Dance: Spring Arts 2012


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ALDEN THEATRE

McLean Community Center
1234 Ingleside Ave.
McLean, Va.
703-790-0123
mcleancenter.org/alden

Limited Visibility – A World Premiere by CityDance’s resident dance company, Christopher K. Morgan & Artists (3/30-31)

CLARICE SMITH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

University of Maryland
College Park, Md.
301-405-ARTS
claricesmithcenter.umd.edu

Dean Moss (4/5-4/6)
Maryland Dance Ensemble (4/19-4/22)
Eiko & Koma The Caravan Project will be performed outside under the night sky (5/3-5/5)

DANCE PLACE

Pilobolus at the Washington Washington Performing Arts Society

Pilobolus coming to Washington Performing Arts Society

3225 8th St. NE
202-269-1600
danceplace.org

Nejla Y. Yatkin/NY2Dance — Presenting the world premiere of Oasis: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Middle East But Were Afraid To Dance (3/24-3/25)
Dance Box Theater/Laura Schandelmeier & Stephen Clapp (3/31-4/1)
Wally Cardona and Jennifer Lacey (4/6-4/7)
Paul Zaloom – In his latest puppet extravaganza, WHITE LIKE ME: A Honky Dory Puppet Show, Zaloom employs action figures, bric-a-brac, junk, and a ventriloquist dummy who satirizes US Caucasion anxiety (4/14-4/15)
Next Reflex Dance Collective — In the wild, interactive Electro Shutdown and The Pea In this wild spectacle, NRDC performers represent an array of clubgoers and give an inside view to various scenarios found in a nightclub from the funny and absurd to the romantic and frenetic (4/21-4/22)
Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company (4/28-4/29)
Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion — ”The best and brightest creative talent to emerge in New York City in the age of Obama,” raves Out Magazine (5/5-5/6)
Sunwha Chung/Ko-Ryo Dance Theater (5/11-5)
AXIS Dance Company – One of the world’s most acclaimed and innovative ensembles of performers with and without disabilities, working to change the way you think about dance and the possibilities of the human body forever (5/19-5/20)
DANCEAFRICA, DC 2012 – The 25th annual festival celebrating the dance and music of the African Diaspora (5/29-6/3)
Gabrielle Revlock, Nicole Bindler & Kelly Bond (6/15-6/16)
DancEthos (6/23-6/24)
Good Foot Dance Company Vaudevival: Old Is The New New ricochets through pockets of 20th century American vernacular dance and popular entertainment to create a vibrant statement about the cyclical nature of art and society (6/30-7/1)
New Releases Choreographer’s Showcase (7/7-7/8)
Hip-Hop Theater Festival (7/13-7/14)
Stefanie Belnavis (7/21-7/22)
Nora Gibson Performance Project VESTED SOULS is a poetic comment on our passions and ambivalence in an uncertain economic climate (7/28-7/29)
Holly Bass & Jaamil Olawale Kosoko (8/4-8/5)

DAVIS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

Georgetown University
3700 O St. NW
202-687-ARTS
performingarts.georgetown.edu

Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Georgetown and Ritmo Y Sabor – Annual spring showcase (4/19)
Georgetown University Dance Company (4/27-4/28)

KENNEDY CENTER

2700 F St. NW
202-467-4600
kennedy-center.org

Shen Yun — The world’s premier classical Chinese dance and music company puts on what can only be called dancetravaganzas (Now to 4/1, Opera House)
Ballet Preljocaj – Angelin Preljocaj’s French dance company performs Snow White (Blanche Neige), a contemporary romantic ballet based on the popular Grimm Brothers tale with costumes by Jean-Paul Gaultier set to a selection of Mahler’s symphonies (3/30-4/1, Eisenhower)
Jo Kanamori/Dance Company Noism – Japan’s imaginative leading contemporary dance company returns for the 100th anniversary of Japan’s gift of cherry trees to the People of the United States (4/26-27)
National College Dance Festival (5/25-27, Terrace)

MUSIC CENTER AT STRATHMORE

5301 Tuckerman Lane
N. Bethesda, Md.
301-581-5100
strathmore.org

Red Star Army Chorus and Dance Ensemble – A spectacular company of singers, dancers and musicians from Russia (3/28, Music Center)

THE WASHINGTON BALLET

202-362-3606
washingtonballet.org

Alice (In Wonderland) – A world premiere of Webre and co.’s spectacularly re-imagined take on Lewis Carroll’s classic story (4/11-4/15, Kennedy Center)
Noche Latina! – A dazzling, sizzling celebration of Latin American music, dance and culture (5/9-5/13, Kennedy Center)
Once Upon A Time – Inspired by fairytales from around the world (5/19-5/20, THEARC)
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe — In collaboration with Imagination Stage, the ballet offers a world premiere of this family-friendly dance/theater/musical based on C.S. Lewis’s classic (6/23-6/24, Imagination Stage)

WASHINGTON PERFORMING ARTS SOCIETY

202-833-9800
wpas.org

Savion Glover — The master of tap returns (3/30-3/31, Warner Theatre)
Pilobolus – One of the most innovative, extraordinary dance experiences in the world (5/11-12, Harman Hall)

WOLF TRAP

1645 Trap Road
Vienna, Va.
703-255-1900
wolf-trap.org

Ballet Hispanico — A blend of Latin dance and traditional ballet (6/26)
Cirque DreamsPop Goes the Rock features acrobatic feats set to pop and rock hits, from “Like A Prayer” to “She Bangs” (7/21)
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company — Celebrated dance troupe presents the D.C. premiere of Story/Time, a series of one-minute autobiographical stories set to music and modern dance (7/31)
Golden Dragon Acrobats from China – the leading Chinese acrobatic company (8/5)


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