September 2017 Triangle Dance Calendar

The Carolina Ballet will present Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling, choreographed by Lynne Taylor-Corbett, on Sept. 14-Oct. 1 in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh
The Carolina Ballet will present Hans Christian Andersen’s The Ugly Duckling, choreographed by Lynne Taylor-Corbett, on Sept. 14-Oct. 1 in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Dance Calendar for the entire month of September 2017. 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.)

Sept. 14-17, 23-24; Sept. 30-Oct. 1: The Ugly Duckling (Carolina Ballet at A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh). Langley Review.

Sept. 15: Lucky Plush Productions: Rooming House (a dance/theater work-in-progress) (NC State LIVE in Stewart Theatre in NCSU’s Talley Student Union in Raleigh).

Sept. 15-16: Pothos (Gaspard&Dancers in R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University’s West Campus in Durham).

Sept. 23: Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble in Keeping the Beat (Town of Cary at the Cary Arts Center in Cary, presented as part of the Marvelous Music Family Series).

Sept. 23: Threads of Africa: A Celebration of Art, Nature, and People (North Carolina Museum of Art in NCMA’s East Building and Museum Park in Raleigh).

Sept. 29: Miki Orihara: Modern Dance Performance (Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts in Wake Forest).

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By Robert W. McDowell

Robert W. McDowell is a Raleigh, NC-based freelance writer, editor, and critic. He has written theater, film, book, and music previews and reviews for The News & Observer, The Raleigh Times, Spectator Magazine, and Classical Voice of North Carolina, all based in Raleigh. In 1980-91, he covered business, industry, government, and education for (We the People of) North Carolina magazine, published monthly by N.C. Citizens for Business and Industry. In April 2001, McDowell started Robert's Reviews, a FREE weekly e-mail newsletter that provides comprehensive, in-depth coverage of the performing arts in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina, which includes Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and Carrboro. Triangle Review is the latest-and-greatest version of McDowell's original newsletter. (To start your FREE subscription, e-mail robertm748[at]aol.com and type SUBSCRIBE TR in the Subject: line.) From December 1980 until September 2017, McDowell served on the board of directors of The Cinema, Inc., a Raleigh-based nonprofit film society formed in 1966. He currently publishes a weekly list of FREE advance screenings of movies in the Triangle area. (To have your e-mail address added to this FREE list, e-mail robertm748[at]aol.com and type SUBSCRIBE FFL FREE in the Subject: line.) McDowell also co-edited and supervised the production of Jim Valvano's Guide to Great Eating (JTV Enterprises, 1984), a 224-page sports celebrity cookbook; and he served as a fact checker for Valvano: They Gave Me a Lifetime Contract, and Then They Declared Me Dead (Pocket Books, 1991).