Welcome to Richmond Ballet Outreach Programming
Welcome to Richmond Ballet Outreach! Our department is full of anticipation as final preparations fall into place for our year-long Minds In Motion schools in Richmond and Charlottesville to head to the theatre for Culminating Performances. Teaching Artists and Musicians are full of stories about students who have emerged as strong performers and classes that have joined together as strong teams. The final phases of rehearsal always bring forth a sense of being a part of something greater than any individual. Upwards of 450 students in three different casts will share their year’s journey as they present Jamestown: A New World In Motion. Please make plans to join us for this inspiring celebration of our students and their incredible efforts.
Four performances in Richmond at Dominion Energy Center 600 E. Grace Street
Thursday, April 26th at 5:30 and 7:30 pm
Friday, April 27th at 5:30 and 7:30 pm
Two performances in Charlottesville at The Martin Luther King, Jr Performing Arts Center
Thursday, May 31 at 7:00 pm
Friday, June 1st at 10:15 am
Call Richmond Ballet Box office for free tickets to this public art experience. The students have prepared a wonderful gift for everyone!
In the spring of 2014, nearly 1600 4th-grade students took to the Carpenter Theater stage to dance the story of Jamestown. This spring, 11 of those same dancers—now 8th-graders and members of the Minds in Motion Ambassadors—will return to the stage for their final Minds in Motion show: Jamestown. Thinking back to your very first Minds in Motion class: “I thought it was…” “Honestly, I thought that I would not know what I was doing at all, but then, after the first class, I was like ‘I can do this,…
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Celebrate empathy and understanding with a piece of original artwork. Over 100 paintings from the Israeli artist group Matter of Color are available for bid online. All proceeds from auction sales and related events will go towards Minds In Motion. Visit Art for Understanding to view the complete catalog and explore related events, including a dinner and dialogue with the artists.
Your support allows us to provide a great opportunity for the students. Please consider making an online donation to support Minds In Motion.