All posts tagged "the washington ballet"

  • Bowie & Queen at the Kennedy Center

    The Washington Ballet presents works inspired by Freddie Mercury and David Bowie

  • Dance: Spring Arts Preview 2016

    Ballet, contemporary and ethnic dance performances in Washington, D.C, Maryland and Virginia

  • Septime Webre to exit the Washington Ballet

    Artistic Director has helmed the ballet for 17 years

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • VelocityDC Shines Light on Local Dance Scene

    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...

  • 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...

  • Vampire Barre

    ''It's been loosely referred to as the Rocky Horror Show of ballet,'' jokes Michael Pink. ''It comes back and back again because it sells out....

  • 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 Washington Ballet presents TwylaTharp: AllAmerican

    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”...

  • 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...

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