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The Carolina Ballet will perform Gustav Holst's The Planets, choreographed by Robert Weiss and Zalman Raffael, and featuring mobiles by Guy Solie, on Nov. 21 and 23-25 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

The Planets Are in Perfect Alignment on
Nov. 21-25 at the Carolina Ballet in Raleigh

November 23, 2018

Robert Weiss and the Carolina Ballet rarely fail to provide a night of beautiful dance, and interesting couplings and their current performance of The Planets extended that winning streak. There’s been a subtle shift in positions in the ballet itself, with departures and arrivals; some new dancers share the spotlight with principal dancers in different… Read More ›

The cast included (from left) Yatish Yerramola, Vishaal Chaganti, Esha Shakthy, and Neha Ramkumar

Rangeela Revisited Brought Bollywood Delights to the Cary Arts Center on Nov. 16th

Talented high school students and professional dancers shared the stage at the Cary Arts Center on Friday, Nov. 16th, for a thoroughly delightful Bollywood version of a high school musical. Produced by Aakriti Kathak Academy and OORJA Productions and sponsored by local Cary companies, Rangeela Revisited | Bollywood Broadway Show | Teen Romantic Comedy raised… Read More ›

The Carolina Ballet will present Lynne Taylor-Corbett's Dracula on Oct. 11-14, 20-21, and 27-28 in Raleigh's A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater

Carolina Ballet’s Dracula Swoops into Raleigh’s Duke Energy Center, Just in Time for Halloween

This Halloween season’s signature spooky ballet opened on Thursday night as Tropical Storm Michael ravaged the Triangle area with winds and rain, but on Saturday night the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater crowd was filled with appreciative ballet enthusiasts who gathered to watch magnificent Carolina Ballet principal dancer Marcelo Martinez recreate his role as Count Dracula…. Read More ›

Carolina Ballet will will conclude its two-week run of Igor Stravinsky's Firebird & A Tribute to Russian Ballet & Its Composers on Sept. 29th and 30th in Raleigh's A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater (photo by Armes Photography)

Spartacus & Phrygia’s Margaret Severin-Hansen and Marcelo Martinez Steal the Show from The Firebird at the Carolina Ballet

The Carolina Ballet’s 2018-19 season opened on Thursday, Sept. 20th, with Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird & A Tribute to Russian Ballet & Its Composers. The diverse ballets are currently being performed in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh, NC’s Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, with performances running through Sunday, Sept. 30th. Although listed… Read More ›

Raja Feather Kelly (photo by Kate Enman)

Coming Home Showcased the Best of the Best ADF Alumni on June 23rd and 24th in Durham

A futurific statement that fuses styles, a performance piece that satirizes TEDx, a clothing switch that indicates something deeper, a beat boy with a sense of humor, and a finely timed clockwork piece that steals your breath. These are the creative works produced when the American Dance Festival invites a select group of ADF alumni… Read More ›