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Sunday, February 26, 2017 At 3:00 pm

Olympia Dance Festival

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The Olympia Dance Festival features fourteen local dance groups plus guest artist Xuan Cheng, Principal Dancer with Oregon Ballet Theatre. Dance styles represented include ballet, hip-hop, tap, ballroom, jazz, modern, Irish, Chinese, and Middle Eastern dance.


Guest Artist – Xuan Cheng

“The Second Detail”, choreographed by William Forsythe, Oregon Ballet Theatre, Photo: Blaine Truitt


Xuan Cheng was born in Chen Zhou, Hu Nan Province of China. Currently a Principal ballerina with Oregon Ballet Theatre, Xuan previously danced with Montreal’s Les Grands Ballets Canadiens and Guangzhou Ballet in China. She has performed principal roles in Giselle, Cinderella, Swan Lake, Romeo & Juliet, and The Nutcracker, as well as contemporary works by William Forsythe, Nacho Duato, Nicolo Fonte, James Kudelka, and Trey McIntyre.


Participating Dance Groups

Ballet Northwest

Ballet Theatre of Washington

Capital City Bellydance Collective

Centralia Ballet Academy

Debbi’s Dance, Etc.

Fang Fei Chinese Dance

Johansen Olympia Dance Center

Marisela Fleites Flamenco

Olympic Ballroom Dance

Raqs el Sehr & Mas Uda

Slieveloughane Irish Dancers

South Sound Dance

Southwest Washington Dance Ensemble

Studio West Dance Theatre


Sunday, February 26, 2017
3:00 pm
Washington Center Main Stage
512 Washington St. SE
Olympia, WA 98501 United States

plus the $3 Washington Center facility fee