Category Archives: Top News

2018-2019 Applications are Open!

Thank you for your interest in Dance Place’s 2018-2019 season. Our open application process allow us to compile information about artists interested in bringing their work to Dance Place in a streamlined fashion, so that we can build a compelling season that reflects the energy, diversity and artistry of the local, national and international dance/ performance community. Dance Place encourages

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Dance Place Wins Mayor’s Arts Award

Dear friends, I write to you to share the thrilling news that Dance Place won the 2017 Mayor’s Arts Award for Excellence in Performing Arts last night at the Lincoln Theater! We are grateful to our Mayor and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities for organizing and bestowing these annual awards, which highlights the fantastic work of our peers within

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Farewell message from Carla & Deborah

August 31 marks Carla and Deborah’s last day as Directors of Dance Place. We cannot thank Carla and Deborah enough for the love, dedication, passion, wisdom and spirit that they have given to Dance Place. Of course they would like the chance to say good-bye in their own words! Please read their own farewell messages below as they transition to

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MOMENTUM: Dance Place’s 2017-2018 Season

MOMENTUM: Dance Place’s 2017-2018 Season Buy Tickets »   SEPTEMBER 9: Dance Place Family Day 16 – 17: BodyCartography Project 23: Metro Mambo 23: COQUITRUCOS 29: DC Casineros OCTOBER 7 – 8: Roy Assaf Dance 14 – 15: ArtWorks for Freedom 21: MOMENTUM Season Gala 28 – 29: LMnO3 NOVEMBER 1: Joy of Motion’s Mixed Movement 4 – 5: Metro

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NEWS: Carla Perlo featured in the Washington Post!

Dear Dance Place family, We are delighted to share with you this wonderful article profiling Founding Director Carla Perlo by Sarah Kaufman, which was published in The Washington Post this weekend. It is so meaningful to read Sarah’s words describing Carla’s lasting impact on the field of dance, youth education and community. Sarah writes of Carla: “As for that miracle-working,

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NEWS: Dance Place’s EAD in Dance Magazine

Our new Executive Artistic Director Christopher K. Morgan has been highlighted in Dance Magazine this month! He presented his work Pōhaku at the conclusion of the 12th annual Chatham Dance Festival. “Christopher K. Morgan, who has danced with both Liz Lerman and David Gordon, concludes the festival with Pōhaku (the Hawaiian word for stone). In this solo, he tells stories

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Announcing our New Executive Artistic Director

We are delighted to announce the selection of Christopher K. Morgan as the new Executive Artistic Director of Dance Place. Christopher takes on this new role at Dance Place as a natural progression from his career as an award-winning choreographer, community leader and advocate for diversity in the arts. Christopher will lead a new chapter in Dance Place’s history to

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Free Arts Park Events in Summer 2017

A dynamic community space on 8th Street NE, coming soon to Brookland/Edgewood! Dance Place has been awarded a prestigious $500,000 grant from the Kresge Foundation to support the creation of an Arts Park in the now vacant Kearny Street alley between Dance Place and the adjacent Brookland Artspace Lofts. Funding will also support interactive programming for all ages as well as wayfinding

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THRIVE 35: Read our 2015-2016 Annual Report

We’re delighted to share with you our 2015-2016 Annual Report detailing the accomplishments of our 35th Anniversary Season. It was a meaningful year to honor our past, revel in our present and look forward to the future. Thank you to all the Dance Place family members for your continued support, energy and enthusiasm. With your participation, Dance Place continues to

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