Family Series

Bring the family! Family friendly shows at Dance Place feature African dance, modern dance, tap dance, hip hop, step dance and more.

Performances are free for one child 12 and under with each paying adult.

 

Upcoming Family Series Performances:

Coyaba Dance Theater. Photo (c) Enoch Chan 2013.BrandedImage-Kwanzaa2014-EnochChan

Kwanzaa Celebration 2014

Saturday, December 13 at 8pm Sunday, December 14 at 4pm Family Series Welcome the holiday season with Dance Place’s annual Kwanzaa Celebration! Gather family and friends to watch Coyaba Academy, Coyaba Dance Theater and special guests celebrate the seven principles of Kwanzaa. Coyaba Dance Theater is a Dance Place Resident Company. Tickets $30 Admission At the Door $25 Admission (Advance Sales only)* $20 Discounted Admission for Dance Place Members, Seniors (55+), Artists (Advance Sales only)* $15 Discounted Admission for College Students and Children (17 & under) Family Series: Reserve 1 free ticket for a child 12 & under with paying...

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KanKouran West African Dance Company. Photo by Andrew Foster. BrandedImage-Kankouran2014-AndrewFoster

KanKouran West African Dance Company

Saturday, January 17 at 8pm Sunday, January 18 at 4pmFamily Series An integral part of the DC dance community for over 28 years, KanKouran presents their annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in an electrifying, athletic and family-friendly performance of traditional West African dance and drumming. KanKouran West African Dance Company is partially supported by The National Endowment for the Arts. Tickets $30 Admission At the Door $25 Admission (Advance Sales only)* $20 Discounted Admission for Dance Place Members, Seniors (55+), Artists (Advance Sales only)* $15 Discounted Admission for College Students and Children (17 & under) Family Series:...

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ReVision dance company. Photo by Serena Huang/Momenta Workshops.BrandedImage-ReVision-2015-SerenaHuang

ReVision dance company

Saturday, February 21 at 8pm Sunday, February 22 at 4pmFamily Series In Just Be, Artistic Director Shannon Quinn leads ReVision in exploring the raw emotions and life experiences of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Leaving behind stereotypes, the audience joins ReVision in celebrating the strengths and abilities of individuals who live with disability. Just Be challenges your preconceptions and demonstrates the positive power of dance. ReVision dance company is a Dance Place Resident Company. This performance is partially supported by The National Endowment for the Arts. Tickets $30 Admission At the Door $25 Admission (Advance Sales only)* $20 Discounted Admission for Dance Place Members, Seniors...

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Dance Place’s NEXTgeneration Showcase

Saturday, May 2 at 4pm At the Hartke Theatre, Catholic University of America 3801 Harewood Road, NE Washington, DC 20017 Showcasing the talent of Dance Place’s Kids on the Move students and Coyaba Academy’s students in African, ballet, tap, hip-hop and more. Tickets $15 General Admission $10 Children (17 & Under) Family Series – 1 free ticket for a child 12 & under with paying adult

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Donna Kearney of Coyaba Dance Theater performing at DanceAfrica 2010. Photo by Enoch ChanBrandedImage-DADCLogo-2015

DanceAfrica, DC 2015

May 26 – 31 The 28th annual festival celebrating the dance and music of the African Diaspora! Featuring outstanding African dance companies from the DC metropolitan area, international artists from Brazil (co-presented with the Brooklyn Academy of Music), a master class series and African marketplace, this festival is guaranteed to inspire, invigorate, educate and entertain. Master Classes: May 26 – 31 Performances: May 30 – 31 Check back in Spring 2015 for festival schedule and to purchase tickets!

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Energizers Creative Arts Camp Concert 2015

Thursday, August 13 at 7pm Friday, August 14 at 7pm The culmination of 7 weeks of summer fun, this concert showcases the talent of our Energizers Creative Arts Camp students in dance, music and more. Tickets $15 Admission $10 Children (17 & under) Family Series – 1 free ticket for a child 12 & under with paying adult *Advanced Sales end 4 hours prior to performance start time. Photo © Arianna Christensen.

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