CityDance DREAM Gala


May 11, 2019 at 8pm ∙ Historic Lincoln Theatre

CityDance DREAM Gala Chairs: Patricia & Lloyd Howell 

Experience a gala like no other! The CityDance DREAM Gala is a highly curated benefit production that features the world's hottest dancers and acclaimed companies. Professional classical, contemporary, tap, ballroom and hip hop artists from around the world unite on the Lincoln Theatre stage for jaw-dropping performances in support of CityDance DREAM. 

Individual VIP tickets ($250) include one ticket to the Gala performance and access to an exclusive after-party with the Gala artists. CityDance DREAM Gala sponsors receive preferred seating tickets to the Gala performance and after-party. Sponsorships begin at $1,000. Creative cocktail attire

Click here for VIP tickets and to become a sponsor.

Proceeds support CityDance DREAM,  a tuition-free dance program that seeks to level the playing field for students living in underserved DC neighborhoods by providing access to the highest-quality dance training integrated with academic supports and family services.


Past CityDance DREAM Gala Artists have included...

Brooklyn Mack • Cartier Williams • Michaela DePrince • Step Afrika! • BalletX  • Dorrance Dance • Pete Walker and Anna Gerberich, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet • Repstyles Crew • Guest Artists from Bruce Wood Dance • Ballroom Stars Denys Drozdyuk and Antonina Skobina • Chisako Oga and Cervilio Miguel Amador, Cincinnati Ballet • Complexions Contemporary Ballet • The Lombard Twins • Fabrice Calmels, Joffrey Ballet

General admission performance-only tickets on sale January 2019! Stay tuned for 2019 Lineup!


CityDance DREAM Gala Benefit Committee
as of October 29, 2018

Kathleen Biden • 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 

DREAM Gala Performance

After-Party Photos

GALA IN THE SPOTLIGHT