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Jane Franklin Dance to kick off season in art gallery August 27

A new dance by Roxann Morgan Rowley about resilience will be performed by dancers over 40.

Chamber Dance Project takes bold step back to normalcy

An evening of choreography titled 'Tear the Edge,' featuring four world premieres, comes to National Cathedral Sunday, July 18.

Bowen McCauley Dance to take last bows, gives penultimate performance

As the dance world eases back to stages, Bowen McCauley Dance was among the first to dip a toe in to test the waters,...

Company | E returns to live performance with new works on...

Company | E put out a bold call for choreographers early this spring. In the era of COVID cancellations and livestream programming this announcement...

A showcase of extraordinary talents from Ballet Theatre of Maryland

Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s Momentum is a collection of four classical and contemporary works that showcases the extraordinary talents of the company. The first...

Young CityDance Conservatory Dancers win highest honors

CityDance School & Conservatory received the Outstanding School Award at the Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) Boston Regional Semi-finals March 19 – 21, 2021,...

DMV-area organizations plan for a virtual summer camp experience

As the end dates for social-distancing recommendations keep being pushed further toward the end of the year, many DC, Maryland, and Virginia arts organizations...

Lessons in creative coping during COVID-19: Bowie State University theater and...

With university campuses closed because of COVID-19, how is student education continuing forward? This is a critical question, especially for higher education theater and...

Fearless feminist dance takes the stage in Martha Graham Dance Company’s...

On the eve of the day we learned that we still can’t elect a woman as qualified as Elizabeth Warren president, the Martha Graham...

‘Boys Don’t Cry’ at Dance Place rejoices in macho detox

Boys Don't Cry made this boy cry. It happened near the end. I had been watching a performance by the French dance company Cie Hervé...

Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s gorgeous ‘Swan Lake’ pays tribute to artistic...

Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s production of Swan Lake is a gorgeous combination of dancing, costumes, and lighting. With choreography by Artistic Director Dianna Cuatto,...

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater kicks off a week long run...

Looking for a respite from the political chaos that surrounds us? Care to leave your troubles behind? How about an escape to the world...

Visionary Bill T. Jones creates a community in ‘What Problem?’ at...

Known internationally as a visionary man of the theater, Bill T. Jones has built a reputation over the past 38 years for his ability...

Step Afrika!’s ‘Magical Musical Holiday Step Show’ is a winter wonderland...

Now in its eighth year, Step Afrika!'s Magical Musical Holiday Step Show has established itself as the season's most joyful and lovable family festivity...

Review: The Mariinsky Ballet’s ‘Paquita’ at the Kennedy Center

Ballet, like opera, has a love-hate relationship with its 19th-century repertoire. Contrived plots, truly embarrassing cultural stereotypes, crowd-pleasing but horribly dated choreography that simply...

Review: ‘Merce Cunningham at 100, Beach Birds and BIPED’ at the...

What a pleasure to celebrate the centenary of modern dance master Merce Cunningham with a pair of works that demonstrates his formidable vision for...

Review: ‘NOC-tURNE’ by NFT Dance & Company at Atlas Performing Arts...

The airy-fairy world of contemporary ballet takes a turn toward the macabre in Nancy Flores-Tirado’s darkly romantic NOC-tURNE, performed by NFT Dance & Company...

Review: ‘Rooming House’ by Lucky Plush Productions at the Kennedy Center

Lucky Plush Productions is a dance/theater company currently performing at the Kennedy Center's Terrace Theater. But this is no conventional company. Compared to dance...

Review: ‘Analogy Trilogy’ by Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company at the...

It’s too simplistic to call Bill T. Jones a choreographer, although that’s been his stock and trade for more than 40 years. This past...

Review: ‘Hair & Other Stories’ by Urban Bush Women at Dance...

Don’t think you’re going to sit back and observe if you show up at Urban Bush Women’s latest, Hair & Other Stories, which made...