The Suzanne Farrell Ballet: All-Balanchine Program

Oct 21 - Oct 23, 2016

The Kennedy Center's own ballet company celebrates its 15th season with a program of three Balanchine classics: the company premieres of the rarely seen Gounod Symphony and the patriotic Stars & Stripes, and the return of the audience favorite Danses Concertantes.

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San Francisco Ballet

San Francisco Ballet: Christopher Wheeldon's Cinderella

Oct 26 - Oct 30, 2016

The world-renowned company performs Christopher Wheeldon's visually imaginative production inspired by the Brothers Grimm and Perrault fairy tales--featuring Prokofiev's dramatic music, ingenious puppetry, and spectacular sets and costumes.

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Cincinnati Ballet Nutcracker

Cincinnati Ballet: The Nutcracker

Nov 23 - Nov 27, 2016

Our annual presentation of this holiday favorite brings the D.C. premiere of a bright and colorful production featuring elaborate scenery, whimsical stage effects, awe-inspiring acrobatics, and entrancing choreography from Artistic Director Victoria Morgan.

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American Ballet Theatre: Kevin McKenzie's Swan Lake

Jan 25 - Jan 29, 2017

ABT marks its annual engagement with this lavish, romantic tale of ill-fated passion, dreamlike transformation, and ultimate forgiveness set to Tchaikovsky's glorious score and featuring choreography by Kevin McKenzie after Petipa and Ivanov.

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Mariinsky Ballet

Mariinsky Ballet: Alexei Ratmansky's The Little Humpbacked Horse

Jan 31 - Feb 5, 2017

For its annual engagement, the legendary Mariinsky brings Alexei Ratmansky's charming contemporary take on the classic Russian fairy tale in a D.C. premiere showcasing plenty of personality, humor, and creativity with a score by Rodion Shchedrin.

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Hamburg Ballet

Hamburg Ballet: John Neumeier's The Little Mermaid

Mar 28 - Apr 2, 2017

Returning for the first time in 13 years, the company performs the D.C. premiere of John Neumeier's adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen fable. Geared toward adults, this stunning production is a darker meditation on love, loss, and alienation.

On Sale 11/14/2016

Ballet Across America

Ballet Across America--curated by Misty Copeland and Justin Peck

Apr 17 - Apr 23, 2017

Our celebration of innovation and diversity in American ballet returns, this season curated by stars Justin Peck and Misty Copeland, who'll explore ideas central to the John F. Kennedy centennial with several companies across multiple programs.

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New York City Ballet

New York City Ballet: Two Programs of Contemporary Works & Balanchine Classics

Jun 6 - Jun 11, 2017

The acclaimed company's annual visit brings two programs featuring works by today's hottest choreographers--Justin Peck, Christopher Wheeldon, and Alexei Ratmansky--along with George Balanchine's Square Dance, Tarantella, and The Four Temperaments.

On Sale 1/16/2017

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