We have a passion for dance. The Atlas is home for dance companies throughout the region. The Atlas fosters and presents stellar dance by local and national artists. The annual Intersections Festival is an ideal time to see the best of DC dance. The Atlas supports and partners with DC dance makers with its Resident Arts Partners including Joy of Motion Dance Center and Step Afrika!
Join the Culture Queen as she does “The Locomotion” on a journey through the swinging ’60s. This energetic show introduces young audiences to the music of Dance Hall kings and queens like Chubby Checker, Little Richard, Little Eva, and Dee Dee Sharp. She’ll teach your royal children the hottest dances of the era like “The Twist”, “The Mashed Potato”, “The Bird” and many more through music and storytelling.