EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Dance Calendar for the entire month of December 2016. If your productions are not listed in this calendar, please e-mail the SHOW TITLE(S), DATE(S), LOCATION(S), and the name of the PRESENTER(S) to RobertM748@aol.com, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS — with CAPTIONS and PHOTO CREDITS — to that address. (Our “snail mail” address is Triangle Review, 1828 Honeysuckle Road #13, Raleigh, NC 27609-6220.)
Dec. 2-4: The Durham Nutcracker (Walltown Children’s Theatre in the PSI Theatre at the Durham Arts Council).
Dec. 2-4: Nutcracker Dances (Infinity Ballet Theatre at the Halle Cultural Arts Center in Apex).
Dec. 3-4: The Nutcracker: 15th Anniversary Production, with illusions created by world-renowned magician Rick Thomas (Carolina Ballet in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill, presented by Carolina Performing Arts).
Dec. 3-4: The Nutcracker (Triangle Youth Ballet in the Hanes Theatre at Chapel Hill High School).
Dec. 4: A Winter Gala, featuring The Nutcracker: Kingdom of the Sweets (Destiny Dance Institute at Heritage High School in Wake Forest).
Dec. 9-10: The Nutcracker (City Ballet Raleigh in Stewart Theatre in N.C. State University’s Talley Student Union in Raleigh).
Dec. 9-11: The Nutcracker: 15th Anniversary Production, with illusions created by world-renowned magician Rick Thomas (Carolina Ballet in Durham Performing Arts Center). Langley Review.
Nov. 10: The Nutcracker (Jill M. Taylor Dance Company in the Wakefield High School auditorium in Raleigh).
Dec. 10: The Nutcracker (Triangle Youth Ballet at The Carolina Theatre of Durham).
Dec. 10: Nutcracker Dances (Infinity Ballet Theatre at the Cambridge Village of Apex).
Dec. 10-11: Winter Aerial & Contemporary Dance Showcase, with guest artists The Repertory Dance Company at NCCU (Durham Ballet Theatre at the Durham School for Ballet and the Performing Arts).
Dec. 11, 18: CUT&PASTE: DRAFT 1, featuring work by Elise Dorsett, Marco Levati, Renee Ohe, Robin Spohr, and Anna M. Maynard (The Carrack Modern Art in Durham).
Dec. 14-15: Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker (The Carolina Theatre of Durham).
Dec. 15-18: The Nutcracker (Cary Ballet Company in the Cary Arts Center).
Dec. 16-17: The Nutcracker Suite (one-hour version with ballet demo) (Cary Ballet Company in the Cary Arts Center).
Dec. 16-18: The Nutcracker (Barriskill Dance Theatre School in the R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University’s West Campus).
Dec. 16-18, 20-24: The Nutcracker: 15th Anniversary Production, with illusions created by world-renowned magician Rick Thomas (Carolina Ballet in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). Langley Review.
Dec. 17: Nutcracker Dances and Land of Sweets (Infinity Ballet Theatre at the Jordan Oaks of Cary).
Dec. 20-22: The Nutcracker and My Favorite Things (Campaneria Ballet Company at the Cary Arts Center in Cary).
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