The ninth annual Dance Bethesda, a weekend celebrating dance, will feature a formal dance concert showcasing area companies at 8 p.m., Saturday, March 9, 2013. The event, produced by Bethesda Urban Partnership and the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District, will take place at Round House Theatre, located at 4545 East-West Highway in downtown Bethesda.
The seven professional performers and choreographers selected for the concert include: Christopher K. Morgan & Artists (contemporary), Furia Flamenca (flamenco), Jason Ignacio (contemporary), Karen Reedy Dance Company (contemporary), Silk Road Dance Company (Central Asian), Teelin Irish Dance Company (Irish) and The Washington School of Ballet (ballet).
Tickets are available at www.bethesda.org for $20 for adults, $10 for children 12 and under. Remaining tickets will also be available at the door.
Dance companies were selected through an adjudicated audition process. Fifty dance companies from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. submitted performance pieces for Dance Bethesda auditions. Featured dance companies were selected by Dan Joyce, Associate Professor in the School of Dance at George Mason University; Elizabeth Walton, Associate Professor at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, and Septime Webre, Artistic Director of the Washington Ballet.