Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman in Ballet: 'Sleepy Hollow' at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

April 1, 2015 11:31 AM

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In February, I went to Washington D.C. to watch The Washington Ballet's 'Sleepy Hollow' premiere edition at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. I have been a Board Advisor for The Washington Ballet for the last two years and was curious what new thing can ballet do to an iconic literary piece.

'Sleepy Hollow', the ballet version, turned out to be very innovative and creative with several strong playful and exciting scenes. My favorite scenes were watching the actors fall in celebration in the first and second acts. The first act took place at the school, and the second act highlighted a p...

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