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Profile: Carolina Ballet’s Marcelo Martinez

During Marcelo Martinez’s final season with the Washington Ballet in 2007, Washington Post Staff writer Sarah Kaufman observed, “(he is) an underused dancer with flamboyant technique and a sweet crooked smile.”  The latter two descriptors are still true, the first is not: Martinez is no longer underused.  He joined Carolina Ballet for its 10th season… Read More ›

This Year’s Nutcracker Promises to be Magical

When the lights dim and the curtains open on Carolina Ballet’s production of the Nutcracker on Friday, December 18, one can expect many gasps and excited exclamations

Fundraiser: Alice and Fancy Nancy Bonjour Butterfly Tea Party | Nov 8

Raleigh Dance Theatre is hosting a party! “Alice & Fancy Nancy” will be in attendance and cordially invite you to a Tea Party at GAKS COFFEE HOUSE & TEA ROOM Sunday, November 8th, 2009 Choice of two seatings: 2:30 p.m. or 4:30 p.m. A full tea including sandwiches and desserts will be served as you… Read More ›

Carolina Ballet 2009-2010 Season Performances

CAROLINA CHOOSES STORY BALLETS FROM THE REPERTOIRE FOR 2009-2010 SEASON Carolina Ballet announces the line-up of productions for the 2009-2010 season, the professional ballet company’s 12th year.  Seven productions are planned, plus the annual Nutcracker.  While, the majority of the programs have been selected from the company’s repertoire, the schedule does include several premieres.  The… Read More ›