April 27, 2014


Press Release:  2018-19 Season

Article in Insidenova.com about BOLERO and CARMINA BURANA 2018

Article on What’s Up Prince William about Aida, etc.

Article in Inside Nova about AIDA Premiere

Article in Prince William Living about AIDA and new location

Article in InsideNOVA about The Nutcracker 2017

Article in Haymarket Homeowner about The Nutcracker 2017

Article in Gainesville Lifestyle Magazine about The Nutcracker 2017

Review of The Nutcracker in Prince William Living 2017

Press Release:  2017-18 Season and Awards


Article on Insidenova.com about Snow White

Review:  Broadwayworld.com, Rafik Hegab’s Choreography in “The Circle of Life” at Strathmore

Review:  DC Metro Theatres Arts, Rafik Hegab’s Choreography in “The Circle of Life” at Strathmore

Article in Prince William Living Magazine about Snow White

Press Release:  Snow White

Article about Gainesville Ballet in In Prince William Magazine, March 2017

Fauquier Times Article about La Boheme

Review of La Boheme in Bull Run Observer

Inside NOVA article about La Boheme

Inside Nova article about CARMEN

Washington Post press release announcement

Press Release 2016-17 Season

In Prince William Article

Audience reviews for Giselle from the military

Audience reviews from the military of Carmen and Collection

Article in BDancewear

Giselle Press Release at NOVA

Cultural Events:  https://www.evensi.com/gainesville-ballet-the-nutcracker-hylton-performing-arts/163935941

Editor’s Pick:  Gainesville Ballet Nutcracker!  Washington Post Going Out Guide

BALLET NEWS UK:  http://balletnews.co.uk/abt-ballet-stars-boylston-and-whiteside-in-gainesville-ballet-nutcracker/?_nospa=true

Article in Warrenton Lifestyle and Haymarket Lifestyle about student performing Oliver! at Arena Stage

Press Release about Gainesville Ballet’s The Nutcracker 2015 with ABT stars Isabella Boylston & James Whiteside

Article in Bull Run Observer about student performing Oliver! at Arena Stage

Article in  Fauquier Times about student performing Oliver! at Arena Stage

Press Release about Gainesville Ballet’s 2015-16 Season at Potomac Local

Press Release about Gainesville Ballet’s 2015-16 Season on Insidenova.com

Article in the May edition of Bull Run Observer about Gainesville Ballet School summer programs.

PRESS RELEASE:  Gainesville Ballet Announces 2015-16 Season

Visit Manassas:  http://visitmanassas.org/event/gainesville-ballet-carmina-burana/?instance_id=

Cultural Events:  http://culturalevents.us/gainesville-carmina-burana-10-year-celebration/49322

BALLET NEWS UK:  http://balletnews.co.uk/gainesville-ballet-gala-with-ballet-superstar-daniil-simkin/

Washington DC Eventful:  http://washingtondc.eventful.com/events/gainesville-ballet-carmina-burana-/E0-001-078397635-1

WUSA9  http://events.wusa9.com/Carmina_Burana_Daniil_Simkin/311307960.html 

Haymarket Lifestyle Magazine feature article, March 2015

Bull Run Observer, February 20, 2015:  “Gainesville Ballet to mark 10 years March 20 with original “Carmina” and international superstars


Discover Prince William:  http://visitpwc.mymediaroom.com/wire/events/printevent.aspx?id=15445

Prince William Arts Council:  http://www.pwcartscouncil.org/pages.php?page=carmina_burana

WETA: http://www.weta.org/local/calendar/gainesville-ballet-carmina-burana-241048

Virginia is For Lovers:  http://www.virginia.org/Listings/EventsAndExhibits/CarminaBuranaDaniilSimkin/

Roundtown.com:  https://roundtown.com/event/3703098/Gainesville-Ballet–Carmina-Burana-Manassas-VA

Bristow Beat:  http://bristowbeat.com/event/carmina-burana-daniil-simkin/

Nightlinx.com:  http://www.nightlinx.com/events/eventdetail.php?event_id=570800913051542

