Dance Performances in Metro DC

Find DC dance performances including classical ballet, modern and folk dance, hip hop and more. CultureCapital.com 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.


Hot Hits

Cirque Mechanics

George Mason University Center for the Arts
Fri. Feb 22
42FT – A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels; Experience the latest invention from the creative minds of Cirque Mechanics with their signature blend of acrobatics, mechanical marvels, and a good bit of clowning around.

Mark Morris Dance Group

George Mason University Center for the Arts
Mar. 1 – 2
This influential dance company performs to live music by the MMDG Music Ensemble in a diverse program that includes The Trout, a brand new work set to music from Schubert’s Trout Quintet, and another of Morris’ newest works, Numerator.

Direct Current: Bon Iver & TU Dance's Come Through

The Kennedy Center
Mon. Mar 25
Known for works that combine modern dance and classical ballet with African-based and urban vernacular movements.

Mariinsky Ballet: Le Corsaire

The Kennedy Center
Apr. 9 – 14
For its annual engagement, the legendary company presents Marius Petipa’s captivating story of bold pirates, passionate maidens, shocking betrayal, and a dramatic shipwreck rescue.

Akiko Kitamura's Cross Transit

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Mar 19
Cross Transit steps into the history of folk culture in Cambodia as captured by photographer Kim Hak and transformed into movement by international choreographer and dancer Akiko Kitamura.

Direct Current: Demo Ii

The Kennedy Center
Mar. 29 – 30
The former NYCB principal dancer curates and hosts an evening of recent commissions and D.C. premieres from some of today’s most creative voices in dance and music.

Direct Current: TU Dance + Bon Iver's Come Through

The Kennedy Center
Mon. Mar 25
This evening-length performance features new music from Justin Vernon, of indie folk band Bon Iver, and new choreography from TU Dance.

Parsons Dance

George Mason University Center for the Arts
Sat. Apr 20
New York City-based Parsons Dance is internationally celebrated for creating and performing American modern dance that is positive, life-affirming, enriching, and accessible.

Russian National Ballet: Sleeping Beauty

George Mason University Center for the Arts
Sun. Apr 7
The Sleeping Beauty performed in grand Russian style by the Russian National Ballet.

New York City Ballet: 2 PROGRAMS - Works by Reisen, Balanchine & Robbins (Apr. 2, 3, 7) / New Works & New Productions (Apr. 4, 5, 6)

The Kennedy Center
Apr. 2 – 7
Featuring a roster of powerhouse dancers heralded for enriching repertory created by today’s top choreographers, New York City Ballet performs two programs of new and celebrated repertory.

Direct Current: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Analogy Trilogy

The Kennedy Center
Mar. 28 – 30
A true pillar of modern dance, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company makes a triumphant return to the Kennedy Center with three separate evening-length works that delve into the voice of the marginalized in our society.

Direct Current: Demo Ii

The Kennedy Center
Mar. 29 – 30
The former NYCB principal dancer curates and hosts an evening of recent commissions and D.C. premieres from some of today’s most creative voices in dance and music.

Spotlights

Atlas Intersections Festival: Dances from Sweden and Israel

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Fri. Mar 1

Maria Naidu

Dance Place
Mar. 2 – 3

Atlas Intersections Festival: Beyond

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Sat. Feb 23

Atlas Intersections Festival: Next

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Sat. Feb 23

Atlas Intersections Festival: Dance ICONS: Through their Lens

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Sun. Feb 24

Atlas Intersections Festival: Flamenco y Más

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Sat. Mar 2

Mason Dance Company at the Center for the Arts

George Mason University Center for the Arts
Mar. 29 – 30

Atlas Intersections Festival: Border

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Sat. Feb 23

Kalanidhi Dance

Dance Place
Feb. 23 – 24

Ananya Dance Theatre

Dance Place
Mar. 30 – 31
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