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Washington Ballet Artistic Director Septime Webre to Step Down in June

February 6, 2016

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Washington Ballet Artistic Director Septime Webre to Step Down in June   After seventeen years as Artistic Director of The Washington Ballet, Septime Webre has announced that he will step down at the end of June 2016 when his current contract ends.   “I have loved every minute of my years at The Washington Ballet – I feel […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET DANCERS ALONG WITH ARITIST DIRECTOR, SEPTIME WEBRE, STAGE SEPTIME WEBRE’S CINDERELLA

July 24, 2013

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET STAGE SEPTIME WEBRE’S CINDERELLA A Collaboration with Ballet Hawaii     WASHINGTON, D.C. – Septime Webre, Artistic Director of The Washington Ballet (TWB), along with Company dancers, Emily Ellis, Jonathan Jordan, Sona Kharatian, Tamás Krizsa, Corey Landolt, Jared Nelson, Maki Onuki, Daniel Roberge, Morgann Rose, and Luis R. Torres will join Ballet Hawaii […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS THE WASHINGTON BALLET STUDIO COMPANY IN PETER AND THE WOLF

April 6, 2013

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS THE WASHINGTON BALLET STUDIO COMPANY IN PETER AND THE WOLF   Specially-priced $15 tickets available to residents of Wards 7 & 8 as part of TWB’s Community Engagement   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) presents Brian Reeder’s captivating adaptation of the classic tale, Peter and the Wolf, May 19 and […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013.2014 SEASON: SOARING

February 22, 2013

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013.2014 SEASON: SOARING     The Washington Ballet Season to Include Giselle, Peter Pan, British Invasion: The Beatles & The Rolling Stones and Tour-de-Force: BALANCHINE! at The Kennedy Center and The Jazz/Blues Project at The Harman Center. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) announces its 2013.2014 Season, featuring both classical […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET’S NOCHE DE PASIÓN 2013 MARKS THE LAUNCH OF THE WASHINGTON BALLET’S LATINO SCHOLARSHIP FUND

February 1, 2013

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET’S NOCHE DE PASIÓN 2013 MARKS THE LAUNCH OF THE WASHINGTON BALLET’S LATINO SCHOLARSHIP FUND At TWB’s philanthropic event to be held, Friday February 9th at The Residence of the Brazilian Ambassador, the formation of a new scholarship will be announced.   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) announces the formation of The […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES COMPANY’S FIRST iPhone APP

November 6, 2012

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES COMPANY’S FIRST iPhone APP   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) announces the TWB iPhone app.   Created in collaboration with snAPPdecisions.com, the TWB iPhone app will allow patrons to access information such as performance dates and times, photos, videos, ticketing, dancer biographies and make donations. Information for The Washington School […]

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The Washington Ballet presents

October 23, 2012

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The Washington Ballet presents     November 29 – December 23 at the Warner Theatre 2012 marks the 120th Anniversary of  The Nutcracker November 24 and 25 at THEARC Theater The Nutcracker Tea Party December 9   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) celebrates the 120th anniversary of the first performance of The Nutcracker […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012.2013 COMPANY ROSTER

August 31, 2012

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012.2013 COMPANY ROSTER Kateryna Derechyna, Caroline Diane, Nicole Haskins, Hyun-Woong Kim and Melih Mertel join TWB as Company members   Studio Company dancers Ji Young Chae and Daniel Roberge promoted to Company Apprentice   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) announces the 2012.2013 company roster, including the addition of Kateryna […]

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The Washington Ballet’s Brooklyn Mack wins gold

August 7, 2012

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The Washington Ballet’s Brooklyn Mack wins gold BROOKLYN MACK WINS A GOLD MEDAL IN THE MEN’S SENIOR DIVISION AT THE 25TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION – VARNA Mack also won the Grand Prix at the Istanbul International Ballet Competition and a Gold Medal at the Boston International Ballet Competition in June. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012.2013 SEASON: SEDUCTION

