Ballet with a Bite

Between performances of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” in the galleries, excerpts from The Washington Ballet’s Dracula in the auditorium, your choice of Zombie Punch or Zombie Apocalypse cocktails, and take-home treats like Capitol File‘s fall issue and a special offer on Dracula tickets from The Washington Ballet, last Thursday’s spooky Phillips after 5 truly turned out to be […]

Vampires vs. Zombies

The October edition of Phillips after 5 took inspiration from The Washington Ballet’s upcoming production of Dracula (October 24-November 4) and, of course, one of the year’s most festive holidays– Halloween. In case you missed the sold-out event, check out my short video of very talented students from TWB@THEARC performing choreography from Michael Jackson’s Thriller. Or better […]

Septime Webre on Art and Dance with a Macabre Flair

In anticipation of October’s Vampires vs. Zombies-themed Phillips after 5 event, artistic director of The Washington Ballet Septime Webre shares his personal take one of the more Halloween-appropriate works in The Phillips Collection, Delacroix’s Paganini (1831). Learn more about the painting in gallery talks on “The Dark Side of the Phillips” at 6 and 7 […]