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“It’s What This Company Stands For”

October 29th, 2015

  The full-length Windows returns to Richmond CenterStage’s Carpenter Theatre this November. Hear Artistic Director Stoner Winslett  introduce her signature work, which will also celebrate her 35th anniversary with the Company this season. Go behind the scenes of a Windows rehearsal!     WINDOWS  |  TICKETS      Choreography by Stoner Winslett  | Variations the Theme from Paganini’s 24th Caprice for Violin by Brahms, Rachmaninoff, Blacher, and Romeo THE FOUR TEMPERAMENTS     Choreography by George Balanchine  |  Music by Paul Hindemith   Saturday, November 7, 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm…
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THE FOUR TEMPERAMENTS PAIRS WITH STONER WINSLETT’S SIGNATURE WORK, WINDOWS

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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ROBBINS’ POPULAR FANCY FREE PAIRS WITH A CANIPAROLI WORLD PREMIERE

September 8th, 2015

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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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