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Richmond Ballet China trip

Ballet leaders return from China after laying groundwork for future partnerships

Ballet representatives join John Kerry and others to foster relations between the two countries.


A father, a dancer, a prince: Richmond Ballet’s Phillip Skaggs and Studio 3

With two kids at home and a work schedule that won’t quit, Phil Skaggs has to stay on his toes. And you can bet he uses THAT joke a lot.


5 Things for Families

This weekend is brought to you by the letter F: food, a festival, fanciness, and even a flea market!


Meet Jesse Lyon and the Richmond Ballet’s New Works Festival

The Wonderful Story of Jesse Lyon, Richmond Ballet’s newest dancer, who is here from France to charm his way into your heart.


Richmond Ballet will travel to China next year

It’ll be the ballet’s first ever trip to Asia.


5 Things

I’m going to remind myself that even though we shut it all down for one inch of snow already, we’re a little tougher now than last month, so we’re going to put on good coats and see what’s happening out there.

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A Day in the life of Cinderella’s Spring Fairy

Elena Bello returns to the stage, but also to the digital pages of RVANews, as our guide to the secret life of dancers–this time from the unique perspective of Cinderella’s Spring Fairy.


5 Things

Sports, parties, and music! You know how we do! And by “you,” I mean “another town who might be looking at us with one eyebrow raised because they think they have more fun stuff to do.” Take a gander at this list, other town, and get that eyebrow back where it belongs.


5 Things

There are plenty of things that you can distract yourself as well as your out-of-town guests with during this final surge of holiday frenzy.


Diary of a Magic Doll: The Nutcracker as experienced by Elena Bello

They may make it look easy, but the life of a dancer is anything but. Richmond Ballet company member Elena Bello has a special place in her heart for the holiday classic, The Nutcracker, and she shares her experience with us in her own words and pictures.