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.

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Week 2

To learn how to access virtual events, email the Box Office.

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CLASS SCHEDULE

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

11:35 am to 12:50 pm
with Jock Soto

Friday, October 2, 2020

10 am to 11:15 am
with Olga Kostritzky

REHEARSALS

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto
4:30 pm-5:20 pm

Tchaikovsky solo men with Jayson Pescasio

 

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto
5:35 pm-6:30 pm

Tchaikovsky men with
Zalman Raffael

 

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto
Friday, October 2, 2020

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto
4:30 pm-5:20 pm

Tchaikovsky – Jan Burkhard, Margaret Severin-Hansen, Yeygeny Shlapko and Jayson Pescasio

Friday, October 2, 2020

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto
5:35 pm-6:30 pm

Tchaikovsky Pas de Trois with Ashley Hathaway, Kiefer Curtis and Sam Ainley

REHEARSALS

Debra Austin
Interview

with Debra Austin

Fall 2020

Agon

WEEKS 1-3 OFFERINGS

  • Artistic Director Zalman Raffael, will re-stage Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto.
  • The Company will rehearse George Balanchine’s Agon.
Four Seasons

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.
The nutcracker

WEEKS 7-9 OFFERINGS

Our hope is to present the holiday tradition, The Nutcracker, live in the theater. However, if we are unable to do so, we will be preparing to share the performance virtually and we will invite you to watch our dancers rehearse it.

Spring 2021

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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.

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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.

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Cinderella

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.

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Macbeth

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.

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