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RICHMOND BALLET | TRIO PREMIERES THREE STRIKINGLY DIFFERENT BALLETS

October 21, 2016

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RICHMOND BALLET | TRIO PREMIERES THREE STRIKINGLY DIFFERENT BALLETS Richmond Ballet is pleased to present TRIO, featuring three strikingly different ballets, November 4-6, 2016 at the Carpenter Theatre at Dominion Arts Center. ‘The Kingdom of the Shades’ from Marius Petipa’s classic full-length ballet, La Bayadère, and George Balanchine’s Broadway ballet, Slaughter on Tenth Avenue, are set […]

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Richmond Ballet | Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments

October 13, 2015

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Richmond Ballet | Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments Windows Marks Stoner Winslett’s 35 Years as Richmond Ballet Artistic Director Richmond Ballet is pleased to announce that, for the third consecutive season, repertory programs will begin the Company’s three-show residency at the Carpenter Theatre, with Stoner Winslett’s full-length Windows and George Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments running November […]

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ROBBINS’ POPULAR FANCY FREE PAIRS WITH A CANIPAROLI WORLD PREMIERE

September 8, 2015

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ROBBINS’ POPULAR FANCY FREE PAIRS WITH A CANIPAROLI WORLD PREMIERE Studio One’s double-bill program will open the 2015-16 Season in Richmond     RICHMOND, VA – Richmond Ballet will open the 2015-16 season with nine performances of Studio One, featuring Jerome Robbins’ charismatic 1944 classic, Fancy Free, and a world premiere work from choreographer Val […]

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RICHMOND BALLET ANNOUNCES THE 2015-16 SEASON

May 13, 2015

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RICHMOND BALLET ANNOUNCES THE 2015-16 SEASON Artistic Director’s Own Work and Shakespeare’s Timeless Tale of Love and Hate Anchor New Season with Another Memorable Goodbye Richmond, VA – Richmond Ballet is pleased to announce the line-up for the 2015-16 professional season. After returning from a four-city tour to China, the 2015-16 season will be marked […]

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Richmond Ballet | CHINA TOURING PROGRAM MADE IN THE USA: TRADITIONS & INNOVATION

April 29, 2015

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Richmond Ballet | CHINA TOURING PROGRAM MADE IN THE USA: TRADITIONS & INNOVATIONS PREVIEWS IN RICHMOND Festive opening night marks the beginning of a new journey for returning company member, Shira Lanyi, as she bids a formal farewell to her hometown audience     Richmond, VA – Richmond Ballet is excited to announce that the […]

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Richmond Ballet | BALANCHINE’S LIEBESLIEDER WALZER WILL MARK A SPECIAL FAREWELL

March 20, 2015

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BALANCHINE’S LIEBESLIEDER WALZER WILL MARK A SPECIAL FAREWELL Studio Three performances will close the regular season in Richmond, as Phillip Skaggs says good-bye   Richmond, VA – George Balanchine’s elegant Liebeslieder Walzer (“Love Song Waltzes”), the most popular Studio Theatre production in Richmond Ballet history, returns to Richmond, April 14-19, to mark both the conclusion […]

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Ballet + Weddings

February 25, 2015

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Ballet + Weddings Today I’m highlighting a series of photographs taken at the John Marshall Ballroom in Richmond, Virginia, shot by Jessica Maida. This is a collaboration between members of Blush on Berry and Richmond Ballet, to highlight their production of Cinderella. Vendor List Photographer: Jessica Maida | Event Planner: Events By Elizabeth Palmer | […]

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WORLD-FAMOUS BALLET FAVORITE DON QUIXOTE OPENS FEBRUARY 20

January 16, 2015

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Richmond Ballet | WORLD-FAMOUS BALLET FAVORITE DON QUIXOTE OPENS FEBRUARY 20 Sizzling, Full-Length Ballet to Feature Two Principal Dancers from the National Ballet of China in Lead Roles   RICHMOND, VA – Richmond Ballet is pleased to welcome one of the world’s most popular ballets back to the River City, as Nicolas Beriozoff’s Don Quixote, […]

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RICHMOND BALLET PRESENTS THE NUTCRACKER

November 13, 2014

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RICHMOND BALLET PRESENTS THE NUTCRACKER A Holiday Favorite Returns to the Carpenter Theatre December 19-28, amid a Special Anniversary Year   RICHMOND, VA – A beloved holiday tradition returns to Richmond, when Dominion Resources presents Richmond Ballet’s The Nutcracker, December 19-28, 2014 at the historic Carpenter Theatre. ­­­­­ With choreography by Stoner Winslett, Richmond Ballet’s […]

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Richmond Ballet | CARMINA BURANA RETURNS TO THE CARPENTER THEATRE

October 3, 2014

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Richmond Ballet | CARMINA BURANA RETURNS TO THE CARPENTER THEATRE WITH FULL SYMPHONY AND CHORUS Butler’s controversial spectacle will be staged alongside Balanchine’s Mozartiana and Winslett’s own Danse Macabre in celebration of 40 Years of The School of Richmond Ballet   Richmond, Va. – One of the most popular works from the Richmond Ballet repertory […]

