CityDance DREAM Gala

Saturday, May 16 at 8pm

The Lincoln Theatre
1215 U Street NW | Washington, DC 20009

Gala Chair: Paul Wharton 

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.

Tickets on sale soon!


Want the VIP Experience?

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

The Smith
1314 U Street NW | Washington, DC 20009


2020 CityDance DREAM Gala Host Committee

As of February 12, 2020

Carolyn Arpin & Ben Sachs • Karen Baker & George Marcou • Stacie Lee Banks • Kathleen Buhle • Leslie Clevenger • Dibbie Conahan & Jim Oldham • Lizette Corro • Lou Davidson • Brenda Durham • Lynda Erkiletian • Will Fastow • Dania Fitzgerald • Tracy & Todd Foreman • Mary & Robert Haft • Suzan Kovarick & Trey Sunderland • Sara & Chris Lange • Emily Lenzner • Jennifer Lewis • Jane Ottenberg & Richard Creighton • Lisa & Mehmet Oz • Kelsey Phelps • Catherine & David Pickar • Amanda Polk • Sally Quinn • Pam & Dick Sauber • Gail Schonfeld • Alison & John Shulman • Tom Sietsema & Ed Lichorat • Karen & Bill Sonneborn • Jeanne Specchio • Emily Spitzer & Eric Lewis • Schroeder Stribling • Lauren & Devin Talbott • Annie Totah • Jayne Visser • Rachel Weller • Patrice Willoughby


Gala Performance Featuring the World's Best Dancers!

The Hottest After Party in DC

GALA IN THE SPOTLIGHT