Joy of Motion Dance Center (JMDC) announces its First Annual Resident Company Concert at the Atlas Performing Arts Center on Dec. 9. It features two of Joy of Motion’s 2017-18 Resident Companies: Motion X Dance and UpRooted Dance. JMDC’s third resident company, El Teatro de Danza Contemporanea/DC Contemporary Dance Theatre (TDC), mounts its own winter concert at Dance Place on Dec. 2 and 3.
Selected through a competitive process, Joy of Motion’s Resident Companies receive free rehearsal space, online and print promotional assistance, free and discounted classes for their dancers and at least one presented performance annually. TDC has been in residence at Joy of Motion in years past, while both Motion X and UpRooted are new partners. joyofmotion.org.