CityDance DREAM Gala

Saturday, May 16 at 8pm 

The Lincoln Theatre 

1215 U St NW Washington, DC 20009

Gala Chair: Paul Wharton

Tickets on sale soon! 

A show-stopping evening of dance featuring the world’s hottest dancers and acclaimed companies. Professional classical, contemporary, tap, ballroom and hip hop artists from around the world unite for a jaw-dropping performance in support of CityDance DREAM. CityDance DREAM  works to level the playing field for youth living in low-income District neighborhoods by providing access to free high-quality dance training, after-school programs, and wrap-around support services.

Past CityDance DREAM Gala Artists have included Brooklyn Mack, Cartier Williams, Michaela DePrince, Step Afrika!, BalletX, Dorrance Dance, Pete Walker of Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, Ballroom Stars Denys Drozdyuk and Antonina Skobina, Syncopated Ladies, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, The Lombard Twins and Anna Gerberich of The Joffrey Ballet.

Want the VIP Experience?

Sponsors and $250 ticket holders receive access to our exclusive Get-Down after-party and enjoy food, fun, DJ & dancing with the DREAM Gala artists. Learn more about becoming a sponsor. Become a sponsor here


Thank you to the 2019 CityDance DREAM Gala Benefit Committee!

Kathleen Biden • Connie Carter & Gordon Dale • Debbie & Brad Dockser • Louie & Ralph Dweck • Dania Fitzgerald • Tracy & Todd Foreman • Shelly & Joe Galli • Kate Goodall • Herb & Ilene Heiserman • Joslyn & Steve Hills • Patricia & Lloyd Howell • Kush Jadeja • Malini Jadeja • Kay Kendall & Jack Davies • Suzan & Trey Kovarick • Karen & George Marcou • Jacqui Michel • Marsha Nelms Muawwad • Lisa & Mehmet Oz • Catherine & David Pickar • Linda Potter & Tim Shriver • Pam & Dick Sauber • Peter Shields & Ace Werner • Alison & John Shulman • Tom Sietsema & Ed Lichorat • Jeffrey Slavin • Astri Sorenson • Ruth & Arne Sorenson • Lauren & Devin Talbott • Hillary Thomas-Lake • Julia & Victor Tolkan • Annie Totah • Mariella & Michael Trager • Ann Walker Marchant • Katharine Weymouth • Sissy & Angus Yates 

Thank you to our 2019 DREAM Gala Sponsors!


Gala Performance Featuring the World's Best Dancers!

The Hottest After Party in DC

GALA IN THE SPOTLIGHT