Strathmore will present Pilobolus - the internationally-renowned dance company - in the The Music Center on July 9. The show will feature "classic and brand-new repertory—ranging from the silly to the surreal to the sublime."
The Kennedy Center will present their Ballet Across America series with the Opera House Orchestra, May 28-June 2.The weeklong festival will spotlight women’s creativity and leadership in ballet. The program will showcase companies led by Artistic Directors Virginia Johnson of the Dance Theatre of Harlem and Lourdes Lopez of the Miami City Ballet. Each company will present a full program, with a shared celebration uniting them on May 31 in a world-premiere Kennedy Center commission by renowned choreographer Pam Tanowitz.
The Kennedy Center will present an event for young audiences titled Colorsin the Family Theater on May 18 & 19.Italy’s Compagnia Tpo and Teatro Metastasio explore children’s perceptive, emotional, and creative relationships to colors with a physical dance piece. Performers will interact with audience members—and some may even have the chance to get up on the stage and join in the colorful landscape!
Prakriti Dance will present the world premiere of Through Fish Eyes in the Kennedy CenterTerrace Theater on May 25. The unique performance will utilize Bharata Natyam to create awareness about dwindling marine ecosystems. The project is a collaboration between biologist Lisa-ann Gershwinand co-artistic directors Kasi Aysola & Madhvi Venkatesh, who use the vocabulary of Indian dance to narrate the story.
The Arts On-Screen at select AMC Theatres at Mazza Gallerie
Select Theatres at AMC in Mazza Gallerie continue to offer special screenings, including classic films, anime, family films and much more.Screenings of performances by the Metropolitan Opera and Bolshoi Ballet are favorites of area residents.