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Find Your Place: GLOBAL

I am GLOBAL A worldly soul, you find inspiration in travel and experiences. With a flair for adventure and excitement, your wanderlust drives you to try new flavors and cultures with abandon. Lucky for you, we’ve brought the international stage right to your doorstep! Dive into the rhythms of Africa, the rich lore of Southeast Asia and the vibrant passion

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Find Your Place: PLUGGED IN

I am PLUGGED IN Not satisfied with the status quo, you want to jump in and get your voice heard. Dance, for you, is another way to look at the issues facing our world today. You’re inspired by social justice, current events and you never pass up a reason to tweet your mind! We’ve chosen engaging works that will challenge

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Find Your Place: NEXT GENERATION

I am the NEXT GENERATION Are you the student who can’t sit still in class? Do you dance to your own beat? Bring your brothers, sisters, parents and friends to see some captivating moves on our stage. Who knows, maybe you’ll be on our stage soon too! Sep 23: Metro Mambo Nov 1: Joy of Motion’s Mixed Movement Nov 4

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Find Your Place: DANCE JUNKIE

I am a DANCE JUNKIE Jetting between performances, installations and showings, you’ve seen it all! A true aficionado, you’re always open to new experiences and want to be delighted, challenged and surprised. Only the best will do for you – edgy premieres, underground artists and works on the cutting edge of the dance scene today. Sep 16 – 17: BodyCartography

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Find Your Place: ROOKIE

I am a ROOKIE You come to the theater to be entertained, to be wowed, to revel in the joy of human connection! You may not know all those fancy names but you know what you like. For you, we’ve chosen beautiful, stirring works of art that speak to the universal desires in us all. Sep 29: DC Casineros Dec

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Third Thursdays (Free Art on 8th Event)

Each month, the Arts Walk comes alive! Join the Monroe Street Market Artists and vendors from 5 – 8pm for an extended evening of entertainment featuring live music, open artist studios and family-friendly activities! These nights are Brookland at its best! Art on 8th is supported by Monroe Street Market, the DC Commission for the Arts and Humanities and Long

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Artist Interview: Nancy Havlik of Dance Performance Group

Nancy Havlik Dance Performance Group, a DC-based ensemble focusing on improvisation- based modern dance, has performed in numerous traditional and site-specific venues since its creation by Nancy Havlik in 1989. Havlik works closely with both her dancers and the performance location to create engaging dance works. I spoke with Havlik about her upcoming performance at Dance Place, Love and Other Verbs.

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Artist Interview: Ben Levy of LEVYdance

LEVYdance, based in San Francisco, brings their innovative, participatory evening-length work, Soar, to Dance Place Saturday, January 10 at 8pm and Sunday, January 11 at 4pm. This performance takes audiences beyond the traditional theater experience by placing them in the performance space, transcending the barrier between performer and viewer. We spoke with Artistic Director Ben Levy about the choreographic process

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