Performances News


October 12th, 2015

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Windows Marks Stoner Winslett’s 35 Years as Richmond Ballet Artistic Director TICKETS  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 7-8, 2015. All three performances will feature the entire professional company and second company, as well as trainees from The School of Richmond Ballet. With a highly anticipated return to the Carpenter Theatre stage, Windows, complete with all four sections, will…
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VIDEO: “Everyone Loves Comedy In Ballet…”

September 14th, 2015

Before Fancy Free gets a special Studio Theatre revival on Sept. 29, learn why Artistic Director Stoner Winslett hoped to see the return of this favorite Jerome Robbins work on our stage once again.   STUDIO ONE  |  TICKETS WORLD PREMIERE  |  Choreography by Val Caniparoli  | Music by Jean-Philippe Rameau FANCY FREE  |  Choreography by Jerome Robbins  |  Music by Leonard Bernstein   Tuesday, September 29, 6:30 pm (Choreographers’ Club) Wednesday, September 30, 2:00 pm and 6:30 pm Thursday, October 1, 6:30 pm Friday, October 2, 6:30 pm Saturday,…
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September 8th, 2015


Studio One’s double-bill program will open the 2015-16 Season in Richmond TICKETS 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 Caniparoli, running September 29 – October 4 at the Ballet’s downtown Studio Theatre. Mr. Caniparoli’s new work will mark his sixth original creation for Richmond Ballet, following such successes as Swipe, which the Company performed on its recent tour to China, Djangology, Violin and Bow Out. Set to open…
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“Bring An Extra Bag!” Choreographer Ma Cong’s Tips for Touring in China

May 19th, 2015

Last week, we spoke to Ma Cong about revisiting his 2014 work for Richmond Ballet, Lift The Fallen (which premiered almost exactly a year ago) as our professional company prepared to pack their bags for four-city spin around China starting. But not only is Ma one of our favorite choreographers here at Richmond Ballet, he’s also been giving us the inside scoop about traveling to China, his home country. There’s nothing better than having a local guide!   Richmond Ballet (RB): Will you be going to China with Richmond Ballet, and what…
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2015-16 Season Features “Romeo & Juliet”, as “Windows” Also Returns

May 12th, 2015


Stoner Winslett’s Own Work and Shakespeare’s Timeless Tale of Love and Hate Anchor New Season with Another Memorable Goodbye 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 by some of the most popular works in the repertory, complimented by three exciting world premieres. Artistic Director Stoner Winslett’s highly successful Windows will be presented on the Carpenter Theatre stage for the first time since 2000, anchoring another standout, full-length repertory program alongside the first…
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