December 2016 Triangle Dance Calendar

Carolina Ballet will present its 15th annual production of The Nutcracker, with illusions created by world-renowned magician Rick Thomas, on Dec. 9-11 at the Durham Performing Arts Center and on Dec. 16-18 and 20-24 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
Carolina Ballet will present its 15th annual production of The Nutcracker, with illusions created by world-renowned magician Rick Thomas, on Dec. 9-11 at the Durham Performing Arts Center and on Dec. 16-18 and 20-24 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
Carolina Ballet will present its 15th annual production of <em>The Nutcracker</em>, with illusions created by world-renowned magician Rick Thomas, on Dec. 3rd and 4th in UNC-Chapel Hill's Memorial Hall, on Dec. 9-11 at the Durham Performing Arts Center, and on Dec. 16-18 and 20-24 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
Carolina Ballet will present its 15th annual production of The Nutcracker, with illusions created by world-renowned magician Rick Thomas, Dec. 3rd and 4th in UNC-Chapel Hill’s Memorial Hall, Dec. 9-11 at the Durham Performing Arts Center, and Dec. 16-18 and 20-24 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Dance Calendar for the entire month of December 2016. If your productions are not listed in this calendar, please e-mail the SHOW TITLE(S), DATE(S), LOCATION(S), and the name of the PRESENTER(S) to RobertM748@aol.com, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS — with CAPTIONS and PHOTO CREDITS — to that address. (Our “snail mail” address is Triangle Review, 1828 Honeysuckle Road #13, Raleigh, NC 27609-6220.)

Dec. 2-4: The Durham Nutcracker (Walltown Children’s Theatre in the PSI Theatre at the Durham Arts Council).

Dec. 2-4: Nutcracker Dances (Infinity Ballet Theatre at the Halle Cultural Arts Center in Apex).

Dec. 3-4: The Nutcracker: 15th Anniversary Production, with illusions created by world-renowned magician Rick Thomas (Carolina Ballet in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill, presented by Carolina Performing Arts).

Dec. 3-4: The Nutcracker (Triangle Youth Ballet in the Hanes Theatre at Chapel Hill High School).

Dec. 4: A Winter Gala, featuring The Nutcracker: Kingdom of the Sweets (Destiny Dance Institute at Heritage High School in Wake Forest).

Dec. 9-10: The Nutcracker (City Ballet Raleigh in Stewart Theatre in N.C. State University’s Talley Student Union in Raleigh).

Dec. 9-11: The Nutcracker: 15th Anniversary Production, with illusions created by world-renowned magician Rick Thomas (Carolina Ballet in Durham Performing Arts Center). Langley Review.

Nov. 10: The Nutcracker (Jill M. Taylor Dance Company in the Wakefield High School auditorium in Raleigh).

Dec. 10: The Nutcracker (Triangle Youth Ballet at The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

Dec. 10: Nutcracker Dances (Infinity Ballet Theatre at the Cambridge Village of Apex).

Dec. 10-11: Winter Aerial & Contemporary Dance Showcase, with guest artists The Repertory Dance Company at NCCU (Durham Ballet Theatre at the Durham School for Ballet and the Performing Arts).

Dec. 11, 18: CUT&PASTE: DRAFT 1, featuring work by Elise Dorsett, Marco Levati, Renee Ohe, Robin Spohr, and Anna M. Maynard (The Carrack Modern Art in Durham).

Dec. 14-15: Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker (The Carolina Theatre of Durham).

Dec. 15-18: The Nutcracker (Cary Ballet Company in the Cary Arts Center).

Dec. 16-17: The Nutcracker Suite (one-hour version with ballet demo) (Cary Ballet Company in the Cary Arts Center).

Dec. 16-18: The Nutcracker (Barriskill Dance Theatre School in the R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University’s West Campus).

Dec. 16-18, 20-24: The Nutcracker: 15th Anniversary Production, with illusions created by world-renowned magician Rick Thomas (Carolina Ballet in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). Langley Review.

Dec. 17: Nutcracker Dances and Land of Sweets (Infinity Ballet Theatre at the Jordan Oaks of Cary).

Dec. 20-22: The Nutcracker and My Favorite Things (Campaneria Ballet Company at the Cary Arts Center in Cary).

EDITOR’S NOTE:

Robert W. McDowell has written articles for The News & Observer, The Raleigh Times, Spectator Magazine, CVNC, and Triangle Arts and Entertainment, all based in Raleigh. He edits and publishes two FREE weekly e-mail newsletters. Triangle Review provides comprehensive, in-depth coverage of local performing-arts events. (Start your FREE subscription by e-mailing robertm748@aol.com and typing SUBSCRIBE TR in the Subject: line.) McDowell also maintains a FREE list of movie sneak previews. (To subscribe, e-mail robertm748@aol.com and type SUBSCRIBE FFL FREE in the Subject: line.)

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).