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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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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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Strange and Beautiful Sounds…Part 1!

March 12th, 2015

Strange and Beautiful Sounds. Musical thoughts from our Minds In Motion accompanist Rachel! Part 1: One of my favorite things as a MIM musician has got to be the eclectic mix-tape that is our show’s playlist. Anything goes—from Beatles to bluegrass, big band numbers to Broadway, and even that one year where it was all Bartok and the Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah. It’s so much fun to introduce our dancers (and occasionally ourselves) to music that they (or we) wouldn’t normally ever interact with. Sometimes it’s classical, sometimes it’s…
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Valerie Tellmann on TLC’s ‘Say Yes to the Dress’

March 4th, 2015

Richmond Ballet is delighted to announce that dancer Valerie Tellmann will be featured on TLC’s nationally-syndicated show, ‘Say Yes to the Dress’, on March 6th, 2015, at 10:30pm EST. Valerie will be joined by fellow dancers Maggie Small and Lauren Fagone, along with her members of her immediate family and a small number of close friends. She will be one of three or four brides featured, as per the show’s typical format.   WHEN:           Friday, March 6, 10:30 pm, Eastern Standard Time. (Please note that broadcast schedules are always subject…
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