Dance


China National Orchestra

CPAA Productions Ltd. presents Image China: Confucius

Jan 13 - Jan 15, 2017

China Performing Arts Agency returns to the Kennedy Center with  Image China's Confucius, a new dance drama performed by the China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater.

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Shen Yun in January 2017

Shen Yun Performing Arts 2017: Experience a Divine Culture: presented by Falun Dafa Association of Washington, D.C.

Jan 17 - Jan 22, 2017

Shen Yun Performing Arts, the world's premier classical Chinese dance and music company originating from America, invites you to experience a grand performance of Chinese arts and culture from the Middle Kingdom.

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Alvin Ailey Master Class

Master Class: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Mon, Feb 6, 2017, 7:00 PM

This participatory, intermediate to advanced level class for adults is led by company members from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

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Alvin Ailey

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Feb 7 - Feb 12, 2017

The much-loved company returns for its annual engagement! Its program includes both cherished favorites and newly debuted works. The Huffington Post proclaims it "a rich source of creativity and exacting expertise [that] never runs dry."

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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Mar 21 - Mar 22, 2017

The sensational and hilarious all-male dance troupe performs in drag and on pointe. Dance enthusiasts and casual audiences alike will be amazed and entertained by the technical skill and uproarious antics of the Trocks.

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DEMO: Song Dance

DEMO by Damian Woetzel: Song & Dance

Mon, Apr 3, 2017, 8:00 PM

Dubbed the "Matchmaker" by the New York Times, Damian Woetzel has recently garnered acclaim for creating unusual combinations of music, dance, and theater. He brings together skilled artists to explore music and dance in this unique event.

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The Kennedy Center

Urban Bush Women: Kinetic Kids

Thu, Apr 6, 2017, 5:30 PM

Children ages five to ten are invited to share the joy of moving! During the session discover the fun of creative movement and contribute to a culture of health through dance games geared towards children.

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The Kennedy Center

Urban Bush Women: Dance for Every Body

Thu, Apr 6, 2017, 7:00 PM

This movement jam/dance class embraces the ideas that each individual has a unique and powerful contribution to make, and that our bodies are a powerful source of agency. It is designed for the community so no prior dance experience is needed.

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Urban Bush Women: Walking with 'Trane

Urban Bush Women: Walking with 'Trane

Apr 7 - Apr 8, 2017

The celebrated, all-female company known for vivid performances and intelligent dance pieces performs a new work that explores the legacy of jazz musician John Coltrane, visualizing his life's work through dance and eye-catching multimedia components.

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The Kennedy Center

Master Class: Urban Bush Women

Sat, Apr 8, 2017, 11:00 AM

This participatory, intermediate to advanced level class for adults is led by company members from Urban Bush Women.

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peh/LO/tah

Hip Hop Culture: /peh-LO-tah/

Jun 9 - Jun 11, 2017

Marc Bamuthi Joseph explores soccer by layering poetry, movement, visuals, and music into a fresh theatrical form based on Hip Hop aesthetics. This world premiere co-commission features verbally and physically energetic performances.

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