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Switch Summer Intensive - Light Switch Dance Theatre

The Light Switch Dance Theatre: Switch Summer Intensive (Hybrid Curriculum) will be held the first week in August at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop. Our focus is to provide a program that allows those accepted to enhance their mindful conditioning and improve upon what they have learned up until they join us. We look to add technical, performance, and choreographic skills to the Young Dancer's toolkit in a nurturing and brave space. 

Over the week, students take daily mindful conditioning and technique classes from our year-round Teaching Artists, as well as, Special Guest faculty. The day will end with Repertory and Composition.

Due to COVID-19, the LSDT intensive will be a Hybrid experience. To ensure the safety of our students and staff, all COVID-19 safety measures will be adhered to in regards to capacity, social distancing, face mask requirements, and temperature checks upon arrival.

Details: 

Switch Summer Intensive: M-F, 10am-4pm 

Ages 12-18

Switch Virtual Showcase: Saturday and Sunday

Rate: $225/wk

Click HERE to register!

CANCELED - Friday ARTnights: Circus District - Juggle Jam!

This event has been canceled. We hope to bring Juggle Jam back to CHAW once the novel coronavirus has run its course. - CHAW Facilities


Conquer the thrilling challenge of juggling with veteran juggler Christian Kloc at a drop-in Juggle Jam workshop on Friday, March 20, 2020 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at 545 7th St, SE. The evening begins with a short demo, moves into some goofy warm-ups, then puts juggling props in your hands and offers pro tips to jump-start your newfound circus habit. All ages welcome and equipment is provided. Wear comfortable clothes that allow relaxed movements. Minimum donation of $5 with all proceeds going towards CHAW’s tuition assistance program. For more information, visit www.chaw.org or call (202) 547-6839.

Art Reception for Gallery Resident Artist MK Bailey

The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop hosts a reception for its 2020 Gallery Artist Resident MK Bailey on Friday, January 31, 2020 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at 545 7th St, SE. Free and open to all. MK's five-week residency runs January 6 through February 10, 2020. Her proposal entitled FEVER DREAM includes constructing a life-size, evolving collage on a wall of the gallery space. The installation will grow and change as she responds to the gallery environment. She’ll be documenting the evolution of the piece with a series of paintings based off the installation over the course of the residency. The work will capture the twists and turns of MK’s creative process and is meant to encourage contemplation on the evolving nature of inspiration. For more information, please visit call (202) 547-6839.

Migrant Quilt Project

The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop presents the Migrant Quilt Project October 28 through December 7, 2019 in two locations: CHAW’s Gallery at 545 7th St, SE and at Lutheran Church of the Reformation, 212 East Capitol St NE. There will be a reception on Saturday, November 9th from 5:00-6:30 p.m. at CHAW featuring Jody Ispen, the founder and director of the project. The Migrant Quilt Project is a grassroots, collaborative effort of artists, quilt makers, and activists expressing compassion for migrants from Mexico and Central America who died in the Southern Arizona deserts. Free and open to all.

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