Category: Blog

Our Monthly “Meet the Artist” Series- HEATHER LIVELY

THE BASICS Name: Heather Lively Age: 19 Astrological Sign: Capricorn Hometown: Louisa, VA Role in C’ville Ballet: Company Member FAVORITES… Food: Hmm… I LOVE Funyun Rings. I also like tacos, dark chocolate, chocolate ice cream, white cheddar popcorn, cheese, and lots of junk food =) Color: Pink Book: Fight Club, by Chuck Palahniuk Movie: Titanic…yes, […]

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Our Monthly “MEET THE ARTIST” Series- KELLY SILLIMAN, Choreographer in Residence

THE BASICS Name: Kelly Silliman Age: 32 Astrological Sign: Pisces Hometown: I was born and raised in Bloomfield, CT; I now live north of Charlottesville in Dyke, VA. Role in C’ville Ballet: Board Member and Resident Choreographer.  My studio, The Dance Barn, is the official rehearsal home of Charlottesville Ballet. FAVORITES… Food: My favorite food […]

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Charlottesville Ballet “Makes Dan Sweat” – from April 2010

Local Newscaster Dan Schutte attempts to add grace and poise to his weekly workout.  Check out the company members showing him a thing or two about ballet! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRSYjngXoEU] Link to News Story |  Link to News Video April 9, 2010 The Charlottesville Ballet has a performance coming up later in the month.  Their dancers show […]

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Our Monthly “MEET THE ARTIST” Series- CAITLIN LENNON

THE BASICS Name: Caitlin Lennon Age: 22 Astrological Sign: Aquarius Hometown: Bozeman, MT Role in C’ville Ballet: Dancer FAVORITES… Food: Sharp white cheddar cheese and crackers with a glass of white wine, strawberries and/or raspberries with fresh whipped cream, and most things chocolate. Color: Green comes first, but yellow takes a close second. Book: I […]

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The First Entry

This post marks the genesis of the Charlottesville Ballet blog! I admit that I was a bit of a Luddite when it comes to the idea of non-profit organizations blogging/twittering/facebook-ing.   Esteemed organizations should have a professional-looking website and post only official information for their public.   If people want a behind-the-scenes look at an arts  organization, […]

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