Arts Park Featured in Creative Placemaking Book

The Trust for Public Land has included Dance Place’s 8th St Arts Park in their new e-book The Field Guide for Parks and Creative Placemaking as a key case study in how to revitalize and invigorate communities through the arts. In this collection of studies by Matthew Goode, he writes, “The 8th St Arts Park has brought culture from inside the

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NEWS: Leadership Team On Public Interest Podcast

Our stellar leadership trio, Christopher K. Morgan and Directors Emerita Carla Perlo and Deborah Riley, were featured on local podcast Public Interest Podcast! Carla Perlo (Founding Director Emeritus of Dance Place and a dance artist, choreographer, and teacher), Deborah Riley (Director Emeritus of Dance Place and former Artist in Residence at Dance Place), and Christoper Morgan (Executive Artistic Director of

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AUDITION: New Releases Choreographers Showcase

Sign up for an audition slot to perform in Dance Place’s annually curated showcase! The New Releases Choreographer Showcase features some of the best new works by established and emerging choreographers in the DC metro area. Performance on Saturday, May 26 at 8pm features 2017 New Releases Commission recipient Tarik O’Meally and special presentation by Director Emerita Deborah Riley. Auditions:

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November Month in a Minute

Our November month in a minute is hosted by Heinz Adjakwah, our Marketing Intern and What’s Going On cast member! Buy your tickets now online or call us at 202.269.1600. Buy Tickets Today! 1: Joy of Motion’s Mixed Movement 4 – 5: Metro Tap Roots 11 – 12: Dance Metro DC 18 – 19: What’s Going On

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NEW: Creative Economy Map!

Dance Place believes in Brookland / Edgewood and we want you to join us in your community! In partnership with the Monroe Street Market, we have developed a comprehensive Creative Economy Map for the whole neighborhood! If you would like a delivery of maps, please contact us at ideas@danceplace.org or call 202.269.1600. Download the pdf version here!

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October Month in a Minute

Get the skinny on our October performances in the theater, hosted by board member and Kids on the Move power-mom, Amanda Sweet! Buy your tickets now online or call us at 202.269.1600. Buy Tickets Today! 7 – 8: Roy Assaf Dance 14 – 15: ArtWorks for Freedom 21: MOMENTUM Season Gala 28 – 29: LMnO3

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NEWS: CKM in Washington Post

In case you missed it, Christopher sent a message to our subscribers with a message in response to the amazing Washington Post article featuring him in his new role! Read Full Article >>   Dear Dance Place friends and family, It is with immense joy I write to you for the first time as Executive Artistic Director of Dance Place.

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TOUR: BodyCartography Project in Residency

Minneapolis-based BodyCartography Project is in residence at Dance Place this September. See the full schedule of events with these thoughtful, vibrant artists below! BodyCartography in closer (group) closer (group) lays bare the power of physicality through a series of duets that multiply into an expansive performance experience and dance party. Together, the audience and artists play with how their meeting generates

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NEWS: Dance Place featured by DC Lottery

DC Lottery selected Dance Place to be the face of Brookland / Edgewood in their new Neighborhoods Campaign, celebrating the amazing communities that make up DC. By counting our gorgeous facade alongside iconic DC sites like Ben’s Chili Bowl and the Chinatown gate, Dance Place represents the best of DC’s unique arts and culture. Grab a Brookland scratch card anywhere

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Energizers Creative Arts Camp 2017 Report

We’re so delighted to share with you the successes of our 2017 Energizers Creative Arts Camp! It has been such a joy hosting 71 young people on our campus over the past six weeks. Our campers rocked the stage in the culminating camp show DP Soul Circus last Thursday and Friday. Enjoy this brief roundup of the camp and those

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