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CAROLINA BALLET ENDS SEASON WITH DAZZLING DOUBLE BILL

April 24, 2015

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CAROLINA BALLET ENDS SEASON WITH DAZZLING DOUBLE BILL ROBERT WEISS’ CINDERELLA AND A WORLD PREMIERE BY ZALMAN RAFFAEL   RALEIGH, NC — Carolina Ballet concludes its 17th season with the ballet company’s very popular Cinderella choreographed by artistic director Robert Weiss to the commissioned score of Cary resident Karl Moraski.  Also on this program will […]

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Carolina Ballet’s Nutcracker returns for December

November 20, 2013

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Carolina Ballet’s Nutcracker returns for December Carolina Ballet’s Nutcracker to be Seen Throughout the Triangle RALEIGH, NC —  Carolina Ballet is presenting 21 performances of artistic director Robert Weiss’ classic Nutcracker during the month of December in Chapel Hill, Durham and Raleigh.  The schedule of performances in each venue is listed at the end of this […]

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CAROLINA BALLET PRINICPAL DANCERS TO PERFORM IN BELGIUM

July 2, 2013

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CAROLINA BALLET PRINICPAL DANCERS TO PERFORM IN BELGIUM RALEIGH, NC —  Carolina Ballet is pleased to announce that principal dancers Margaret Severin-Hansen and Gabor Kapin have been invited to perform with the Royal Ballet of Flanders in Antwerp, Belgium for the 2013-2014 season.  “This is a great honour for these two wonderful dancers and a […]

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CAROLINA BALLET TO PREMIERE NEW GISELLE TO CLOSE 15th ANNIVERSARY SEASON

April 29, 2013

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CAROLINA BALLET TO PREMIERE NEW GISELLE TO CLOSE 15th ANNIVERSARY SEASON RALEIGH, NC — Over the first fourteen seasons, artistic director Robert Weiss has choreographed many of the great classic ballets to fit his company, Carolina Ballet – such ballets as Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Romeo and Juliet – now he has taken on one […]

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CAROLINA BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013-2014 SEASON

March 6, 2013

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CAROLINA BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013-2014 SEASON Classic Ballets from the Company’s Repertoire Highlight the Roster for 16th Season RALEIGH, NC  – – – Carolina Ballet is pleased to announce the line-up of programs for the 2013-2014 season.  With an extensive repertory, after fifteen seasons, Carolina Ballet is showcasing several its most popular works, choreographed by artistic […]

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CAROLINA BALLET’S 15TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON CONTINUES WITH DIVERSE LYNNE TAYLOR-CORBETT PROGRAM

January 14, 2013

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CAROLINA BALLET’S 15TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON CONTINUES WITH DIVERSE LYNNE TAYLOR-CORBETT PROGRAM Stage Premiere of Gershwin Ballet by Company Dancer Zalman Raffael RALEIGH, NC — Now that Carolina Ballet’s Nutcracker has been put to bed for another season, the Triangle area’s professional ballet company is ready to launch the first of the spring programs of its […]

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CAROLINA BALLET TO CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH THE MAGIC OF NUTCRACKER

October 24, 2012

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CAROLINA BALLET TO CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH THE MAGIC OF NUTCRACKER RALEIGH, NC —  With the success of Carolina Ballet’s “new” Nutcracker last season, artistic director Robert Weiss decided to expand the run of the annual holiday favorite for the company’s 15th anniversary season to include Thanksgiving weekend 2012.  “Many families come into town […]

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CAROLINA BALLET PAYS TRIBUTE TO GEORGE BALANCHINE

September 27, 2012

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CAROLINA BALLET PAYS TRIBUTE TO GEORGE BALANCHINE FOR 15TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON’S SECOND PROGRAM RALEIGH, NC — During its first 14 seasons Carolina Ballet has introduced Triangle area audiences to 23 ballets choreographed by the legendary George Balanchine, founder and artistic director of New York City Ballet and mentor to Robert Weiss.  For this program that […]

