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Upcoming Events: Ballet

2013-2014 Season

  • Bolshoi Ballet: Giselle

    May 20 - 25, 2014 | Buy Now
    Russia's Bolshoi Ballet returns with "unparalleled intensity and brilliance" (Washington Post) to the Opera House to dance Giselle, one of the most romantic and visually striking works in the classical canon.

  • Boston Ballet

    Jun. 3 - 5, 2014 | Buy Now
    Celebrating its 50th anniversary, Boston Ballet follows its Kennedy Center Ballet Across America III engagement with a mixed repertory program featuring works by George Balanchine, JirĂ­ Kylián, and Petr Zuska.

  • Pennsylvania Ballet: Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Jun. 6 - 8, 2014 | Buy Now
    Celebrating its 50th anniversary, Pennsylvania Ballet follows its Kennedy Center Ballet Across America III engagement with the vibrant, mystical fantasy of Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream.


2014-2015 Season

  • The Suzanne Farrell Ballet

    Nov. 28 - 30, 2014 | On Sale 8/6/14
    The Suzanne Farrell Ballet returns to the Opera House with three Balanchine works (1951 version of Swan Lake, Allegro Brillante, Monumentum & Movements) and Robbins's The Concert (or The Perils of Everybody).

  • Ballet West: The Nutcracker

    Dec. 10 - 14, 2014 | On Sale 9/10/14
    Ballet West returns to the Kennedy Center with Willam Christensen's beloved production of The Nutcracker danced to Tchaikovsky's timeless score.

  • Mariinsky Ballet

    Jan. 27 - Feb. 1, 2015 | On Sale 10/1/14
    Russia's Mariinsky Ballet brings a mixed repertory program featuring Hodson's Le sacre du printemps inspired by Nijinsky, Fokine's Le Spectre de la Rose and Dying Swan, and Petipa's Paquita Grand Pas.

  • American Ballet Theatre

    Mar. 24 - 29, 2015 | On Sale 11/19/14
    American Ballet Theatre returns for its annual engagement with an evening-length work and a mixed program featuring Balanchine's Theme & Variations, Tudor's Pillar of Fire, and Tharp's Push Comes to Shove.

  • New York City Ballet

    Apr. 7 - 12, 2015 | On Sale 2/4/15
    New York City Ballet returns with two mixed programs, including Balanchine's Serenade, Agon, and Symphony in C, with the New York City Ballet Orchestra.

  • Scottish Ballet

    May 28 - 30, 2015 | On Sale 2/4/15
    In their Kennedy Center debut, Scottish Ballet infuses drama and dance in a bold new take on Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire.

  • The Royal Ballet

    Jun. 9 - 14, 2015 | On Sale 4/1/15
    The Royal Ballet returns with Carlos Acosta's new full-length Don Quixote as well as a mixed repertory program of works by Wayne McGregor, Christopher Wheeldon, and Liam Scarlett.


All programs are subject to change.