and elegant, if not death-defying!" says the San Francisco Examiner.
Ballet West: The Nutcracker
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Wed, December 10 thru Sun, December 14
Ballet West returns to the Kennedy Center with Willam Christensen's beloved production of The Nutcracker danced to Tchaikovsky's timeless score.
The Nutcracker
Warner Theatre
Thu, December 4 thru Sun, December 28
Septime Webre is planning some special surprises for his celebrated all-American Nutcracker.
Highlights
Flamenco Vivo/Carlota Santana: The Soul of Flamenco
Sat, November 1
The Alden
VTDance/Vincent E. Thomas
Sat, November 1 thru Sun, November 2
Dance Place
Native Pride Dancers: Celebrate American Indian Heritage Month
Thu, November 6 thru Fri, November 7
National Museum of the American Indian
Companhia Urbana de Danca (from Brazil)
Sun, November 9
Dance Place
Christopher K. Morgan & Artists “Inconstancy”
Fri, November 14 thru Sat, November 15
The Alden
ClancyWorks Dance Company
Sat, November 15 thru Sun, November 16
Dance Place
Swing Time – The Musical!
Sun, November 2 thru Sun, November 30
Burke Theater: US Navy Memorial
Kwanzaa Celebration 2014
Sat, December 13 thru Sun, December 14
Dance Place