National Dance Day (FREE outdoor dance festival)

Schedule

Thu Sep 16 2021 at 05:00 pm to Sat Sep 18 2021 at 08:00 pm

Location

The REACH at the Kennedy Center | Washington, DC

National Dance Day (FREE outdoor dance festival)
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Presented in partnership with the Kennedy Center, American Dance Movement, and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, National Dance Day celebrates the joy of dance and movement. For its 12th exciting year, join us for free performances, interactive dance routines and lessons, live music, and more from local D.C. organizations!
National Dance Day is curated in collaboration with #KenCenCultureCaucus member Carol Foster of International Association of Blacks in Dance and Washington, D.C.’s Dance Place.
⬇️ SCHEDULE ⬇️
☀️ Thursday, September 16 ☀️
? Patron Update ? Due to weather, the events for National Dance Day at the #KenCenREACH on Thursday, September 16 have been cancelled.
We hope you can join us for tomorrow's activities!
☀️ Friday, September 17 ☀️
5–8 p.m. | Arts Market on the REACH Plaza*
*Vendor space is offered by invite only. Vendors interested in participating should email [email protected]
5:30 & 7 p.m. | DJ sets with DJ Rita Burns
6 p.m. | Performance by SoundXpressed Dance Company, The Washington School of Ballet, and Paula Brown Performing Arts Center's Brown Ballerinas.
6:40 p.m. | Learn the American Dance Movement Official National Dance Day routine
7:30 p.m. | Performance by Ronya-Lee Anderson
☀️ Saturday, September 18 ☀️
10–10:45 a.m. | Family Yoga with Jess Gruber (part of Sound Health: Yoga at the REACH)
11–11:45 a.m. | Cuban Dance class with D.C. Casineros (part of Dance Sanctuaries)
11 a.m.–3 p.m. | LENS Installation (separate pass required, available September 3)
12–8 p.m. | Arts Market on the REACH Plaza*
*Vendor space is offered by invite only. Vendors interested in participating should email [email protected]
12–12:45 p.m. | Chinese Contemporary dance class with Qing Dance Company (part of Dance Sanctuaries)
1–1:45 p.m. | Hip Hop dance class with Culture Shock (part of Dance Sanctuaries)
2–2:45 p.m. | TBA dance class with Taratibu Youth Association (part of Dance Sanctuaries)
5:30 & 7 p.m. | DJ sets with DJ Rita Burns
6 p.m. | Performance by SoundXpressed Dance Company, The Washington School of Ballet, and Paula Brown Performing Arts Center's Brown Ballerinas
6:40 p.m. | Learn the American Dance Movement Official National Dance Day routine
7:30 p.m. | Performance by Ronya-Lee Anderson
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Registration will be available Friday, September 3 at 10 a.m.
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⭐ Access to the event space is first come, first served and may be restricted due to capacity. Register in advance to receive the latest program and weather updates. Registration covers all events listed on the schedule.
⭐ For all events and performances: A face covering is required for all un-vaccinated patrons. Patrons who are fully vaccinated are not required to wear a face covering when outdoors.
⭐ If you'd like to sit, please bring your own blankets or folding chairs. Personal chairs must be limited to 36” high or smaller. Limited seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis for guests with disabilities.
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National Dance Day: Wherever You Are, I Wanna See You Dance! is part of the Kennedy Center's 2021 Millennium Stage Summer Series, celebrating our societal emergence from the pandemic and the return of live performance.
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Where is it happening?
The REACH at the Kennedy Center, 2700 F St NW, Washington D.C., DC 20566, Washington, United States
Host or PublisherThe John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
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