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The 1980s

The 1980s saw continued growth for The State Ballet of Rhode Island.  SBRI performed in several different venues and added to an already impressive repertoire.

Continued Growth

  • The full-length story ballet Sylvia – The Nymph of Diana is performed for the first time in the United
    States, choreographed by SBRI’s Artistic Director, Herci Marsden.
  • In front of sold-out crowds, SBRI performs several short works at Bryant College’s 125th Anniversary
  • As guests of RI School of Design in 1989, SBRI performs at the RISD Museum’s, An Informal History
    of Dance in Rhode Island, presenting several short ballet works with commendable performances

Nymph and the Woodcutter – 1980s


Giselle – 1980s

Tarantella – 1980s

Sylvia, The Nymph of Diana – 1982