Dance Performances in DC Metro Region
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 DC Metro are in constant motion with classical ballet, modern and folk dance, hip hop and more.
Mark Morris Dance Group: PepperlandThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 13 – 16 Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCEStrathmore
Fri. Nov 8 Brown’s exquisitely crafted blend of African, modern, Caribbean, and social dance styles has led to the creation of recent works like the soulful and uplifting.
The Hip Hop NutcrackerStrathmore
Dec. 17 – 19 Join Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they set off for a magical adventure…in modern day New York City.
1,000 years of Sound and MovementThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Nov 19 Namwon National Gugak Center in Korea, showcasing music and dance that represent 1,000 years of sound and movement.
DEMO by Damian Woetzel: BalletXThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – 26 Discover Philadelphia’s powerhouse contemporary dance company.
RUBBERBANDance GroupCenter for the Arts at George Mason University
Fri. Nov 22 RUBBERBANDance Group creates a bridge between the grace and structure of classical ballet and the raw, improvisational moves of hip-hop.
The Hip Hop NutcrackerStrathmore
Dec. 17 – 19 The Hip Hop Nutcracker features Tchaikovsky’s classic score punched up by all-star contemporary and hip-hop dancers, a DJ, and a violinist.
Nick OffermanThe Kennedy Center
Fri. Nov 1 All Rise is an evening of deliberative talking and light dance that will compel you to chuckle.
American Ballet Theatre: GiselleThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 11 – 16, 2020 Considered a quintessential tale of unrequited love, heartbreaking loss, and triumphant forgiveness, Giselle remains a timeless favorite.
Drum TAO 2020Strathmore
Fri. Feb 7, 2020 TAO’s modern, high-energy performances showcasing the ancient art of Japanese drumming have transfixed audiences worldwide.
Step Afrika! Step XplosionStrathmore
Sun. Jan 12, 2020 Tracing step’s roots to the African American percussive traditions of patting juba, hambone, ring shout, and tap.
The National Ballet of Canada: The Sleeping BeautyThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 30 – Feb. 2, 2020 The Sleeping Beauty is the romantic tale of a princess cursed to sleep for 100 years, danced to Tchaikovsky's gorgeous music.
Focus Cia De DançaDance Place
Sun. Oct 13
Baakari Wilder & Kerri EdgeDance Place
Nov. 23 – 24
Passion Fruit Dance CompanyDance Place
Feb. 1 – 2, 2020
Diwali, The Festival of LightBlackRock Center for the Arts
Sun. Oct 20
KanKouran West African Dance CompanyDance Place
Jan. 19 – 20, 2020
Kwanzaa CelebrationDance Place
Dec. 14 – 15
Hiplet BallerinasMcLean Community Center
Sat. Jan 25, 2020
The National Ballet of Canada: Forsythe, Kylián, Ratmansky & MoreThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 28 – 29, 2020
Jan. 25 – 26, 2020
Maya Beiser, Wendy Whelan, Lucinda Childs & David Lang: The DayThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 6 – 7
Culture Shock, Washington DCDance Place
Oct. 26 – 27
Flamenco Vivo/Carlota SantanaMcLean Community Center
Sat. Feb 8, 2020