Jane Franklin Dance will present EyeSoar at Theatre on the Run in Arlington, VA on April 27, May 4 & May 11. The production will feature Carly Miks, Kelsey Rohr, Amy Scaringe, Brynna Shank, & Rebecca Weiss with Ken Hays & Richard Nyman. EyeSoarhighlights the landscapes near 3700 S Four Mile Run Drive. The project “brings awareness of the physical location and the diversity, finds common ground and engages people through audio and video interviews.” The program will include excerpts from Barrier, which “merges comments from scientists, hobbyists and naturalists about flight, migration and climate.”
Jane Franklin Dance will present Complete Dogness at Theatre on the Run in Arlington VA on April 27 & May 4. It's a family-friendly performance about a dog with bad habits who learns new tricks. The program will feature Andie deVaulx, Kelsey Rohr, Brynna Shank, & Rebecca Weiss.
The Kennedy Center will present the premiere ofVOYAGERS: A Dance Among the Planets - a co-commission for Young Audiences -in the Family Theater, March 29-March 31. The Kennedy Center, D.C. dance ensemble Company | E, and composer Eric Shimelonis will share an interplanetary display of modern movement set to Gustav Holst’s The Planets. Company | E combines live music, dance, and a bit of Einstein to celebrate curiosity, compassion, and the natural world. Experience the distinct character of each planet, from the majestic and jolly Jupiter, to the angry and ominous Mars, to the lively and flighty Mercury." The program is recommended for Age 5+.
Image below: The logo for A Dance Among the Planets.
The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company will perform Analogy Trilogyin the Eisenhower Theater, March 28-30.The modern dance company will perform three separate evening-length works that “delve into the voice of the marginalized in our society.”
The Kennedy Center will present the New York City Ballet performing works by Reisen, Balanchine & Robbins in the Opera House on April 2-7.The program will feature "a roster of powerhouse dancers heralded for enriching repertory created by today’s top choreographers."
Image below: A performance by the New York City Ballet.
The Kennedy Center will present the Mariinsky Ballet performing Le Corsaire in the Opera House, April 9-14.The ballet will feature Marius Petipa’s story of "bold pirates, passionate maidens, shocking betrayal, and a dramatic shipwreck rescue."
Image below: A performance by the Mariinsky Ballet
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.
Lucky Plush Productions will present the dance/theaterwhodunit titled: Rooming House, May 2-4 in the Terrace Theater.The work was created by Artistic Director Julia Rhoads and frequent collaborator Leslie Buxbaum Danzig. Rooming House “marries intimate conversations among friends with the tragic myth of Orpheus and Eurydice as it creates a lively blueprint for pursuing the question: what makes a person do something that could lead to shattering and irreparable consequences?” The show “shifts between dynamic choreography, casual speech, and off-the-cuff humor in its highly theatrical trademark style.”
The Pan American Symphony Orchestra will present Eternal Tango in the Terrace Theater on May 12. The show is said to "Thrill audiences with the seductive combination of passion and elegance of Argentine tango."
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!
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.