COVID-19 Update

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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update: April 1, 2020

In accordance with Governor Northam’s most recent mandate, the Richmond Ballet building will remain closed to the public through June 10th.  While the building is closed, our School, Box Office, and other staff will be working remotely and can be reached either by leaving them a telephone message or via their email. We will be contacting ticket buyers soon with an update regarding our upcoming Studio Theatre performances. Thank you for your patience as we work through the nuances of this evolving situation. Be safe, be well, and we look forward to seeing you again as soon as it is possible!


COVID-19 Update: March 26, 2020

In accordance with Governor Northam’s declaration, the Richmond Ballet building will remain closed to the public through April 23rd.  While the building is closed, our School, Box Office, and other staff will be working remotely and can be reached either by leaving them a telephone message or via their email. We will continue to monitor the evolving situation and bring you the latest updates here on our website and on our social platforms. We hope that you and your families remain safe and healthy.

Performances

  • Our Studio Two: New Works Festival performances, originally scheduled for April 14-19, will now take place June 9-14. At this time, Studio Three in May is scheduled to proceed as planned.
  • All professional company and Richmond Ballet II tours have been canceled for the rest of the season.

School of Richmond Ballet

  • SRB will remain closed through April 23rd. Our new “Virtual SRB” offers online activities and classes designed to keep students engaged, connected, and moving.
  • The SRB Adult Division has switched to livestream classes. Visit MindBody to register for a virtual Ballet Barre, Rhythm & Motion, or Barre fitness class.

Community Engagement

  • As a result of schools closing for the remainder of the year, all Minds In Motion classes and culminating performances, as well as lecture demonstrations, have been canceled.

Special Events

  • The Kentucky Derby Party has been canceled and Gala in the River City has been postponed. Stay tuned for more details.

COVID-19 Update: March 24, 2020

For the protection of our community and in light of current CDC and government guidelines, our Studio Two performances, originally scheduled for April 14-19, have been rescheduled for June 9-14. We are grateful to the choreographers, dancers, and staff who rearranged their schedules to allow us to still bring the New Works Festival to life this season.

If you have purchased tickets to Studio Two, your tickets will automatically be transferred to the corresponding day/time in June. If these dates do not work for you or if you have any questions, please contact our Box Office by phone at 804.344.0906 x224 or by email here.

At this time, Studio Three in May is scheduled to proceed as planned, but we will make a final decision as to its status no later than May 1.

We will continue to monitor the latest CDC and local government guidelines and will continue to post updates both here on our website and on social media.

As always, and especially now, your support of Richmond Ballet means so much to us. We look forward to welcoming you back to the theatre as soon as it is safe. Until then, we are keeping all of you in our thoughts and dancing with you in spirit!


COVID-19 Update: March 16, 2020

With the health and safety of our artists, staff, and community in mind, we have decided to close the Richmond Ballet building for the next two weeks from today through Sunday, March 29th. This is in addition to the closures previously announced regarding the School of Richmond Ballet and Minds In Motion. While the building is closed, our School, Box Office, and other staff will be working remotely and can be reached either by leaving them a telephone message or via their email. At this time, we plan to re-open on Monday, March 30. We will continue to monitor the evolving situation and bring you the latest updates here on our social platforms and on our website. We hope that you and your families remain safe and healthy.

We are appreciative of your understanding at this time.


COVID-19 Update: March 12, 2020

As we monitor the changing climate of COVID-19, the health and safety of our Richmond Ballet family is our top priority. As such, please see the updates below:

School of Richmond Ballet

School of Richmond Ballet will be closed for two full weeks starting Monday, March 16 through Saturday, March 28. Classes, rehearsals, and auditions this Friday and Saturday will be held as scheduled.

Minds in Motion Team XL classes will also be canceled March 16-27.

Gala in the River City

Our Gala in the River City event will no longer be held on March 21. In its place, please save the date for Ballet Bash at the Derby on May 2.

Minds In Motion

All Minds In Motion classes at area schools have been canceled from March 16-March 27 including Team XL after school programs.

This is a rapidly changing and unknown environment, and we will continue to keep you updated via our website and social platforms. May we all continue to uplift and awaken the human spirit during this time.