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  • ABT’s Julie Kent to replace Septime Webre at Washington Ballet

    Julie Kent began dancing professionally by training locally in Bethesda at the Academy of the Maryland Youth Ballet. Little did she know she would later...

  • Septime Webre to exit the Washington Ballet

    Artistic Director has helmed the ballet for 17 years

  • Bizet in Havana

    The Washington Ballet stages a Cuban-based, cross-genre collaboration with The InSeries

  • Getting Headless: Sleepy Hollow

    Sleepy Hollow is part of the Washington Ballet's 10-year American Experience project

  • Anglophilic

    ''All three of these choreographers are at the top of their game,'' Septime Webre says, referring to Trey McIntyre, Christopher Bruce and Christopher Wheeldon. As...

  • French Toast

    On the surface you might not expect a collaboration between the InSeries's Carla Hubner -- originally from Chile -- and the Washington Ballet's Septime Webre...

  • Beefed-Up Ballet

    {Giselle (Photo by Steve Vaccariello)} ''Men in tights.'' Septime Webre laughs after he says that, the first thing that springs to mind when asked what's...

  • Night at the Ballet

    Did you hear the one about NPR correspondent Ari Shapiro performing with The Washington Ballet? ''I'm not a dancer, and I do not dance,'' Shapiro...

  • 2012 Metro Weekly Next Generation Awards Selection Panel

    The Next Generation Awards are chosen from a pool of community nominations by a panel of Washington-area LGBT leaders from the worlds of arts, activism,...

  • Dancing through Wonderland

    ''It's a big one,'' says Septime Webre, ''a really loud, wild dream.'' The artistic director of the Washington Ballet isn't joking about the brand-new production...

  • The Great Septime

    Septime Webre was drawn to dance early. ''I'm half-Cuban,'' he says, ''and there's an old Cuban saying that Cubans dance before they can walk.'' {Septime...

  • Modern Love

    Did you know William Shakespeare's Mercutio might be gay? ''Perhaps Mercutio is bisexual, who knows? He's a sexual provocateur, let's put it that way,'' says...

  • Dancing Duality

    Economic turmoil. War. Chaos and totalitarianism. You think things are bad now? Let the In Series and the Washington Ballet transport you back to a...

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