My little one just turned three and it is getting more difficult to keep her entertained for any extended period of time. I stay home with her and she currently does not attend pre-school, so we have a LOT of time together. I do not always want to leave the house and sometimes it is […]
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Celebrate the retirement of Ballerina, Regina Willoughby as she bids the Columbia City Ballet farewell after over 20 years of dance. The gala will be held immediately after her final evening performance of Cleopatra.
The Queen of the Nile sails into the Koger Center in a ballet conceived and choreographed by William Starrett. Intrigue follows the Egyptian beauty from the royal bedchamber to the throne room and into the palace garden. A spellbinding musical score and scenic concepts transform the stage into the sumptuousness and grandeur of ancient Egypt and Rome. Watch as the legendary Queen allures both Julius Ceasar and Marc Anthony with her powerful personality and extraordinary charms. Ballerina, Regina Willoughby brings the iconic Queen to life in her farewell performance with the Columbia City Ballet.
Body & Movement Explored is a unique performance showcasing the works of Columbia City Ballet dancers and other local choreographers who have created a unique mixed repertoire of works never seen before by any audience.
“We are very excited about the unique nature of this event. In Columbia, there are so many talented dancers and choreographers as well as within our own company. We are proud to showcase their pieces to our community,” said Columbia City Ballet Executive & Artistic Director William Starrett.
Columbia City Ballet’s mission is to offer South Carolina and Southeastern audiences the highest quality ballet. We in South Carolina can proudly claim one of the strongest and most versatile ballet companies in the Southeast. Since the Columbia City Ballet’s founding in 1961, it has integrated the world of dance within the community as the largest performing arts organization in the state.
Columbia SC Moms Blog is honored to partner with Pavlovich Ballet School to bring our readers the following post.When I was a little girl, I dreamed of becoming a ballerina on the main stage. The thought of leaping and dancing, the grace and poise these professionals displayed, the classical music and beautiful tutus … it […]
Did you ever dream about being a ballerina when you were a young girl? I can still remember daydreaming about pretty pink leotards, tutus, ballet shoes, and twirling around on tip-toes when I was growing up. Those thoughts never left me, and when I had a daughter of my own I could tell she shared […]
Thinking of ways to give this Thanksgiving? Already, it’s time to make turkey themed crafts and tug on sweaters. So, whatever your feelings on this sometimes controversial holiday, now is time to be thankful for all we have, a time to think of others. What better family tradition is there than giving? We as parents […]
Friday, December 4 Snowville Children can climb Mount EdVerest, explore an ice cave, and even tube down Sled Hill, a 25 ft. long slippery slope sure to give thrills to all. Along the way, children will learn about the science behind the snow in a fun and exciting environment. Your ticket to Snowville is free with […]
Friday, November 20 Lights Before Christmas Experience Columbia’s longest running holiday tradition—the 28th annual Lights Before Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. The Zoo will light up each evening with more than one million twinkling lights and countless animated images representing some of Riverbanks’ most loveable residents. Guests can roast marshmallows at the jingle bell bonfire, visit […]
Friday, November 6 Harry Potter: The Boy who Lived — An Original Ballet This full-length production follows the story of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. The performance also features students from Dent Dance Company and Round Top Elementary School. Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Richland School District Two Auditorium, 7500 Brookfield Road, Columbia 29223 A Christmas […]
Friday, February 20 Free Fridays at the Zoo for Residents of Richland and Lexington Counties Richland and Lexington county residents are invited to enjoy Free Fridays at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden-only in January and February. The promotion will run Fridays through February 28. Free Fridays applies to Richland and Lexington county residents only; guests must present […]