NW Pre Ballet Presentation
Pre-Ballet I students will have an open observation for immediate family members during the last class in May. Pre-Ballet II and III students will have the opportunity to show their achievements in a class presentation at the end of the school year in our England Studio Theater. Participation is optional.
NW Spring Performance
Saturday at 4pm and Sunday at 1pm: The production opens with “In the Classroom”, demonstrating the progression of the school from Level 1A through our Professional Track Program. Act 2 features our PTP students performing excerpts from Bournonville ballets and first-place winning ensemble piece at YAGP, "AWAY" by contemporary choreographer Mimmo Miccolis. The performance concludes with Levels 1-7 performing in “Four Seasons”.
Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 4:30pm: The production opens with “In the Classroom”, demonstrating the progression of the school from Level 1A through our Professional Track Program. Act 2 features our PTP students performing excerpts from Bournonville ballets and the World Premiere of "GLARE" by contemporary choreographer Mimmo Miccolis. The performance concludes with Levels 1-7 performing in “Four Seasons”.
Each year our Levels 5,6,7 and PTP present variations and repertoire work twice a year at our Fall Showcase and Winter Showcase. Our Showcases are held in our England Studio in our main building at 3515 Wisconsin Ave. This is a ticketed event, tickets are $25 each and the seating is limited to 100 per show. Proceeds benefit our scholarship program. There are 2 shows for each Showcase. Tickets are available at the front desk in person or by calling 202-362-3606.
Levels Pre-Ballet III-PTP will have the opportunity to audition for the annual production of The Washington Ballet’s The Nutcracker. Additionally, PTP students may have the opportunity to perform in other company productions. Please contact School Manager, Donna Glover for more information.
SE Children’s Showcase
Pre-Ballet students will have the opportunity to demonstrate their achievements in the Children’s Spring Showcase at the end of the school year in our large studio. Please check back for the performance date and time.
SE Spring Performance
The students of The Washington School of Ballet’s SE (TWB@THEARC) will perform the story ballet, Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary, based on the classic nursery rhyme. Audiences will be charmed as Mary struggles to enjoy her beautiful flower garden while “the weeds” are always getting in the way. Modern, jazz and West African dances will also be performed in our eagerly anticipated Spring Performance.
SE Youth Ensemble
The Washington Ballet @ THEARC Performance Ensemble
The Washington Ballet @ THEARC Performance Ensemble is an auditioned group of dancers that performs throughout the greater DC community. This vibrant group is made up of young men and women and highlights the diverse talent of The Washington Ballet’s SE campus with performances at such prestigious venues as The White House with the President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama in attendance, The Library of Congress, the National Mall and more. The group performs classical ballet, jazz, modern and street jazz selections by numerous accomplished guest artists under the direction of Director of TWB@THEARC Katrina Toews.