After a year of no celebrations, it’s time to bust a move. Whether you want to catch a dance company from across the Atlantic or learn the chroeography yourself, catch these local dance performances this fall.
For the finale of its 25th season, the Bowen McCauley Dance Company will take the stage at the Kennedy Center for an evening. The show will feature gorgeous music from Turkish composer Erberk Eryilmaz and German-Croatian composer Nikola Glassl, plus a solo performance from guest dancer Manish Chauhan of Mumbai, India.
Get ready to move your body. Celebrate the invigorating feeling of getting your groove on while you watch free performances, interactive lessons, and live music. Before too long, you’ll be dancing the night away.
Renowned choreographer Ronald K. Brown is a master of blending traditional African dance with contemporary and urban styles. Now, he’s teaming up with vocalist, composer, and bassist Meshell Ndegeocello for Mercy, Grace, and The Equality of Night and Day, a breathtaking visual and audio piece in three parts. Listen to Ndegeocello’s chilling performance as Brown’s dancers perform on stage at the Kennedy Center.
11/12 & 11/13
The George Mason University School of Dance stages a diversely choreographed show this fall, featuring talented students and rising stars in the program. Support the School of Dance as students demonstrate their excellence.
In a solo performance, revolutionary choreographer Akram Khan will shift between the classic Indian dance form kathak and more contemporary styles. The story he tells is one of emotional breaking points and the chaos that stems from war. See his visceral performance at the Kennedy Center.