Lucy Negro Redux: A Groundbreaking Ballet

Lucy Negro Redux: A Groundbreaking Ballet

   By Jerome Langston The February 2019 world premiere at TPAC’s Polk Theater of Nashville Ballet’s Lucy Negro Redux, a provocative and illuminating work of contemporary ballet that embraces spoken word poetry, narration and a range of acoustic music, garnered...
A Different Type Of Richmond Ballet

A Different Type Of Richmond Ballet

  By Jim Roberts Jennifer Chapman lives in Virginia Beach but works for Richmond Ballet. Her job—even before the rest of the world embraced telecommuting—is to help the dance company build an audience beyond Richmond and specifically in Hampton Roads. In the...
American Ballet Theatre Returns with Don Quixote

American Ballet Theatre Returns with Don Quixote

  By Montague Gammon III The elderly knight-errant Don Quixote comes out a winner in his namesake ballet, which the American Ballet Theatre is performing at Norfolk’s Chrysler Hall March 25-27, under the Virginia Arts Festival’s auspices. Though he doesn’t...