Request for Proposals for 2017/18 Resident Companies


Joy of Motion Dance Center is now accepting proposals from dance companies in the Greater DC Metro region to be in residence during the 2017/18 season. With 11 studios in three locations—H Street NE, Friendship Heights, Bethesda—Joy of Motion serves over 3,000 people per week and offers more than 40 concerts and performances per year.

Joy of Motion will select a group of companies to be in residence during the 2017/18 season that reflect the depth and breadth of dance styles it serves in its education programs, including modern, ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, social dance, Middle Eastern, and Afro-Diaspora dance styles. The goals of the Resident Company program are to support local companies’ efforts to employ professional dancers and choreographers, build dance audiences in Greater Washington, and to further the field of dance education.

The mission of Joy of Motion Dance Center is to unite dance professionals, students, and audiences by providing exceptional dance education and performances that stimulate a universal love of dance

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