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Shira Lanyi Says Farewell, And Begins a New Pursuit of an Old Dream

April 29th, 2015

Opening night of Road to China Previews on May 12 will also mark the beginning of a new journey for returning company member, Shira Lanyi, as she bids a formal farewell to her hometown audience OPENING NIGHT TICKETS While Richmond Ballet’s Road to China preview performances, and the tour to China that will follow, will both mark a tremendous tremendous occasions for the company’s ever-expanding international horizons, early May will also mark another turning point in the company’s identity at home. Shira Lanyi, a Richmond native, a graduate of The School of Richmond Ballet…
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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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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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