Dancing Lessons

Ever, an awkward professor with Asperger’s Syndrome, seeks dancing lessons from his neighbor, Senga, an out of commission Broadway dancer. As the unlikely relationship unfolds, the two make hilarious and heartwarming discoveries about themselves and each other.

One hour and ten minutes with no intermission.

Dancing Lessons

By Mark St. Germain
Directed by Jan Guarino
Acts of FaithStarring Virginia Rep newcomers Dean Knight and Kylie Clark as Ever and Senga. Knight was most recently seen in Rapture, Blister, Burn, Unexpected Tenderness, and The Human Terrain (5th Wall Theatre). Clark’s regional credits include Angels in America (Richmond Triangle Players) and The Sound of Music (Riverside Dinner Theatre).

Part of The Acts of Faith Theatre Festival

One hour and ten minutes with no intermission.

Schedule change: the Wednesday, March 22 matinee will begin at 3:00 p.m.

Dean Knight and Kylie Clark. Photo by Jay Paul

"You don't want it to end." – Boston Globe

"Dancing Lessons is touching, entertaining... thanks to the adroit writing of Mr. St. Germain, a shrewd specialist in matters of human psychology" – NY Times


Playwright Mark St. Germain


"Virginia Rep to Present Dancing Lessons at Hanover Tavern"

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Acts of Faith Talkback

There will be a talkback immediately following the performance on March 5. Talkback last approximately twenty minutes.


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