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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.

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The Washington Ballet: Tour-de-Force: Balanchine!
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Thru Fri, April 25
The brilliant next chapter of Tour-de-Force, a program of showstopping classical and contemporary ballets including Swan Lake, Flames of Paris, D-Construction and George Balanchine's Theme and Variations.
Momix
GW Lisner Auditorium
Fri, April 25 thru Sat, April 26
With an eclectic score ranging from birdsong to Vivaldi, Botanica shows off the endlessly renewable energy of the superb MOMIX performers, with costumes, projections, and custom-made props and puppetry adding an extra dose of fantasy to the elixir.
The Washington Ballet: Peter Pan
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Sat, April 26 thru Sun, April 27
A swashbuckling coming of age tale that pits Peter and the Lost Boys against Captain Hook and his outrageous band of pirates, this whimsical adventure is told through vibrant dance. Peter Pan is a story about growing up that never seems to grow old.
Wayne McGregor: Random Dance
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Thu, May 1 thru Sat, May 3
Helmed by multi award-winning British choreographer Wayne McGregor, Random Dance brings their multimedia work FAR, with score by Ben Frost and jaw-dropping visuals, including a computerized pin board of 3,200 LED lights.
Todo Tango
GW Lisner Auditorium
Sat, May 3
Once again, PASO ends its annual DC Tango Festival with it signature tango show of traditional tangos and nuevo tangos, featuring 30 musicians, bandoneĆ³n players, tango pianist Octavio Brunetti, and an international cast of tango dancers.
NSO: NEW MOVES: Symphony + Dance: Thomas Wilkins, conductor; Jessica Lang Dance / From Adams to Copland, with Leila Josefowicz, violin
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Fri, May 16 thru Sat, May 17
Enjoy Adams's Violin Concerto featuring violinist Leila Josefowicz, plus Jessica Lang Dance performing original choreography by Jessica Lang. Also: Copland's Appalachian Spring and more.
Bolshoi Ballet: Giselle
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Tue, May 20 thru Sun, May 25
Russia's Bolshoi Ballet returns with "unparalleled intensity and brilliance" (Washington Post) to the Opera House to dance Giselle, one of the most romantic and visually striking works in the classical canon.
Step Afrika!
Dance Place
Thu, May 29 thru Sun, June 1
Green is the New Black is a new work created by Step Afrika! that will explore, through the use of piezoelectric technology, our capacity to capture the "power" created through stepping and convert that power into electrical energy.
Highlights
Sean Dorsey Dance
Fri, May 9 thru Sat, May 10
Joe's Movement Emporium
CityDance's DREAMscape co-produced by Rasta Thomas
Sat, May 10
Lincoln Theatre
Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion
Sat, May 17 thru Sun, May 18
Howard University-Aldridge Theater
The Washington Ballet Studio Company: Balanchine's Who Cares?
Sat, May 17 thru Sun, May 18
THEARC
Modern Moves: The PlayGround, Dakshina and Rebollar Dance
Wed, May 28
CenterStage