Results tagged “The Washington Ballet” from Spotlight

VelocityDC Shines Light on Local Dance Scene

By Doug Rule
October 10, 2013 4:59 PM |
No one refers to Washington as a capital, or even a hotbed, of dance. But a growing number of nationally known dance companies do call the nation’s capital home, and over the next three days the fifth annual VelocityDC Dance Festival shines a nice spotlight on many of these companies. And all presented at one of the city’s best perches ... [Read]

TwylaTharp: AllAmerican pays homage to the high priestess of contemporary dance by showcasing works from two decades of Tharp's prodigious career, including "Nine Sinatra Songs" and "Surfer at the River Styx." A Washington Ballet premiere. Opens Wednesday, Feb. 22, and runs through Saturday, Feb. 25, at 8 p.m. Also Saturday, Feb. 25, at 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 26, at ... [Read]