2018.2019

2018.19 Season

The 2018.19 season brought highlights from previous seasons, important modern masterworks of the 20th century, a refreshed full-length classical favorite, and an evening that supported rising choreographers who will propel ballet forward into the 21st century.

TWB Welcomes

TWB Welcomes

Artistic Director Julie Kent invited celebrated artists from the dance world to share the Kennedy Center's Eisenhower Theater stage with our company. TWB Welcomes featured two distinct programs of extraordinary balletic dimension, showcasing the evolution of classical ballet over the last 100+ years.

Contemporary Masters

Contemporary Masters

In fall 2018 at The Harman Center for the Arts, The Washington Ballet showcased its range of abilities and depth of versatility in an extraordinary program that payed tribute to the 20th century’s most accomplished American modern choreographers.

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

DC’s perennial favorite, Septime Webre's The Nutcracker, celebrated 15 years in 2018 with over 40 performances at THEARC and the historic Warner Theatre.

The Sleeping Beauty

The Sleeping Beauty

The romantic and timeless tale of a magical kiss and the beloved story of Princess Aurora, her handsome prince, and the evil Carabosse. A quintessential classical ballet inspired by the fairy tale of true love's kiss and the triumph of good over evil presented at the Kennedy Center's Eisenhower Theater.

Three World Premieres

Three World Premieres

From April 3 -7, The Washington Ballet presented three never before seen works featuring choreography by former San Francisco Ballet soloist Dana Genshaft, American Ballet Theatre star Ethan Stiefel, and world renowned ballet choreographer Trey McIntyre at the Harman Center for the Arts.

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