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January 2020 Triangle Dance Calendar

The Carolina Ballet will present George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue on Jan. 30-Feb. 2 and Feb. 8, 9, 15, and 16 in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh

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Jan. 2: The Shadowbox Sessions: An Evening of Dance and Music Collaborations, featuring Kristen Clotfelter, Matthew Young, Tatiana Phillips, Andrea Moore Healy, Dylan Reddish, Erik Schmidt, Curtis Eller, Stacy Wolfson, and more (Bipeds Dance-Theatre Company at the Shadowbox Studio in Durham).

Jan. 11: Solo Showcase (Cary Dance Productions in the Cary Arts Center in Cary).

Jan. 15-16: CREATE: Cary Dance Productions’ Winter Benefit Show, with part of the proceeds going to The Carying Place (Cary Dance Productions in the Cary Arts Center in Cary).

Jan. 23-25: Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana (Motorco Music Hall in Durham).

Jan. 24-26: The Big Dance Theater in Antigonick, Annie-B Parson’s “popup play under construction” based on Anne Carson’s feminist one-act version of Sophocles’ Antigone (Carolina Performing Arts in CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Jan. 25: The 5th Annual Project Dance (Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

Jan. 26: Carmen Inside Out, performed by mezzo soprano Kirstin Chávez and pianist Qiao “Ciao” Zheng Goh (Duke University Department of Music in the Ernest W. Nelson Music Room on Duke’s East Campus in Durham).

Jan. 30: The Martha Graham Dance Company in The EVE Project, new works created by female choreographers and composers to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote (Carolina Performing Arts in in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Jan. 30-Feb. 2; Feb. 8-9, 15-16: George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue (Carolina Ballet in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh).Langley Review.

Jan. 31-Feb. 1: BalletX (Duke Performances in the R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University’s West Campus in Durham).


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