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Studio Three Marks Final Farewell for Lauren Fagone While City Life Premieres

March 29th, 2016

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Studio Three Closes the 2015-16 Season for Richmond Ballet APRIL 12-17, 2016  |  RICHMOND BALLET STUDIO THEATRE  |  TICKETS  Richmond Ballet is pleased to announce that the 2015-16 season will close with a world premiere work as well as a returning favorite, as Australian choreographer Mark Annear premieres his new piece, City Life, and Salvatore Aiello’s deeply evocative and powerful rendering of the ballet, The Rite of Spring, takes over the Studio Theatre stage in honor of dancer Lauren Fagone, who is set to retire at the conclusion of the season.…
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Journey back to The Enchanted Toy Shop

March 29th, 2016

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Journey back to The Enchanted Toy Shop! Produced by Richmond Ballet Artistic Director Stoner Winslett April 24, 2016  |  2pm & 4pm  |  Carpenter Theatre Featuring The School of Richmond Ballet Ensembles  In The Enchanted Toy Shop, the dolls sit all day long as customers come in to look at the toys. Sometimes, a doll goes home with a very excited child, but the dolls that are left behind have something to look forward to as well. Each evening, after darkness begins to fall, the shop closes and the fairies of…
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Food for Thought

March 8th, 2016

  Let’s face it: practical ecology is a challenge. I don’t really like creepy crawly things all that much, and I know I’m not the only one. True, bugs are a crucial part of a healthy, vibrant ecosystem, but just…ugh. All those teeny legs just give me the heeby-jeebies. (And don’t get me started on spiders. Just, no.) Gardening with native plants is a more accessible concept, but I don’t really garden. Mostly, this is due to the fact that my horticultural skills are seriously lacking. There’s also the tiny…
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Edgar Zendejas Leads The Company’s Return to the Studio Theatre

February 26th, 2016

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Popular Studio Series Picks Up with Classic and Contemporary Works by Stoner Winslett and Edgar Zendejas MARCH 15-20, 2016  |  RICHMOND BALLET STUDIO THEATRE  |  TICKETS Richmond Ballet is pleased to announce that the Company will return to its own Studio Theatre with Studio Two, featuring Artistic Director Stoner Winslett’s Echoing Past and Realms of Amber, a world premiere work from Mexican-born choreographer, Edgar Zendejas. Studio Two, the second offering from this year’s popular Studio Theatre Series, runs March 15-20, 2016. Edgar Zendejas will take up residence in Richmond once…
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Spotlight on: Cody Beaton

February 10th, 2016

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  Cody Beaton is having one amazing season with the Richmond Ballet. After taking on both the athletic ‘Sanguinic’ variation in George Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments alongside Trevor Davis, the stunning classical pas de deux in Stoner’s Winslett’s Windows II with Fernando Sabino during the fall repertory show, and dancing as one of the Company’s beloved Sugar Plum Fairies in The Nutcracker, she’s now preparing for a new kind of role: that of Juliet Capulet. She’s set to step into the coveted role in Malcolm Burn’s version of Romeo &…
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