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The Washington Ballet

The Washington Ballet returns to CityCenterDC this June with three free performances in the Plaza!

Shop, dine, and experience The Washington Ballet at CityCenter with an evening that will feature a free and unique program of excerpts from ballet classics and energetic contemporary works including choreography by new Artistic Director Edwaard Liang.

6–8 June 2024
The Plaza at CityCenter

Event Details

Audiences will be treated to a dynamic free program showcasing the talent and versatility of TWB dancers, featuring captivating excerpts from beloved classics and vibrant contemporary pieces. This year’s lineup promises to enchant and inspire, with highlights including:

  • Cherry Blossom (Excerpt) with choreography by Jo Kanamori & Music by Max Richter
  • Ghostlight (Excerpt) with choreography by Tamas Krizsa & music by Blake Neely
  • Tweedles Duet from ALICE (in wonderland) with choreography by Edwaard Liang & music by Oliver Peter Graber
  • Coloring Silent Space (Excerpt) with choreography by Jessica Lang & music by Christopher Latona
  • Save Your Love for Me [from Midnight Riff] (Excerpt) with choreography by Dwight Rhoden & music by Buddy Johnson

Plus, audiences will get to witness encore performances featured in TWB’s season finale program Beyond Boundaries (May 22-26 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts) including:

  • A Dancer’s Prayer (Excerpt) with choreography by Houston Thomas; Music by Johannes Goldbach
  • Pas de Deux from colōrem with choreography by Chanel DaSilva; Music by Cristina Spinei

This is an extraordinary opportunity for anyone who is interested in ballet or just happens to stop by CityCenterDC to experience and enjoy the beauty of dance.

Seating is first come, first served and performance times run approximately one hour.

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