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RICHMOND BALLET LEADERS RETURN FROM STATE DEPARTMENT FORUM IN CHINA

July 16, 2014

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RICHMOND BALLET LEADERS RETURN FROM STATE DEPARTMENT FORUM IN CHINA Secretary Kerry endorses cultural exchange programs while the Ballet lays groundwork for new, future partnerships Richmond Ballet Artistic Director Stoner Winslett and Managing Director Brett Bonda have returned to the United States after presenting the Ballet’s Road to China and Beyond initiative at the U.S. […]

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RICHMOND BALLET PLAYS HOST TO CECCHETTI USA COURSE

July 1, 2014

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RICHMOND BALLET PLAYS HOST TO CECCHETTI USA COURSE Ten students from The School of Richmond Ballet to Attend on Scholarship Richmond Ballet is pleased to announce that Cecchetti USA’s prestigious Residential Summer Course will return to the River City for the second time in two years. The course, which includes classes for both ballet students […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Lauren Fagone, Richmond Ballet

May 29, 2014

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Lauren Fagone as The Fairy Godmother in Malcolm Burn’s Cinderella. Richmond Ballet 2014. All rights reserved. Photo by Sarah Ferguson

Cupcakes & Conversation with Lauren Fagone, Richmond Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? The thrill of a new adventure!  Every day offers the chance for growth and discovery!   …though the sweet smell of coffee brewing helps too! If ballet chose you, as many dancers say it did, what is […]

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RICHMOND BALLET ANNOUNCES 2014-15 SEASON

April 12, 2014

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RICHMOND BALLET ANNOUNCES 2014-15 SEASON  Carmina Burana returns to the Carpenter Theatre as classics, contemporary favorites round out a season that concludes in Beijing Richmond, VA – Richmond Ballet is pleased to announce the line-up for the 2014-15 season, a season that will include a three-production residency at the Carpenter Theatre beginning in late October, […]

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RICHMOND BALLET TO PERFORM AT 2015 ‘MEET IN BEIJING’ FESTIVAL

March 20, 2014

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Richmond Ballet inErshter Valsby Ma Cong, part of theMade in The USAProgram the company plans to take to China. Richmond Ballet 2013. All right reserved. Photo by Sarah Ferguson.

RICHMOND BALLET TO PERFORM AT 2015 ‘MEET IN BEIJING’ FESTIVAL RICHMOND, Va – Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe is pleased to announce that Richmond Ballet, The State Ballet of Virginia, has accepted an invitation to perform at the 15th Annual ‘Meet in Beijing’ Arts Festival in Beijing, China at the National Centre for the Performing Arts […]

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Richmond Ballet | NEW WORKS FESTIVAL RETURNS

March 3, 2014

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Richmond Ballet dancers rehearse a new piece by choreographer Melissa Barak for the Ballet’s annual New Works Festival. Richmond Ballet 2014. All rights reserved. Photo by Sarah Ferguson

Richmond Ballet | NEW WORKS FESTIVAL RETURNS Festival to feature international choreographers, Richmond Ballet’s own Stewart   Richmond, VA – Richmond Ballet is pleased to announce the return of the New Works Festival, the second installment of the Ballet’s 2013-2014 Studio Series. The Festival – which will present four, new works in progress this season […]

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CINDERELLA RETURNS TO THE RICHMOND STAGE

January 12, 2014

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CINDERELLA RETURNS TO THE RICHMOND STAGE Burn’s Cinderella is a layered tale of love, change and hope Richmond, VA – Richmond Ballet is pleased to announce the return of a fairytale favorite, as Malcolm Burn’s full-length Cinderella will be presented at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage, February 13-16, 2014. Sergei Prokofiev’s romantic score will […]

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RICHMOND BALLET PRESENTS THE NUTCRACKER

November 13, 2013

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: Richmond Ballet dancers Valerie Tellmann and Thomas Ragland inThe Nutcracker. Richmond Ballet 2011. All rights reserved. Photo by Sarah Ferguson

RICHMOND BALLET PRESENTS THE NUTCRACKER   A Holiday Returns to the Carpenter Theatre RICHMOND, VA – A beloved holiday tradition returns to Richmond, when Richmond Ballet presents Stoner Winslett’s full-length The Nutcracker, December 14-23, 2013 at the historic Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage. ­­­­­ Heralded as “one of the country’s most perfect [Nutcracker productions]” by The […]

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Richmond Ballet Celebrates 30 Years with Serenade, Fancy Free and The Rite of Spring

October 10, 2013

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Richmond Ballet dancers in The Rite of Spring by Salvatore Aiello. Richmond Ballet 2013. All rights reserved. Photo by Sarah Ferguson

Richmond Ballet Celebrates 30 Years with Serenade, Fancy Free and The Rite of Spring     Full-length repertory program features innovative 20th century works Richmond Ballet is pleased to announce the line-up for the 30th Anniversary Celebration performance, debuting at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage, November 1-3, 2013. This special performance, celebrating the Ballet’s […]

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RICHMOND BALLET ANNOUNCES NEW HIRES, PROMOTIONS, FOR 30th ANNIVERSARY SEASON

September 6, 2013

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RICHMOND BALLET ANNOUNCES NEW HIRES, PROMOTIONS, FOR 30th ANNIVERSARY SEASON Richmond Ballet and Richmond Ballet II welcome new faces RICHMOND, VA – Richmond Ballet is pleased to announce that both Marty Davis of Los Angeles, California, and Elena Bello of Jersey City, New Jersey, have been invited to join the Ballet’s professional company for the […]

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