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Arts Park Grand Opening Recap

8th St Arts Park Open and Activated! The 8th St Arts Park celebrated its Grand Opening last week, kicking off Dance Place’s 2016-2017 Season. The Arts Park is the third and final piece of Dance Place’s long-envisioned “Arts Campus” in Brookland / Edgewood — a vibrant, artistic public space connecting Dance Place’s beautifully renovated theater and studios with the Brookland

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Welcome to Brookland / Edgewood!

Here comes the neighborhood! Brookland/Edgewood is DC’s freshest arts district and we’re so glad to be a part of it. Tap into your creative side with galleries and performances, indulge yourself at one of our fantastic restaurants and enjoy everything this eclectic little patch of the Distrcit has to offer. With so much to see and do, the only thing

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NEWS: Public Art Commissions Round 2 for the 8th St Arts Park!

Dance Place is requesting proposals for the second round of public art commissions in the 8th St Arts Park! We are looking for artists to create either: A. aluminum screen mural B. artistic exterior downspout to be affixed to Dance Place’s building Please print, fill out and submit proposals by June 16! Contact Judy Estey at judye@danceplace.org or 202.269.1600 for

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Dance Place 2016-2017 Performance Season

Dance Place’s 2016-2017 Season Save 50% at check out with the code PLACE before August 31! Not sure what to buy? Take our quiz to FIND YOUR PLACE! Buy Tickets » SEPTEMBER 8 – 11: Be in Brookland / Experience Edgewood 17 – 18: Dance Metro DC 24 – 25: Mighty Shock26: Jagwa Music OCTOBER 1: Dance Place Gala: Celebrating

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Dance Place Co-Directors Announce 2017 Retirement

The Board of Directors of Dance Place is announcing Founding Director, Carla Perlo and Co-Director, Deborah Riley’s upcoming retirement on August 31, 2017. At the end of 2015, Dance Place adopted its most recent three-year strategic plan, whose central objective is to build the organization’s future with a new leader. Over 35 years, Carla and Deborah together have developed a

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Washington Post features Brookland Neighborhood

Check out Dance Place and our Brookland neighborhood featured in the Washington Post Going Out Guide. Read the full article >> For a long time, there were only a handful of reasons to visit Brookland: To take in a performance at Dance Place; to study at Catholic or Trinity universities; or to worship at the many religious centers in “Little

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Name Your Space in the New Dance Place!

Now is the time to become an essential part of Dance Place, Washington, DC’s legendary home for dance, creative youth education and community engagement!     We invite you to name your space in the new Dance Place! Your name, or the name of someone you’d like to honor will be prominently displayed on one of our comfy new chairs

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2014-2015 Performance Series

SEPTEMBER 6-13 Grand Re-Opening Celebration 6 Be In Brookland / Community Open House 10 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 13 Gala Celebration & Performance 20 Metro Mambo: Time Machine 20-21 Culture Shock, Washington, DC 27-28 DEVIATED THEATRE OCTOBER 4 Hind Benali’s Fleur d’Orange (from Morocco) 11-12 PEARSONWIDRIG DANCETHEATER 18 Daniel Burkholder / The PlayGround (at Monroe St. Market) 19 Dance Box Theater

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