Charlottesville Ballet

The Charlottesville Ballet gives two performances of "Cinderella" on Saturday. Photo by Laura Carstensen

ARTS Pick: Cinderella

Charlottesville Ballet’s Cinderella finds the fairy tale’s cast of characters lacing up their slippers for a production accompanied by Prokofiev’s famous score. Thirty professional artists from Charlottesville and around the world come together to dance through the classic romance filled with humor, hope, and love. Saturday, March 9. $20-75, 2 and 7pm. The Paramount Theater, […]

Tchaikovsky's classic ballet will play at various times through December 23 at Charlottesville Ballet. Publicity photo.

ARTS Pick: Nutcracker

When young Clara’s beloved godfather brings her a peculiar Christmas gift, the simple act of holiday spirit inspires a midnight war on mice, and a journey to alternate realms. Charlottesville Ballet’s Nutcracker is magical and enthralling, as it follows Clara and her wooden friend—now a mysterious prince—deep into the Land of Snowflakes and Sweets to […]

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 […]