Enjoy live performances, projects for specific sites  and dances for film: Fire Pit Party – Alcova Heights, No Cares poetry by C. Thomas, About Time with art by Philip Livingston, Drift from Fred Schnider Gallery of Art, art by Scott Hutchison, profiles from Columbia Pike Artist Studios, 2021-22 Season Kick Off. Recent from Jane Franklin Dance on Vimeo.

Vintage JFD

Welcome to a collection of performances from past years, venues and specific sites around Northern Virginia and Washington DC. Selections rotate. Vintage JFD from Jane Franklin Dance on Vimeo.

Hidden Talents

a performance from Inner Ear, a recording studio founded in Arlington, Virginia by musician and recording engineer Don Zientara. Bonus Features – Inner Ear Studios tour and a Forty+ work by Brynna Wilder Hidden Talents from Jane Franklin Dance on Vimeo.

2020 Virtual Shows

The unusual restrictions of covid-19 brought about different methods to connect with audiences .  Several platforms helped us to present live stream performances through 2020. LIVE AT THE ATHENAEUM 1X7 – inspired by a NVFAA exhibit about the pandemic. Wire Works – a collaboration with visual artist Ellyn Weiss. Do Not Touch – it’s not just covid-19 that limits the […]


See evening length performances from Capital Fringe Festival, Charm City Fringe, and “Shorthanded” created for Theatre on the Run. AFLIGHT Aflight draws a picture of connections to earth and to each other. People — like animals — move to react to a push or pull in their natural habitats. As we confront global issues, we […]

Family Shows

Family friendly shows combine movement, text and music to tell a story.  Narrative performances, adapted from books, invite audience participation with relatable story lines and lots of good fun. THE BIG MEOW Adapted from the book by Elizabeth Spires, The Big Meow is the story of an ever-hopeful fluff-ball who desperately wants to belong to […]