As the ballet company of the nation’s capital, The Washington Ballet reflects the diversity of the community and the nation through its professional dancers, high-caliber school, and its repertoire. Artistic Director Julie Kent has introduced defining works by globally recognized choreographers, all while embracing the work of emerging choreographers – which will contribute to the evolution of ballet and its relevance in our times.


February 19-23, 2020

From a lively and jazzy Broadway production to divine elegance, witness bellwether ballets by 20th century dance titans George Balanchine and Sir Frederick Ashton.

Swan Lake

April 9-19, 2020

Divine costume design, breathtaking sets, and additional staging and choreography by Julie Kent and Victor Barbee bring this tragic tale of romance to a new level.

2020 Summer Intensive

Audition to study with TWSB in the heart of the nation's capital during our 2020 Summer Intensive.


May 13-17, 2020

Witness the famed story ballet of love, magic, and trickery in a fun and fanciful combination of wild events that will leave you delighted and charmed.

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Dance with us

Ages three to adult are invited to study with TWSB.