Place Details

Dance Place

3225 8th St NE
Washington,  DC 20017

Phone: (202) 269-1600

Dance Place

Dance Presenter -Dance Place offers a year-round weekend dance performing series since 1980, with dance shows every weekend in modern dance, African Dance, tap dance, performance art, hip hop, and spoken word by Washington, DC dance companies as well as regional and international dance companies.

Dance School -Dance Place’s school offers dance classes for adults in modern dance, African dance, hip hop dance, and other dance forms and dance classes for youth in creative movement, tumbling, tap dance, ballet and hip hop. Established professional dancers come to Dance Place for continuous training, renewal, professional networking, auditions, and workshops that further their career development. Dance Place offers work/study and internship programs which offer aspiring dancers an opportunity to take dance classes for free.

Programs for Kids and Schools - Dance Place offers family-friendly performances, workshops, classes, school assembly programs, and school performances at Dance Place and off-site in schools for kids, students, families and community organizations. The Energizers after school program provides a model program for creative education through the arts for youth living in urban communities. Dance Place has a commitment to serving the rich cultural diversity of our nation, city and immediate neighborhood through a wide variety of affordable and free programs.

Leadership and Collaboration - Dance Place’s demonstrated success in management, staff development, fiscal responsibility, creative programming and leadership has been an invaluable resource for other organizations and artists reaching for health, stability and creativity.

Dance Presenter, Dance Training School, Provider of Youth Programs.

Founded in 1980, Dance Place builds a community of dance artists, audiences, and students through high quality performances, commissions, training and educational program. We are committed to enriching the field of dance locally, nationally and internationally. Our thriving arts campus serves as an anchor in the development of our Brookland neighborhood in Washington, DC.

DC Wheel Productions, Inc./Dance Place was founded in 1978 as a touring educational and Performing Arts Company, which toured the public schools in the Greater DC Metropolitan area. From 1980-1985 the organization developed and operated a cultural communi

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Business Info

Founded: 1980
Parking: Street

Categories: Dance Instruction, Performing Arts Education, Theatre


Mon: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Audition for BodyCartography Project
    07:45 PM - 05/01/2017

    At Dance Place

    Audition to be part of BodyCartography Project's performance at Dance Place! BodyCartography is seeking five dancers and performers to participate in the Washington,...

  • New Releases Choreographers Showcase
    08:00 PM - 05/06/2017

    At Dance Place

    Saturday, May 6 at 8pm Dance Place’s annually curated showcase features some of the best new works by established and emerging choreographers. Performance includes...

  • Rhodessa Jones & Idris Ackamoor
    08:00 PM - 05/12/2017

    At Dance Place

    Friday, May 12 at 8pm Saturday, May 13 at 8pm Fully Awake & Facing Seventy: Heaven Betta Bea Honky Tonk! is written and performed by highly acclaimed San Francisco...

  • Eiko Otake
    11:00 AM - 05/20/2017

    At Dance Place

    Saturday, May 20 at 11am & 7pm "A Body in Places" is Eiko Otake’s first solo project, the scale of which varies radically between locations and incorporates both...

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