Dances take advantage of intimate Studio Two setting

One of the many fine things about the Richmond Ballet is the diversity of dance it offers and the venues. While the ornate Carpenter Theatre tends to be the focal spot for the professional company's bigger dance offerings, its Studio Theatre located in its large Canal Street home provides a perfect viewing for things more modern.

It is here, in an intimate, tiered-seating setting that you can enjoy the dance and feel as if you're almost on stage with the dancers. The proximity to the modern dance allows a more personal experience and greater inspection of the art form.

The most recent Studio Two fare, seen at Wednesday's matinee, offered two distinctly different dances:...