Thursday, November 15 : BalletNova has CANCELED ALL classes - children's and adults - today. Please stay safe.

Spring Repertory Performance

Performance Dates:

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Performance at: 

Wakefield High School Theatre
1325 S Dinwiddie Street, Arlington, 22206

(due to construction at our regular theatre, performances will be at a different location for 2017-2018)

Ticket Information:

Advance Sale: $9-30
Youth, Senior, Groups (10+), BalletNova Student and other discounts available
(additional $3 at the door)


Swan Lake, Act II

    In this new production of Swan Lake, BalletNova faculty member Carmen Perez beautifully presents a new production of the second act of the beloved ballet. The Swan Queen Odette shares with Prince Siegfried the magical circumstances that keep her and her friends captive under the moonlight. It's a classic that all audiences should see!

The Soirée

    BalletNova faculty member Kristina Ancil Edwards's new work The Soirée is an invitation to go back in time and wander through a party filled with sophisticates, socialites, and star-gazers. Sit back and immerse yourself in big band tunes from the American Songbook of the 1920's, 30's, and 40's. Welcome to the party!


Performed by guest artist GinDance Company

    Gin Dance Company Artistic Director Shu-Chen’s work takes a deeper look the roles that women play in this society as strong, confident, capable, and sensitive individuals. Women play very important roles to bring the community together and build a better and healthier world.

South African Suite

    Originally performed by Dance Theater of Harlem and choreographed by DTH founder, Arthur Mitchell, Augustus van Heerdan and BalletNova Artistic Director Laveen Naidu. Naidu’s re-staged version shares the texture and culture of South Africa.

Theater Parking Information: 

There are three free parking lots as well as on street parking surrounding the theater. Please follow all posted rules and regulations for on street parking as BalletNova is not responsible for any ticketing or towing as a result of parking illegally. 

Post-performance Talkback

Stay after the show Sunday, May 20th for a Q&A with choreographers about their inspiration, meaning and history of the pieces, and more for FREE! 

Behind the Scenes 

Sunday, May 20th at 1:30 pm
$5 per person

Go behind the scenes and hear all about the production process, the history of dance and the show, learn ballet moves, about pointe shoes, see dancers, costumes, and the stage up close. Click here for more information.

Pre-School Petite Performances

The perfect “first ballet” experience created specifically for children ages 5 and under.
At just 45 minutes, our Pre-school Petite Performance features excerpts that will enchant your child and capture their imagination. Performed at the BalletNova studios in our Fredgren Studio Theatre performance space, the children also get to meet and greet the dancers after the show. 


Saturday, May 12
1:00 pm


BalletNova Center for Dance
3443 Carlin Springs Road, Falls Church VA 22041

Ticket Information : 

Advanced Sale: $13-$18
(additional $3 each at the door)

FREE Ballet Classes after the performance! 

Following the performances, BalletNova is offering FREE 30 minute sample ballet classes for ages 3-8. Sign up TODAY by emailing (or confirming when you order your tickets).

BalletNova Center for Dance is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. Programs are supported in part by Arlington County through the Cultural Affairs Division of the Department of Economic Development, the Arlington Commission for the Arts, the Arts Council of Fairfax County, and the Virginia Commission on the Arts.