VIDEO: Which Temperament Are You?

November 4th, 2015

  Which Temperament Are You?  Inspired by the ancient belief in the four psychological humors which, in varying levels, determine a person’s temperament, George Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments was the first of the master’s sparse, “black and white ballets,” and was quickly recognized as a pivotal work when it premiered in 1946. Educator Roberto Trostli spoke to our dancers, describing how each temperament manifests itself in our personalities. From the “Choleric” to the “Phelgmatic”, and from the “Melancholic” to the “Sanguinic”, which one might you be? WATCH Mr. Trostli’s discussion of the…
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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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October 12th, 2015

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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Have You Seen Our “Windows”?

October 7th, 2015

Do you want to win tickets to Windows? We’re giving away tickets to our performances of Windows/The Four Temperaments, coming up on November 7th at the Carpenter Theatre! Keep your eyes open as you are making your way around Richmond and look for our Windows promotion in storefronts across the city! All you have to do is fill out an entry form at our participating stores, and you could be the lucky winner. Participating stores currently include: CCH Collection Page Bond Gallery Monkees Shine Blow Dry Bar La Diff Flowers…
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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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