The mission of CityDance is to advance the art of professional dance performance and education in the Washington area by reaching out to the community, into the studio and onto the professional stage.
Audition for Summer
Audition now to spend your summer at CityDance! Experience world-class training through four weeks of intensives with Dance Theatre of Harlem, Gallim Dance and Koresh Dance Company, refine your skills through our young program or dance around the world through our summer camps.More Info
“the audience went wild” – The Washington PostWatch Video
May 9 at 8pm: An evening of jaw-dropping dance performances by dance superstars.
Previous artists have included: Michaela DePrince (Dutch National Ballet) • The Lombard Twins • Brooklyn Mack • Joseph Phillips (American Ballet Theatre) • Cartier Williams • Charlotte Ballet • Complexions Contemporary Ballet, PHILADANCO! and many more! Co-produced with Rasta Thomas. Proceeds support the DREAM program. More info on events page. XMB Photography.
CityDance reaches into the community, providing programming at over 25 sites across the DC-metro region, free performances to over 5,000 students each year; in-school and after-school programs to 500 students every week; and camps to over 400 students every summer. Check out the video below to see students from the flagship DREAM program dancing up a storm at their annual Washington Wizards halftime performance.Watch Video
CityDance OnStage brings acclaimed international companies to the region’s most prestigious performance venues and supports talented, emerging choreographers to create and present original work.
School & Conservatory
CityDance School & Conservatory prepares young dancers for 21st century careers. It is founded on four pillars: superlative training; a diverse curriculum; experience with the professional world; and rich performance opportunities.
ReachDC is at the heart of CityDance’s vision for a thriving DC arts community, where every child, regardless of socio-economic status, has access to the benefits of an arts education and where world- class dance is available to all.