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

Mark Morris Dance Group: Pepperland

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 13 – 16
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.

Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE

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 Nutcracker

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 Movement

The 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: BalletX

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – 26
Discover Philadelphia’s powerhouse contemporary dance company.


Center 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 Nutcracker

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 Offerman

The 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: Giselle

The 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 2020

Fri. Feb 7, 2020
TAO’s modern, high-energy performances showcasing the ancient art of Japanese drumming have transfixed audiences worldwide.

Step Afrika! Step Xplosion

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 Beauty

The 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 Dança

Dance Place
Sun. Oct 13

Baakari Wilder & Kerri Edge

Dance Place
Nov. 23 – 24

Passion Fruit Dance Company

Dance Place
Feb. 1 – 2, 2020

Diwali, The Festival of Light

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Sun. Oct 20

KanKouran West African Dance Company

Dance Place
Jan. 19 – 20, 2020

Kwanzaa Celebration

Dance Place
Dec. 14 – 15

Hiplet Ballerinas

McLean Community Center
Sat. Jan 25, 2020


Dance Place
Jan. 25 – 26, 2020

Culture Shock, Washington DC

Dance Place
Oct. 26 – 27

Flamenco Vivo/Carlota Santana

McLean Community Center
Sat. Feb 8, 2020
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