Dance For All

The Washington Ballet’s fourth city-wide Dance For All event returns this Spring with a full month of dance events and activities!

Dance For All is a community engagement initiative that brings the joy and artistry of dance to every quadrant in Washington, DC through free performances, demonstrations, and dance classes. Find an event near you!

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Performances & Events

Performances & Events

Join us for performances & events all around the city throughout our Dance for All celebration!

 


2024 Upcoming Events:

Children’s Story-time and Movement Class 

National Building Museum
Thursday, May 9th, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM 

Join The Washington Ballet for a special engagement at The National Building Museum. Join us for a read aloud of Alice in Wonderland, followed by a Creative Movement class inspired by the story and ballet version of this classic tale.

Free! Register here to secure your spot: National Building Museum (ticketapp.org)

Pilates in the Park

Yards Park 355 Water St SE, Washington, DC 20003
Sunday, May 19th at 9:30AM 

Join The Washington Ballet and company dancer Samara Rittinger for a Pilates inspired mat class on the Riverfront, a revitalizing way to kick start your day. Bring your yoga mat or towel and participate in this free outdoor fitness class as you overlook the water front.  

Free! Pre-registration requested and coming soon!

Children’s Story-time and Movement Class 

Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum
Wednesday, May 22nd, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Join The Washington Ballet for a special engagement at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum for an exploration of what makes you who you are. Explore identity with us and educators from the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum. Express yourself with movement, music, and more at this week’s Storytime. Get inspired by a close look at Mis Cuatro Gracias (Brendan, Camilo, Carlos, Jorge), by artist Aliza Nisenbaum; read Why Am I Me?, by Paige Britt; and make our own artworks celebrating ourselves!

Free! No registration required. Meet on the Plaza. ASL interpretation is provided at the 10:30 reading

 

Children’s Story-time and Movement Class

Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum
Wednesday, May 29th, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Join us for an exploration of how we express who we are. We will look closely at Your oceanic feeling by Olafur Eliasson; read Julián Is a Mermaid, by Jessica Love; and participate in our own playful art-making.

Free! No registration required. Meet on the Plaza.

CityCenterDC Plaza Performances 

Thursday, June 6th – Saturday, June 8th
Performances begin at 6:30PM

TWB returns to City Center this June with three FREE performances at the City Center Plaza! The Washington Ballet company dancers will light up the plaza with a mixed-rep performance to close out the Spring Dance For All season.

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Classes

Free Classes at TWSB

Join us for FREE classes at our SE and NW campuses and around the city throughout our Dance for All celebration!

Photo by xmbphotography.

2024 Upcoming Classes:

Register for classes on Eventbrite here:

The Washington Ballet Events – 10 Upcoming Activities and Tickets | Eventbrite

FREE Adult Classes at the NW Campus Joseph C. Coleman Studios
3308 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 2001

Adult Mat Pilates (w/ Brittany Bailey)

Monday, April 29th 11 am- 12 pm

Monday, May 6th 11 am- 12 pm

Open Level Contemporary (w/ Gabriel Mata)

Monday, May 6th 7:30-9 pm

Monday, May 13th 7:30-9 pm

FREE  Adult Classes at the SE Campus: Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus (THEARC)
1901 Mississippi Ave SE # 202, Washington, DC 20020

Dance for Parkinson’s Disease “Dance for PD”- Thursday, May 30th, 2:00-3:15 pm (w/ Lucy Bowen McCauley)

Adult Ballet- Thursday, May 30th, 7:00-8:00 pm (w/ Elena Ovchinnikova)

 

FREE  Children’s Classes at the SE Campus: Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus (THEARC)
1901 Mississippi Ave SE # 202, Washington, DC 20020

Mommy & Me (Age 2-3)- Thursday, May 30th, 4:00-4:45pm (w/ Maggie Williamson)

Creative Movement (Age 3-5)- Thursday, May 30th, 5:00-5:45 pm (w/ Maggie Williamson)

Beginner Ballet (Age 6-9)- Thursday, May 30th, 6:00-7:00 pm (w/ Maggie Williamson)

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DC Public Library Activations

Library Activations

Join us for Storytime and Movement Classes all around the city throughout our Dance for All celebration!

 

TWB’s Storytime and Movement Class is a 45-minute to 1-hour program designed to give young readers an enjoyable experience through literature and dance. Participants will listen to the reading of a children’s book and participate in an interactive dance class that explores storytelling through movement.

2024 Library Activation dates COMING SOON!

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Our Partners

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