July 17, 2012

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012.2013 SEASON: SEDUCTION   THE WASHINGTON BALLET SEASON OVERVIEW   Dracula (1996) – October 24 – November 4, 2012 (Company Premiere) One of the entertainment events of the year, The Washington Ballet presents Michael Pink’s chilling blockbuster Dracula. This wildly theatrical and voluptuous ballet is a breathtaking story of passion, yearning, […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET DANCERS WIN GOLD AT THE BOSTON INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION

June 26, 2012

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET DANCERS WIN GOLD AT THE BOSTON INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION   TWB COMPANY MEMBER BROOKLYN MACK WINS A GOLD MEDAL IN THE MEN’S SENIOR DIVISION WASHINGTON School of BALLET Student, ALBERT GORDON, WINS A GOLD MEDAL IN THE MEN’S JUNIOR DIVISION     WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) announced today that […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES EXPANDED 2012.2013 SEASON: SEDUCTION

April 15, 2012

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES EXPANDED 2012.2013 SEASON: SEDUCTION   The Washington Ballet’s American Experience Initiative Includes the World Premiere of Hemingway: The Sun Also Rises   The Washington Ballet Increases Season to Include a Two-Week Run of Dracula at The Kennedy Center; a Fifth Subscription Gala Performance Program –Tour-de-Force; and Sunday Evening Subscriptions Season Includes […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF SEPTIME WEBRE’S ALICE (IN WONDERLAND)

March 24, 2012

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF SEPTIME WEBRE’S ALICE (IN WONDERLAND)   CATCH A SNEAK PEEK OF ALICE (IN WONDERLAND) AT THE NATIONAL CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND.   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet’s (TWB) spring programming begins with Artistic Director Septime Webre’s world premiere of ALICE (in wonderland), April 11-15 at […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET AND TWB AND TWSB DANCERS WIN NUMEROUS AWARDS AT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL DANCE COMPETITIONS

March 10, 2012

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET AND TWB AND TWSB DANCERS WIN NUMEROUS AWARDS AT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL DANCE COMPETITIONS AURORA DICKIE AND JUNXIONG ZHAO WIN MEDALS AT THE BIANNUAL Cape Town International Ballet Competition (CTIBC) Alvin Tovstogray wins gold at tanzolymp 2012 The Washington School of Ballet (Twsb) Wins Outstanding School award While Twsb dancers win numerous […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF SEPTIME WEBRE’S ALICE (IN WONDERLAND)

March 1, 2012

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF SEPTIME WEBRE’S ALICE (IN WONDERLAND) Production features new score by Matthew Pierce, costumes by Liz Vandal, sets by Jim Kronzer, lighting by Clifton Taylor and puppetry from Eric J. Van Wyk   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet’s (TWB) spring programming begins in April with Artistic Director […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS 2010.2011 SEASON CLOSER

April 19, 2011

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET PRESENTS 2010.2011 SEASON CLOSER  CARMEN MAY 18-22 AT SIDNEY HARMAN HALL     Program also features company premieres by David Palmer and Edwaard Liang WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) closes the 2010.2011 season with Carmen at Sidney Harman Hall, May 18 through 22. Headlining the program is TWB Artistic Director […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET COMPANY PREMIERE OF LE CORSAIRE

March 8, 2011

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET COMPANY PREMIERE OF LE CORSAIRE TWB mounts Anna-Marie Holmes’ interpretation of the classic story about pirates and pashas WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) mounts the classic story ballet Le Corsaire (The Pirate), a swashbuckling adventure of pirates, pashas and slave girls, April 6 through 10 at the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower […]

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Ballet NEWS | The Washington Ballet

February 8, 2011

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET NAMES JOANN LABRECQUE-FRENCH SENIOR DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS Washington, DC – The Washington Ballet (TWB) is pleased to announce that JoAnn LaBrecque-French has been named the Ballet’s Senior Director of Marketing and Communications. Ms. LaBrecque-French, who previously served as the Director of Marketing and Communications for the Washington National Opera, joined […]

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