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.

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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.

Gregory Maqoma's Vuyani Dance Theatre: Cion: Requiem of Ravel's Boléro

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 24 – 25, 2020
Experience South African star Gregory Maqoma’s choreographic genius at the Kennedy Center for the first time.

Bereishit Dance Company

Thu. Feb 6, 2020
Bereishit Dance Company is a groundbreaking Seoul-based company that approaches Korean traditional culture from a contemporary view.

Bill T. Jones/ Arnie Zane Company

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Feb 1, 2020
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company has revolutionized modern dance while exploring issues of identity through social commentary.

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.

Matthew Bourne's New Adventures: Swan Lake

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 21 – 26, 2020
Matthew Bourne brings his breakout international hit to the Kennedy Center for the first time.

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.

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.

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.


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.

Alonzo King LINES Ballet: Figures of Speech

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Jan 25, 2020
Since 1982, visionary choreographer Alonzo King has been redefining contemporary ballet by creating daring new works that marry the science of artistic movement with the beauty of other art forms.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

The Kennedy Center
Feb. 4 – 9, 2020
The beloved company will continue to push the art form into fascinating new territory, with multiple programs as unique and phenomenal as the dancers themselves,


Contemporary Viewpoints Festival

Dance Place
Dec. 7 – 8

Kwanzaa Celebration

Dance Place
Dec. 14 – 15

KanKouran West African Dance Company

Dance Place
Jan. 19 – 20, 2020

Hiplet Ballerinas

McLean Community Center
Sat. Jan 25, 2020

Baakari Wilder & Kerri Edge

Dance Place
Nov. 23 – 24

Global Perspectives Festival

Dance Place
Feb. 8 – 9, 2020

Passion Fruit Dance Company

Dance Place
Feb. 1 – 2, 2020


Dance Place
Jan. 25 – 26, 2020

Step Afrika!

Publick Playhouse
Wed. Jan 15, 2020

Flamenco Vivo/Carlota Santana

McLean Community Center
Sat. Feb 8, 2020
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