Tag: washington ballet

Katherine Barkman Shares Her Experience as a Global Ballet Ambassador

Katherine Barkman was born to be a ballerina. From living room performances as a toddler to beginning full-time professional training at 14 (under U.S.-based Russian teacher Nadia Pavlenko), the Pennsylvania native knew she wanted—needed—to dance. At 18, after sending out more than 50 resumés to companies, Barkman was invited by renowned Filipina prima ballerina and […]

Slow Motion For Me

When audiences watched Washington Ballet’s premiere performance of Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Sueño de Marmol, they could’ve missed “wow” moments like this with just the blink of an eye. (Photo by Brianne Bland) We’re all about power moves here at DS—you know, those characteristic tricks that add a spark to your routine…that make your audience go […]