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April 2: Ceilidh at the Cary Arts Center (Sister Cities of Cary and the Town of Cary at the Cary Arts Center).
April 3: NCDA Dance Swap (North Carolina Dance Alliance at Arts Together in Raleigh). Second Opinion.
April 7: An Evening of Ice and Fire (League of Extraordinary Bellydancers in Local 506 in Chapel Hill).
April 7-8: Torn Asunder, a new play, crafted Nikkole Salter based on a book by Heather Andrea Williams (The Process Series in Swain Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill, presented in cooperation with the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, as part of Telling Our Stories of Home: A Celebration of African and African Diaspora Women Artists).
April 8: FAD (film-art-dance) Festival (Code F.A.D. Company at The Cary Theater).
April 8-9: ChoreoLab 2016, choreographed by Duke University faculty members Thomas F. DeFrantz, Ava LaVonne Vinesett, Julie Janus Walters, and Nina Wheeler (Duke Dance Program in R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke’s West Campus).
April 9: Cinderella (Carolina Youth Ballet in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh).
April 9: CONTRA-TIEMPO: Urban Latin Dance Theater (N.C. State LIVE presents CONTRA-TIEMPO in Stewart Theatre in NCSU’s Talley Student Union).
April 10: Thai Dance and Drama Troupe (Christian Communications Institute – Payap University at New Hope Presbyterian Church in Chapel Hill).
April 13-14: NCSU Dance Company Concert (NCSU Dance Company in Stewart Theatre in NCSU’s Talley Student Union).
April 14-17: Macbeth (Carolina Ballet in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).
April 15: LMnO3: B.A.N.G.S.: made in america by Deborah Lohse, Donnell Oakley, and Cori Marquis (American Dance Festival in its Samuel H. Scripps Studios in Durham).
April 15-16: Lil Buck: A Jookin’ Jam Session (Carolina Performing Arts in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).
April 22: Care to Dance?, featuring UNC Chalkaa, UNC Moonlight Hip Hop, the Carolina Irish Association, the Carolina Dancing Divas, UNC Flying Silk, and the Bravo Dance Company (The Plaza @ 140 West Franklin Street in Chapel Hill).
April 21-22: Shadows Chasing Light, a piece by Jasmine Powell, based on the poetry of Brian Bowers (Durham Independent Dance Artists in the PSI Theatre at the Durham Arts Council).
April 22-23: Martha Graham Dance Company (Carolina Performing Arts in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).
April 22-24: DanceWorks 2016 (Meredith College Dance Program in Jones Auditorium at Meredith College in Raleigh).
April 23-24: Rhythmic Innovations, with special guest Cartier Williams (North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble at The Carolina Theatre of Durham).
April 29-30: Born at Duke Homestead, featuring Birthing Bodies by Murmurations Dance (Duke Homestead State Historic Site in Durham).
April 30: Regional Dance America Southeastern Regional Ballet (Raleigh Dance Theatre at the The Carolina Theatre of Durham, presented as part of the Regional Dance America/ Southeastern Regional Ballet Association Festival 2016).
April 30-May 1: Macbeth (Carolina Ballet in the Durham Performing Arts Center).
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