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 and colorful appearance supports the current upcycling trend to enrich the site

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Mosaic Moves


October 6 – November 6 UpRooted Dance presents Mosaic Moves, a video dance installation free and open to the public in Dance Place’s lobby. Enjoy this miniature theater space where dance for the camera pieces are shown for an intimate audience of one. Watch the pieces and respond in real time! Featuring original music from local artists and state of

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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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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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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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Dance Place Seeks Grants Assistant

Photo by Lisa Helfert

Dance Place, a nationally recognized cultural arts center in Washington, DC, seeks a part-time Grants Assistant to raise funds from government, foundation and corporate sources. This position reports directly to Dance Place’s Director of Development Judy Estey. Gain experience with grant writing and management, fundraising strategies, best practices for non-profit fund development and the philanthropic landscape locally and nationally. An

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FREE Yoga with Bluebird Sky Yoga

Bluebird Sky Yoga

Join Brookland and Edgewood’s new yoga studio, Bluebird Sky Yoga, for FREE Sunday night yoga classes across the month of August. We’ll soak up the last hours of sunshine as we flow from 5-6pm at the Arts Park on 8th St NE. Come join us for the all-levels Vinyasa class and stay around to hear more about the studio, opening

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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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Be a Superstar Intern!

Lula Washington Dance Theater - Love Is... Photo by Djeneba Aduayom 2

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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