Bull Run Now:  http://www.bullrunnow.com/spare_time/article/0189

Heyevent.com:  http://heyevent.com/venue/174295299327832

Washingtoncitypaper.com:  http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/calendar/events/show/39679/

AllEvents.com:  http://allevents.in/gainesville/carmina-burana-10-year-celebration/1379515679029199#

Cultural Events:   http://culturalevents.us/gainesville-carmina-burana-10-year-celebration/49322


Feature article in the Valley Voice, Dominion Valley Owners Association

Critics picks of the week in Culturadar:  http://washingtondc.culturadar.com/

Official Tourism Website of the Commonwealth of Virginia – Holidays in Virginia section: http://www.virginia.org/HolidaysinVirginia/

This page links to Holiday performances (see GB in listing under Northern Virginia): http://www.virginia.org/holidayperformances/

The Washington Post Local (in print on page 4-5 dated Sunday, November 23, 2014)


Front Page of Prince William Times dated Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Front Page of Gainesville Times dated Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Prince William County community calendar:  http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/prince-william-county-community-calendar-nov-27-dec-3-2014/2014/11/20/c9c434a8-7039-11e4-a2c2-478179fd0489_story.html

Going Out Guide, N. Virginia edition:  http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/going-out-guide-northern-virginia/2014/11/24/2a71ca6e-6f62-11e4-a2c2-478179fd0489_story.html

Story and photo added online  under TOP PRINCE WILLIAM NEWS:

Gainesville Ballet on WAMU Art Beat with Lauren Landau – text and audio clip from Public Radio station by American University Radio WAMU 88.5 dated November 27, 2014: http://wamu.org/programs/art_beat/14/11/27/art_beat_with_lauren_landau_nov_27

Click to play from link for audio clip on page.  Here is the direct link for Audio clip: http://wamu.org/audio-player?nid=152366.  The Art Beat page also has a text description.

Capitally Frugal


Northern Virginia Magazine

Kid Trips

Press Release for The Nutcracker 2014

The Washington Post
Post Local:  http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/
Online Article:  http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/gainesville-ballet-launches-class-for-special-needs-children/2014/09/19/368d40bc-3f79-11e4-b0ea-8141703bbf6f_story.html

Manassas Patch

Article in Bull Run Observer about the Special Needs Dance Program

Article in Discovery about the Special Needs Dance Program


Northern Virginia Magazine article dated September 9, 2014


Prince William Times on Page A7 dated August 27, 2014


Gainesville Times on Page A7 dated August 27, 2014


Home page for PrinceWilliamTimes.com, featuring News from Gainesville Times and Prince William Times under “Top Prince William News” section:




Non Profit Status Press Release

Special Needs Dance Program Press Release

News from Vettix:  http://www.vettix.org/eventfeedback/14476

Gainesville Ballet greatly appreciates being recognized in the following publications:

Haymarket Homeowner:





Haymarket Lifestyle Magazine Cover and Article

The Washington Post in Post Local section:


Le Corsaire Press Release

The Washington Post Going Out Guide, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013

PWC Moms  http://www.pwcmoms.com/?id=3339637014205308905

Kid Trips http://www.gokidtrips.com/7/post/2013/11/kid-trips-northern-virginia-top-picks-for-family-fun-winter-2013.html

Manassas Patch http://manassas.patch.com/groups/weekend-planner/p/380e8662-672a-4da3-8045-79f08221a2d0

Woodbridge Patch  http://woodbridge-va.patch.com/groups/weekend-planner/p/tree-lightings-clara-and-the-nutcracker-prince-black-Friday-celebration

Prince William Today PDF of Article

The Gainesville Times http://www.northernvatimes.com/gainesville/article/tea-with-clara: http://www.northernvatimes.com/pdf/gainesville/2013/1120/index.html#p=2

Bull Run Observer (PDF )

 About.com (Press Release) http://dc.about.com/od/hoildaysseasonalevents/a/Nutcracker.htm

 Prince William Living (Click here to search article)

 Tenacious Poodle

Discover Publications (JPEG of Article)

