Category Archives: Top News

Free Arts Park Events in Summer 2017

A dynamic community space on 8th Street NE, coming soon to Brookland/Edgewood! Dance Place has been awarded a prestigious $500,000 grant from the Kresge Foundation to support the creation of an Arts Park in the now vacant Kearny Street alley between Dance Place and the adjacent Brookland Artspace Lofts. Funding will also support interactive programming for all ages as well as wayfinding

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THRIVE 35: Read our 2015-2016 Annual Report

We’re delighted to share with you our 2015-2016 Annual Report detailing the accomplishments of our 35th Anniversary Season. It was a meaningful year to honor our past, revel in our present and look forward to the future. Thank you to all the Dance Place family members for your continued support, energy and enthusiasm. With your participation, Dance Place continues to

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AMK Creative Residency: Announcing 2017 Artists in Residence

Rennie Harris (February 13 – 19) world renowned ambassador, educator and choreographer of hip-hop dance Dianne McIntyre (May 8 – 14) legendary choreographer, director, educator and 2016 Doris Duke Artist awardee This program was established by Dance Place and Sali Ann Kriegsman in remembrance of “Mike” Kriegsman’s passionate support of artists and their commitment to research and discovery. The five

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Executive / Artistic Director Position Description

With the impending retirement of Founding Director Carla Perlo and Director Deborah Riley in August 2017, the Dance Place Board of Directors has worked with staff and constituents to craft and perfect our vision of a new leader, following objectives set forth in our recently completed strategic plan. Today, we release the official job description for the Executive / Artistic

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Give Today! #GivingTuesday

At Dance Place we ensure that everyone, of all ages and backgrounds can experience the arts! Our scholarships for dance classes and FREE community programs provide up close and personal experiences with dance and music. Children and teens in our Energizers programs study year-round in afterschool arts and academics followed by a summer-filled performing arts intensive. Adults fulfill their dreams

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Support Dance Place Through United Way / CFC!

United Way knows that people like you really want to make a difference in your community. Dance Place and United Way want to be your partner. Your support can help children experience the joyful discipline of dance, learn practical life skills, attend performances for free and participate in programs that mentor and guide their journey towards adulthood. With your help

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Holiday Dance Discounts

Give the gift of dance this season at Dance Place! The more you buy, the more you save! Use the code WARMUP when you order online today. Last day to use is Jan 3! Holiday Dance Pack $50     5ClassPass Class Passes » $60     Two Gift Certificates to a performance Gift Certificates » $100   Gift Pack Combo! (5ClassPass & Two Gift

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Happy Thanksgiving!

From our family to yours, we hope you have a fantastic holiday! We’re so thankful for our vibrant community and it’s continued support and passion for the arts! Dance Place offices will be closed from Wednesday, November 23 to Sunday, November 25. We will be back in the office on Monday, November 28 so leave us a message and we’ll

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Dance Place Gala Recap

Carla and Deborah had a wonderful celebration this past Saturday at the Gala honoring their partnership! Looking back on years of growing and expanding Dance Place’s role, we’re so proud of the impact that we’ve had on the people who have passed through our door. Some of whom were featured during the evening. From extraordinary artists to our talented children,

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