With all the high-flying jumps skaters do on the ice, you would think they’d be totally safe on dry land. Unfortunately, in mid-July figure skater Tommy Steenberg from Annandale broke the fifth metatarsal in his right foot while walking through his program off the ice.
Nearly 50 years ago, inside an old-time white framed building, Molly Vick founded the McLean Arts Center and McLean School of Ballet and Jazz. After five decades of serving as a hub for the arts in Northern Virginia, the center will close on June 1 due to the unavailability […]
Budding ballerina and Falls Church resident Zarina Stahnke has it made. She made her debut in the star role of Clara in the Center Dance Company’s production of “The Nutcracker” two years ago and she just wrapped up a five-week summer program in D.C. with the School of American Ballet. […]
American TV Competitions Traverse Styles and Inspire Audiences Dancing has become the hottest thing on American television, and lives are being changed. From previously unknown dancers becoming stars to little kids learning to mambo, dance is enjoying an unprecedented surge. The new season of the Fox phenomenon “So You Think […]
Kirov Ballet’s “Romeo and Juliet,” Kennedy Center, performances through Sunday.
Shakespeare without the words. There are two opportunities to experience this during the opening stages of the Shakespeare in Washington festival this month. One is the production of Prokofiev’s “Romeo and Juliet” by the Kirov Ballet at the Kennedy Center this weekend. The other is the longer-running production of “Macbeth” […]