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July 25, 2015
Baakari Wilder

The Kennedy Center and the Dizzy Feet Foundation present National Dance Day: Dance for Everybody. This free, two-and-a-half-hour celebration features a wide variety of dance classes and performances, including the well-known physically integrated AXIS Dance Company and local tap artist Baakari Wilder, among others.

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July 10, 2015
Junichi Fukuda

Cellist Tim Park and pianist Tanya Gabrielian play solo pieces by J.S. Bach and dancer Junichi Fukuda performs a modern dance work entitled Ecolosion. The S&R Foundation’s Washington Award recognizes young artists in various artistic fields, especially those who make a contribution to international cultural collaboration.

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June 19, 2015
Brittany Bailey

The Company performs Shape Dance. Bailey’s technique, The Dance Warm-Up, emphasizes moving with the body and not against it. Part of YoungArts@KennedyCenter, presented in collaboration with the National YoungArts Foundation.

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May 29, 2015
Robert Priore

Dancer and choreographer Priore and performer Williams Jr. present an evening of original contemporary dance works. This program contains mature themes and strong language.

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April 13, 2015
Howard University Dance Ensemble

Made up of 18-20 young women and men, this ensemble performs works from renowned choreographers as well as student composition in genres of contemporary, modern, hip-hop, and ballet.

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February 27, 2015
Lula Washington Dance Theatre

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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February 23, 2015
Chantal Loial

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.

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[Photo from the  February 7, 2015 performance.]

February 7, 2015
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
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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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December 8, 2014
Maida Withers Dance Construction Company

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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November 24, 2014
The Voice of Anne Frank

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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October 29, 2014
Arabesque

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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October 18, 2014
Daniel Burkholder

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

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October 7, 2014
Fleur d'Orange

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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September 26, 2014
Arturo Garcia

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.

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September 25, 2014
Arturo Garcia

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.

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September 24, 2014
Ceibadanza

The Ecuadorian dance company offers a contemporary dance performance.

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September 5, 2014
Adriane Fang

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.

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September 4, 2014
Adriane Fang

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.

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July 26, 2014
AXIS Dance Company

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.

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July 22, 2014
Gloria Benedikt

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.

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June 18, 2014
YoungArts@KennedyCenter

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.

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April 12, 2014
DJ Fleg

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.

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April 11, 2014
Miss Prissy

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.

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April 10, 2014
FootworKingz

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.

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[Photo from the  April 4, 2014 performance.]

April 4, 2014
Jonzi D
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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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February 28, 2014
UpRooted Dance

Led by artistic director Keira Hart, the D.C. troupe offers an evening of contemporary dance that explores various aspects of the human condition.

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January 24, 2014
Pearsonwidrig Dancetheater

Led by artistic directors Sara Pearson and Patrik Widrig, the ensemble presents a contemporary dance performance that uses dance, text, and live music to transform the familiar into the mysterious.

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November 15, 2013
Laura Peterson Choreography

Imagine a kaleidoscope's saturated and seamless, dazzling light, perfectly symmetrical and precise in its geometry; endlessly changing. Forever is a quartet performed on a large, luminous white circle to a looped and layered, bumpy vocal score by Lumberob (Rob Erickson). Performed by Michael Ingle, Kate Martel, Laura Peterson, and Jennifer Sydor.

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October 20, 2013
Back to School Latin Dance Party with Ricardo Loaiza and Verny Varela

Local teen dancers join this group to celebrate the release of ARTSEDGE’s latest Latin dance podcasts with social dancing and dance lessons including salsa, merengue, bachata, and cha-cha.

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September 20, 2013
Urban Artistry with Good Foot Dance Company and Baakari Wilder

Directed by D.C. choreographer Emily Oleson, this work features Urban Artistry with Good Foot Dance Company and Baakari Wilder. The piece investigates the origins behind the term “buck dance,” which in tap dance history is used to describe an early American percussive dance style. Drawing on a short video of buck dance taken by Thomas Edison in 1894, the dancers use the technique of freestyling to compare different dance styles in conversation. Part of Local Dance Commissioning Project.

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September 19, 2013
Urban Artistry with Good Foot Dance Company and Baakari Wilder

Directed by D.C. choreographer Emily Oleson, this work features Urban Artistry with Good Foot Dance Company and Baakari Wilder. The piece investigates the origins behind the term “buck dance,” which in tap dance history is used to describe an early American percussive dance style. Drawing on a short video of buck dance taken by Thomas Edison in 1894, the dancers use the technique of freestyling to compare different dance styles in conversation. Part of Local Dance Commissioning Project.

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September 7, 2013
L’Acadco

Widely regarded as Jamaica’s leading contemporary dance company, L’Acadco brings some of the best Caribbean talent to the stage for a program that fuses rich Caribbean folklore with contemporary themes. Presented in collaboration with the Inter-American Development Bank.

