The Washington School of Ballet (TWSB) is recognized nationally and internationally for its classical training and dedication to excellence in dance and dance education. The school trains more than 1000 enrolled students each school year and engages over 1600 students through open classes at its studios in NW and SE D.C.

School Year Programs

Our mission is to inspire the next generation of dancers to grow and expand to their full potential and to keep our community dancing.

Auditions for The Nutcracker

Learn more about enrolled student auditions for The Nutcracker


Visit the Parent Resource Page to learn about School Director, Trinidad Vives, and read about our policy on skin-toned tights and shoes.

Adult Classes

Open classes for all ages and experiences.