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OCT 8-9 Climate Exploratorium

Photo by Jeff Malet

Thursday, October 8

6:00 p.m.

900 N. Glebe Road
Arlington, VA

Commissioned by Virginia Tech for its inaugural Climate Exploratorium event in the Washington, DC region, Thermal Pearl Ascending is a raw, semi-abstract work exploring the dissonance, contemplation, and ultimate reconciliation of man’s relationship with his environment.  A suggested donation of $20 per person at the door is requested. Space is limited. 

On Friday, October 9, Lucy and BMD Company members will conduct a private movement and discussion workshop for Virginia Tech students and invited guests- so make plans to join us for the public performance on October 8 at 6pm.

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OCT 24 Celebrating 2 Decades

Photo by Jeff Malet

Saturday, October 24

Following the performance 

Dance Place
3225 8th Street, NE
Washington, DC 20017

You’re invited to ‘after-party’ like a 20 year old! BMD turns 20 this year, so let’s act like it!  Join Lucy and our talented dancers immediately following the October 24 performance at Dance Place for an ‘after-party’ celebration filled with treats, champagne, and dancing (of course)!

Help kick-off our 20th season at the exact place where it all began two decades ago. It’s true that you only turn 20 once, but you can celebrate BMD’s 20th all year long! Join us for an evening of memories, fun, and movement!

After-Party tickets are $25. Buy now! After-Party tickets will also be sold at the door before and after the October 24th performance. Tickets are limited. We may even stamp your hand as you come into the party room for that authentic 20 year old experience!

OCT 24-25 BMD:2 Decades

Photo by John McCauley

Saturday, October 24
8:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 25
7:00 p.m.

Dance Place
3225 8th Street, NE
Washington, DC 20017


BMD debuted twenty years ago at Dance Place with the premiere of What’ll Ya ’Ave Luv?, featuring bawdy tavern songs by Henry Purcell. The same piece opens the show for BMD’s anniversary celebration with a toast to the past and to the future. Enjoy excerpts from the much-loved Lucy’s Playlist, Bach Chaconne in D minor – a new quartet with music performed by the National Chamber Ensemble, and a stirring world premiere.

Tickets are $15-$30 and can be purchased online or in-person at the Dance Place Box OfficeClick here to purchase tickets.

JAN 12 Sip & Sample

Photo by Ricki Marion

Tuesday, January 12

6:00-8:00 p.m.

Bistro 360
1800 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201

Join us for an evening of fine wine paired with gourmet nibbles to benefit BMD. Company Board member and beloved Arlingtonian, Art Hauptman, generously hosts this 2nd annual event. Stay tuned for ticket information!

FEB 13 Valentine Concert

Photo by John McCauley

Saturday, February 13

7:30 p.m.

Spectrum Theater
1611 N. Kent Street
Arlington, VA 22209

Love is in the air! BMD partners with the National Chamber Ensemble for an evening of romantic music and dance. Fall in love with the sounds and movement as we reunite for a new collaborative work, featuring excerpts from the ballet Spartacus with music by Aram Khachaturian.

Click here to purchase tickets.

FEB 27 Cantate Chamber Singers

Photo by John McCauley

Saturday, February 27

5:00 p.m.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church – Capitol Hill
301 A Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003

BMD joins the Cantate Chamber Singers for a reprisal of ah, love, waltzes with music by Johannes Brahms and the world premiere of Lucy’s Rejoice in the Lamb, a majestic cantata composed by Benjamin Britten. For more information on how to purchase tickets, click here.


MAR 18-19 Twenty Years with Love, Bowen McCauley Dance

Photo by John McCauley

Friday, March 18

Saturday, March 19
7:30 p.m.

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Terrace Theater
2700 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20566

Live music and extraordinary dance will take the stage for our 20th Anniversary. The evening features the revival of Apostasis– a virtuosic male solo danced to the music of Michael White. Closing the program will be the highly anticipated world premiere of Ars Amatoria inspired by Ovid’s masterpiece about “the art of love” with a commissioned score by Larry Alan Smith.

Tickets will be available at The Kennedy Center Box Office. BMD reserves the best seats for its members and supporters. Tickets go on sale in December. Stay tuned for ticket information!

MAR 19 Platinum Soirée

Photo by Jeff Malet

Saturday, March 19

9:30 p.m.

The Kennedy Center
Roof Terrace Restaurant
Washington, D.C.

Join us for a post-performance anniversary celebration with the cast, complete with a 2 Decade toast, scrumptious bites, and a fantastic silent auction. Tickets will be available in December. Stay tuned for more information!




APR 30 7th Annual Move Me Festival

Photo by John McCauley

Saturday, April 30

1:00 -5:00 p.m. 

Kenmore Middle School
200 S. Carlin Springs Road
Arlington, VA 22204

7th Annual Move Me Festival – FREE

Move Me is a FREE family-friendly celebration of arts and culture, promoting healthy lifestyles through movement and the arts and featuring performances and interactive activities provided by over twenty Arts Partners from the D.C. Metro area. Partners have included Synetic Theater, UrbanArias, Encore Stage and Studio, Halau O’Aulani, Arlington Arts Academy, and many more. Drawing in over 1,200 attendees annually, the festival culminates with performances by the BMD professional company, BMD’s Kenmore Junior Company, and the Dance for PD dancers.

Read about the 6th Move Me Festival. Stay tuned for more information about the 7th Annual Move Me Festival!