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[Photo from the  February 27, 2015 performance.]

February 27, 2015

The trailblazing dance troupe graces the stage with its risky, experimental dance works and masterpieces by legendary pioneers in African American dance.

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Lula Washington Dance Theatre



[Photo from the  February 23, 2015 performance.]

February 23, 2015

The dancer presents an original dance work that serves as testimony and a tribute to Sarah Baartman, a South African woman better known as the Hottentot Venus, but also as an ode to black women. They Call Her Venus, created in collaboration with Paco Dècina, melds traditional Afro-Caribbean moves with contemporary aesthetics.

Featured Artist(s)

Chantal Loial



[Photo from the  February 7, 2015 performance.]

February 7, 2015 This performance is not available for viewing.

One of America’s favorite dance companies offers a special group workshop for beginners. Learn choreography from Revelations, the company’s most iconic work. Master Teacher for Arts in Education and former dancer with the Alvin Ailey company, Nasha Thomas-Schmitt teaches excerpts from the sections “I've Been 'Buked,” “Wade in the Water,” and “Rocka My Soul.” Begins at 5:30 p.m.

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater



[Photo from the  December 8, 2014 performance.]

December 8, 2014

The ensemble mixes dance and performance art with technology in Chain of Events, with live electronic music by Steve Hilmy and John Driscoll and light design by Enoch Chan. Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery starting at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to two tickets per person. IN THE THEATER LAB

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Maida Withers Dance Construction Company



[Photo from the  November 24, 2014 performance.]

November 24, 2014

Dancer Mirenka Cechová and cellist Nancy Jo Snider utilize dance, music, spoken word, sound effects, and lighting to convey the words of Anne Frank’s diary. Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery starting at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to 2 tickets per person. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of the Czech Republic. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

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The Voice of Anne Frank



[Photo from the  October 29, 2014 performance.]

October 29, 2014

The Vietnamese contemporary dance company brings The Mist, a contemporary work that echoes the gradual change in Vietnam itself, as young artists work within their country’s history, traditions, and aesthetics to forge new forms of creative expression. This performance is part of Center Stage, a program created by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in partnership with New England Foundation for the Arts.

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Arabesque



[Photo from the  October 18, 2014 performance.]

October 18, 2014

Daniel Burkholder and his dance company take it outside to present a site-specific improvisatory and participatory dance work. Combining elements of choreographed dance, solo improvisation, and conversations with audience members, Acts of Arriving explores what it means to be “from” a place and how this affects our memories. ON THE NORTH PLAZA

Featured Artist(s)

Daniel Burkholder



[Photo from the  October 7, 2014 performance.]

October 7, 2014

The Moroccan contemporary dance company presents IDENTITY, a new work featuring riveting solo movement by choreographer-dancer Hind Benali. Part of Center Stage, a program created by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in partnership with New England Foundation for the Arts.

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Fleur d'Orange



[Photo from the  September 26, 2014 performance.]

September 26, 2014

The dancer and choreographer presents his new dance work Here & Now, bringing his Arlington-based dance company Danzante to the stage. Part of the Local Dance Commissioning Project.

Featured Artist(s)

Arturo Garcia



[Photo from the  September 25, 2014 performance.]

September 25, 2014

The dancer and choreographer presents his new dance work Here & Now, bringing his Arlington-based dance company Danzante to the stage. Part of the Local Dance Commissioning Project.

Featured Artist(s)

Arturo Garcia



[Photo from the  September 24, 2014 performance.]

September 24, 2014

The Ecuadorian dance company offers a contemporary dance performance.

Featured Artist(s)

Ceibadanza



[Photo from the  September 5, 2014 performance.]

September 5, 2014

The dancer and choreographer presents Grains, her new work combining movement, lighting, organic materials, and a sound-score by Jeffrey Dorfman. Part of the Local Dance Commissioning Project.

Featured Artist(s)

Adriane Fang



[Photo from the  September 4, 2014 performance.]

September 4, 2014

The dancer and choreographer presents Grains, her new work combining movement, lighting, organic materials, and a sound-score by Jeffrey Dorfman. Part of the Local Dance Commissioning Project.

Featured Artist(s)

Adriane Fang



[Photo from the  July 26, 2014 performance.]

July 26, 2014

The Kennedy Center and Dizzy Feet Foundation in conjunction with Eleanor Holmes Norton, present performances in honor of National Dance Day. AXIS offers a program of “physically integrated dance,” evolving from collaboration between dancers with and without disabilities in celebration of the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and National Council on Independent Living Conference. Actress Jenna Elfman and hip-hop dancer Fik-Shun will lead patrons in dance routines and demonstrations.

Featured Artist(s)

AXIS Dance Company



[Photo from the  July 22, 2014 performance.]

July 22, 2014

Dancers/choreographers from Italy (Miccolis) and Austria (Benedikt) collaborate on a contemporary dance program entitled “An Evening for Humanity,” which features the American premiere of Miccolis’ Rights(?) and the world premiere of Benedikt and Miccolis’ Growth. The duo develops contemporary dance on the edge of innovation and human need. Presented with support from the Embassy of Italy.

Featured Artist(s)

Gloria Benedikt , Mimmo Miccolis



[Photo from the  June 18, 2014 performance.]

June 18, 2014

This diverse group of talented artists and YoungArts and U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts alumni - Ernest Baker (Hip Hop Dance, 2009), Adam A. Anderson (Acting, 2009), Jimmy MacBride (Percussion, 2010), and Tim Callobre (Classical Guitar, 2011) - will perform solos and a collaborative work. Part of the National YoungArts Foundation’s performance series, YoungArts@KennedyCenter.

Featured Artist(s)

Ernest Baker , Garrett Coleman , YoungArts@KennedyCenter



[Photo from the  April 12, 2014 performance.]

April 12, 2014

At 6 p.m., b-boys and b-girls demonstrate their skills in circles and give lessons. Competing for cash prizes, the dance battle’s preliminary rounds begin at 7 p.m. with the final rounds beginning at 8 p.m. The battle, hosted by Silver Spring, Maryland lyricist Trus Real and New York b-boy Kwikstep, includes judges such as hip-hop artist Narumi from Japan, DC area b-boy Toyz aRe Us, and pioneering New York b-girl Rokafella with DJ Fleg and DJ RBI on the turntables. Interested in competing? Registration is at the Kennedy Center in the Grand Foyer beginning at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 12.  Registration will close promptly at 3:30 p.m. Part of One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide.

Featured Artist(s)

DJ Fleg , Kwikstep , Narumi , Rokafella , Trus Real , Toyz aRe Us



[Photo from the  April 11, 2014 performance.]

April 11, 2014

This presentation of two U.S. regional dance street crews showcases the hip-hop dance prowess of Da Originalz from Washington, D.C. and the "Queen of Krump" Miss Prissy from Los Angeles. Part of One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide.

Featured Artist(s)

Da Originalz , Miss Prissy



[Photo from the  April 10, 2014 performance.]

April 10, 2014

This presentation of two U.S. regional dance street crews showcases the hip-hop dance prowess of the FootworKINGz from Chicago and the “bonebreaking” style of NextLevelSquad from Brooklyn. Part of One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide.

Featured Artist(s)

FootworKingz , NextLevelSquad



[Photo from the  April 4, 2014 performance.]

April 4, 2014 This performance is not available for viewing.

Jonzi D, artistic director of Breakin’ Convention Hip-Hop Festival, in partnership with Sadlers Wells Theater in the UK, offers his solo hip-hop dance work The Letter, which explores the responses to him being offered an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire). Please note: This performance contains explicit language. Part of One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide.

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