Annual Dance Showcases


Uplift: Inspirational Dance Festival

Date: Sunday, February 19, 2023. 4 pm
At the Uplift: Inspirational Dance Festival, local dancers share their artistic voice with healing, comfort, and gratitude.
For All Ages.
Tickets: $20/person, $15/person For seniors, students, and groups of 20 or more.
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Interested in last year's festival?

World Dance Showcase

Our popular annual showcase gives you the opportunity to travel the globe from the comfort of your Publick Playhouse seat, when professional troupes perform dances from a panoply of cultural traditions. This year's production features dances from China, Cambodia, India, Egypt, United States, Colombia, Ukraine, Spain, and Tahiti! Breathtaking costumes, authentic music, and the enchanting grace of the dancers will make you feel like a world traveler.

Choreographers Showcase

Watch the 2021 Choreographers Showcase video below to view heartfelt dance works, filmed in iconic locations around the Washington, DC metro area, bringing to life the joys, struggles, triumphs, and tragedies of the year 2020. Featured works include:

For more information on our annual dance showcases, email