VIRGINIA BALLET THEATRE’S WINTER CONCERT

VIRGINIA BALLET THEATRE’S WINTER CONCERT

By MICHAEL CURRY The upcoming performances by Virginia Ballet Theatre in its annual Winter Concert at the ODU Theatre promise to be exciting, entertaining and enlightening. Artistic Director Ricardo Melendez has put together an ambitious program of classical and...
Swan Lake Soars in from Canada

Swan Lake Soars in from Canada

By Montague Gammon III   The magic of true love conquers all the vicious and deceptive spells that a malicious sorcerer can conjure up when the balletic and spectacular enchantments of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Swan Lake officially open the 2017 Virginia Arts...
Top Spring Dance Performances

Top Spring Dance Performances

Compiled by Staff   Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet: Swan Lake Presented by Virginia Arts Festival March 31 – April 2 Chrysler Hall Granted its “Royal” title in 1953 by the just-crowned Queen Elizabeth II, this legendary troupe is one of the world’s oldest premier...
Shakespeare in Motion in Detail

Shakespeare in Motion in Detail

By Ricardo Melendez “Shakespeare in Motion” is a combination of two of my greatest passions: the power and wit of Shakespeare’s stories and my dedication to the awe- inspiring beauty and physicality of the language of Dance. When art inspires art there is both a...