Washington Performing Arts

Washington Performing Arts Mission

  • to provide the Washington community with performing arts presentations of the highest quality and of varied content and tradition
  • to provide lifelong learning opportunities through arts education, youth involvement, and community partnerships
  • to support and nurture performing artists and their art forms

For more information, view their website.


Washington Performing Arts' education intiatives strive to provide educational opportunities in the performing arts for youth, adults, and seniors that enrich and engage our diverse community in a broad spectrum of activities designed to encourage creativity, participation in and an appreciation for these art forms.

Description of Education Initiatives: Education Initiatives include Capital Arts Partnerships, Concerts in Schools, Embassy Adoption Program, Children of the Gospel Choir, and Annual String competitions. Each program is developed with the common goal of fostering young artists by offering them opportunities to connect and interact with local and global artists and cultures. For more information, visit their education page.

Partnership with DC Collaborative

DC Collaborative Member since 1998.
Washington Performing Arts is a founding member of the DC Collaborative!

"We love connecting with other arts and humanities education organizations through the DC Collaborative!"

History/Trivia: Washington Performing Arts celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2017 highlighting their outstanding commitment to connecting the arts and community.

Contact the Education Department: Michelle Hoffman, Kathy Brewington and Trisha Taylor at education@washingtonperformingarts.org


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Mailing: 975 F Street, NW
Location: 923 F Street, NW, #303
Washington, DC 20004
P: 202.470.6467

The DC Collaborative is a FY19 Service Organization grant recipient of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

The DC Collaborative is proud to receive a grant for its Collective Impact work supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.