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Coronavirus Leads to Casting Change at Richmond Ballet Performances of Swan Lake

February 17th, 2020

Image 1: American Ballet Theatre dancer Cory Stearns in Swan Lake. Photo: Gene Schiavone. Image 2: Richmond Ballet dancers Cody Beaton and Fernando Sabino in rehearsal for Swan Lake. Photo: Sarah Ferguson. Image 3: American Ballet Theatre dancer Sarah Lane in Swan Lake. Photo: Gene Schiavone.  Principal Dancers from American Ballet Theatre, including Natalie Portman’s dance double from the film Black Swan, will now dance the lead roles at evening performances Richmond VA – Richmond Ballet Artistic Director Stoner Winslett announced this morning that Xu Yan and Li Wentao of…
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Richmond Ballet announces its $10 million Road to the Future Campaign

April 20th, 2017

Richmond Ballet, The State Ballet of Virginia, announced its $10 million Road to the Future Campaign on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Virginia’s acclaimed professional ballet company, which has toured The Kennedy Center, New York, London, and in 2015, a four-city tour in China, announced the public phase of the campaign during a celebration event Wednesday evening at Dominion Resources’ corporate headquarters on the James River in Richmond, Virginia. Campaign Chairs David R. Beran, Thomas F. Farrell II, and John A. Luke Jr. explained that given how far the Ballet has…
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Studio One Offers a World Premiere and a 20th Century Masterpiece

September 6th, 2016

The Moor’s Pavane and Returning Choreographer Melissa Barak round out program for Studio One September 20-25, 2016  |  BUY TICKETS  Richmond Ballet is pleased to announce that the 2016-17 season will begin with Studio One, featuring a world premiere work from Los Angeles-based choreographer Melissa Barak and the José Limón classic, The Moor’s Pavane, September 20-25, 2016, at Richmond Ballet’s Studio Theatre. Studio One marks the first installment of the popular Studio Series, which will feature three world premieres in addition to two works new to the Richmond Ballet stage…
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THE 2016-17 SEASON: OUR TOWN, OUR ART

June 21st, 2016

Upcoming season will be defined by a handful of new acquisitions and a return to New York City Richmond Ballet is pleased to announce the line-up for the 2016-17 professional season. The exciting new season will begin in September, and will feature landmark works from the ballet world never-before presented in Richmond, along with three world premieres, the highly-anticipated return of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and much-loved favorites. The professional season also will conclude in May of 2017 with a tour to the acclaimed Joyce Theater in New York City…
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Join Richmond Ballet at Dogwood Dell for a Free Performance

May 26th, 2016

Richmond Ballet Kicks off Dogwood Dell’s 60th Anniversary Celebration with Two Nights Featuring The Professional Company, The School of Richmond Ballet and Minds In Motion The Dell Main Stage, Dogwood Dell Byrd Park, 600 South Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220 Friday, June 3 at 8:30pm & Saturday, June 4 at 8:30pm (The same program will be performed both evenings) Performances are free and open to the public Members of Richmond Ballet’s professional company are set to perform ‘Windows II’ from Stoner Winslett’s signature full-length work, Windows, alongside a Richmond favorite –…
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