The Washington Ballet

On Campus Partner

TWB @ THEARC

The Washington Ballet is a founding resident partner of THEARC.  Now in the 14th school year of The Washington School of Ballet SE Campus, more than 300 children train at THEARC weekly in the art form of classical ballet.  The Washington School of Ballet faculty and staff work diligently to bring high-caliber, professional ballet training to the study body under the leadership of Head of School, Xiomara Reyes, and Artistic Director of The Washington Ballet, Julie Kent.

The experienced teachers at The Washington School of Ballet SE Campus follow The Washington School of Ballet syllabus, a leveled curriculum for children age 3 and above.  The SE Campus offers the following levels of study: Creative Dance, Preballet 1, 2, and 3, Leveled Classes 1A through 6, and the Teen Program.  All ages and levels of experience are served at The Washington School of Ballet SE Campus.

Students enrolled in The Washington School of Ballet have the opportunity to perform at the end of each school year in THEARC Theater and to audition for children’s roles in The Washington Ballet professional company productions such as The Nutcracker.  The Washington School of Ballet SE Campus enrolls for the school year, September through May, as well as the Summer Intensive, an annual rigorous 4-week program.  For more information on the training programs, auditions, and enrollment, please visit: https://www.washingtonballet.org/about-school.