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Welcome to Black Dance Festival DMV, the D.C. area’s first festival dedicated to the region’s visibility of Black and Black-Led Organizations.

Shows & Performances

Check out performances of Black Choreographers
at The Clarice (UMD), and the Jack Guidone Theater (DC)!

Community Classes

Come take class at The Washington Ballet@THEARC in SE
for $2 off adult classes! For more information, click below!


Participate in The Ngoma School masterclass series! Open classes
(Adult and Youth (9 years old – up) by Cameron McKinney (NYC),
and Shawn Short. For more information, click below!

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"Visibility is Key to the Survival of all Artists, Including Black Ones" - Shawn Short, Producer

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