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Sexy, Dirty, and Thrilling, Matthew Bourne’s 2000 Ballet, The Car Man, Is a Feast for All of the Senses

The New Adventures production of British director and choreographer Sir Matthew Bourne OBE’s 2000 dance production, The Car Man, filmed in 2015 during its most recent revival at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London, is a ballet loosely based on Georges Bizet’s beloved 1875 opera, Carmen. But Bourne’s reworking of the opera’s plot is closer in… Read More ›

With Its Overloud Orchestra and Overcrowded Scenes, the N.C. Opera’s Carmen Disappoints

Carmen, the title character of the North Carolina Opera’s fully staged production of Georges Bizet’s Carmen, sung in French with English supertitles, is a Spanish gypsy. Carmen (played again today at 2 p.m. in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium by Aleks Romano) is the embodiment of passion, desire, and love. Wherever she goes, she casts her spell…. Read More ›

The Carolina Ballet will present Carmen, choreographed by Robert Weiss, with its score performed live by the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, on May 18-21 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

Carolina Ballet’s Carmen Sizzles, Challenges, Romances, and Entertains

When planning a finale, drama and passion are your friends. You use one to balance the other, you up the ante by throwing everything dramatic into the plot, then you up it one more time by adding a healthy dollop of passion. The Carolina Ballet understands drama and passion. They have employed it during this… Read More ›

NC Opera Season Announced

We’re thrilled to announce our exciting 2011-2012 season!
Season subscriptions are also on sale now!

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CAROLINA BALLET ANNOUNCES 2010-2011 SEASON

Carolina Ballet is pleased to announce the line-up of productions for the company’s 2010-2011 season highlighting ballets from the company’s repertory as well as five premieres for Triangle audiences.