The Washington Center & Ballet Northwest Present 2024 Olympia Dance Festival


Submitted by Washington Center for the Performing Arts

The Washington Center and Ballet Northwest are thrilled to announce the return of Olympia Dance Festival on March 2, 2023, at 7 p.m. The 2024 Olympia Dance Festival features 16 dance companies from throughout Western Washington. Olympia Dance Festival welcomes back home-town hero, Giovanny Garibay, as the special guest artist this year. Giovanny Garibay is currently with the Cincinnati Ballet. Garibay is a Centralia native and alumni of Olympia’s own Ballet Northwest. He also trained at the San Francisco Ballet School and danced with the Joffrey Ballet Studio Company in Chicago. 

The program will include ballet, contemporary, hip-hop, tap, jazz, Irish dance, Chinese dance, ballroom, musical theatre and more! This event typically sells out, so get your tickets before it’s too late!

Participating dance groups include:

  • Centralia Ballet Academy (Centralia)
  • Children’s Dance Theater (Auburn)
  • Debbi’s Dance, Etc. (Lacey)
  • Fang Fei Dance (Lacey)
  • Harbor Dance Ballet Elite (Gig Harbor)
  • Inspired to Move Dance Academy (Lacey)
  • Johansen Olympia Dance Center (Olympia)
  • Olympic Ballroom Dance (Lacey)
  • Haley Prendergast Irish Dancers (Olympia)
  • QiQi Dance Group (Olympia)
  • Random Acts of Dance Collective (Olympia)
  • Riverside Performing Arts (Vancouver)
  • South Sound Dance (Tumwater)
  • Southwest Washington Dance Ensemble (Chehalis)
  • Studio West Dance Theatre (Olympia)

Tickets can be purchases on the Washington Center website.

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