MacArthur "Genius Grant"-winning tap dancer and choreographer Michelle Dorrance's company is joined by renowned musician Toshi Reagon for an exciting Kennedy Center premiere. The Blues Project promises to be both a musical and visual treat.
Former NYCB Principal Dancer Damian Woetzel brings together artists to pay tribute to their artistic inspirations, including soprano Jacqueline Bolier, singer/songwriter Kate Davis, Broadway and NYCB star Robert Fairchild, tap dance powerhouse Jared Grimes, acclaimed ballerina Carla Körbes, visual arts curator and historian Sarah Lewis, Memphis jookin' dance pioneer Lil Buck, the MusiCorps Wounded Warrior Band, and jazz prodigy Matthew Whitaker.
After its sold-out appearance in the 2013 Nordic Cool festival, one of Europe's leading dance companies returns with Black Diamond, a dramatic work with striking scenography and lighting to enhance the full-bodied, athletic choreography.
This thrilling and death-defying company has "a daring… performance style that borrows from dance, extreme sports, and Hollywood-style stunt work" (The New York Times). SEA is a gripping work that speaks to the "action hero" in all of us.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.