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.


Hot Hits

Emerging Tap Dance Choreographer’s Showcase

Dance Place
Jul. 13 – 14
A select group debuts new works in this Emerging Tap Dance Choreographers Showcase.

Culture Shock Washington, DC

Dance Place
Thu. Jul 25
Culture Shock brings high-energy dancing to the 8th St Arts Park.

Capitol Tap

Dance Place
Jul. 13 – 14
Today’s young tap artists show how they navigate the world.

L'homme Cirque

Strathmore
Jun. 27 – Jul. 7
s L’homme Cirque—or one-man circus—balances dramatic feats like high wire flips and a human cannon launch with humor, poetry, and serenades on the accordion.

SadBois Dance and Visual Exhibition

Dupont Underground
Sat. Jun 22
PrioreDance and haus of bambi have partnered on a new performance looking at toxic masculinity, queer depression, and the price of pride.

Sinawi: Harmony in Disharmony

The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jun 26
Maholra Company presents a combination of creative, contemporary dance and music based on Korean performance traditions in two parts: Sinawi and Gentleman.

Pilobolus

Strathmore
Tue. Jul 9
Pilobolus invites you to engage with childlike wonder at a show featuring classic and brand-new repertory.

NPM Tribute to Gregory Hines on National Dance Day

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Sat. Jul 27
Celebrate National Dance Day at the National Postal Museum in honor of the 2019 Gregory Hines postage stamp.

Cunningham Centennial Celebration: John Scott Dance & DC MinEvent

Dance Place
Jul. 27 – 28
Ireland’s John Scott Dance presents the choreography of founder John Scott alongside three early Cunningham works.

American Ballet Theatre - Swan Lake

Wolf Trap
Jul. 11 – 13
Performed by American Ballet Theatre, Swan Lake remains the quintessential ballet

Global Current: Art Omi: Dance Alumni

Dance Place
Jun. 29 – 30
An evening of two duets features collaborations between modern dance artists.

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap

Music, dance, puppetry, and storytelling. All shows are about an hour long and perfect for children ages 4 and up. See full schedule here.

Spotlights

Capital Fringe: DancEthos

St. Matthews Lutheran Church
Jul. 16 – 27

Capital Fringe: EyeSOAR

St. Matthews Lutheran Church
Jul. 13 – 28

Capital Fringe: This Place of Ours

St. Matthews Lutheran Church
Jul. 11 – 17

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: Maryland Youth Ballet: Cinderella

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Jul. 26 – 27

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: Culture Shock

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Wed. Jul 31

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap: Maru Montero Dance Company

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap
Sat. Jun 29

Capital Fringe: Little White Lies

St. Matthews Lutheran Church
Jul. 11 – 27

Capital Fringe: Oizys in the Waiting Room

St. Matthews Lutheran Church
Jul. 10 – 27
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