A Contemporary Season-Closer for the Washington Ballet

June 20, 2024

The Washington Ballet closed out its 2023-24 season with contemporary flair. Titled “Beyond Boundaries,” the trio of ensemble pieces — presented over the last weekend in May in the Kennedy […]

Christmas Legend – Modern Nutcracker Ballet

October 23, 2023

Aru Dell’Arte Dance Company is bringing The Nutcracker into the 21st century. Audiences will be dazzled by glamorous Christmas festivities through a sophisticated, modern story twist! Once upon a time […]

“Lift”

August 30, 2023

Join us for a post screening discussion with Oscar-nominated filmmaker David Petersen and Steven Melendez, artistic director of the New York Theatre Ballet. Filmed over ten years, Lift tells the […]

Chamber Dance Project Celebrates Their Favorite SLAM! Moments

July 27, 2023

Take a look back at of The Chamber Dance Project’s favorite moments from last month’s SLAM! performances. Read more about the five show run of performances from our arts writer […]

Code Purple: Haze Postpones Baseball, Ballet, Trash Pickup

June 8, 2023

The smoke drifting south from wildfires in Canada caused postponements or closures across Washington, D.C., and beyond today. The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments issued a health advisory: “Current air […]

Life Of Movement – World Dance Show

March 14, 2023

Join Aru Dell’Arte on its latest discovery, exploring the language of movement. Liberating and mysterious. Carrying us through decades and centuries of World Dance. All just in one show. Ⓒ […]

Life Of Movement – World Dance Show


Follow Aru Dell’Arte on its latest discovery, exploring the language of movement. Exploring dance among cultures and it’s influence in modern ballet. Liberating and mysterious. Carrying us through decades and […]

Christmas Legend – Modern Nutcracker Ballet

November 10, 2022

Once upon a time – more then magic was about to happen the night before Christmas. This show presents themes of human compassion, love, and friendships while spinning a well-known […]

Kids Korner: Preparing for The Nutcracker 

November 9, 2022

By Ellie AuKamp (2nd grade) and Eleanor Assey (3rd grade)  In the following interview, second-grader Ellie interviews third-grader Eleanor about preparing for the Washington Ballet’s Nutcracker performance this year.  An […]

Washington Ballet’s Artistic Director to Step Down at End of Season

October 21, 2022

The Washington Ballet’s Julie Kent will end her tenure as artistic director at the completion of the 2022-2023 season. She has accepted a new role as co-artistic director of the […]