The Washington Ballet

The mission of The Washington Ballet is to bring the joy and artistry of dance to the nation’s capital and the world’s stage through the professional presentation of the best in classic and contemporary ballet, to provide the highest caliber of dance training through a preeminent school of ballet, and to serve and involve the entire community through extensive dance education and community engagement programs. View more information on their Member Feature Page.

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Winter Lottery

This event will take place between January and March will be available for registration in the Winter Lottery opening on December 3rd. 

The Sleeping Beauty
Presented by: The Washington Ballet

The Washington Ballet Company will perform a quintessential classical ballet inspired by the timeless fairy tale of a true love's kiss and the triumph of good over evil.
Date: 3/01/19
Time: 12:00PM
Length of Event: 1 hour
Location: Eisenhower Theater at the Kennedy Center, 2700 F St NW, Washington, DC 20566
Discipline: Dance, Music/ Music Production, Theatre
Curriculum Connections: English/ Language Arts, DCPS Framework for Arts Learning
Grades: 6th - 8th
Ticket capacity: 1075 

Supplementary Materials: Teacher's Guide

for The Sleeping Beauty

Previous Lotteries

The Nutcracker
Presented by: The Washington Ballet
Holiday Magic! DC's annual favorite. This celebrated production is set in historic Georgetown with George Washington among other historical figures. Join us again with family and friends or start a new holiday tradition with your loved ones. The magnificent opulence of the Warner Theatre provides the perfect setting for this splendid production.
Date: 12/5/18
Time: 11:00AM
Length of Event: 2 hours
Location: The Warner Theatre, 513 13th St NW, Washington, DC 20004
Discipline: Theatre, Dance
Curriculum Connections: Diversity, DCPS Framework for Arts Learning, History/Geography
Grades: PreK - 6th
Ticket capacity: 600 per date (Please limit request to approximately 50 students per school, if possible so we can reach as many schools as possible.)

Supplementary Materials: Student Guide

Contemporary Masters
Presented by: The Washington Ballet

Works by iconic choreographers Mark Morris, Merce Cunningham, and Paul Taylor, who have defined modern dance. Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes, Duets, and Company B performed by The Washington Ballet Company, followed by an informal Q&A with TWB dancers.
Date: 11/2/2018
Time: 11:30 AM
Length of Event: 1 hour
Location: Harman Center for the Arts (Sidney Harman Hall), 1604, 610 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004
Discipline: Dance, Theatre
Curriculum Connections: DCPS Framework for Arts Learning, History/Geography
Grades: 6th - 8th
Ticket capacity: 725 per date

Supplementary Materials: Classroom guide to be shared in advance of the show.

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