theatre kapow – Dance Nation



On Sale Now


February 18th, 7:30pm, February 19th, 7:30pm, February 20th, 2:00pm


$28 Adults, $23 Students
(plus per ticket fee, directly supporting the Capitol Center/Bank of NH Stage)


Bank of NH Stage
16 S Main St, Concord, NH 03301


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Somewhere in America, an army of pre-teen, competitive dancers plots to unleash their POWER and take over the world. But in this unapologetically candid portrayal of the mysteries of adolescence, these young dancers have more than choreography on their minds. Each plié and jeté puts them one step further from childhood and one step closer to discovering their own identities, amidst a raucous pageant of ferocious ambition.

With all parts played by adult actors of middle age and beyond, focus is drawn to the memory of the body and the memories that live in the body.  A refreshingly unorthodox play, Clare Barron’s Dance Nation conveys the joy and abandon of dancing, alongside the changes to body and mind of its preteen characters as they peer over the precipice toward adulthood.

2019 Pulitzer Prize Finalist // Winner of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and the Relentless Award

*Content Transparency: This show contains coarse language, depictions of self-harm, simulated masturbation and descriptions of masturbation, sex and sexual violence. May not be suitable for patrons under the age of 18.

Running Time: 105 minutes.

*For this performance all patrons must present proof upon entry that they are fully vaccinated for COVID19.
Masks are required for all attendees.

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