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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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THE ENCHANTED TOY SHOP MARKS 40 YEARS OF THE SCHOOL OF RICHMOND BALLET

March 31st, 2015

Opening Gala performance to feature current Richmond Ballet company dancers who trained with SRB Professional Casting Announced!  TICKETS Richmond Ballet and The School of Richmond Ballet (SRB) are pleased to announce the premiere of their newly produced one act ballet, The Enchanted Toy Shop, opening April 25 at Richmond CenterStage’s Carpenter Theatre. The new production, staged this year in honor of The School’s 40th anniversary, is uniquely designed for SRB’s two performing ensembles of middle and high school-aged ballet students. As part of a special, two-part celebration, The Enchanted Toy…
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LIEBESLIEDER WALZER WILL MARK A SPECIAL FAREWELL

March 19th, 2015

Studio Three performances will close the regular season in Richmond,as Phillip Skaggs says good-bye with a Choreographers’ Club Night on April 14 TICKETS   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 of the 2014-15 regular season, and to celebrate Phillip Skaggs as he retires from the stage this year. As is custom with Liebeslieder Walzer, the dancers will be joined on stage by six musicians – two pianists and four…
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Company Returns to Studio Theatre with the New Works Festival

February 27th, 2015

Popular festival features four choreographers, including current dance professionals and the Ballet’s own Matthew Frain in collaboration with D. Randall Blythe  PURCHASE TICKETS Richmond Ballet is pleased to announce the return of the New Works Festival, the second installment of the Ballet’s 2014-2015 Studio Series. The Festival – which will present four, new works in progress – is set to run March 17-22, 2015, at the Ballet’s downtown Studio Theatre. This year’s Festival will feature the work of four contemporary ballet choreographers including Matthew Frain, a third year company member…
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Wang Ye and Ma Xiaodong Begin Rehearsals in Richmond

February 18th, 2015

Principal Dancers from the world-renowned National Ballet of China will step into Don Quixote’s leading roles for all three performances PURCHASE TICKETS TODAY! Richmond Ballet has the great pleasure to announce that the company’s honored guest artists from the National Ballet of China, principal dancers Wang Ye and Ma Xiaodong, arrived in Richmond on February 9, and began rehearsals for their leading roles in Nicolas Beriozoff’s Don Quixote with the Richmond Ballet professional company on February 10. Don Quixote, presented by Morgan Stanley, is set to run for three performances, February 20-22, at…
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