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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 (11) ... Kids (6) ... Modern & Contemporary (60) ... Tap / Jazz (3) ... World (41) ...

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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.
Beijing Dance Theater: Wild Grass
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Thru Sat, October 25
Following its 2011 engagement of Haze, the company returns with Wild Grass, a three-part performance by renowned choreographer Wang Yuanyuan inspired by poems of Lu Xun: "Dead Fire," "The Shadow's Leave-taking," and "Dance of Extremity."
Carmen De Lavallade: As I Remember It
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Wed, October 29 thru Thu, October 30
In this intimate multimedia portrait, legendary artist Carmen de Lavallade weaves together dance, personal writings, projections of her younger self, and films featuring some of her significant collaborators to trace a career that spans seven decades.
Paul Taylor II
Fri, October 24 thru Sat, October 25
BlackRock Center for the Arts
Petite Mort: Masterworks by Kylián/van Manen/Wheeldon
Thru Sun, October 26
Sidney Harman Hall
The National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China: Cirque Peking Direct from Beijing
Fri, October 31 thru Sat, November 1
George Mason University's Center for the Arts
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
Martha Graham Dance Company
Fri, November 7
George Mason University's Center for the Arts
Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion (A.I.M.): When Wolves Came In
Sat, November 8
The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
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
UMD Faculty Dance Concert: Dance Rhythm/Sound and Space
Thu, November 13 thru Sun, November 16
The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
ClancyWorks Dance Company
Sat, November 15 thru Sun, November 16
Dance Place
Swing Time – The Musical!
Thru Sun, November 30
Burke Theater: US Navy Memorial