Classical Ballet Competition
August 7–9, 2014
Richmond, Virginia, USA
The Cecchetti USA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the initial details for the Cecchetti International Classical Ballet 2014 Competition to be hosted by Cecchetti USA. The competition will be held in Richmond, Virginia, August 7–9, 2014, with the arrival date for competitors and coaches on Sunday, August 3, 2014. The competitors of this competition will be eligable to win cash prizes and summer intensive scholarships to many of the world's most prestigious professional ballet schools and/or companies.
Richmond CenterStage Carpenter Theatre
The Cecchetti International Classical Ballet 2014 Competition performances with take place at the Richmond CenterStage. Tickets are available to the general public for all performances.
On Thursday, August 7th at 7:00pm the Contemporary solos will be performed.
On Friday, August 8th at 7:00pm, the classical solos will be performed.
On Saturday August 9th at 7:00pm, the Contemporary and Classical Finals and Gala Reception will take place.
To purchase tickets please visit www.etix.com or call etix at 1-800-514-ETIC
Richmond Ballet Studios
Classes for the competition will be held at Richmond Ballet. The studios are located in downtown Richmond with convenient access to all major highways in the richmond area and the Richmond International Airport (RIC). Throughout the building's three floors, there are eight studios ranging in size from the largest, 60 x 60 square feet, to the smallest, 18 x 24 square feet. In addition to the studios, there are two kitchens and a dining area for lunch and breaks. Classes for the Cecchetti USA Residential Summer Course will also be held here. For more information on our week long Summer Course please click here.
Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown Hotel
The Cowne Plaza provides visitors with convenient access to Insterstates 95 and 64, and the Richmond International Airpot (RIC). Daily buffet lunches will be available at the Richmond Ballet Studios for $60. To order the buffet lunch package via paypal, download the Residential Summer Course Registraton form and choose the buffet option. You will then be directed to fill out the contact iformation on the form. In addition, the Crowne Plaza Hotel Downtown Richmond is offering guests attending the CICB Competition 2014 a discounted room rate as well as a meal package including breakfast and dinner; Sunday dinner- Saturday dinner, August 3-9.
Single Room: $69 per night
Double Room: $79 per night
Meal Package: $177 per person for the week (lunch not included)
To make reservations please contact Christina Norton, sales manager at 804-344-2976 or firstname.lastname@example.org
. Do NOT book reservations online or via hotel reservation number.
Known for its history, Richmond is the South's creative center and is located just a few hours from Washington DC. Within the newly designated Arts District, festivals and events are held year-round. There is always something exciting to explore. Choose from performances at CenterStage, a local theater cmpany, one of the area's music venues such as The National, or relax to the sounds of the Richmond Symphony Orchestra. Better yet, enjoy the Richmond Ballet, who recently showcased their expertise in London, England. Be sure to pack walking shoes so you can enjoy the some of the city's walking and hiking trails along James River, historic canals, or the Richmond Slave Trail. Remember to bring your appetite to feast at one of the area's amazing restauraunts in neighborhoods that showcase the city's varied architecture.