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Report: CityDance’s 2017 DREAMscape Benefit Gala

Moments into a dimmed house at the historic Lincoln Theatre, an off-stage voice over a loudspeaker made a promise to a buzzing audience: “We’re...

Reviews: The Washington Ballet’s ‘Carmina Burana’ and ‘Bowie/Queen’

Going Out With a Bang: The Washington Ballet’s Carmina Burana and Bowie/Queen https://youtu.be/SlXtWnCo7vw The standing ovation came before a single dancer took the stage. It lasted about two...

Review: ‘Hamlet’ at The Washington Ballet

Hamlet, a modern, dramatic contemporary ballet based on William Shakespeare’s original, The Tragedie of Hamlet, published in 1603 premieres in The Kennedy Center. An...

‘The Nutcracker’ at The Washington Ballet at The Warner Theatre

Resplendent visions of sugarplums danced both on the Warner Theatre stage and in the heads of hundreds of hardy multi-generational audience members Friday evening when the Washington...

‘Latin Heat’ at The Washington Ballet

Latin Heat does what the Washington Ballet does best: spotlight its dancers’ strengths and individual personalities. However, Latin Heat also illumines the WSB unhinged and unrestrained....

ALICE (in wonderland) at The Washington Ballet at The Kennedy Center

The Washington Ballet's performance of ALICE (in wonderland) is delightful for someone like me who is not a connosseur of ballet. Here, sets and costumes...

‘Sleepy Hollow’ at The Washington Ballet

‘Sleepy Hollow’ ballet premieres at the Kennedy Center:  D.C. Ballet shakes up expectations Yes, even classical ballerinas let their hair down once in a while....

A Duo of Dance and Comedy: Arts Collective @ HCC’s ‘Hallow-Scream’...

The late Alan M. Kriegsman once told dance critics at a conference that a “laundry list” of reviews should be avoided at all costs....

The Washington Ballet: Tour-de-Force: Balanchine!’ at The Kennedy Center

The Washington Ballet: Tour-de-Force: Balanchine is a truly spectacular evening at the ballet, with something for everyone. This program has, in my opinion, a...

‘Peter Pan’ at The Washington Ballet at The Kennedy Center

If you have a child or grandchild you’d like to introduce to ballet, does The Washington Ballet have a show for you. Artistic Director...

The Washington Ballet’s ‘Blues/Jazz Project’ at Sydney Harman Hall by Carolyn...

DC Ballet shakes up expectations Yes, even classical ballerinas let their hair down once in a while. They relish tossing off those stiff upper body...

‘Giselle’ at The Washington Ballet by Carolyn Kelemen

The Washington Ballet gave us the willies in a haunting production of Giselle on All Hallow’s Eve. Dressed in midnight black, artistic director Septime Webre...

‘Ballet Across America III-Program B’ at The Kennedy Center by Carolyn...

Ballet Across America III-Program B: Cheers for the Home team, the Washington Ballet While George Balanchine was again celebrated in Ballet Across America III at The Kennedy Center Opera...

‘Cinderella’ at The Washington Ballet at The Kennedy Center by Colleen...

The Washington Ballet's production of Cinderella at the Kennedy Center is fun for the whole family. All the elements of storytelling combine, with incredibly...

The Best of 2012: Part 1: ‘Dance Memories, 10 Favorites of...

Alicia’s star still shines the brightest Off stage, she is a stunning five foot 10 inch woman with incredibly long arms and legs that go...

‘The Nutcracker’ at The Washington Ballet by Carolyn Kelemen

Septime Webre’s The Nutcracker gets the jump on holiday cheer! Lavish or plain, with live music or canned, The Nutcracker is a ballet for and...

‘Dracula’ at The Washington Ballet by Carolyn Kelemen

The Redskins may be in a slump but The Washington Ballet has never looked better. The nation’s capital premier ballet troupe is beginning its...

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