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CAROLINA BALLET TO OPEN SEASON WITH AN EVENING OF ROBERT WEISS

August 24, 2012

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CAROLINA BALLET TO OPEN SEASON WITH AN EVENING OF ROBERT WEISS RALEIGH, NC— Carolina Ballet is poised to open its 15th anniversary season with an evening of four ballets choreographed by founding artistic director Robert Weiss.  The program is made up of two premieres – Intimate Voices to the music of Jean Sibelius; and Meditation […]

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CAROLINA BALLET’S THIRD SUMMER PROGRAM WITH SAINT MARY’S SCHOOL RESUMES JUNE 18

June 12, 2012

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CAROLINA BALLET’S THIRD SUMMER PROGRAM WITH SAINT MARY’S SCHOOL RESUMES JUNE 18 RALEIGH, NC — The Ruth S. Shur Summer Intensive Program for young dancers will begin its third season on Monday, June 18, 2012.  Once again Carolina Ballet and Saint Mary’s School are collaborating on this summer intensive which attracts young dancers to the […]

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CAROLINA BALLET TO PRESENT BEAUTY AND THE BEAST AND WORLD PREMIERE FOR SEASON FINALE ROBERT WEISS’ BEETHOVEN: SYMPHONY NO. 9

April 26, 2012

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CAROLINA BALLET TO PRESENT BEAUTY AND THE BEAST AND WORLD PREMIERE FOR SEASON FINALE ROBERT WEISS’ BEETHOVEN: SYMPHONY NO. 9 RALEIGH, NC —  Carolina Ballet closes the 2011-2012 season with the premiere of artistic director Robert Weiss’ Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, and the return of Beauty and the Beast May 17-20, 2012 at Raleigh Memorial […]

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CAROLINA BALLET TO REPRISE POWERFUL CARMINA BURANA

March 21, 2012

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CAROLINA BALLET TO REPRISE POWERFUL CARMINA BURANA New Ballets Inspired by Alexander Calder Round out Program RALEIGH, NC — Carolina Ballet will present Lynne Taylor-Corbett’s Carmina Burana, to the pulsating music of Carl Orff, April 19-22, 2012 at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at the Progress Energy Center of the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh.  Also on […]

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CAROLINA BALLET OPENS SECOND HALF OF SEASON WITH RARE BALANCHINE BALLETS

January 23, 2012

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CAROLINA BALLET OPENS SECOND HALF OF SEASON WITH RARE BALANCHINE BALLETS RALEIGH, NC — Over the past thirteen-plus years Carolina Ballet has presented a program highlighting George Balanchine ballets each season.  Considered to be the greatest choreographer of the 20th century, Balanchine, the founder of New York City Ballet, was a mentor to artistic director […]

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CAROLINA BALLET TO PRESENT MAGIC FILLED NUTCRACKER

November 18, 2011

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CAROLINA BALLET TO PRESENT MAGIC FILLED NUTCRACKER RALEIGH, NC— Who doesn’t love a good magic trick that makes one scratch one’s head, and wonder “how did he do that?”  This year, in Carolina Ballet’s annual Nutcracker, Herr Drosselmeyer has been transformed into a master magician of the highest order who will perform magic tricks that […]

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CAROLINA BALLET TO SHOWCASE CINDERELLA & GRIEG: PIANO CONCERTO DURING THANKSGIVING WEEKEND

November 7, 2011

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CAROLINA BALLET TO SHOWCASE CINDERELLA & GRIEG: PIANO CONCERTO DURING THANKSGIVING WEEKEND RALEIGH, NC — Carolina Ballet will present one of its most popular programs, Cinderella, for families and their out of town guests over Thanksgiving weekend, November 23-27 (no show on Thanksgiving Day). The program also includes Robert Weiss’ Grieg: Piano Concerto choreographed earlier […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Cecilia Iliesiu, Corps de ballet, Carolina Ballet

September 30, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Cecilia Iliesiu, Corps de ballet, Carolina Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? I am motivated by the thought of knowing I am going to dance and my body is healthy enough to push beyond its limits. Why ballet ? Ballet is a particularly special art form […]

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