Joe's Movement Emporium
rare. gritty. brilliant.



Artist Partners

Many arts groups call Joe's home, utilizing Artist Services to provide them with affordable rehearsal and performance space throughout the year. Joe's houses an extensive roster of local artists contracted for special events and education programs.

Ally Theatre Company

Ally Theatre Company produces theatre designed to engage audiences through acknowledging and confronting systemic oppression in America.


Choreographer Kimmie Dobbs Chan’s movement, at times pedestrian and precise, resonates with Director Enoch Chan's enigmatic aesthetic to evoke powerful and even haunting imagery.

Falling Leaf Aerial Collective

Local collective of aerial artists.

Katherine Smith Contemporary Dance

Katherine Smith Contemporary Dance Ensemble [KSCDE] is a professional performance company for performers 7-15 who desire to enhance, maintain and sustain their craft.

Kendra Marie Moves

Kendra has hopes of inspiring and motivating more people to commit to themselves positively and effectively to accomplish whatever they desire.

LightWork Ministries, Incorporated

LightWork Ministries, Incorporated is a Christian based Non-Profit seeking to be of assistance to the Community of Faith and the Community of Man.

The Lost-Found Nation Of Islam

Led by Minister Najee Muhammad.

RaeDiant Movement

Explores dance technique, styles, and traditions of the Caribbean along side dance techniques learned here in the States.

Sacred Hips in Motion

A collective of six dancers whose goal is to promote fitness, health, artistic expression, positive body image, and sisterhood through Middle Eastern dance, aka belly dance.

Silk Road Dance Company

Dedicated to the preservation, promulgation, and evolution of women's endangered dance forms, traditions, and costumes from cultures along the Great Silk Road trade route linking China with the Mediterranean.

Soul In Motion Players

Soul In Motion (SIMPINC) is a troupe of energetic Dancers and Drummers led by Associate Director Pam Lassiter Rhone. In 1984 Michael and his sister Khandi started performing as the Soul In Motion Players.

Smooth & EZ Hand Dance Institute

Led by Lawrence Bradford with the mission of enhancing local and national awareness of Hand Dance through instruction, promotion, and preservation.

Taratibu Youth Association

A young people’s performing arts company that focuses on African and African American culture.

UpSpring Studio

Provides aerial dance and creative movement instruction to adults of all ages and levels.

Washington Mens Camerata

Honors the tradition of men’s choral music by providing performances, promoting the choral art, and preserving the repertoire.

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