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Arts & Culture Xpo 2014

June 11th, 2014

Come see us at the Arts & Culture Xpo! Full of arts, history, science and family fun! Richmond Ballet will be at the 4th Annual Arts & Culture Xpo on June 28th, 10am-4pm, at The Greater Richmond Convention Center. Be sure to stop by our booth to learn more about our upcoming season. Plus, learn all about the exciting programs offered by The School of Richmond Ballet, for dance students of all ages. See you there! June 28 | 10am-4pm | The Greater Richmond Convention Center To learn all about…
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Behind The Scenes with Ma Cong: “Lift The Fallen”

April 29th, 2014

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Chinese-born choreographer Ma Cong returned to Richmond for two weeks in April to begin work on his new ballet, Lift The Fallen. Within that short period, the Richmond Ballet dancers learned the entirety of the new work, setting the stage for a brilliant Studio Three. Take a look behind the scenes as Ma Cong rehearses the dancers for Lift The Fallen.   Rehearsal this morning calls for work on the ballet’s opening pas de deux. The studio is largely empty, save for the small handful of dancers who will be…
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William Hancock Joins Richmond Ballet as Director of Advancement

April 29th, 2014

Former Board President and Richmond-native returns to The State Ballet of Virginia Richmond, VA – Richmond Ballet is pleased to announce that William G. Hancock, a former business lawyer at Troutman Sanders and former President of the Richmond Ballet Board of Trustees, has re-joined Richmond Ballet as the Director of Advancement. As Director of Advancement, Mr. Hancock will oversee the Ballet’s development department, will direct campaigns designed to promote the Ballet’s long-term financial sustainability, and will work on special projects including the Ballet’s upcoming Road to China initiative. Mr. Hancock…
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Studio Three To Close Out 30th Anniversary Season

April 15th, 2014

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  STUDIO THREE TO CLOSE OUT 30th ANNIVERSARY SEASON Final Studio Series Installment to Include a World Premiere from Ma Cong, Jessica Lang’s Lines Squared Richmond, VA – Richmond Ballet is pleased to welcome back choreographers Jessica Lang and Ma Cong, as Ms. Lang’s Lines Squared and Mr. Cong’s world premiere work, Lift The Fallen, will close out the Ballet’s 30th Anniversary season, at the company’s downtown Studio Theatre, May 13-18, 2014. Lines Squared, returning to the Richmond Ballet stage for the first time since its premiere in November of…
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2014-15 Season Announced

April 11th, 2014

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RICHMOND BALLET ANNOUNCES 2014-15 SEASON Carmina Burana returns to the Carpenter Theatre as classics, contemporary favorites round out a season that concludes in Beijing   Richmond, VA – Richmond Ballet is pleased to announce the line-up for the 2014-15 season, a season that will include a three-production residency at the Carpenter Theatre beginning in late October, as well as a three-part Studio Series that will once again open the season beginning in September. The 2014-15 season will feature the return of one of the most popular pieces from the Ballet’s…
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