Tag Archives: African Dance

RECAP: DanceAfrica, DC 30th Anniversary

Thank you to everyone who joined us for DanceAfrica, DC’s 30th Anniversary! This meaningful, lively event in honor of our beloved Baba Chuck Davis was an absolute success. We’re already planning for next year so be sure to watch out for more information from us soon! Memorial Video Press from the Festival “‘The drums, the spirit of the festival, the

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March Month In A Minute

Artistic Director Sylvia Soumah invites you to the 20th Anniversary of Coyaba Dance Theater and other March performances in our new Month-In-A-Minute! Buy Tickets Today! 4 – 5: The Seldoms 11 – 12: Coyaba Dance Theater’s 20th Anniversary 18 – 19: Dance Metro DC 25 – 26: Daniel Burkholder & Danceworks Performance Company

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February Month In A Minute

Education Director Shannon Quinn gives a quick peek at February performances in our new Month-In-A-Minute! LaneCoArts (Feb 4-5) Buy Tickets SOLE Defined (Feb 11-12) Buy Tickets Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble (Feb 18-19) Buy Tickets Ron K. Brown / EVIDENCE (Feb 25-26) Buy Tickets  

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NEWS: Audition for New Releases!

Dance Place’s annually curated showcase features some of the best new works by established and emerging choreographers. Performance will feature 2016 Dance Place New Releases Commission recipient Briana Stuart. Audition Dates: Thursday, Feb 2, 2017: 6-10pm Friday, Feb 3, 2017: 6-10pm Performance: Saturday, May 6 at 8pm To sign up for an audition, follow these two easy steps! Step 1:

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DanceAfrica, DC 2016 Festival Schedule

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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NEWS: Audition for New Releases!

Dance Place’s annually curated showcase features some of the best new works by established and emerging choreographers. Performance will feature 2015 Dance Place New Releases Commission recipient Chelsea Brown. Call 202.269.1600 to reserve your audition slot today! Please email Ben Levine at benl@danceplace.org with questions or call Dance Place at (202) 269-1600. Audition Date: Friday, April 22 @ 6-9pm Sunday,

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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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