2020 DC Black Theatre & Arts Festival; a Multidisciplinary Arts Festival celebrating extraordinary stories from around the world.  This year’s festival has  an exciting menu of more than 150 provocative and ground breaking performances, by local and national artists, writers, filmmakers and musicians.


We have partnered this year with some of the best artists and organizations to make 2020 the most incredible festival yet.


Join us today - Submission are now being accepted


The DC Black Theatre & Arts Festival was founded in 2010 for the purpose of educational and performing arts theatre programs, and the first theatre festival of its kind, to recognize the importance of both urban and traditional theatre.


Our Mission is to create a diverse group of outstanding artists whose distinctive visions will give an artistic identity of uncommon richness and variety to all performances, for all people.


Each year, nearly 30,000 faithful theatre goers, playwrights, actors, family, and friends who make the pilgrimage to the Nation’s Capital to participate in this celebration of Art.


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