CityDance DREAM Gala

Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 8pm

Lincoln Theatre

CityDance DREAM Gala Chairs: Patricia & Lloyd Howell 

The CityDance DREAM Gala is a show-stopping evening of dance 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.  

CityDance DREAM is 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.

General Ticket Prices

$25 Upper Balcony
$42 Front Balcony & Orchestra

Click here to purchase general tickets.  


$250 Individual VIP Tickets include one ticket to the Gala performance and access to an exclusive dance after-party at Thurgood Marshall Center with the Gala artists. 

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 Sponsorships SOLD OUT!

$1,000 & up Sponsorships include the best seats in the house, recognition in the Gala program and access to an exclusive dance after-party at Thurgood Marshall Center with the Gala artists.

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2019 Lineup

Maki Onuki, The Washington Ballet, and Brooklyn Mack • Pete Walker, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, and Anna Gerberich, The Joffrey Ballet • PHILADANCO! • Syncopated Ladies • Eddie Shellman of Repstyles Crew

CityDance DREAM Gala Benefit Committee
as of February 22, 2019

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!

DREAM Gala Performance

After-Party Photos


Lincoln Theatre
1215 U Street NW | Washington, DC 20009