The Performing Arts Guide – District Fray


SJ Ewing & Dancers in “TECHNE”. Photo by JHsu Media.

DC artists mix data into dance. They feature dramatic and dynamic combat. They sing showtunes you probably know all the words to and perform scripts for the first time. They jump, twirl and all put themselves on stage. Behind the scenes, writers, designers and choreographers set up each performance for success. Whether you’re a theater buff or haven’t seen a DC production before, we’ve got some new performing arts names, shows, and companies to check out this season.

15 Unorthodox Venues + Promising Theaters in DC

17 must-see productions in 2022-2023

Six dance companies to know

Pretty Boi Drag Kings take the stage again

How to Run a Drama Workshop That Actors Enjoy

Q&A with Game Designer and Playwright Tristan B. Willis

Q&A with dancer + choreographer Andile Ndlovu

Q&A with opera singers Cecelia McKinley + Christian Simmons

Q&A with educator, performer and artist Paige Hernandez

Q&A with Performance Educator Graciela Rey

Q&A with Lighting Designer Jesse Belsky

Q&A with set designer Paige Hathaway

Q&A with playwright Drew Lichtenberg

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