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AIDA by Virginia National Ballet

Don’t miss the World Premiere Ballet of AIDA, set to Verdi’s stunning music. The first full-length ballet of AIDA, this heart-wrenching story of two lovers from warring countries who must choose between love or country, is choreographed by Rafik Hegab, who brings a unique, authentic Pharonic flavor to the production and its beautiful sets and costumes. This stellar troupe of …

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AIDA by Virginia National Ballet

Don’t miss the World Premiere Ballet of AIDA, set to Verdi’s stunning music. The first full-length ballet of AIDA, this heart-wrenching story of two lovers from warring countries who must choose between love or country, is choreographed by Rafik Hegab, who brings a unique, authentic Pharonic flavor to the production and its beautiful sets and costumes. This stellar troupe of …

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Virginia National Ballet Announces World Premiere and New Facility

Provided by Virginia National Ballet Virginia National Ballet is breaking ground in two ways this season! First, the company, which has established itself in the region by consistently presenting exciting world premieres each season and offering not only classical ballet but also neo-classical and contemporary works to a wide range of music including classical, opera, contemporary, and hard rock, is …

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Virginia National Ballet Presents “The Nutcracker”

Provided by Virginia National Ballet Virginia National Ballet and Gainesville Ballet School are thrilled to present the fifth annual production of The Nutcracker at the Hylton Performing Arts Center on Friday, November 24 at 2:00 p. m. and 7:00 p. m. This extremely popular, stand out production, features a cast of award winning international dancers from Brazil, Japan, and the USA, along with …

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Virginia National Ballet Announces Five-Year Anniversary Season

Provided by Virginia National Ballet Virginia National Ballet, founded by Elysabeth Muscat and Rafik Hegab, is an exciting, growing dance company in the Mid-Atlantic Region that presents new, original repertoire with talented, award winning international dancers from around the globe. The company is thrilled to announce its Five-Year Anniversary Season, and several new accolades! In 2017-18, the company is presenting …

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Virginia National Ballet Presents “Snow White”

Provided by Virginia National Ballet Mirror, mirror, on the wall! Virginia National Ballet is excited to present the premiere of Artistic Director Rafik Hegab’s new “SNOW WHITE” on Friday, May 5th, 2017, 7:00 p. m., at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas. One night only! Snow White is the final ballet of the 2016-17 season, which also featured the …

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Gainesville Ballet – Major Announcements for 2016-17

Provided by Gainesville Ballet School Gainesville Ballet School has been under the leadership of Elysabeth Muscat Hegab and Rafik Hegab since March of 2013. The nonprofit professional company, Gainesville Ballet Company, debuted in 2014 with Carmina Burana. The professional company is changing its name to “Virginia State Ballet.” Gainesville Ballet School will keep its name for the time being. Why …

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Gainesville Ballet Presents Giselle with famous guest stars

Provided by Gainesville Ballet Gainesville Ballet presents Collection and the 2nd Act of Giselle, one of the most iconic romantic ballets in the classical ballet repertoire, on Saturday, April 16th, 2016, at 7:30 p. m. at the Ernst Cultural Center in Annandale, Virginia. The production features Gainesville Ballet’s professional company and junior company, with special guest stars Aaron Smyth and …

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Award-Winning Arts Organization Builds Facility, Faculty and Programs

GAINESVILLE, Va. – With the crescendo of construction on Old Linton Hall Road, Gainesville Ballet Company and School is poised to launch an expansive new facility in Gainesville, Virginia in September of 2013.  While the redesigned space may be new to the community, those that will fill the space with energy, rhythm, movement and choreographic interpretation have been entertaining audiences …

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