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Review: ‘The Little Mermaid’ at Imagination Stage

Imagination Stage, in collaboration with The Washington Ballet, presents the world premiere of The Little Mermaid. This creative partnership follows the highly acclaimed award-winning production...

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...

George Mason University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts Awards the...

George Mason University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts awards the 2016 Mason Arts Award to Septime Webre, artistic director of the Washington National...

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...

Review: ‘Director’s Cut’ at The Washington Ballet at The Kennedy Center

Ballet Elevated Earlier this month, the dance world rumbled a bit upon learning of the resignation of The Washington Ballet’s high-energy, effervescent Artistic Director Septime...

Review: ‘Bizet’s Carmen in Havana’ at The In Series

The In Series wows again with one of their trademark reimaginings: Carmen in Havana, which takes the essential scenes from Bizet’s classic and adds...

‘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...

‘Tour-de-Force: Serenade’ at The Washington Ballet at The Kennedy Center

The dancers, dusted in long, white tulle, reflect—shells on a dark beach. It is an opening, a closing, a commencement, an ending. Arms raise....

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...

The Washington Ballet’s ‘Swan Lake’ at The Kennedy Center

Under a moonlit, cloudy sky, a young, overwhelmed Prince Siegfried seeks refuge in the forest following an evening of birthday revelry. A weighty anticipation...

The Washington Ballet’s ‘Swan Lake’ at The Kennedy Center

Swooning over the first ‘Swan’ Step aside, Baryshnikov. There’s a new kid on the block and he’s taking the dance world by storm. The Washington...

Nibbles and Sips: ‘Christmas Thrills And Chills For Every Theatregoer’

One of the best ways I know of to get excited about the Christmas season is to get thyself (and thy family) to the...

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....

‘Face of America’ with Pacific Northwest Ballet, Band of Horses, and...

Dancers face the wilderness in Pacific Northwest Celebration at Wolf Trap. Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts is a lovely place to spend...

Preview: Pennsylvania Ballet Brings A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ to The Kennedy...

A few years ago the dance planners at The Kennedy Center came up with a terrific idea: Invite nine regional ballet companies to perform...

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...

We Are Giving Away 2 Pairs of Tickets to Washington Ballet’s...

WE HAVE 2 PAIRS OF TICKETS TO GIVE AWAY TO THE WASHINGTON BALLET'S PRODUCTION OF SEPTIME WEBRE'S PETER PAN CHOOSE FROM THESE THREE PERFORMANCES: Friday, April 18...

Matt Baughman’s ‘Matt’s Movie Rank Tank’ Debuts on DCMTA by Matt...

Hello and welcome to the inaugural post of “Matt’s Movie Rank Tank.”  But first things first, allow myself to introduce…myself (Points to anyone who...

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...

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