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The Washington Ballet

Soaring With the Washington Ballet's Noche de Pasión: The Tango Soirée

David Drake | Posted 11.30.2014 | Arts
David Drake

The new edition of performers and the charm of the artistic director Septime Webre were only exceeded by his impromptu Cuban salsa in sync with his Latin ballet dancers.

One Sentence: How to Watch Dance

Phil Chan | Posted 02.27.2013 | Arts
Phil Chan

I am often asked by new audience members of all ages, but especially young people, what should they look for at a dance performance. I decided to ask my colleagues to answer this question in one sentence.

Yes, Virginia, There Is a Holiday Ballet Besides 'The Nutcracker'

Risa Gary Kaplowitz | Posted 11.18.2012 | Arts
Risa Gary Kaplowitz

With American ballet company directors and boards lamenting the low status of ballet in the minds of the general public, what would happen if our ballet companies offered more options during the holiday season? How did we get ourselves trapped in a can of Nuts?

Weekend To-Do: Scuba Santa And A Bhangra Bone Marrow Drive

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.02.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- We can hardly believe it's already December, which means that holiday festivities are just starting to gear up. The Washington Ballet's ...

50 Years Of Washington Ballet's 'Nutcracker' (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.02.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- This year, The Washington Ballet's celebrated "The Nutcracker" production turns half a century old. Its first show of the season was Thu...

The Washington Ballet's Nutcracker: Now With Live Music

Posted 12.13.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Ballet announced on Wednesday that this year's performance of "The Nutcracker" will feature live musicians. Why the big f...