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RSO in full British regalia

Gerald Steichen capped off his fourth season as music director of Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra last Saturday, combining music, dance, and three dimensional art (glasses not included). The unifying theme of the event was music from [...]

April 17th, 2012|Categories: In the News|0 Comments

Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra

More than just a concert, last Saturday evening’s final Ridgefield Symphony program this season at the Anne S. Richardson Auditorium also served both as an opportunity for four outstanding members of the Western Connecticut Youth [...]

April 16th, 2012|Categories: In the News|0 Comments

Creativity conference will offer international experts

Creativity Conference organizers include, from left: James Robey, Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance; Tracy Moore, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum; Lesley Lambton, Ridgefield Library; Carolina Fernandez, Ridgefield Arts Council; Laurie McGavin Bachmann, Ridgefield Library; Carolyn Storrier, [...]

March 28th, 2012|Categories: In the News|0 Comments

Back To Basics Jazz: James Robey’s syllabus builds dancers from the ground up

“You need a stable, grounded lower body,” says James Robey to his attentive students in an advanced jazz class, “and an expressive, mobile upper body.” Robey wrote his own syllabus to fill the hole in [...]

December 1st, 2011|Categories: In the News|0 Comments

Ballet and New Music Mix, Meet and Mingle

The word “enterprising” always applies to New Chamber Ballet. On Saturday night at Studio 4 in New York City Center, in addition to its usual accomplishments of presenting new and recent choreography with live music, [...]

June 27th, 2011|Categories: In the News|0 Comments

Scotland Students Dance Through The Decades

“Are you ready to dance?” was the shout out at Scotland Elementary School a few weeks ago when 400 students were taken on a journey of American musical theatre dance styles through the decades by [...]

April 19th, 2011|Categories: In the News|0 Comments