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.

Spring Lottery 

Student Matinee - Coppelia 
Presented by: The Washington Ballet
Share the joy of dance with your students through The Washington Ballet’s Student Matinee Program. Coppélia is a comedic story ballet filled with love, magic, and trickery in a fun and fanciful combination of wild events that will leave you delighted and charmed. Our student matinees are hour long, curated performances designed to give students and teachers in grades 6-12 access to professional, classical ballet and contemporary dance performances. They include a Q&A with TWB dancers after the performance to deepen their understanding of dance and fostering appreciation for the performing arts.
Date: May 15th
Time: 11AM
Length of Event: 60 minutes
Location: The Warner Theater; 513 13th St. NW, Washington DC 20004
Content Area: Arts
Learning Standards: National  Arts Standards for Dance 
Anchor Standard 7: Perceive and analyze artistic work. 
Anchor Standard 8: Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work. 
Anchor Standard 9: Apply criteria to evaluate artistic work. 
Anchor Standard 10: Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art. 
Anchor Standard 11: Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural, and historical context to deepen understanding.
Grades: 6th-8th
Ticket capacity: 50 per date. (Please limit request to approximately 50 students per school, if possible so we can reach as many schools as possible. Smaller groups are easiest to accommodate in our transportation budget.)

for Coppelia

AHFES In-School

Free Introduction to Dance Workshop
Presented by: The Washington Ballet

The Washington Ballet would love to bring a free, introduction to dance workshop to your school. You may select one of the following dance genres: African Dance, Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Salsa or Hip Hop. The 1 hour workshop will introduce students to the cultural history, music and fundamental movements of the dance form. The workshop require a large, open space to be conducted.
Time: 11:00 AM
Length of Event: 1 hour
Discipline: Dance
Curriculum Connections: DCPS Framework for Arts Learning (continued)
Grades: PreK, K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Ticket capacity: 30 students per date.

for a Free Introduction to Dance Workshop


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Winter Lottery

Student Matinee - Balanchine + Ashton
Presented by: The Washington Ballet
Share the joy of dance with your students through The Washington Ballet’s Student Matinee Program. From a lively and jazzy Broadway production to divine elegance, experience ballets by George Balanchine and Sir Frederick Ashton, the two most notable choreographers 20th century. Our student matinees are hour long, curated performances designed to give students and teachers in grades 6-12 access to professional, classical ballet and contemporary dance performances. They include a Q&A with TWB dancers after the performance to deepen their understanding of dance and fostering appreciation for the performing arts.
Date: Friday, February 21, 2020
Time: 11:00 AM
Duration: 1 hour
Location:Eisenhower Theater at the Kennedy Center, 2700 F St NW, Washington, DC 20566
Learning Standards: National Core Arts Standards for Dance
Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th
Ticket Capacity: 50  

 

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The DC Collaborative is proud to receive a grant for its Collective Impact work supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.