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Upcoming Tour Performances

If you are interested in presenting Richmond Ballet, please contact Tour Representative, Tracie Morin, for more information at tmorin@richmondballet.com or 804.344.0906 x245.

October 5, 2019 at 8:00 p.m

Christopher Newport University
Ferguson Center for the Arts
Newport News, Virginia

Contemporary Classics: Carmina Burana and Theme and Variations. Originally choreographed in 1959 for New York City Opera, John Butler’s powerful, impassioned masterwork uses the full breadth of Carl Orff’s choral score to explore the melding of classical ballet’s structure with the earthiness of contemporary dance. As the score progresses and changes, so too does the character of this groundbreaking work. Butler’s steps seem intimately tied to the extremes of human emotion, as expressed through movement: rapture and release, torture, and true love, all that may succumb to an overwhelming fear of our own morality.


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