Past Events

2018 RPAA Gala

Purchase your tickets today for the 2018 RPAA Gala, Alternate Routes: A Night in Havana, featuring Jose Lorenzo & Timbason la Original. The Gala will take place on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. at Dominion Energy Center for the Performing Arts. 

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The Magic Balloon

A series of hilarious sketches, unique choreography, synthesizing music, ballet, clowning, and audience participation. ‘The Magic Balloon’ tells a wonderful story of a traveling actor and his magical trunk of tricks and toys. Audiences will discover the art of acting without words, opening the door to their imaginations.

 

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First Fridays with Latin Ballet of Virginia

RPAA presents an RVA First Fridays pre-Gala celebration with Latin Ballet of Virginia. On Friday, May 4, 2018, we welcome everyone to a FREE performance in Rhythm Hall at Dominion Energy Center for the Performing Arts. 

 

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First Fridays with Classical Revolution RVA

Classical Revolution RVA is committed to making classical music more accessible for all audiences. They are a collective of passionate musicians that have appeared in unexpected places around Richmond for the last five years. Their First Fridays performance will feature the superb violin playing of Ellen Cockerham Riccio and friends in a variety of chamber ensembles.

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Desirée Roots

RPAA presents an RVA First Fridays celebration with a performance by Desirée Roots and other local jazz greats! Friday, March 2, 2018, we welcome everyone to a FREE performance in Rhythm Hall at Dominion Energy Center for the Performing Arts. 

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The 2018 Virginia Wine Expo

The 2018 Virginia Wine Expo presented by Publix is right around the corner—February 27-March 5. RPAA is the charitable beneficiary for the nation's premier, single-region wine and food event. Join us in raising a glass to the performing arts!  

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GENWORTH LIGHTS UP! YOUTH OPEN HOUSE

Sessions will include hands-on music classes for the violin, ukulele, drums and other instruments from around the world; dance classes touching on Contemporary Hip Hop and Ballet; theatre classes in Musical Theatre, Creative Drama and Stage Combat; and performances from Quill Theatre, the Latin Ballet of Virginia, Richmond Ballet and other individual artists including Charmaine Crowell-White.

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Deep River: Marian Anderson's Journey

Celebrate Black History Month with a world premiere opera about Marian Anderson’s rise to fame among the world’s greatest concert artists—in spite of experiencing racial prejudice. Ms. Anderson was an important figure in the struggle for civil rights and met each barrier with courage, grace and determination.

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Alternate Routes: A Night in New Orleans

Richmond Performing Arts Alliance 2017 Gala

Join us June 2 for RPAA’s 2017 Gala, Alternate Routes: A Night in New Orleans featuring Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. The full evening will include performances by members of our resident companies and students from Richmond Public Schools. Proceeds benefit the artistic and educational programs of RPAA.

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