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Find information on places to enjoy dance performances and classes in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia. The Washington, DC area offers a wide selection of dance companies and performances from local dancers to internationally renowned troupes.

Top 10 Washington, DC Dance Clubs
Find Washington, DC's best dance clubs and nightlife spots, top places to dance from Adams Morgan to Georgetown to downtown Washington, DC.

The Kennedy Center-Washington, DC's Premier Performing Arts Venue
Visit the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts and see Washington, DC's best selection of live concerts, ballet, theater, workshops and much more.

Music Center at Strathmore
Attend a concert or a dance performance at the Music Center at Strathmore, a new state-of-the-art concert hall in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Dance Bethesda - Weekend of Dance Swings into Bethesda
Dance the night away at downtown Bethesda studios! Join Bethesda's dance studios for FREE lessons, parties and performances at Dance Bethesda.

Dance DC Festival - Washington DC
The annual Dance DC Festival, sponsored by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities highlights the folk traditions of the world through live music and dance, this year celebrating the many styles of hip-hop. The events are held at various locations throughout Washington DC and are FREE and open to the public.

Dance in the Circle – Dupont Circle
The Dupont Circle Dance festival features a variety of performances by local dance groups and dance instruction for all ages. Learn about the performers and more.

Washington Ballet
Contemporary and classic ballets are performed at the Eisenhower and Warner Theatres in Washington, DC. The Washington Ballet supports many educational dance programs within the community.

Dance Place
Take a dance class at this studio in Washington, DC that offers modern and African dance classes and performances.

DC Dance Collective
The Washington, DC studio offers dance performances and classes including hip hop, jazz, African, Middle Eastern, ballet, break dancing and tap.

Virginia Ballet Company
The oldest classical ballet company in Northern Virginia, located in Fairfax, offers training and performance opportunities.

Dana Tai Soon Burgess & Company
The Washington, DC based dance company is known for Asian-inspired works and visual clarity. Dancers have performed at top national venues such as the Kennedy Center, The Harborfront Theaters, Canada, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, La Mama, and the Kaye Playhouse, NY. The company is currently a participant of the Kennedy Center’s Capacity Building Program.

Joy of Motion
Visit one a dance studio in Friendship Heights, Dupont Circle, or Bethesda, Maryland and take a dance class in a modern dance, jazz, swing, pilates, yoga, belly dance or flamenco.

KanKouran West African Dance Company
This West African dance studio offers classes in dance and drumming in its Washington, DC based studio.

Liz Lerman Dance Exchange
This modern dance studio in Takoma Park, Maryland offers a wide array of performances, workshops and professional training.

Rendezvous Social Dance & Fitness Club
Learn the Mambo, ballroom dancing, line dances, West Coast Swing, Salsa and more at this Social dancing and group fitness center in Rockville, Maryland. The club offers dance lessons, public dance parties and private events.

Center Dance Company
The state-of-the-art dance studio in Falls Church, Virginia offers a range of ballet, jazz, modern, hip hop, and Pilates classes.

Dansez Dansez
Dance studio in Bethesda, Maryland that provides instruction on ballet, jazz, Afro-Caribbean folklore, hip-hop, and ballroom dancing.

Du-Shor Dance Studio
One of the largest dance studios in the Washington, DC area, offering private or group lessons for singles and couples to learn to dance with style and elegance. Located in Bethesda, Maryland

Sahara Dance
DC's Center for Middle Eastern Dance is a boutique dance studio dedicated to creating a community for belly dancers. They hold classes throughout the year, as well as student and professional performances.

Lisner Auditorium
Attend a concert or a dance performance on the campus of George Washington University, in the center of Washington, DC.

George Mason University
George Mason University's School of Fine Arts offers great performances of music and dance. Attend a concert at the Fairfax, Virginia campus, just minutes from Washington, DC.

Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company
This dance company performs Indian dance forms, such as Bharata Natyam, and Modern dance, mirroring the multiple identities of second generation South Asians. The company combines the arts with social justice issues both by incorporating the themes into our work and via partnerships with local community centers and schools.

Lasley Centre for the Performing Arts
The ballet school is located in Warrenton, VA and offers classes in ballet, modern, jazz, Pilates and music theory.

Gainesville Ballet Company and School
The arts organization in Gainsville, Virginia offers instruction and performance opportunities in a friendly, supportive atmosphere and a state of the art facility with two spacious dance studios.

 

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