Arts Park Construction is Complete!


While the 8th St Arts Park officially opens September 10th, 2016 at Be in Brookland / Experience Edgewood, the newly constructed site will be open for limited preview programming and for use by our Energizers Creative Arts Camp during the summer. Summer time use for the public — only when Park staff are on duty! ARTS PARK SUMMER PREVIEW PROGRAMMING:

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NEWS: WMATA SafeTrack Plan


WMATA has released their SafeTrack Plan to address safety recommendations and rehabilitate the Metrorail system. Please review the information and plan your travel to-and-from classes and performances accordingly! Surge Schedules that will directly affect Brookland-CUA: – August 1 – 7: Reduced Service on the Red Line (Single Tracking Between Takoma & Silver Spring) – Oct 10 – Nov 1: Fort

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Dance Place Seeks Junior Staff Program Manager & Energizers Afterschool Manager


Dance Place, a nationally recognized cultural arts center in Washington, DC, seeks a part-time manager for its Junior Staff program and a part-time manager for its Energizers Afterschool Club program. Position reports directly to Dance Place’s Director of Education Shannon Quinn.   Junior Staff Program Description: In this leadership program, teens ages 13-19 are provided with work training shifts as office

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Welcome to Art on 8th – Free Events in Brookland


Enjoy free music, dance, arts and crafts in Brookland and Edgewood Events take place Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from May – September 2016 Thursdays: Live Music at 6:30pm on the Arts Walk at Monroe Street Market (716 Monroe St NE) Hear great music including Brazilian / Bluegrass Fusion from Matuto, latin beats from the Rumba Club, jazz vocalists Natalie Jean

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Be a Superstar Intern!

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Dance Place is seeking applicants for the Fall 2016 session! Application Deadline: EXTENDED to June 24, 2016 by 6pm Move-In Date: August 26 Session Date: August 29- December 17 Download an information packet and apply today. Get hands-on experience in Arts Administration through an internship at Dance Place working in technical theater, dance production, arts administration, marketing, fundraising and youth development. Founded

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ClancyWorks Summer Dance Institute – June 6 – 10


Join ClancyWorks at Dance Place, June 6 – 10 (10am – 4pm daily) for an exciting week exploring: Repertory & Composition Partnering & Improvisation Multiple Styles of Techniques (including Contemporary Modern, Jazz, Ballet, and Afro-Fusion) Get inspired by fellow dancers, performers, and choreographers to build upon your dance experiences! Classes will get you moving and dancing as well as challenge

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DanceAfrica, DC 2016 Festival Schedule

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May 31 – June 5 The 29th annual festival celebrating the dance and music of the African Diaspora! Featuring outstanding African dance companies from the DC metropolitan area, a master class series and African Marketplace, this festival is guaranteed to inspire, invigorate, educate and entertain. INDOOR PERFORMANCES AT DANCE PLACE Sponsored by The Menkiti Group SATURDAY, JUNE 4 2pm –

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Put Your Family’s Story on the Arts Park!

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Announcing Public Art Commission for the 8th St Arts Park Let’s Sit Together Awhile Let’s Sit Together Awhile is a public art project by Tim Kime and commissioned by Dance Place for the new 8th St Arts Park. Comprised of eight locally-sourced wooden dining room chairs, the project mimics and celebrates Brookland/Edgewood’s unique diversity and eclectic community. Its whimsical feel

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Rental Space Available!


Need Space? We’ve got it, in all shapes and sizes! Dance Place has a variety of spaces available for rent for dance rehearsals, informal performances, parties, weddings and special events. While Dance Place’s performance season and regularly scheduled classes and rehearsals take first priority, Dance Place will accommodate rentals on a first come, first serve basis. For more information on

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