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Carolina Ballet Announces 2015-16 Season

Shakespeare’s Works are Highlights of 18th Season RALEIGH, NC — Carolina Ballet is pleased to announce the lineup of productions for the company’s eighteenth season, the second half of which will be devoted to commemorating the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. The programs will be performed in either the A.J. Fletcher Theater (AJF) or… Read More ›

Carolina Performing Arts will present the world-renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 24th, and 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25th, in Memorial Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (photo by Andrew-Eccles)

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returns to UNC-Chapel Hill’s Memorial Hall Feb. 24th and 25th

Carolina Performing Arts will present the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 24th and 25th in Memorial Hall on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus. It is the New York City-based dance troupe’s fifth stop on its 18-city 2015 tour. According Carolina Performing Arts: “One of the world’s… Read More ›

Superstar siblings Julianne and Derek Hough will perform "Move Live on Tour" twice on Sunday

Superstar Siblings Julianne and Derek Hough Will Star in “Move Live on Tour” on June 29th at DPAC

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present two performances of Move Live on Tour, starring superstar siblings Julianne Hough, 25, and Derek Hough, 29, at 3 and 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 29th, in DPAC‘s 2,700-seat state-of-the-art theater in the Bull City’s American Tobacco Historic District downtown. Move Live on Tour is a complete stage… Read More ›

Vertigo Dance Company will open the American Dance Festival on June 12th and 13th with "Vertigo 20"

2014 American Dance Festival Will Include 12 ADF Debuts, 10 World Premieres, and Two U.S. Premieres

During its 81st season, which runs from June 12th to July 26th, the American Dance Festival will feature 50 performances by 24 companies and choreographers from around the world, including dance companies from France, Ireland, Israel, and South Africa. The ADF’s “Shall We Dance” season includes 12 ADF debuts, 10 world premieres, and two U.S…. Read More ›

2014-15 Triangle Dance Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Dance Calendar for the rest of 2014 and the first half of 2015. If your productions are not listed in this calendar, please e-mail the SHOW TITLE(S), DATE(S), LOCATION(S), and PRESENTER’S NAME to, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS to… Read More ›

The New York Times describes the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater as "pure movement, pure magic" (photo of Antonio Douthit-Boyd by Andrew Eccles)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Will Trip the Light Fantastic April 22nd and 23rd in Memorial Hall

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will present two SOLD-OUT performances at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22nd, and Wednesday, April 23rd, in Memorial Hall, on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus, as part of the critically acclaimed Carolina Performing Arts’ series. The April 22nd performance, which is supported by performance benefactor… Read More ›

Carolina Performing Arts will present "STREB - FORCES!" on March 18th and 19th in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill

STREB — the Evel Knievel of Dance — Will Perform “FORCES!” on March 18th and 19th in Chapel Hill

Carolina Performing Arts will present real-life action heroes in  STREB – FORCES! at 7: 30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18th, and Wednesday, March 19th, in Memorial Hall on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus. According to Carolina Performing Arts: “… STREB offers a program of finely choreographed physical feats combining daredevil antics,… Read More ›

NCSU Center Stage will present "LEO (The Anti-Gravity Show)" March 18-23 in Titmus Theatre

NCSU Center Stage Will Present the Gravity-Defying Physical Theater of “LEO” on March 18-23

N.C. State University Center Stage will present LEO (The Anti-Gravity Show) — produced by Y2D Productions of Montréal, Quebec, Canada, in association with Chamäleon Productions of Berlin, Germany — on March 18-23 in the Titmus Theatre in Frank Thompson Hall on the NCSU campus. Based on an original idea and originally performed by Tobias Wegner… Read More ›

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Carolina Ballet Principal Dancers to Perform in Belgium

Carolina Ballet announce principal dancers Margaret Severin-Hansen and Gabor Kapin have been invited to perform with the Royal Ballet of Flanders

Stars of rhythm tap to share the stage in a unique performance

North Carolina Rhythm Tap Festival Faculty Concert  Take advantage of the rare opportunity to see some of the best tap dancers in the world together on one stage at the ArtsCenter in Carrboro, Saturday, June 8 at 7:30 pm. The performance is part of the annual North Carolina Rhythm Tap Festival, a collection of masters… Read More ›

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North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble prepares for RHYTHM EVOLVED

When I arrived at the North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble studio rehearsal last Saturday, April 6, seniors Laura and Sarah and Assistant Director Rachel Team were finalizing costumes and plans for the upcoming show, Rhythm Evolved, coming to the Carolina Theatre on April 27th and 28th. Rachel told me that the seniors in the company… Read More ›

American Dance Festival 80th Anniversary Season Primer – 605 Collective and Pilobolus

Maybe I’m getting ahead of myself since the festival doesn’t kick off until June 13, but it’s good to plan ahead for a busy summer of show-going. Moving into the first full week of the festival, ADF introduces 605 Collective, the first of 11 ADF debuts. The 5-member company  based in Canada will perform Audible,… Read More ›

American Dance Festival 80th Anniversary Season Primer – Shen Wei Dance Arts

In eager anticipation of the 9 American Dance Festival commissioned world premiers and 11 choreographer/company debuts in the ADF’s announcement, I am compiling a series of tidbits about the companies, their work to date, and their summer 2013 ADF offerings. The season opens with the company whose return I am most excited about. I was… Read More ›

Carolina Ballet offers unique opportunity for aspiring dancers

I visited the beautiful and spacious Carolina Ballet studios during the 2012 Ruth S. Shur Summer Intensive where serious ballet students come to study with top professionals. On my visit I watched advanced students and company trainees sharpening skills in class with guest teacher Judith Fugate, former New York City Ballet principal dancer and co-artistic… Read More ›

The Many Sides of Robert Weiss

Opening night of An Evening of Robert Weiss demonstrated that as they begin their 15th anniversary season, Carolina Ballet will continue to keep audiences interested, entertained and educated. Dr. Robert Weiss, founding artistic director of Carolina Ballet, has created more than 45 pieces for the company in the last decade and a half, from short… Read More ›

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