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Living in the DMV we’re surrounded by many amazingly talented competitive diverse dance teams. To celebrate our production of Dance Nation, we’ve invited local high school and college level teams who compete in Step Dance, Irish Dance, Dance Twirl, Cheer and South Asian Dance to strut their stuff on the Olney Theatre stage. Come experience the energy and excitement as each team presents their unique dance style dancing to win, in our case, the hearts of the audience! 

Featured groups will include:

  • CenterStage Dance Academy
  • Students from Culkin School Of Irish Dance and
  • Baila4Life Latin Dance Group
2022-23 Season
Part of the 2022-23 Season

Baila4Life Latin Dance Group

  • The After School Dance Fund is a 501-C(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to establish strong Latin dance clubs in Public Schools to strengthen the social-emotional development of youth by promoting health, exercise and cultural unity through Latin dance education.


CenterStage Dance Academy

  • Centerstage

    Centerstage Academy is a training facility for youth who desire to work professionally in the entertainment industry. Their talented students range in age from 7-28, and their repertoire includes vocal performance, contemporary modern, ballet, hip hop, and musical theatre. Their Showbiz Kids and Showbiz Next Generation dance companies have performed across the US with celebrity artists including Alicia Key and Missy Elliot.  They have also prominently featured in publications like Washington Parent and the Washington Post as well as in several feature films and at several major events, including The Kennedy Center Honors With Lin Manuel.

Culkin School of Irish Dance

  • Students from the Culkin School of Irish Dance

    The Culkin School began Irish dance instruction in April of 1997 at Glen Echo Park and we are still there, going strong with regular classes for children, adults and our summer programs. We also teach on Saturdays in Rockville, Md., at Rockville Presbyterian Church. Today you will see examples of soft and hard shoe steps done to Reels, Jigs and Hornpipes. Clap along and enjoy the intricate movements and rhythms that the dancers perform.

Community Dance Team Showcase!

Saturday October 8th 2022 at 4:00pm

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