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!
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Café . This popular, cabaret-style event features traditional dance and live music performed by dancers from Furia Flamenca Dance Company and guitarists Maestro Torcuato Zamora and Juan L. Romero, and percussionist Henry Rodriguez.
Capitol Movement's DC Artist Exchange explores inclusivity in the Arts and our Community. It is developing a sense of belonging, value, and being valued while actively seeking engagement with people from all backgrounds and perspectives. Join us for an evening of exploration, expression, and entertainment.
A journey through the intimate stories of those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS as we tell their stories of struggle, hope, and perseverance; and how their faith sustained them. There will also be a candlelight vigil where we will remember those we have lost to the epidemic. This will be a night of fellowship, anointed singing, dancing, and spoken word, a night sure to be a blessing to all who attend.
Come celebrate the Holidays with us! Create a new tradition celebrating the holidays the Spanish way. This festive program will take you on a journey of some of the most festive holiday traditions as celebrated in Spain and Puerto Rico.
“A Chocolate City Nutcracker” is Black Leaves Dance Company’s first ever re-staging of the classic ballet “The Nutcracker”. Join us as we follow a young, gay man at his HBCU’s holiday party, surrounded by chosen family & friends, who is searching for his Prince.
In the Lab is a year-long series of shows presented by Glade Dance Collective at Atlas Performing Arts Center, showcasing new works-in-progress by Glade members and other choreographers from throughout the DC dance community.