DREAM Program

DREAM Center for Dance

2042 Vermont Ave, NW Washington, DC 20001

To schedule an in-class audition, please contact us at dream@citydance.net or 202.506.7252

In Fall 2017, CityDance opened the DREAM Center for Dance in the heart of Washington, D.C.’s historic neighborhood. The Center provides a comprehensive tuition-free dance program integrated with wrap-around academic, college prep, and family service for D.C. students in grades three through twelve.

DREAM Dancers receive specialized training, rich performance opportunities, and strong connections to the professional dance world.  

• audition-based
• weekly dance classes in multiple genres
• performance opportunities
• academic services
• college readiness
• student-centered family services
• multi-year, continuous programming

 Questions? Email dream@citydance.net

Photo Credit Taylor Mickal Photography


JOURNEY OF A DREAMER 

CityDance DREAM focuses on the whole child through dance, education and social support.

YEARS 1-2 SETTING THE FOUNDATION 
(3rd - 4th Grade)
• Dance Training Curriculum begins
• Field trips to Professional performances
• Family Engagement Activities
• Academic Monitoring and Tutoring
• Counseling and In-house Crisis Intervention

YEARS 3-6 GROWING & NURTURING STUDENT ENRICHMENT
(5th - 8th Grade)
• Master Classes, Residencies and Summer Intensives with professional artists and companies
• Student Performance Opportunities
• Student and Family Workshops
• Individualized Student Academic Plans
• College Preparation Curriculum Begins



YEARS 7-10 GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL & MAINTAINING MOMENTUM 
(9th - 12th Grade)
• Pre-Professional Dance Training Track Begins
• Student Leadership Council
• Pre-Collegiate Mentoring and College Planning
• College Application, Admissions and Financial Aid Support
• Merit-based Scholarships Awarded

YEARS 10+ ONGOING SUPPORT 
(College Years)
  • A lifelong support network for DREAM Alumni



Guest Artists

Camille A. Brown & Dancers

Guest Artist: Audrey Elaine Hailes

Jared Jenkins

Guest Artist

Fredrick Earl Mosley

Guest Artist

Dance Theatre of Harlem

Guest Artist: Theara Ward

Phil Wright

Guest Artist

June 30, 2017

CityDance DREAM "Next Level" Auditions

June 07, 2017

CityDance on NBC4: Do More 24

May 24, 2017

Sign Up: CityDance DREAM Next Level Audition