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Richmond Ballet to Transition Leadership From Stoner Winslett to Ma Cong

While it’s not typical for a ballet company to be on the front page of a city newspaper, Stoner Winslett has been anything but a typical artistic director. Her announced retirement from Richmond Ballet was front-page news for the Richmond Times-Dispatch in September. After more than four decades of guiding dancers through highlights and hardships, […]

News of Note: What You Might Have Missed in May and June 2020

Here are the latest promotions and appointments, plus notable awards and accomplishments from the last two months. Comings & Goings Ma Cong has been named associate artistic director at Richmond Ballet. He will serve in an adjunct capacity before joining full-time in 2022. New Zealand Dance Company has appointed Victoria Colombus and James O’Hara co-artistic […]

The Stars and Stories Hitting Broadway Stages This Year

The closing months of the 2016–17 season brought a glut of extraordinary music and dance to Broadway’s stages, and the superabundance has left 2017–18 looking a bit anemic. Partly it’s real estate—there are only so many Broadway theaters; in June, nearly three dozen were occupied. The only musical scheduled to open this summer was Prince […]