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2013.2014 Season

2013.2014 Season Performances

2013.2014 Electronic Brochure

Giselle

The Kennedy Center, Eisenhower  Theater
October 30-November 3, 2013

Love, betrayal and forgiveness reign as The Washington Ballet takes on one of the world’s most beautiful and technically difficult ballets. From the time of its 1841 premiere in Paris, this dramatic and gorgeous ballet has inspired generations of dancers with its tale of a young peasant girl who has a passion for dancing and dies of a broken heart. One of Septime Webre’s all-time favorite classical ballets, Giselle has it all—romance, spirited peasant dances and ghostly spirits. LEARN MORE

The Nutcracker @THEARC

THEARC Theater
November 30-December 1, 2013

A holiday must-see! Septime Webre’s The Nutcracker transports you back in time to historic Washington with George Washington as the heroic Nutcracker. Glorious music, swirling snowflakes, magnificent sets and costumes have made this Nutcracker a DC tradition with raves from critics and sold-out crowds. LEARN MORE

The Nutcracker at Warner Theatre

Warner Theatre
December 6-29, 2013

A holiday must-see! Septime Webre’s The Nutcracker transports you back in time to historic Washington with George Washington as the heroic Nutcracker. Glorious music, swirling snowflakes, magnificent sets and costumes have made this Nutcracker a DC tradition with raves from critics and sold-out crowds. LEARN MORE

The Jazz/Blues Project

The Harman Center, Sidney Harman Hall
January 29-February 2, 2014

Americana at its finest-the iconic music of Etta James and Charlie "Bird" Parker and world-class dance come together in Trey McIntyre's Blue Until June and Val Caniparoli's Bird's Nest. Along with a world premiere by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, whose Sueno de Marmol had audiences and critics alike reaching for superlatives last spring and guest appearances by Helen Hayes Award Winner E.Faye Butler and the Howard University Jazz Ensemble, this program promises to be the most exhilarating dance event in town. LEARN MORE

BRITISH INVASION: The Beatles & The Rolling Stones

The Kennedy Center, Eisenhower Theater
March 5-9, 2014

When The Beatles and The Rolling Stones invaded America back in the 1960's rock 'n' roll changed forever. Relive this revolution in Trey McIntyre's A Day in the Life, an energetic, thrillingly visual and emotional journey set to classic Beatles' tunes. Through poignant lyrics, hard-driving guitar licks and strutting dance, Christopher Bruce's highly-acclaimed rock ballet Rooster, is the penultimate "battle of the sexes." LEARN MORE

Peter Pan

The Kennedy Center, Eisenhower Theater
April 16-20, 2014 and April 26-27, 2013

Take a high-flying adventure to Neverland with the The Washington Ballet's NEW Production of Septime Webre's dazzling Peter Pan. A swashbuckling coming of age tale that pits Peter and the Lost Boys against Captain Hook and his outrageous band of pirates, this whimsical adventure is told through vibrant dance. Peter Pan is a story about growing up that never seems to grow old. LEARN MORE

Tour-de-Force: Balanchine!

The Kennedy Center, Eisenhower Theater
April 23-25, 2014

Only three performances! The brilliant next chapter of Tour-de-Force, a gala-style program of provocative and engaging, showstopping classical and contemporary ballets including Swan Lake, Flames of Paris, D-Construction and more. George Balanchine's Theme and Variations, the evening's centerpiece, evokes the great period in classical dance when Russian ballet flourished with the aid of Tchaikovsky's music. Only available to subscribers, Tour-de-Force is a season highlight not to be missed. LEARN MORE

Who Cares?

THEARC Theater
May 17-18, 2014

Set to the music of George Gershwin, this exuberant ballet captures the best of Broadway! This captivating ballet performed by The Washington Ballet Studio Company in the intimate THEARC Theater, will delight audiences of all ages. LEARN MORE