Ballet


Master Class: Royal Swedish Ballet

Master Class: Royal Swedish Ballet

Tue, May 31, 2016, 7:00 PM

This participatory, intermediate to advanced level class for adults is led by company members from the Royal Swedish Ballet.

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Royal Swedish Ballet: Ek's Juliet and Romeo:

Royal Swedish Ballet: Ek's Juliet and Romeo

Jun 1 - Jun 4, 2016

One of the world's oldest ballet companies returns with the North American premiere of Mats Ek's visionary take on Shakespeare's immortal tragedy--a work brimming with modern twists, and winner of the 2015 Olivier Award for Best New Dance Production.

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Ballet

The Suzanne Farrell Ballet

Oct 21 - Oct 23, 2016

The Kennedy Center's own ballet company celebrates its 15th season with a program including two Balanchine works: the company premiere of the rarely seen Gounod Symphony as well as the patriotic Stars & Stripes.

On Sale 8/1/2016


San Francisco Ballet

San Francisco Ballet: Wheeldon's Cinderella

Oct 26 - Oct 30, 2016

The renowned company brings a D.C. premiere! Inspired by the Brothers Grimm and Perrault fairy tales, this visually imaginative adaptation features Prokofiev's dramatic music, ingenious puppetry, and spectacular sets and costumes.

On Sale 8/1/2016


Cincinnati Ballet Nutcracker

Cincinnati Ballet: The Nutcracker

Nov 23 - Nov 27, 2016

The Kennedy Center's annual holiday presentation of The Nutcracker brings the D.C. premiere of this bright and colorful production featuring elaborate scenery, stage effects, acrobatics, and choreography by Artistic Director Victoria Morgan.

On Sale 9/14/2016


ABT

American Ballet Theatre: 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.

On Sale 11/14/2016


Mariinsky Ballet

Mariinsky Ballet: 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.

On Sale 11/14/2016


Hamburg Ballet

Hamburg Ballet: 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 Neuemeier'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.

On Sale 11/14/2016


New York City Ballet

New York City Ballet

Jun 6 - Jun 11, 2017

The acclaimed company's annual visit brings two programs featuring today's hottest choreographers and beloved classics, to include new works by Justin Peck and Christopher Wheeldon, George Balanchine's The Four Temperaments, and more.

On Sale 1/16/2017

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