Dance Place collaborates with several local dance organizations to present the Youth Dance Festival, an evening showcasing the next generation of artistic excellence, March 19 at 8:00 p.m. and March 20 at 4:00 p.m.
Featured performers include the Dance Place Step Team, Joy of Motion Dance Center Youth Dance Ensemble senior and junior companies, Coyaba Youth Ensemble, Dance Dimensions, Towson University Children’s Dance Division, Mighty Shock, Dimensions of Funk Jr., Maryland Youth Ballet, and Andrea Hale.
These youth groups will provide dance genres ranging from West African to ballet, hip-hop, and flamenco. Many of the performing groups have won awards and performed at places such as the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Publick Playhouse, and the Lincoln Theater, and at festival such as Dance Bethesda, Imagination Bethesda, and the National Cherry Blossom Festival
Dance Place is located at 3225 8th Street NE, Washington DC, with free and convenient parking.
Tickets are $15 general admission or $10 for those 17 and under. As part of Dance Place’s Family Series, each paying adult will receive one free ticket for a child 12 and under for the March 20 show. Reservations are required. To purchase tickets visit www.danceplace.org or call 202.269.1600.