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September 6, 2013
Sarah J. Ewing

This work by D.C.-based choreographer Sarah J. Ewing features five dancers struggling to co-exist on a dual-level set featuring a cross-section of Australia’s red earth. The piece, which focuses on a dialogue about the very human struggle to reexamine our identities as part of a larger culture, asks the question, “What defines home?” Part of Local Dance Commissioning Project.

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September 5, 2013
Sarah J. Ewing

This work by D.C.-based choreographer Sarah J. Ewing features five dancers struggling to co-exist on a dual-level set featuring a cross-section of Australia’s red earth. The piece, which focuses on a dialogue about the very human struggle to reexamine our identities as part of a larger culture, asks the question, “What defines home?” Part of Local Dance Commissioning Project.

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August 19, 2013
Nejla Yatkin

The contemporary dance ensemble performs Artistic Director Nejla Yatkin’s Oasis, with original music by Shamou and video design by Patrick Lovejoy. Note: contains adult content. IN THE FAMILY THEATER

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July 27, 2013
Manzari Brothers

The Kennedy Center and Dizzy Feet Foundation present a free, day-long celebration featuring performances by Dizzy Feet Foundation, Culture Shock, Manzari Brothers, and others, plus interactive dances, dance lessons, and the resurrection of the well-loved “Dancing Under the Stars,” with Grammy Award–winning Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra for a sultry summer salsa dance party. For schedule and information, visit the National Dance Day event page.

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June 18, 2013
Washington Performing Arts

Young musicians, vocalists, and dancers led by WPAS teaching artists perform jazz, classical, world music, and dance, as part of WPAS’s multiyear Collaborative Arts Partnership in support of arts education in DC Public Schools.

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June 3, 2013
Edgeworks Dance Theater

The DC dance company returns with Extreme Measures, a mixed repertory program featuring signature and new works.

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May 23, 2013
Tzveta Kassabova

Bulgarian-born dancer/choreographer and five-time Metro DC Dance Awards recipient Kassabova returns in an evening of small works in collaboration with NY-based dancer/choreographer Kelly.

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May 21, 2013
Austin Goodwin

The three—2010 YoungArts Alumni in dance, U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts, and Juilliard students—come together to premiere a new dance choreographed by the trio. Ida Saki appears courtesy of Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet. Part of National YoungArts Foundation’s YoungArts Week.

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May 13, 2013
Alliance Française Urban Corps Festival

A sampling of dance from three groups participating in the transatlantic hip-hop festival, including J’arrive, a solo by Cie De Fakto; Amor, a duo by Danse 2xs Mexico; Caïn, a solo by Cie Sébastien Parrault; and Petit bal de rue, a duo by Cie De Fakto.

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May 11, 2013
Kista Tucker Insights

The Virginia-based dance company offers a performance to promote educational and culturally enhanced awareness of life.

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April 29, 2013
Dance Metro DC

The group offers a free dance performance as part of its mission to foster an environment for dance in the D.C. metropolitan area that is stable, inclusive, sustainable, and evolutionary.

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March 27, 2013
Gin Dance Company

The company will be performing Deep eMotion which is a compilation of original works choreographed by Artistic Director Shu-Chen Cuff including Simply Bach, Dear Mr. Cooper, Deja Vu and The Core along with City Thoughts choreographed by Guest Choreographer Constance Walsh.

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December 11, 2012
Bowen McCauley Dance

The company fuses contemporary and classical techniques set to a sweeping range of musical styles, featuring spirited dancers and choreography by Artistic Director Lucy Bowen McCauley.

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December 2, 2012
The ClancyWorks Dance Company

This evening of ClancyWorks' most well-regarded dance works features Out to Play (a duet choreographed and performed by Adrienne Clancy & Sandra Lacy), Giving up the Ghost (a solo work performed by Sandra Lacy, co-choreographed by Lorraine Chapman and Sandra Lacy), a live music performance by Ferdinand Maisel, and Love Strings (a 30-minute work by ClancyWorks Dance Company). 

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November 20, 2012
Jogja Hip-Hop Foundation

This Indonesian hip hop and dance troupe promotes tolerance and pluralism with wit and hooks that meld global and indigenous trance rhythms, Indonesian pop and gamelan music, ancient Javanese poetry, and literature. Part of Center Stage, a pilot 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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November 4, 2012
Dansema Dance Theatre

This enthralling performance uses constant motion and the energy of dance to present a fanciful and imaginative re-telling of the most exciting story ever heard: the story of us. For ages 5–11. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2012.

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October 26, 2012
ILL-Abilities

ILL-Abilities' mission is to redefine society's view of disability, promote empowerment, and encourage limitless possibilities through motivational entertainment

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October 6, 2012
Sydney Skybetter w/ Christopher K. Morgan & Artists

The D.C.-based choreographer’s Eveningland focuses on a young boy and his memory of the loss of his grandmother. It uses a quartet of dancers and composer David Lang’s Pulitzer Prize–winning score, “The Little Match Girl Passion.” Part of the Local Dance Commissioning Project

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