A thought-provoking play about the history of swimming pools, the desegregation of a private swim club, and how the legacy of racism in the water continues to affect us all. MOUNT RAINIER, MD June 12, 18—In 1974 a family was denied membership at a private, neighborhood swimming pool, all the members of which were […]Read More Ally Theater Company returns to Joe’s Movement Emporium with daring new work, #poolparty
When the Mother of America stands trial, will anyone emerge innocent? Ally Theatre Company—D.C.’s newest theatre company dedicated to art that’s designed to engage audiences through acknowledging and confronting systemic oppression in America—kicks off its inaugural season with the regional premiere of James Ijames’ The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington. Christmas Eve, […]Read More Ally Theatre Company Kicks Off its First Season with the D.C. Premiere of James Ijames’ Fevered Look at American History
The play “My Name is Rachel Corrie” comes to Mount Rainier sparking community member reflections Local community member Travis Neimann shares the impact of a video clip that changed his social consciousness Mount Rainier, MD Feb. 18, 16: “My Name is Rachel Corrie” comes to Joe’s Saturday, March 12 at 7:30 pm. Local community member, […]Read More Life-changing work takes Joe’s stage
Welcome to the Strasburg Hotel… Where the ladies offer more than a good night’s rest… They provide sanctuary to lost souls. Circa 1929 in Central Virginia. When the wife of a policeman seeks refuge from her husband at the Strasburg Hotel… the hotel proves anything but idyllic. From critically-acclaimed playwright Carol Lee Campbell (The Goddess […]Read More The Ghost of Strasburg Haunts Joe’s Nov. 20 & 21st | Buy Your Tickets Now!
May 4, 2015 What is Precious to You? “Keep what is precious, and leave the rest behind” a piece of advice given by one of the characters in BOXES the play. So often we get caught on the proverbial hamster wheel- the logistics of family life, scrambling for success at work, sacrificing time and money […]Read More What is Precious to You?
Washington, DC – Choreographer Christal Brown brings her company INSPIRIT to Joe’s Movement Emporium for the DC premiere of their latest work The Opulence of Integrity. Inspired by the public life and inner searching of boxing’s outspoken superstar, Muhammad Ali, Brown deploys her eclectic movement vernacular to illustrate the turmoil of a life infused by divinity yet […]Read More Christal Brown/INSPIRIT presents The Opulence of Integrity: A Dance Work Inspired by the Life and Legend of Muhammad Ali
Are you a local performing artist who is interested in developing new work? Do you or your company want audience feedback on projects you are designing? Do you value input in your creative process? Joe’s Movement Emporium and The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center are partnering to co-present NextLOOK, a series especially designed for artists […]Read More Calling all artists in the DMV area!