April 2018 Triangle Dance Calendar

Carolina Ballet will stage George Balanchine's Serenade April 26-29 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
Carolina Ballet will stage George Balanchine's Serenade April 26-29 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
Carolina Ballet will stage George Balanchine's <em>Serenade</em> April 26-29 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
Carolina Ballet will stage George Balanchine’s Serenade April 26-29 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Dance Calendar for the entire month of April 2018. 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.)

April 1: Un-becoming Ailey: Constructing a creative and feminist trans*masculinity, a performance piece by Daniel B. Coleman Chávez (UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Communication in Swain Hall).

April 11: Disney Junior Dance Party on Tour (Durham Performing Arts Center in Durham).

April 11: Galumpha (The ArtsCenter of Carrboro).

April 12-13: NCSU Dance Company Concert (NC State Dance Program in Stewart Theatre in NCSU’s Talley Student Union in Raleigh).

April 13: Excavation Sites (Durham Independent Dance Artists [DIDA] and the Duke Dance Program at The Ark on Duke University’s East Campus in Durham).

April 13-14: ChoreoLab 2018 (Duke Dance Program in the R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University’s West Campus in Durham).

April 19: Blank Canvas Bar Night (Blank Canvas Dance Company at Pantana Bob’s of Chapel Hill).

April 21: Blank Canvas Dance Co. Spring Showcase (Blank Canvas Dance Company in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill). Second Opinion.

April 21-22: Shaping Sounds, with special guests Michelle Dorrance and Nicholas Young (North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble at The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

April 26-29: Serenade (Carolina Ballet in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

April 28-29: NCCU Dance Group: Spring Recital (N.C. Central University Department of Theatre & Dance in University Theatre in NCCU’s Farrison-Newton Communications Building in Durham).

April 29: Ramya Sundaresan Kapadia in Vande Mataram (Durham Independent Dance Artists [DIDA] at Walltown Children’s Theatre in Durham).

AUTHOR:

Robert W. McDowell has written articles for The News & Observer, The Raleigh Times, Spectator Magazine, CVNC, and Triangle Arts and Entertainment, all based in Raleigh. He edits and publishes two FREE weekly e-mail newsletters. Triangle Review provides comprehensive, in-depth coverage of local performing-arts events. (Start your FREE subscription by e-mailing robertm748@aol.com and typing SUBSCRIBE TR in the Subject: line.) McDowell also maintains a FREE list of movie sneak previews. (To subscribe, e-mail robertm748@aol.com and type SUBSCRIBE FFL FREE in the Subject: line.)

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).