Annual Dance Showcases


Upcoming Events

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40th Annual Choreographers Showcase

Date: Saturday, November 4, 2023, 8 pm
Location: Publick Playhouse
This year, the Choreographers’ Showcase celebrates a legacy of 40 years as one of the longest-running showcases of new and established choreographers in the country. The showcase highlights new and seasoned choreographers who present their work in concert selected by a panel of adjudicators. 

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Past Events

The International Dance Experience

Date: Friday, April 7, 2023, 7 pm
Location: Prince George's Ballroom
Dancers representing countries from across the globe get together to showcase their talent in this interactive and immersive dance experience. Audiences enjoy a DJ spinning the latest international dance tracks and hit the dance floor to learn a few new moves. 

Uplift: Inspirational Dance Festival

Date: Sunday, February 19, 2023. 4 pm
Location: Publick Playhouse 
At the Uplift: Inspirational Dance Festival, local dancers share their artistic voices with healing, comfort, and gratitude.

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, the 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.

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