Past Events
Sleeping Beauty Soiree

Attendees at Sleeping Beauty Soiree will be treated to a unique experience inspired by this classic story and iconic ballet. Enter the magic forest or the royal court in honor of Aurora’s 16th birthday for an exquisite selection of wine, cocktails, and food. Dancers in costume will bring The Sleeping Beauty to life at this themed-cocktail reception. The evening will conclude with festive and celebratory dancing alongside TWB's very own dancers on the dance floor!

The Washington Ballet Gala

Join Artistic Director Julie Kent and The Washington Ballet’s Board of Directors for one of DC’s most anticipated events - The Washington Ballet Gala: Illuminate & Ignite! This year’s gala will illuminate the wealth of talent found in The Washington Ballet’s Company and School and spark enthusiasm for bringing artistic excellence to our city. Enjoy an evening of cocktails, dinner, performances by The Washington Ballet company, and dancing.

The Nutcracker Tea Party

Join your favorite Nutcracker characters for a magical morning or afternoon tea party at the grand Willard InterContinental Hotel on December 8, 2019. Experience tea time prior to or after the matinee performance of The Washington Ballet's charmingly-DC The Nutcracker at the historic Warner Theatre.

Lecture: BALANCHINE + ASHTON with Alastair Macaulay

Lecture: BALANCHINE + ASHTON with Alastair Macaulay

Former New York Times chief dance critic Alastair Macaulay joins TWB for a discussion of our upcoming program, BALANCHINE + ASHTON.

The Washington Ballet Takes Center Stage Virtual Gala

All are invited to this FREE event The Washington Ballet Takes Center Stage Virtual Gala 7:00PM ET on June 18

All are invited to join Artistic Director Julie Kent for The Washington Ballet Takes Center Stage Virtual Gala! Tune in for an uplifting and inspiring evening of five beautiful performances by Washington Ballet company dancers, appearances and tributes by very special guests, and more. 

The Nutcracker Tea Party at Home

Steaming & Streaming The Nutcracker Tea Party at Home Free for all to watch

A quintessential Washington, DC holiday tradition, The Nutcracker Tea Party @Home will delight and engage your family this season. Join us for a 40-minute Nutcracker experience featuring guest performances, interactive activities, the story of The Washington Ballet’s unique production of The Nutcracker, and behind the scenes interviews – all from the comfort of your home.

Season Opening Performance

Season Opening Performance

Join us as we toast to the 2021/22 Season of Gratitude at our Season Opening performance on October 21 and 22 at the National Building Museum. October 21 - Celebration Dinner This elegant event will begin at 5:30PM with a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception, followed by a three-course dinner in the Great Hall. Celebrate the start of the season with a memorable reception and dinner with Julie Kent and other distinguished guests.* * Your Celebration Dinner Reservation includes the Post-Performance Dessert Reception Admission. October 21 and 22 - Artist Dessert Reception Conclude your evening with cocktails, champagne, and dessert with Julie Kent and the dancers of The Washington Ballet.

The Nutcracker Tea Party 2021

The Nutcracker Tea Party 2021

This year's event is sold-out, but we look forward to celebrating with you next year. Happy Holidays!

The Washington Ballet's 2024 Gala

The Washington Ballet’s 2024 Gala

Join The Washington Ballet for one of DC’s most anticipated events - our 2024 Annual Gala.

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