Dance Exchange

Dance Exchange

Dance Exchange offers movement classes for adults, youth, and families for all levels, educational intensives and opportunities for artistic growth, and evening public programs.

Dance Exchange’s large, handicap-accessible, light-filled studios are for all kinds of creative movement, theatre rehearsals, classes, and provide a nontraditional space for community meetings, team-building, parties, photography, and video shoots. The building has a parking lot, outdoor space, and a kitchenette that are also available to renters. We are metro-accessible, located two blocks from the Takoma metro station (Red Line).

The mission of Dance Exchange is to ignite inquiry, inspire change, and connect people of all ages more deeply to the questions at the heart of our lives through dancemaking and creative practices. Dance Exchange collaborates across generations, disciplines, and communities to channel the power of performance as a means for dialogue, a source of critical reflection, and a creative engine for thought and action.


Dance Exchange

7117 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912


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Accessibility Information

Dance Exchange is committed to providing access to patrons of all abilities. Dance Exchange is ADA compliant and has employed performers varying in abilities in our works and staff. The Dance Exchange and were constructed to be as accessible as possible. Alternative formats and ASL, CART or Audio Description must be requested at least one week prior to the event.

The studios and lobby are fully equipped with restrooms that have accessible sinks, showers, and amenities. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) the Dance Exchange makes every effort to provide equality of opportunity and freedom from discrimination for all members of our community, regardless of any disability an individual may have. Please indicate the nature of the accessibility issue, your preferred format (electronic format standard print, large print, Braille, etc.), the web address of the requested material if applicable, and contact information so we can reach you if questions arise while fulfilling your request.

If the format of any material on our website or our building is not accessible to you for any reason, please contact Dance Exchange Staff immediately. We will respond by providing you with an alternate format of the requested material or create a more appropriate means of visiting our site and/or studios. As some of our work is done off site, we are not always able to assure accessibility in those instances, however we do try to work with those sites to make them as accessible as possible.


Parking lot and ample street parking


Available for rent 6AM-11PM daily


  • Studio 1 & 2

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