The Gallaudet Dance Company, founded in 1955, is pleased to announce the 65th anniversary dance concert, Celebrating 65 Years of Dance, sponsored by the Department of Art, Communication, and Theatre and the Delta Zeta Foundation. Performance dates are Friday March 27, 2020 at 10:30 am and 7:30 pm and Saturday March 28, 2020 at 7:30 pm in Elstad Auditorium, Gallaudet University, 800 Florida Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20002-3695 [Metro - RED line - NoMa-Gallaudet]. Free on-campus parking is available.
This special event will bring current and alumni dancers of the acclaimed troupe together on Elstad stage. The company will present an entertaining production featuring local guest artists and a variety of dance genres including hip-hop, jazz, modern, lyrical ballet, and ASL fused with dance. Participating guest dance companies include Gallaudet Alumni Dancers, Infinite Plug, Kendall Performing Arts, Masti Moves, MSSD Performing Arts, National Deaf Dance Theatre, Sunshine 2.0, and the Wild Zappers. Guest choreographers who are presenting new dance works will be Debra Floyd, Clarissa Garrison, Teresa Dominick, Ashley Pigliavento, Tanisha Russell, and student choreographers.
PHOTOGRAPHY CREDIT goes to Andrew Robertson of Silver Spring, MD. Mr. Robertson has been photographing the Gallaudet dancers since 2014. The Gallaudet Dance Company is most appreciative of his work in capturing the spirit of the dancers and their technical abilites during rehearsals and performances.
For more information, please visit the Gallaudet Dance Company website.
This production runs approximately two (2) hours with one (1) intermission. This is a family-friendly event - ALL patrons must have a ticket regardless of age.
Tickets: Adults - $15 on-line (credit card), $20 at the Box Office Window (cash/local check); Non-Gallaudet students - $10 on-line (credit card), $15 at the Box Office Window (cash/local check); groups of 10 people or more - send a message through TICKETLEAP or email [email protected]
Gallaudet Students - Full-time students who have paid the spring 2020 semester unit fee receive one (1) free ticket with their ID. This ticket must be picked up at the Elstad Box Office Window at Gallaudet University during Box Office hours. DO NOT buy a Gallaudet student ticket using the on-line credit card system (TICKETLEAP) unless your are sure that you do not qualify for the one (1) free ticket with ID.
Part-time Gallaudet Students (i.e., students taking ASL or PST classes; or students who have not paid the spring 2020 semester unit fee), Non-Gallaudet Students, or full-time Gallaudet students who have paid the spring 2020 semester unit fee and already received their 'one free ticket with ID' but want to see the show a second time can purchase tickets on-line using the 'Non-Gallaudet Student' ticket category for $10 (credit card) or at the Box Office Window for $15 (cash/check).
The on-line credit card system (TICKETLEAP) is available 24/7 --- but stops processing credit card transactions two (2) hours before the start of the event. Once credit card transactions stop, ticket purchases must be made at the Box Office Window with cash or a local check - no credit cards.
Box Office Window hours at Gallaudet University Elstad Auditorium are:
Tuesday March 24 - 4:00-6:00 pm
Wednesday March 25 - 4:00-6:00 pm
Thursday March 26 - 4:00-6:00 pm
Friday March 27 - 9:30-10:30 am and 6:30-7:30 pm
Saturday March 28 - 6:30-7:30 pm
ALL ticket sales are final - there are no refunds and no exchanges (regardless of how you acquired your ticket). Please arrive early to facilitate parking and to select your seat.