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All posts tagged "dance place"

  • DanceAfrica DC: 30th Anniversary

    Pays tribute to the vibrancy of African heritage through dance, art, food and more

  • Chandini Darby and Kyoko Ruch at Dance Place

    Chandini Darby’s Stances and Stanzas is a warrior’s poem honoring black poets past and present while giving a call to action for all to speak...

  • Kitchen Sink Fest and One-Minute Play Festival

    Two D.C. festivals, at Dance Place and Round House, offer lineups of super-short pieces

  • Dance: Spring Arts Preview 2016

    Ballet, contemporary and ethnic dance performances in Washington, D.C, Maryland and Virginia

  • Dance: Fall Arts Preview 2014

    Now in its sixth year, the Velocity DC Dance Festival, held at the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Sidney Harman Hall, has become fall’s leading showcase of...

  • Moving Tribute

    The day after Sean Dorsey’s very first dance at dance school, the school’s director “informed me that my work, quote, ‘made people very uncomfortable.'” This,...

  • District of Dance

    ''Our intent,'' says Carla Perlo of Dance Place, ''is to shed light on the fact that yes, we have world-class companies that have chosen to...

  • Dancing to Memories

    ''It started out as kind of a stutter,'' says Kyle Abraham, about his father's aphasia, a type of brain damage. ''Two years later, it started...

  • Nightclubbing

    Roxann Rowley wasn't struck by lightning, but a similar experience sparked her dance career. ''I was hit by a car crossing the street,'' Rowley explains,...

  • Nejla Y. Yatkin/NY2Dance at Dance Place

    Oasis: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the Middle East But Were Afraid to Dance is a world premiere production by Nejla Y. Yatkin,...

  • Unevenlane at Dance Place

    Under the artistic direction of founder Mary Lane, Unevenlane offers stories connecting with emotions to create richly layered dances full of curious intersections, angles, and...

  • Modern Moves

    Deborah Riley is a woman, a dancer, a lesbian. If, therefore, she leads a modern dance company consisting exclusively of women, it only stands to...