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Dorrance Dance performs ETM: Double Down with panache, style, and a rollicking sense of the future

Dorrance Dance’s ETM: Double Down Is Amazing, Awesome, and Out of This World!

With panache, style, and a rollicking sense of the future, Carolina Performing Arts’ presentation of New York City-based Dorrance Dance in ETM: Double Down stormed the stage on Wednesday night in Memorial Hall on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus. Its performance, which it will repeat at 8 p.m. tonight, is amazing,… Read More ›

Carolina Performing Arts will present Dorrance Dance in "The Blues Project" 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26th, in Memorial Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

“The Blues Project” by Dorrance Dance Is a Great Evening of Music and Dance at UNC-Chapel Hill

Dorrance Dance, headed by Chapel Hill native Michelle Dorrance, brought down the house on Sept. 25th at the University of North Carolina’s Memorial Hall with The Blues Project, a 60-minute work created by Dorrance, co-choreographers Derick K. Grant and Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, and blues musician/composer Toshi Reagon. Presented as part of the Carolina Performing Arts series,… Read More ›

“The Best Tap Show Ever” Highlighted the 15th Annual North Carolina Rhythm Tap Festival

While the modern dance community was settling in for the American Dance Festival over in Durham, a small but dedicated group of tap dancers were assembling in Chapel Hill. The occasion was the North Carolina Rhythm Tap Festival; three days of classes with an all-star lineup of tap professionals, all of whom performed in The… Read More ›

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 ›

Unprecedented talent of the North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble in Rhythm Evolved

The dancers of the North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble (NCYTE) brought their youthful exuberance and polished precision to an enthusiastic audience at the Carolina Theatre on opening night for their new show Rhythm Evolved. They’ll be repeating the performance Sunday, April 28th at 2:00 pm and you would do yourself a favor to be there…. Read More ›