WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) announced today that TWB Company dancer, Brooklyn Mack, won a Gold medal on Sunday, July 29, in Bulgaria at The International Ballet Competition –Varna 2012 (Varna). In June, Mr. Mack also won the Grand Prix at The Istanbul International Ballet Competition and a gold medal at the Boston International Ballet Competition to complete his medal trio win this summer. READ FULL RELEASE
Young dancers from The Washington Ballet@THEARC performed their their new dance production, “Be Seen, Be Heard, Be You,” at THE ARC on Friday, July 20 at THEARC Theater in southeast Washington. The young dancers practiced for months to prepare for the show. LEARN MORE
This year The Washington Ballet’s Women’s Committee and Jeté Society are joining forces to create a single fall fundraising event. Through the combined efforts of the Women’s Committee and the Jeté Society, the Dracula Soirée promises to be “a party to die for”. LEARN MORE
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) announces its 2012.2013 Season: SEDUCTION. The Company’s 37th season features a number of new initiatives including The American Experience series and the world premiere of Hemingway: The Sun Also Rises; a two-week performance run of Michael Pink’s Dracula; and a fifth subscription-series program Tour-de-Force: Stars and Stripes. Four world and three company premieres, diverse classical and contemporary repertoire, added performances and Sunday-evening subscription series, and a new virtuoso gala-performance program that celebrates the Company’s dancers, the new Washington Ballet Five-Series subscription season is designed to seduce audiences. LEARN MORE
The 100th anniversary of the National Cherry Blossom Festival will bring many special activities to its home, Washington, D.C., and other places across the United States.
Here is a round-up of some of the best events, many of them free: LEARN MORE