April 2016 Triangle Dance Calendar

Carolina Ballet will present Macbeth April 14-17 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium and April 30th and May 1st at the Durham Performing Arts Center
Carolina Ballet will present Macbeth April 14-17 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium and April 30th and May 1st at the Durham Performing Arts Center
Carolina Ballet will present <em>Macbeth</em> April 14-17 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium and April 30th and May 1st at the Durham Performing Arts Center
Carolina Ballet will present Macbeth April 14-17 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts and April 30th and May 1st at the Durham Performing Arts Center

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Dance Calendar for April 2016. 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 RobertM748@aol.com, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS to that address. (Our “snail mail” address is Triangle Review, 1828 Honeysuckle Road #13, Raleigh, NC 27609-6220.)

April 2: Ceilidh at the Cary Arts Center (Sister Cities of Cary and the Town of Cary at the Cary Arts Center).

April 3: NCDA Dance Swap (North Carolina Dance Alliance at Arts Together in Raleigh). Second Opinion.

April 7: An Evening of Ice and Fire (League of Extraordinary Bellydancers in Local 506 in Chapel Hill).

April 7-8: Torn Asunder, a new play, crafted Nikkole Salter based on a book by Heather Andrea Williams (The Process Series in Swain Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill, presented in cooperation with the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, as part of Telling Our Stories of Home: A Celebration of African and African Diaspora Women Artists).

April 8: FAD (film-art-dance) Festival (Code F.A.D. Company at The Cary Theater).

April 8-9: ChoreoLab 2016, choreographed by Duke University faculty members Thomas F. DeFrantz, Ava LaVonne Vinesett, Julie Janus Walters, and Nina Wheeler (Duke Dance Program in R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke’s West Campus).

April 9: Cinderella (Carolina Youth Ballet in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh).

N.C. State LIVE will present <em>CONTRA-TIEMPO: Urban Latin Dance Theater</em> at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 9th, in Stewart Theatre
N.C. State LIVE will present CONTRA-TIEMPO: Urban Latin Dance Theater on April 9th

April 9: CONTRA-TIEMPO: Urban Latin Dance Theater (N.C. State LIVE presents CONTRA-TIEMPO in Stewart Theatre in NCSU’s Talley Student Union).

April 10: Thai Dance and Drama Troupe (Christian Communications Institute – Payap University at New Hope Presbyterian Church in Chapel Hill).

April 13-14: NCSU Dance Company Concert (NCSU Dance Company in Stewart Theatre in NCSU’s Talley Student Union).

April 14-17: Macbeth (Carolina Ballet in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium).

April 15: LMnO3: B.A.N.G.S.: made in america by Deborah Lohse, Donnell Oakley, and Cori Marquis (American Dance Festival in its Samuel H. Scripps Studios in Durham).

April 15-16: Lil Buck: A Jookin’ Jam Session (Carolina Performing Arts in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

April 22: Care to Dance?, featuring UNC Chalkaa, UNC Moonlight Hip Hop, the Carolina Irish Association, the Carolina Dancing Divas, UNC Flying Silk, and the Bravo Dance Company (The Plaza @ 140 West Franklin Street in Chapel Hill).

April 21-22: Shadows Chasing Light, a piece by Jasmine Powell, based on the poetry of Brian Bowers (Durham Independent Dance Artists in the PSI Theatre at the Durham Arts Council).

April 22-23: Martha Graham Dance Company (Carolina Performing Arts in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

April 22-24: DanceWorks 2016 (Meredith College Dance Program in Jones Auditorium at Meredith College in Raleigh).

April 23-24: Rhythmic Innovations, with special guest Cartier Williams (North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble at The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

April 29-30: Born at Duke Homestead, featuring Birthing Bodies by Murmurations Dance (Duke Homestead State Historic Site in Durham).

April 30: Regional Dance America Southeastern Regional Ballet (Raleigh Dance Theatre at the The Carolina Theatre of Durham, presented as part of the Regional Dance America/ Southeastern Regional Ballet Association Festival 2016).

April 30-May 1: Macbeth (Carolina Ballet in the Durham Performing Arts Center).

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By Robert W. McDowell

Robert W. McDowell is a Raleigh, NC-based freelance writer, editor, and critic. He has written theater, film, book, and music previews and reviews for The News & Observer, The Raleigh Times, Spectator Magazine, and Classical Voice of North Carolina, all based in Raleigh. In 1980-91, he covered business, industry, government, and education for (We the People of) North Carolina magazine, published monthly by N.C. Citizens for Business and Industry. In April 2001, McDowell started Robert's Reviews, a FREE weekly e-mail newsletter that provides comprehensive, in-depth coverage of the performing arts in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina, which includes Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and Carrboro. Triangle Review is the latest-and-greatest version of McDowell's original newsletter. (To start your FREE subscription, e-mail robertm748[at]aol.com and type SUBSCRIBE TR in the Subject: line.) From December 1980 until September 2017, McDowell served on the board of directors of The Cinema, Inc., a Raleigh-based nonprofit film society formed in 1966. He currently publishes a weekly list of FREE advance screenings of movies in the Triangle area. (To have your e-mail address added to this FREE list, e-mail robertm748[at]aol.com and type SUBSCRIBE FFL FREE in the Subject: line.) McDowell also co-edited and supervised the production of Jim Valvano's Guide to Great Eating (JTV Enterprises, 1984), a 224-page sports celebrity cookbook; and he served as a fact checker for Valvano: They Gave Me a Lifetime Contract, and Then They Declared Me Dead (Pocket Books, 1991).