Category Archives: News

Dance Place Radio EP1 is LIVE!

In our debut episode, Christopher and Amanda dive into the complex and poignant work of Illinois’ Cynthia Oliver. How does it feel to hit Brooklyn Academy of Music, Columbia College Chicago and Dance Place in the same tour? Plus, Cynthia talks about the importance of consent in the studio. Buy Tickets to see Cynthia Oliver LIVE in DC: bit.ly/CynthiaTickets Here’s

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Take the #DancePlaceChallenge

New Year, New Classes, New You We’re making it fun to try new classes in the new year! Through the month of January, grab a #DancePlaceChallenge card when you sign in – for every “bingo” you complete, get bragging rights and prizes! 1 row, column or diagonal PRIZE: 5ClassPass 3 rows, columns or diagonals PRIZE: 10ClassPass At the end of

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January Month in a Minute

Can you believe it’s a new year already? We know seeing more live performance is in your resolutions so here’s our Month in a Minute to help jump start your goals. Host Alison Talvacchio, our Box Office and Volunteer Manager, is the person who takes your ticket orders so we thought she’d be a perfect spokesperson! Buy Tickets Today! 6

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Arts Park Featured in Creative Placemaking Book

The Trust for Public Land has included Dance Place’s 8th St Arts Park in their new e-book The Field Guide for Parks and Creative Placemaking as a key case study in how to revitalize and invigorate communities through the arts. In this collection of studies by Matthew Goode, he writes, “The 8th St Arts Park has brought culture from inside the

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NEWS: Leadership Team On Public Interest Podcast

Our stellar leadership trio, Christopher K. Morgan and Directors Emerita Carla Perlo and Deborah Riley, were featured on local podcast Public Interest Podcast! Carla Perlo (Founding Director Emeritus of Dance Place and a dance artist, choreographer, and teacher), Deborah Riley (Director Emeritus of Dance Place and former Artist in Residence at Dance Place), and Christoper Morgan (Executive Artistic Director of

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AUDITION: New Releases Choreographers Showcase

Sign up for an audition slot to perform in Dance Place’s annually curated showcase! The New Releases Choreographer Showcase features some of the best new works by established and emerging choreographers in the DC metro area. Performance on Saturday, May 26 at 8pm features 2017 New Releases Commission recipient Tarik O’Meally and special presentation by Director Emerita Deborah Riley. Auditions:

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November Month in a Minute

Our November month in a minute is hosted by Heinz Adjakwah, our Marketing Intern and What’s Going On cast member! Buy your tickets now online or call us at 202.269.1600. Buy Tickets Today! 1: Joy of Motion’s Mixed Movement 4 – 5: Metro Tap Roots 11 – 12: Dance Metro DC 18 – 19: What’s Going On

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NEW: Creative Economy Map!

Dance Place believes in Brookland / Edgewood and we want you to join us in your community! In partnership with the Monroe Street Market, we have developed a comprehensive Creative Economy Map for the whole neighborhood! If you would like a delivery of maps, please contact us at ideas@danceplace.org or call 202.269.1600. Download the pdf version here!

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October Month in a Minute

Get the skinny on our October performances in the theater, hosted by board member and Kids on the Move power-mom, Amanda Sweet! Buy your tickets now online or call us at 202.269.1600. Buy Tickets Today! 7 – 8: Roy Assaf Dance 14 – 15: ArtWorks for Freedom 21: MOMENTUM Season Gala 28 – 29: LMnO3

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NEWS: CKM in Washington Post

In case you missed it, Christopher sent a message to our subscribers with a message in response to the amazing Washington Post article featuring him in his new role! Read Full Article >>   Dear Dance Place friends and family, It is with immense joy I write to you for the first time as Executive Artistic Director of Dance Place.

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