"unexpected, unique and wholly rapturous" - dcmta


Founded in 2010, darlingdance is a feminist postmodern dance company based in Washington, DC. Since its founding, darlingdance has presented work at Dance Place, Dance Exchange, Artisphere, Atlas Performing Arts Center, Capital Fringe, Building J, The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, The Jack Guidone Theater, Greenberg Theater, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Capitol Hill Arts Workshop and toured in Baltimore, Chicago and Boston. darlingdance has received funding and support from Dance Metro DC, the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Dance Place, MassArt and more, and received press from The Washington Post, Washington City Paper, PinkLine Project, DCMetroTheaterArts and Time Out Chicago. We produce groundbreaking work that focuses on the female experience in both traditional and DIY venues, blending the history of formal dance performance with innovative presentation ideas.