Apply to Perform at Dance Place

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Apply to Be Presented or Co-presented in the Cafritz Foundation Theater A limited number of opportunities are available each year to have your company presented or co-presented by Dance Place. Deadline for submissions for the 2016-2017 season will be December 15, 2015. Only hard copy submissions are accepted, do not email. Work samples must be marked clearly with artist’s name.

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NEWS: Moving Forward Capital Campaign Report


We did it! Thank you for helping us to complete our Moving Forward Campaign! With the generous support of individuals, foundations, government agencies and corporations, we raised $4.5 million to renovate our wonderful building and create free community programming. We’re grateful to everyone for their steadfast belief in strengthening our home base here in the Brookland/Edgewood neighborhood. Please enjoy our

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BLOG: Dance Place Travel Club returns from Cuba


Dance Place’s Travel Club, consisting of 19 donors, ventured to Havana, Cuba this past week. Diverse in age, racial and cultural backgrounds, the group had a phenomenal experience! “Everyone felt the trip was very meaningful!” – Triana Brown, DP Staff Dance Place will be traveling to Cuba again in October 2016. Travel dates have not been finalized. We’re hosting a

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EVENT: Junior Staff Alumni Reunion, Dec 18 at 6:30pm

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Are you an Junior Staff Program Alumnus? Did you work in our Junior Staff Program while growing up or are you still involved today? Then you’re invited to our Junior Staff Alumni Reunion! Our Junior Staff program has spanned decades of neighborhood teens, teaching them life skills and a passion for the arts. Connect with generations of Junior Staffers in

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NEWS: Gala Re-Cap – Kicking off our 35th Anniversary in style!


Here at Dance Place, we’re always moving and our Gala guests got a taste of how we party at THRIVE 35: Dance Place’s 35th Anniversary Gala! Not your usual Gala, guests kicked up their heels throughout our freshly renovated building with performances, our signature dance party, refreshments and a silent auction. Our gratitude and thanks to the wonderful artists who

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UPDATE: Zumba® with Wilma Consul Extended!

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Announcing a brand new class: Zumba®! Zumba® is a dance fitness workout that mixes interval training with calorie-burning moves for a fun, total-body workout! By combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility – Zumba® boosts your energy and builds your fitness all while feeling like you’re at a dance party! Drop in for just $15

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Submit your Proposal! RFP for 8th St Arts Park


We’re looking forward to beginning work on the 8th St Arts Park! Dance Place is seeking a general contractor to provide construction services for this exciting new project. Click here to download the RFP. Click here to view our Pricing Package. The Arts Park will be developed in currently vacant public space between Dance Place (3225 8th St NE) and

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Papal Visit Cancellations


The Vatican announced the confirmed schedule for Pope Francis’ apostolic visit to the United States this September, which includes a stop in Washington, DC. Please see below for full cancellations of classes and programs on Wednesday, September 23! If you are traveling to or from Brookland from Sept 22 – Sept 24, we strongly encourage you to leave your car

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Be In Brookland / Experience Edgewood Full Schedule


September 10 – 12 Thursday, September 10 6:30pm: Free live music performance with Cheick Hamala Diabaté and open artist studios on the Arts Walk at Monroe Street Market (716 Monroe St NE). Friday, September 11 at 6:30pm 6:30pm: Free interactive dance with the DC Casineros on the plaza outside of Busboys & Poets Brookland (625 Monroe St NE). 8:00pm: Cuban

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