Charlottesville Ballet

The dreamy magic of romantic ballet melds with technical prowess in Charlottesville Ballet’s Evening of Romance. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Evening of Romance will keep you on your toes

The dreamy magic of romantic ballet melds with technical prowess in Charlottesville Ballet’s Evening of Romance. Performances include a tongue-in-cheek princess battle for the eye of Prince Charming, the dramatic pas de deux from Le Corsaire and an intriguing original work titled :dôgm: by Steven Melendez. Friday, February 9 and Saturday February, 10. $15-21, times vary. CB Studio Theatre, 1885 […]

Charlottesville Ballet’s The Nutcracker is a skillfully choreographed, engaging take on tradition for all ages. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: The Nutcracker

Charlottesville Ballet’s The Nutcracker is a skillfully choreographed, engaging take on tradition for all ages. The story begins when Clara receives a wooden nutcracker as a holiday gift, and it comes to life along with other toys that accompany her on a journey through an enchanted land filled with dancing dolls and evil mice, guided […]

Caitlin Lennon has been with the Charlottesville Ballet for 10 years. Courtesy photo

Charlottesville Ballet kicks it up for 10th anniversary

Ten years ago, Caitlin Lennon received a job offer from a “small startup.” Emily Hartka and Sara Clayborne, co-founders of what would become the Charlottesville Ballet, asked Lennon to join them as a company dancer. Lennon was training on full scholarship with the Richmond Ballet, had never visited Charlottesville, wasn’t sure about her salary and […]