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Ma Cong Revisits “Lift The Fallen” One Year Later

May 7th, 2015

Richmond Ballet's Made in The USA

Ma Cong’s 2014 work, Lift The Fallen, will return for four performances this May, as the Company previews its mixed repertory touring program, Made in The USA: Traditions & Innovations, at the Studio Theatre, ahead of its four-city tour to China which kicks off later this month. Ma Cong’s personal journey of loss and recovery, as expressed through movement, and set to Max Richter’s emotional music, brought audiences to their feet during its premiere now almost a year ago. Read more about Lift The Fallen and its special inspiration. In…
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Road to China TOURING PROGRAM PREVIEWS IN RICHMOND (VIDEO)

April 29th, 2015

Richmond Ballet's Made in The USA

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 TICKETS Richmond Ballet is excited to announce that the professional company will preview the touring program, Made in The USA: Traditions & Innovations at the Ballet’s Studio Theatre, with four Road to China preview performances, May 12-15, 2015, before leaving for its four-city tour to China on May 17. The evening of May 12 will also mark an opportunity to bid farewell to returning…
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Shira Lanyi Says Farewell, And Begins a New Pursuit of an Old Dream

April 29th, 2015

Opening night of Road to China Previews on May 12 will also mark the beginning of a new journey for returning company member, Shira Lanyi, as she bids a formal farewell to her hometown audience OPENING NIGHT TICKETS While Richmond Ballet’s Road to China preview performances, and the tour to China that will follow, will both mark a tremendous tremendous occasions for the company’s ever-expanding international horizons, early May will also mark another turning point in the company’s identity at home. Shira Lanyi, a Richmond native, a graduate of The School of Richmond Ballet…
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MIM ENDS THE YEAR WITH “THE EMPEROR’S FLOWERS”

April 23rd, 2015

In Partnership with The Cultural Office of The Chinese Embassy and TowneBank, Esteemed Arts Program Celebrates Two Decades with a Touching Chinese Folktale Minds In Motion (MIM), Richmond Ballet’s arts education and outreach program, is excited to mark its 20th anniversary with the presentation of The Emperor’s Flowers, April 30-May 2 at Richmond CenterStage’s Carpenter Theatre. With the generous sponsorship of TowneBank, this year will be the third consecutive year that the Minds In Motion program will hold its year-end performances at the historic theatre. The performances will bring together…
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Say Farewell To Phillip Skaggs! Leave Your Messages for Phillip!

April 6th, 2015

  Longtime company dancer Phillip Skaggs is set to retire from the stage at the end of the 2014-15 season after 16 years with Richmond Ballet, Join us in celebrating his career with special performances of George Balanchine’s Liesbeslieder Walzer, April 14-19, and by leaving YOUR messages for Phillip below! “Closing in on 16 years, the time finally felt right. I feel so thankful for the opportunity to dance with Richmond Ballet, a company that has become my home. I have been so fortunate to have had the great support…
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