Prince William Today (PDF of Article)

Article in Business section of Gainesville Times from September 25, 2013: http://www.northernvatimes.com/pdf/gainesville/GT092513/index.html#p=4

Article in Business section of Prince William Times from September 25, 2013: http://www.northernvatimes.com/pdf/gainesville/PT092513/index.html#p=4

Prince William Living (Link to website with article)

Tenacious Poodle (link to website with article)

Discover Publications (PDF of Article)

Piedmont Business Journal click here to view first page

Fauquier Times Democrat (click Fauquier Times Democrat Article for a PDF)

Bravo to The Washington Post team for including the Gainesville Ballet School performance of Swan Lake, Act II in your Going Out Guide in the dance section under Virginia for the Memorial Day weekend (page 32 of the print edition)! http://www.washingtonpost.com/regional  in the print issue dated Friday, May 24, 2013

Inside Nova  http://www.insidenova.com/news/local/gainesville/gainesville-ballet-school-under-new-ownership/article_ba85fe3c-ac21-11e2-9232-001a4bcf887a.html

Prince William Living  http://princewilliamliving.com/2013/05/swan-lake-premiere-international-cast-local-children-veterans/

Prince William Times http://www.northernvatimes.com/gainesville/e-edition-pw

Page 1: http://www.northernvatimes.com/pdf/gainesville/050813/PW_050813_0A_00_001_C.pdf

Page 10: http://www.northernvatimes.com/pdf/gainesville/050813/GAIN_050813_0A_00_010_B.pdf

Gainesville Times  http://www.northernvatimes.com/gainesville/e-edition

Page 1: http://www.northernvatimes.com/pdf/gainesville/050813/GAIN_050813_0A_00_001_C.pdf

Page 10: http://www.northernvatimes.com/pdf/gainesville/050813/GAIN_050813_0A_00_010_B.pdf

Thanks to Prince William Living for the beautiful salute of the performance of Swan Lake, Act II by Gainesville Ballet School.

Swan Lake Premiere: International Cast and Local Children for Veterans | Local News Magazine | Woodbridge, Manassas, Gainesville

Link to story:


Fauquier Times-Democrat article.  On page A10 of Wednesday, May 8, 2013 edition of Fauquier Times-Democrat: www.fauquier.com

Congratulations to the dancers, families and directors of Gainesville Ballet School in the final weeks of rehearsals for Swan Lake at Battlefield High School. Today, you are featured on the front page of Prince William Times and Gainesville Times.


After long hours of planting the seeds of creativity in April, the beautiful flowers take root on local stands in May. Read in two weekly newspapers today (front page and continues to page ten) – thanks to Times Community Media for the great media coverage of Gainesville Ballet School: http://www.northernvatimes.com/pdf/gainesville/050813/PW_050813_0A_00_001_C.pdf  and http://www.northernvatimes.com/pdf/gainesville/050813/GAIN_050813_0A_00_001_C.pdf

Gainesville Ballet School and the upcoming performance of Swan Lake is currently featured on the home page of Inside NoVA under Business. A salute to our friends at Inside NoVA for your support of the performing arts in Prince William County. Please help us shine a spotlight on our wounded servicemembers who receive equine-assisted therapy at Rainbow Center in Haymarket, Virginia and join us for an evening at the ballet over Memorial Day weekend.


Congratulations to the two dancers of Gainesville Ballet School who will represent Wakefield in the May performance of Swan Lake in support of wounded veterans through the therapeutic programs of Rainbow Center in Haymarket, Virginia. Thank you for making a difference in your community through the performing arts.


Thanks to Prince William Living for the spotlight on Gainesville Ballet School!


Thanks to Katherine Mercurio Gotthardt for sharing the news of Gainesville Ballet School on Tenacious Poodle: http://www.tenaciouspoodle.com/2013/04/swan-lake-premiere-international-cast.html

Congratulations to Company 4 students Sara Massei and Abigail Mumma for being cast in ABT’s production of Le Corsaire at The Kennedy Center in April 2013.