General News


August 24th, 2015

Five Men Are Welcomed Into The Professional Ranks Richmond Ballet is pleased to announce that Mate (“MAH-TAY”) Szentes, a former member of Sacramento Ballet and the Hungarian National Ballet, joins its corps this season, and two members of Richmond Ballet II (RBII), Richard Foggio and Ira White, have been promoted into the first company as well. In addition, Iowa-native Peter Eleverson, who comes to Richmond after two seasons with Ballet Theatre of Maryland, and Anthony Oates, a former trainee at Richmond Ballet, have joined the professional ranks as members of…
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A Favorite Character To Appear at the Culture Xpo

June 26th, 2015

  Come see us at the 5th Annual Arts & Culture Xpo on Saturday, June 27th, between 10am and 4pm at the Science Museum of Virginia. Admission is completely free! We hope you’ll stop by our table where you’ll be able to learn all about the Ballet’s upcoming season as well as decorate your very own pair of pointe shoes, try on a tutu and a tiara, and strike your best pose for a chance to win 4 tickets to our annual production of The Nutcracker this December! Plus, see…
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TRAVELOGUE! Richmond Ballet in China – WEEK 2

June 2nd, 2015

Week 2 of our tour to China continued with three busy stops in Dezhou, Jinan and finally in Shanghai. Thanks to everyone who contributed images to this gallery! More to come! PHOTOS: Performances in Beijing  |  PHOTOS: Week 1 of our tour to China    

TRAVELOGUE! Richmond Ballet in China – ‘Meet In Beijing’ Arts Festival

June 1st, 2015

We opened our performances in China at the National Centre for the Performing Arts on May 22nd to a full house, and closed with thunderous applause from Chinese audiences in Beijing. What a great way to start off the tour!! Made in The USA: Traditions & Innovations   Featuring Swipe (pictured here) Choreography by Val Caniparoli Music by Gabriel Prokofiev Costume Design by Sandra Woodall Original Lighting Design by MK Stewart After Eden (pictured here) Choreography by John Butler Music by Lee Hoiby Costume Design by John Butler Original Lighting Design…
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TRAVELOGUE! Richmond Ballet in China – WEEK 1

June 1st, 2015

Travels in China! Week 1! And check out the photos from our opening performances in Beijing, at the National Centre for the Performing Arts! PHOTOS.