Capitol Movement
Community and Events

Community & Events

Since its inception, CMI has worked with many community organizations to fulfill its mission to build better lives through dance. CMI currently partners with DC Public Schools, Horizons at the Maret School, the Dance Institute of Washington, Dance Metro DC, the WNBA Washington Mystics, the NBA Washington Wizards, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton's office, and the Maya Angelou Foundation. Students in each of our outreach programs take part in ongoing dance instruction, which culminates in a performance for family and friends. During this time, students are exposed to many forms of dance, including hip hop, jazz, modern, and contemporary. They learn basic steps and practice a specially choreographed routine for their mini performance. Some students will even get to perform for an audience of 500+ peers at the Capitol Movement Project during our annual "Free Day of Dance" program and/or on the basketball court in front of up to 18,000 fans during an NBA or WNBA game.

The lessons learned in classes and rehearsals reach far beyond the new steps and tricks dancers encounter, regardless of the dancer's age. Our dance programs build confidence, stress teamwork, teach commitment and discipline, and open doors to dreams.

Capitol Movement Events Calendar

At Capitol Movement, Inc. (CMI) it is our mission to build better lives through dance. CMI offers studio classes, workshops, conventions, and dance concerts as well as guest performances and partnerships with other area organizations.

Please visit this calendar often - we are continually updating it with all of the "Latest Movements"!

Date/Time Event Place Description
June 2, 2017
6:30 pm-7:30 pm
FREE Kidz Hip Hop Class Capitol Movement Studio
Located in Sport & Health, Capitol Hill,
315 G St, SE, Washington, DC
Open to the public, for ages 5-13. Enjoy a fun, upbeat FREE hip hop dance class at Capitol Movement Studio. No advance registration required, please arrive 15-20 minutes early to sign up at the door.
June 6, 2017
6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Happy Hour
with CMI
Glover Park Hotel
2505 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007
Enjoy a mid-week break with your favorite dance organization while we raise funds for our 501(c)(3) nonprofit!

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June 9, 2017
6:30 pm-8:30 pm
CMI Kidz Audition Capitol Movement Studio
Located in Sport & Health, Capitol Hill,
315 G St, SE, Washington, DC
The CMI Kidz are a group of young, energetic, boys and girls, ages 5-13, who support their local community at performances ranging from theater shows, festivals, and galas, to NBA and WNBA basketball games. Participants must have a love for dance, but no prior dance training is required to participate in this hip hop program!

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July 7, 2017
6:30 pm-9:15 pm
Pre-Professional Company Audition Capitol Movement Studio
Located in Sport & Health, Capitol Hill,
315 G St, SE, Washington, DC
For the serious aspiring dancer looking to accelerate their training and performance opportunities.

Elevate your dancing to the next level! With access to some of the best instructors in the area, along with guest choreographers who are nationally celebrated, Company dancers trains at an elite level in preparation for thriving careers in dance. Previous choreographers have included: WilldaBeast, Laura Edwards, DuJuan “DJ” Smart,Jr. Kassidy Bright, Joshua Allen, and many, many more.

Please note: Results will be announced immediately after auditions and rehearsals begin the very next day, Saturday, July 8 and continue every weekend through November 2017. If a dancer is selected for the company a parent must also attend a mandatory meeting during the afternoon of Saturday, July 8, preceding rehearsal.

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September 15, 2017
6:30 pm-9:00 pm
Auditions for Capitol Movement Dance Company Capitol Movement Studio
Located in Sport & Health, Capitol Hill,
315 G St, SE, Washington, DC
A regularly sought after, versatile and crowd pleasing group, Capitol Movement Dance Company members have toured overseas for "Freedom Tours" partnered with Armed Forces Entertainment, performed for the unveiling of the new Ferrari F12berlinetta, appeared throughout the DC area as features and guests of dance productions, and taught a multitude of classes to all ages, levels, and socioeconomic ranges. Once in the company, dancers are required to attend two monthly classes at Capitol Movement Studio on Friday nights and rehearse on most Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays to prepare for Capitol Movement events and special external guest performances.

Audition Schedule
6:30-7:30 pm Hip Hop ($17)
7:30-9:00 pm contemporary/jazz ($17)
$30 to do both auditions

Although not required, dancers are encouraged to attend both auditions.

**Please note – decisions will be announced immediately following auditions. Dancers selected for the Company should be prepared to stay for a welcome greeting from 9-10 pm.

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