Read our 2016-2017 Annual Report!

We are delighted to present our 2016-2017 Annual Report, detailing the many highlights of last season. We thank all of our supporters and family members for your important role in propelling Dance Place throughout the past year, including celebrating Carla and Deborah’s final year as Directors. Of course, our prolific programming shone throughout – you may be surprised by just

Read more

Toast Christopher!

Saturday, March 24 at 8pm Christopher K. Morgan & Artists makes its debut as a Dance Place Resident Company. “Direct, transcendent and entrancing” – Sarah Kaufman, The Washington Post Enjoy an evening of works by Dance Place Executive Artistic Director Christopher K. Morgan, CKM&A Assistant Director Tiffanie Carson and Guest Choreographer Adriane Fang. Join Christopher for a VIP post-show party

Read more

Travel to the Berkshires!

August 23-27, 2018 The Dance Place Travel Club and Christopher K. Morgan invite you to join us on a summer trip to the Berkshires and Catskills! Experience Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Tanglewood Music Festival and more – up close and personal!

Read more

Announcing The Carla Fund

New Ideas, Great Performances The Carla Fund was established by the Howard and Geraldine Polinger Family Foundation in 2017 to honor the career of Dance Place Founding Director Emerita Carla Perlo. The Fund is intended to support the creation of new dance works and residencies at Dance Place. The Howard and Geraldine Polinger Family Foundation’s generous four-year gift of $300,0000

Read more

Arts Park Report

We’re delighted to share with you our 8th St Arts Park report, detailing the development, and creation of this vibrant public space and its first year of programming! We are so grateful to our project team members, steering committee, donors and neighbors who were all integral to the park’s success. Read the Report!   Please join us for the next

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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,

Read more
1 2 3 4