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Shawn Short, Producing Artistic Director

Community Partnerships

Dissonance Dance Theatre, alongside Ngoma Center for Dance, diligently works with local businesses, government and organization to promote the arts and creative commerce alike. Through Ngoma, our community efforts reach varied demographics based on race, family income and access. We work hard to inspire, enlighten and entertain communities in Washington, DC and beyond.

For more on Ngoma's programs, check out Ngoma's website.

Community Organizations We Work With:

  • Project Healthy Living/DC Department of Health
  • SAGE Metro DC, Black Gay Theatre Collective
  • Brave Soul Collective
  • Adodi Men's Group
  • Black Men's Exchange DC (BMX)
  • Rainbow Project
  • The DC Center for the LGBT Community
  • Swerve Magazine
  • Metro Weekly
  • Washington Blade
  • Mary's House
  • Howard University Alumni
  • Club of Greater Washington
  • Culture Capital culture capital logo

New Voices of Dance

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We're promoting choregraphers of modern dance. See How We're Supporting the Dance Community

Our Workshops

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We teach dance too. See How You Can Learn From Us

Work with Us

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We are growing and could us your help! Check Out Jobs @ DDT