The Richmond Ballet, the acclaimed company under the artistic direction of Stoner Winslett, returns to The Joyce Theater. Riding the wave of critical and popular acclaim for its previous performances, the company will return exactly five years after their NYC debut. Celebrated for its diverse repertory and extremely versatile dancers, Richmond Ballet will present their most popular commissioned works, all pieces will be making their Manhattan debut. The two mixed programs will feature three ballets each and vary from night to night. Program A: ANCIENT AIRS AND DANCES by Stoner Winslett, music Italian and French lute songs orchestrated by Respighi (1986); TO FAMILIAR SPACES IN DREAM by Jessica Lang, music of Philip Glass, John Cage and Craig Armstrong (2007); VOYAGES by Mauricio Wainrot, set to a variety of ethnic and folkloric music (2008). Tues 7:30pm, Fri (Gala) 8pm, Sat (Family mat) 2pm, Sun 7:30pm. Program B: MISA CRIOLLA by William Soleau, music by Ariel Ramirez (2008); VESTIGES by Colin Connor, music by Michael Nyman (2000); VIOLIN by Val Caniparoli, music by Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (2006). Wed (Dance Chat) 7:30pm, Thur 8pm, Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm.