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Carolina Ballet will stage Handel's Messiah, choreographed by Robert Weiss, on Nov. 24-26 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

The Carolina Ballet’s Messiah Is Stunning

November 24, 2017

The Carolina Ballet’s version of Handel’s Messiah, which opened on Nov. 22nd and runs for four more performances on Nov. 24-26 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium is a brilliant representation of the arts of dance, music, art, literature. This holiday tour de force, directed and choreographed by Robert Weiss, with assistance from choreographers Timour Bourtasenkov, Amy… Read More ›

NC Dance Festival Announces 2016-17 Season Artists and NCDA/NCDF New Works Award

The NC Dance Festival (NCDF) announces the featured artists and dates for the Festival’s 26th season, kicking off in September 2016! Each year, the NC Dance Festival, a program coordinated by Greensboro-based Dance Project, brings professional modern and contemporary dance choreography from NC artists to audiences across the state. A panel of NCDF adjudicators selects… 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 ›

Carolina Ballet Rubies

CAROLINA BALLET presents George BalanchineRubies

CAROLINA BALLET TO OPEN 16TH SEASON WITH AN EVENING OF BALLETS BY GEORGE BALANCHINE Groundbreaking Rubies to Highlight Program RALEIGH, NC –— Carolina Ballet opens its 16th season October 10, 2013 with a program of ballets by George Balanchine, arguably the greatest choreographer of the 20th century and founding artistic director of New York City… Read More ›

New Morrisville Dance Studio Grand Opening

New Dance Studio offering a unique experience in dance, music, and yoga coming to Morrisville, NC.

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 ›

INTERNATIONAL SCREENDANCE FESTIVAL

AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 18TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL SCREENDANCE FESTIVAL

CAROLINA BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013-2014 SEASON

Classic Ballets from the Company’s Repertoire Highlight the Roster for 16th Season RALEIGH, NC – – – Carolina Ballet is pleased to announce the line-up of programs for the 2013-2014 season. With an extensive repertory, after fifteen seasons, Carolina Ballet is showcasing several its most popular works, choreographed by artistic director Robert Weiss. Weiss will… Read More ›

North Carolina Dance Alliance Celebrates 30 Years at Annual Event

The North Carolina Dance Alliance (NCDA) is celebrating 30 years of serving and supporting the development of dance in North Carolina at its Annual Event on October 20-21, 2012. “Moving Forward, Looking Back”

Carrboro Modern Dance Company Open House

Carrboro Modern Dance Company to hold Open House at The ArtsCenter on September 23rd A day of dance: this introduction to the workings of the newly formed Carrboro Modern Dance Company will include dance classes for adults by instructor William Commander and for children by Mary Grady Norkus of Dancentre in Chapel Hill and co-founder with… Read More ›

American Dance Festival Week 3: Hubbard Street and Monica Bill Barnes

Friday, June 29 & Saturday, June 30 at 8 pm | Durham Performing Arts Center Post Performance Discussion: Friday, June 29 As a repertory company with unparalleled versatility, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago remains one of the most original and forward-thinking contemporary dance companies.   Tickets are just $18-51! Inside Insights video | more info | buy tickets Sunday, July 1 – Tuesday,… Read More ›

GRAND OPENING OF SAMUEL H. SCRIPPS STUDIOS

The American Dance Festival (ADF) is proud to announce the official grand opening of the Samuel H. Scripps Studios, located at 721 Broad Street, Durham, NC.

CAROLINA BALLET’S THIRD SUMMER PROGRAM

The Ruth S. Shur Summer Intensive Program for young dancers will begin its third season on Monday, June 18, 2012. Once again Carolina Ballet and Saint Mary’s School are collaborating on this summer intensive which attracts young dancers to the Raleigh area from all around the country. “Our partnership with Saint Mary’s has been terrific,” says artistic director Robert Weiss. “We are so lucky to have their beautiful campus be home to the dancers for the five weeks they are here.”

American Dance Festival

AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 79TH SEASON

The American Dance Festival (ADF), recognized as “an international destination for modern dance,” is pleased to announce its 79th season of presenting the world’s most dynamic and innovative modern dance. The 2012 season, which runs Thursday, June 14-Saturday, July 28 in Durham

CAROLINA BALLET ANNOUNCES SUBSCRIPTION SERIES FOR 15TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON

During the upcoming 2012-2013 season Carolina Ballet, the Triangle area’s professional ballet company, will celebrate yet another milestone, its 15th anniversary.

Know Someone Who Wants to be a Rockette

THE ROCKETTES SUMMER INTENSIVE ANNOUNCES UPCOMING AUDITION CITIES AND DATES FOR THE 2012 SUMMER TRAINING PROGRAM AT RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL

North Carolina Dance Alliance

Two Raleigh Artists Honored in Statewide Dance Awards

The North Carolina Dance Alliance (NCDA) is pleased to announce the 2011 recipients of two of the most prestigious honors in North Carolina’s dance community.

CAROLINA BALLET OPENS 14TH SEASON WITH BLACK & WHITE SWAN

Carolina Ballet will give a nod to the great Russian choreographer, Marius Petipa, when it presents Black and White Swan to open its 14th season September 15-October 2, 2011 at the AJ Fletcher Opera Theater of the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh.

