Annual Dance Showcases


Choreographer's Showcase

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 3 PM & 8 PM

Dance Theater
The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
This evening of works by new and established choreographers has been inspiring dance audiences and supporting scores of dance makers since 1983. Called a “rite of passage in the DC-area dance community”, the Showcase gives area choreographers the chance to demonstrate their talent on a professional stage. The Showcase features voting for the Audience Choice Award, a special trophy awarded by The Clarice.

Prince George's Best Dance Crew Competition

Friday, March 8, 2019, 7 PM
The Publick Playhouse
Teen dance teams compete before a panel of judges for trophies, cash prizes, and the title to be, "Prince George's Best Dance Crew." Entry forms go live in January, with the competition held in March. Apply Online By February 8.

Love 2 Dance Showcase

Sunday, March 10, 2019, 4 PM
The Publick Playhouse
Outstanding young dance troupes from Prince George’s schools and dance studios share their talents on stage with fast-paced, what’s-happening-now performances. The Showcase is held in March.

World Dance Showcase

Saturday, March 30, 2019
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. Breathtaking costumes, authentic music, and the enchanting grace of the dancers will make you feel like a world traveler. Apply Online By January 11.