World ballet superstar Daniil Simkin will be guest dancing at this event in the first half of the program, followed by Gainesville Ballet's international, professional dancers in the iconic Carmina Burana, a world premiere choreography by Artistic Director Rafik Hegab. Gainesville Ballet is Northern Virginia's newest professional ballet company. The school is celebrating 10 years in 2015. This is a unique opportunity to see Mr. Simkin dancing in this area, and audiences will also enjoy the famous music of Carl Orff's Carmina Burana, set to explosive, contemporary choreography. Gainesville Ballet dancers come from Russia, Ukraine, Egypt, and the US.