Monthly Archives: June 2016


Q&A: Eric Stevens, Head of Live Entertainment at DreamWorks Animation
Jun 28, 2016

Q&A: Eric Stevens, Head of Live Entertainment at DreamWorks Animation

On Thursday, June 30 come experience thrilling music from Kung Fu Panda, Madagascar, Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon, and more, as DreamWorks Animation’s greatest stories and beloved characters inspire and delight audiences of all ages. To hear more about this world premiere performance, we talked to Eric Stevens, head of live entertainment at DreamWorks Animation: Q: Film shows with the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) are always a...

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You’ll Never Forget Your First Time
Jun 27, 2016

You’ll Never Forget Your First Time

This summer, we invite you to Find Your Park at Wolf Trap as we honor and celebrate the 100th birthday of the National Park Service! With a Wolf Trap Opera performance, you’ll enjoy a one-of-a-kind production on a casual evening with no tuxes or high heels required. Everyone has a “first time” story—first love, first dance, first rock concert. But what about your first opera? There’s no better...

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The Firebird: Director’s Note
Jun 20, 2016

The Firebird: Director’s Note

From the studio in South Africa to the Wolf Trap stage, the Firebird spreads its wings and flies…with the help of multi-talented dancers/puppeteers who bring the giant puppets to life. The team that created the puppets for Broadway’s War Horse have worked for months to craft the creatures for The Firebird with the goal of giving life and intention to the puppets through dance. Take...

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The Next Generation: Wolf Trap Interns
Jun 17, 2016

The Next Generation: Wolf Trap Interns

Every night, audiences see well-known artists on Wolf Trap’s stages. What they don’t see are the talented professionals behind the scenes. Many of these professionals are former Wolf Trap interns. Wolf Trap has nurtured future leaders for decades through its nationally recognized Internship Program. Across the country, hundreds of former Wolf Trap interns ensure that the arts are not only inspiring but accessible, that they spark important...

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A Spring Wedding at The Barns
Jun 10, 2016

A Spring Wedding at The Barns

For a couple who is fun, lovable, and wildly unique, the perfect wedding space was a must! Brigid and Cara chose The Barns at Wolf Trap as their venue for a lovely spring wedding. Wedding guests celebrated, dined, and danced in the German Barn, transformed into an enchanting garden with ferns, yellow ranunculus, and twinkling ficus trees. Each element of their wedding shared a piece...

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Support Your Park
Jun 01, 2016

Support Your Park

This summer, we invite you to Find Your Park at Wolf Trap as we honor and celebrate the 100th birthday of the National Park Service!  Everything you love about the Wolf Trap experience was made possible by the vision and support of Wolf Trap’s founder, Catherine Filene Shouse. When she donated her farmland and the funds to build the Filene Center, Mrs. Shouse made a commitment not...

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