Concert Ballet of Virginia Presents Its 44th Season

Scott Boyer, artistic director of the Concert Ballet of Virginia.

 

The Concert Ballet of Virginia, the state’s oldest continually operating ballet company, celebrates its 44th anniversary year of providing unique dance opportunities for Virginians. Through performances of works from its repertory of more than 260 dance pieces, The Concert Ballet offers dance scholarships for aspiring dancers and performers, and makes dance programs available to community organizations.

“Nutcracker” workshops and tryouts will be held September 14, 21 and 22 at The Concert Ballet Headquarters in the Hanover Air Park, 11038 Leadbetter Road in Ashland, VA 23005.

This year’s lineup includes the Fall Repertory Gala at 2:30 pm on October 6 at The Woman’s Club Theatre at 211 East Franklin Street. This performance includes popular works from The Concert Ballet’s enormous repertory.

The Concert Ballet’s full-length version of “The Nutcracker”, hailed as “one of the best renditions in Virginia,” combines beautiful scenery and bright, colorful costumes, and exhilarating performances. Performances of this holiday classic can be seen at Monacan High School Theater, 11501 Smoketree Drive in Chesterfield; and at Atlee High School Theater, 9414 Atlee Station Road in Hanover.

The Winter Repertory Gala will be held 2:30 pm February 24 at The Woman’s Club Theatre. The Spring Repertory Gala will be held 2:30 pm May 17 at the same venue.

For details, please call 804-798-0945, or e-mail us at concertballetofvirginia@yahoo.com

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