Photos by Melanie Beus
Virginia National Ballet’s fees are negotiable based upon the type of engagement: Lecture/Demonstration, School Performance or Full-Length Ballet. Please inquire.
Virginia National Ballet is available for Lecture/Demonstrations and School Performances September through June. Availability for full-length ballets is from January through June.
Permanent stage no smaller than 32’ wide x 24’ deep (not including the wings) for repertory performances and story ballets; marley flooring on the stage; ability to hang backdrops, theatrical lighting, sound system, dressing rooms, etc. For school shows and lecture/demonstrations, dancers need an open space approximately 20’ x 20’. Please inquire to discuss details. Cafeterias, gymnasiums, or similar spaces may be used for educational programs.
Our performances are for any age group.
Virginia National Ballet, now in its seventh season, is an exciting young company that presents a combination of classical, neoclassical, and new contemporary works which continually wow audiences. Artistic Director Rafik Hegab, former Principal Dancer with the Cairo Opera Ballet and winner of the 2019 Seefeldt Award for Outstanding Individual Artist, has created many world premieres including Aida, Aladdin, Bohemian Rhapsody, Bolero, Carmen, Carmina Burana, Cinderella, Life in the Fast Lane, La Boheme, Snow White, and more, in addition to the annual Nutcracker. VNB performs a full season at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas, and has also performed at the Ernst Cultural Center in Annandale, the Historic Palace Theatre in Cape Charles, the International Ballet Festival in Managua, Nicaragua, and was a participant in a performance at The Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda, MD. VNB’s roster of 12 dancers come from the USA, Japan, Brazil, Mexico, and Canada.
Educational Programs include in-school performances and youth performances for public or private schools, as well as master classes and lecture/demonstrations.
YouTube: Virginia National Ballet Channel
More videos: http://www.rafikhegab.com/video.html