Richmond Ballet, the State Ballet of Virginia, awakens and uplifts the human spirit through dance. Their second company, Richmond Ballet II, is an elite group of ten professional dancers led by Resident Artist, Igor Antonov. |
RBII visits the JCCNV for the second year with a new repertory program of classical dance, including:
- Bow Out, Choreography by Val Caniparoli, Music by David Bedford and Roy Powell
- Excerpts from Raymonda ACT III, Choreography by Frederic Franklin (Staged by Igor Antonov), Music by Alexander Glazunov
- Prayer, Choreography by George Lyssenko (Staged by Igor Antonov), Music: Traditional Synagogue Music
- Pas de Deux from Cinderella, Choreography by Malcolm Burn, Music by Sergei Prokofiev
While visiting, the company will conduct a master class for the JCCNV Dance Academy company members.
The tour is underwritten in part by the Virginia Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
6:00pm: Pre-performance talk by author Tina Sutton (The Making of Markova: Diaghilev's Baby Ballerina to Groundbreaking Icon). In pre-World War I England, a frail Jewish girl is diagnosed with flat feet, knock knees and weak legs. In short order, Lilian Alicia Marks would become a dance prodigy, the cherished baby ballerina of Sergei Diaghilev. Free admission to this pre-performance talk.
Pictured: Sabrina Holland and Ira White of Richmond Ballet II in "Bow Out" by Val Caniparoli. Richmond Ballet 2013. Photo by Sarah Ferguson.
Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (View)
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