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Dance Performances in Metro DC

Find DC dance performances including classical ballet, modern and folk dance, hip hop and more. CultureCapital gives you quick and easy access to Metro DC Dance Performance schedules with links to the presenters to purchase tickets. See the world's greatest dancers. From powerhouse touring companies, to the edgy creativity of resident choreographers, the stages of Metro DC are in constant motion with classical ballet, modern and folk dance, hip hop and more.

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The 7th Annual Hip Hop Showcase
GW Lisner Auditorium
Sat, April 19
Capital Funk, an award-winning hip hop dance crew from GWU, is hosting its 7th annual Hip Hop Showcase.
American Ballet Theatre: Don Quixote and a Mixed Repertory Program
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Thru Sun, April 20
The celebrated ABT offers a feast of choreographic fireworks with its spirited staging of Don Quixote--praised for its "glorious passages of choreography" (The New York Times)--plus a mixed repertory program.
The Washington Ballet: Tour-de-Force: Balanchine!
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Wed, April 23 thru Fri, April 25
The brilliant next chapter of Tour-de-Force, a program of showstopping classical and contemporary ballets including Swan Lake, Flames of Paris, D-Construction and George Balanchine's Theme and Variations.
Momix
GW Lisner Auditorium
Fri, April 25 thru Sat, April 26
With an eclectic score ranging from birdsong to Vivaldi, Botanica shows off the endlessly renewable energy of the superb MOMIX performers, with costumes, projections, and custom-made props and puppetry adding an extra dose of fantasy to the elixir.
The Washington Ballet: Peter Pan
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Thru Sun, April 27
A swashbuckling coming of age tale that pits Peter and the Lost Boys against Captain Hook and his outrageous band of pirates, this whimsical adventure is told through vibrant dance. Peter Pan is a story about growing up that never seems to grow old.
Wayne McGregor: Random Dance
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Thu, May 1 thru Sat, May 3
Helmed by multi award-winning British choreographer Wayne McGregor, Random Dance brings their multimedia work FAR, with score by Ben Frost and jaw-dropping visuals, including a computerized pin board of 3,200 LED lights.
Todo Tango
GW Lisner Auditorium
Sat, May 3
Once again, PASO ends its annual DC Tango Festival with it signature tango show of traditional tangos and nuevo tangos, featuring 30 musicians, bandoneĆ³n players, tango pianist Octavio Brunetti, and an international cast of tango dancers.
NSO: NEW MOVES: Symphony + Dance: Thomas Wilkins, conductor; Jessica Lang Dance / From Adams to Copland, with Leila Josefowicz, violin
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Fri, May 16 thru Sat, May 17
Enjoy Adams's Violin Concerto featuring violinist Leila Josefowicz, plus Jessica Lang Dance performing original choreography by Jessica Lang. Also: Copland's Appalachian Spring and more.
Highlights
Sean Dorsey Dance
Fri, May 9 thru Sat, May 10
Joe's Movement Emporium