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Dance for All Excerpts From Tchaikovsky

Free

Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of The Washington School of Ballet during a festive afternoon filled with cake and ballet. Families are invited to enjoy cake, conversation, and a 30-minute performance of excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s famous ballets: The Nutcracker, The Sleeping Beauty, and Swan Lake. A Q&A with the company members will follow the performance. Join us on September 15 at TWSB NW or October 6 at TWSB SE.

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Dance for All TWB at The REACH Opening Festival

As the dance company of the nation’s capital, The Washington Ballet is excited to partner with The John F. Kennedy Center to celebrate National Dance Day at The REACH opening festival on September 21. Join us for Story Time or enjoy our performance featuring excerpts from 'Fives' by Choo San Goh.

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Dance for All District of Joy at CityCenterDC

Free

The Washington Ballet and CityCenterDC have teamed up to bring 'Joy to the District' with free pop-up performances on The Plaza at CityCenter during our Fall 2019 Dance for All festival. Join us On September 25 and October 2 at 6:30PM and eat, drink, shop, and relish the joy of dance.

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Dance for All TWB at ¡Muévete! Hispanic Heritage Month Community Day

The Washington Ballet joins ¡Muévete! Hispanic Heritage Month Community Day at The National Portrait Gallery to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Enjoy an original dance choreographed by Helga Paris-Morales, TWB Studio Company member and up-and-coming choreographer. Create art inspired by Latinx artists, learn to draw the human figure in motion, and move your body during Latin Dance Classes with The Washington Ballet during this festive and bilingual celebration.

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Dance for All TWB at Arlington Valley Fest

Come out and dance with The Washington Ballet at Arlington Valley Fest. Area musicians and performing artists will set the stage for entertainment, local artists will showcase their works of art, and food trucks will offer tasty delights. A kid’s zone will keep the family busy and beer will be in abundance from the New District Brewing Company

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Dance for All TWB at Children’s Medical Center

Free

Dancers from The Washington Ballet will visit patients at Children’s Medical Center, give interviews in Seacrest Studios, and throw a dance party in the atrium for all who can participate on Tuesday, October 1 from 1:00 to 2:30PM.

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Season Opening Event Grand Jeté Soiree

Join us as we leap into our BOLD 2019.20 Season! October 18, 2019, 6-10PM The Kogod Courtyard at the Smithsonian American Art Museum Hosted by The Women's Committee of The Washington Ballet Co-Chairs: Ginger Dietrich, Monica Garcia Harms, and Jennie P. McConagha

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Dance for All TWB at Taste of the Harvest Festival

Taste of the Harvest is a community gathering event celebrating the harvest season of the Bridge Park Plots and THEARC Farm. Enjoy a meal outside with activities inside the farm, live performances, and connections with the food web network east of the river. Students from The Washington School of Ballet’s SE campus at THEARC will perform, faculty will lead a fun dance fitness class, and there will be hands on activities for children.

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NEXTsteps

Single tickets start at $25

NEXTsteps supports the evolution of both ballet and the dancer, and celebrates the evolving beauty and resonating power of our art with new works by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, John Heginbotham, and Jessica Lang.

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The Nutcracker

Season Ticket Packages start at $113

Experience the magic of The Washington Ballet's charmingly-DC The Nutcracker! This celebrated production is set in historic 1882 Georgetown with George Washington, King George III, and other historical figures. Join us again with family and friends or start a new holiday tradition with your loved ones.

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The Nutcracker Tea Party

Single tickets: $285

Join your favorite Nutcracker characters for a magical morning or afternoon tea party at the grand Willard InterContinental Hotel. Guests will be transported to an enchanting winter wonderland where they will indulge in tea sandwiches, fresh scones, sweet treats, holiday teas, crisp champagne (for the adults), and pose for photos with the iconic Snow Queen and Sugar Plum Fairy. Experience tea time prior to or after the matinee performance of The Washington Ballet's charmingly-DC The Nutcracker at the historic Warner Theatre.

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BALANCHINE + ASHTON

Season Ticket Packages start at $113

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

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Swan Lake

Season Ticket Packages start at $113

Enter into a world of true love and tragic romance in this classical masterpiece, with The Washington Ballet’s dancers moving in marvelous concord to the incomparable score of Tchaikovsky.

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Coppélia

Season Ticket Packages start at $113

Sometimes [literally] getting dolled up can save a life. 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.

Intermediate Ballet

Age/Skill Level: Adult Class Descriptions

This class is for the more advanced student with a minimum of five years of training. A deep knowledge and understanding of ballet terminology, ballet technique alignment principles, and execution of principle ...

Stretch, Agility, and Strength

Age/Skill Level: Adult Class Descriptions

This is a total body conditioning class inspired by dancers, but applicable to all body types and ages. This class focuses on developing more range of motion and strength for joints, as ...

Beginner Ballet 1

Age/Skill Level: Adult Class Descriptions, Teen-Friendly

This class is for absolute beginners who are entirely new to classical ballet, or students returning after many years away from the art form and wishing to ease back into ballet. This ...

Advanced Beginner Ballet

Age/Skill Level: Adult Class Descriptions, Teen-Friendly

This class is a progression from Beginner Ballet 2 classes. Students at this level have attended ballet classes regularly in recent years or throughout adolescence. A deep knowledge and understanding of ballet ...

Beginner Ballet 2

Age/Skill Level: Adult Class Descriptions, Teen-Friendly

This class is for beginner students who already have a foundational understanding of ballet terminology and technique. It is a perfect class for those who have studied ballet in the past and ...

Adult Barre Fitness

Age/Skill Level: Adult Class Descriptions

Adult barre is a full body workout for all levels designed to strengthen and tone through a series of low impact, isometric, and mindful movements. The workout utilizes the ballet barre and ...

Adult Zumba

Age/Skill Level: Adult Class Descriptions

Ditch the workout, join the party! This class incorporates popular songs heard on the radio mixed with Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves making you feel like you are dancing in ...

Intermediate/Advanced Ballet

Age/Skill Level: Adult Class Descriptions

This class is for the advanced student with a minimum of 5 years training. The class will move at a faster pace than other levels with an expectation that students will understand ...