Virtual Season 2020: Beyond the Stage
For nine weeks this fall, our patrons and supporters will be able to join us virtually for a plethora of offerings. You will be able to watch as our dancers continue to develop their artistry and technique. As before, the day will begin with Company class, followed by various staging rehearsals. The rehearsal and class schedules will be shared online and on our website at the beginning of each week. Be sure to bookmark this page and visit often for updates.
WEEKS 1-3 OFFERINGS
- Artistic Director Zalman Raffael, will re-stage Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto.
- The Company will rehearse George Balanchine’s Agon.
WEEKS 4-6 OFFERINGS
- We will be workshopping our world premiere, Snow White, with composer Shinji Eshima all the way from San Francisco!
- The dancers will also be rehearsing Four Seasons during this time and we are excited to share with you a behind-the-scenes look at our rehearsal process.
WEEKS 7-9 OFFERINGS
This year Carolina Ballet is unable to perform The Nutcracker in front of a live audience. In order to continue this extraordinary holiday tradition, Capitol Broadcasting Company will film a special performance of Carolina Ballet’s The Nutcracker, presented by PNC and it will broadcasted on WRAL-TV on December 25, 2020 at 7pm, with encore performances scheduled throughout the holiday season.
We are thrilled to have the opportunity to produce an abridged version of this cherished annual tradition and reach our ever-growing audiences.
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Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto
February 4-7, 2021 | Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
Our 2020-2021 Season opens with the pure elegance of dance in the return of Artistic Director Zalman Raffael’s, Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto. This program will also feature Robert Weiss’ Adagio and Agon; a striking George Balanchine classic to the beloved music of Igor Stravinsky.
Vivaldi's Four Seasons
March 18-21, 2021 | Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
Returning to the stage in March is Robert Weiss’ revered ballet, Four Seasons. Vivaldi’s renowned piece of music paired with Weiss’ vibrant choreography leaves no doubt as to why this is a Triangle favorite. This program will also feature a new ballet by Weiss.
April 22-25, 2021 | Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
The iconic tale of fantasy and true love comes to life once again with Cinderella. Featuring an original score played LIVE by composer Karl Moraski, Robert Weiss’ choreography tells the story of Cinderella’s transformation into a beautiful princess and her journey to find true love.
May 20-23, 2021 | Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
When Macbeth premiered in 2016, it was one of the most anticipated ballets ever created by Robert Weiss. Featuring brilliant choreography, fascinating sets & costumes, and an incredibly powerful score by J. Mark Scearce (Dracula, Love in the Times of the Day), Macbeth weaves a tale of love, power, lust, and greed.