2011 AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL — SOMETHING NEW, SOMETHING TREASURED

The American Dance Festival (ADF) continues its 78th season exploring Something New, Something Treasured with an ADF commissioned reconstruction by Eiko & Koma, Tuesday-Wednesday, July 5-6 at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens.

DPAC welcomes the American Dance Festival this June and July! Heralded as "one of the nation's most important institutions" by The New York Times, the ADF continues to thrive as an international vessel for choreographers, dancers, teachers, critics, musicians, filmmakers and scholars. ADF 2011 will feature 8 World premieres, 6 ADF Commissions, 5 U.S. Premieres, 5 Reconstructions and 5 ADF Company Debuts. Join the ADF this summer as it celebrates the best in modern dance, past and present, right here in Durham!

2011 AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL – SOMETHING NEW, SOMETHING TREASURE

The American Dance Festival (ADF) continues its third week of the Festival with two ADF favorites performing exciting world premieres and reconstructed classics.

2011 AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL “SOMETHING NEW, SOMETHING TREASURED”

The American Dance Festival (ADF) will launch its 78th season on June 9th at the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) with the 2011 ADF Gala, a one-night-only performance by five companies celebrating the career of ADF Director Charles L. Reinhart. Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s Rosas will make its ADF Debut with her 1983 classic work Rosas danst Rosas Friday-Sunday, June 10-12 at Reynolds Industries Theater, and Israel’s newly coined “choreographers to watch,” Yossi Berg and Oded Graf, will bring a US Premiere to Reynolds Industries Theater Tuesday-Wednesday, June 14-15. The exhilarating Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company will round out the first week with a reconstruction of his masterpiece D-Man in the Waters at the DPAC Thursday-Saturday, June 16-18, featuring live accompaniment by the Durham Symphony. Additionally, former ADF Dean, Donna Faye Burchfield, will be presented with the Endowed Chair for Distinguished Teaching on June 10th, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker will be presented with the prestigious $50,000 Samuel H. Scripps/American Dance Festival Award on June 11th at Reynolds Industries Theater prior to her company’s performance, and on June 16th the season dedication will be given to acclaimed visual artist Alex Katz prior to the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company performance at DPAC.

The American Dance Festival 2011 Season Celebrates “Something New, Something Treasured”

The American Dance Festival (ADF), hailed as the nation’s premier modern dance festival, is pleased to announce its 78th season celebrating the past and present of modern dance with Something New, Something Treasured from June 9th-July 23rd.

Lilyan Vigo, Gabor Kapin and Company in Carolina Ballet's A Midsummer Night's Dream; Choreography by George Balanchine (c) The George Balanchine Trust; Photo by Russ Howe

CAROLINA BALLET ANNOUNCES ACTION PACKED 14TH SEASON

Carolina Ballet is pleased to announce the line-up of programs for the company’s 2011-2012 season, offering many new works for the Triangle audience. Once again there will be seven programs from September 2011 to May 2012 – plus the annual Nutcracker.

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SHEN WEI DANCE ARTS and PAST/FORWARD | July 19-24

FINAL WEEK JULY 19-24: SHEN WEI DANCE ARTS and PAST/FORWARD CLOSE THE 2010 AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL

ROSIE HERRERA and PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY | July 12-18

The American Dance Festival (ADF) breezes into week five of its 77th season exploring What is Dance Theater? with two ADF-commissioned World Premieres by Rosie Herrera Monday-Wednesday, July 12-14 at Reynolds Industries Theater at Duke University and the venerable Paul Taylor Dance Company at the Durham Performing Arts Center Thursday-Saturday, July 15-17.

DANCING FOR THE CAMERA: International Festival of Film and Video Dance | June 23-27

and the launch of The International Journal of Screendance The American Dance Festival (ADF) presents its 15th annual Dancing for the Camera:International Festival of Film and Video Dance from Wednesday, June 23 – Sunday, June 27 at White Lecture Hall and the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.  In conjunction with the film festival,… Read More ›

WHAT IS DANCE THEATER? | June 28 – July 3

The American Dance Festival (ADF) continues its 77th season, exploring What is Dance Theater? with a retrospective program by Eiko & Koma and Festival favorite Pilobolus

Week Two — WHAT IS DANCE THEATER? | June 21-26

The American Dance Festival (ADF) continues its 77th season, exploring What is Dance Theater? with a summer of world-class performances, panel discussions, and other community events celebrating the influences the two forms have had on one another.

77th AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL – WHAT IS DANCE THEATER? | June 10-July 24

Durham’s own African American Dance Ensemble, New York’s Monica Bill Barnes & Company and Kate Weare Company, and Israel’s Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollak Dance Company open the 2010 Festival

Transactors' "City of Medicine"- June 11 at 8pm L-R (top): Nancy Pekar, Dan Sipp, Steven Warnock (middle): Anno Brod, Jill Greeson, Jeff Alguire, Rachel Klem (bottom): Greg Hohn, Jeffrey Moore

Common Ground Theatre | June

Colorful Waves Bellydance Presents: Bellydance Raqs!; Ghost & Spice Intern Showcase: A Different Moon by Ara Watson; Transactors Improv Presents: City of Medicine; FATE presents Don DeLillo’s Valparaiso