Special Events

Special Events

Exciting Carolina Ballet Events

Meet the Artists behind Carolina Ballet’s World Premiere of Macbeth
Choreographer Robert Weiss / Composer J. Mark Scearce
Come for the Reception & Stay for the Screening - Sunday, November 15th

Complimentary Wine, Beer & Hors d’oeuvre Reception: Proof Five Points 5-7PM
Advanced Screening of the Major Motion Picture MACBETH: The Rialto 7-9PM
(1620 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh)

A $75 tax deductible donation to Carolina Ballet grants admission for one (1) to the reception. Reception attendees will be given priority seating to the screening.

Admission to the screening of Macbeth is free and on a first come, first serve basis.  Seating is limited and not guaranteed.



The Nutcracker Food Drive with Carolina Ballet
Benefiting Raleigh Rescue Mission

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015
2pm and 7pm Nutcracker Performances
Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
2 E. South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

Please join us for an enchanted wonderland where toys come to life, children shrink and dreams of flying become a reality. The Nutcracker is an annual tradition across the country and few do it better justice than Carolina Ballet. Bring 4 canned goods to the 2pm or 7pm performance on Tuesday, December 22nd and receive $10 off of a regular priced ticket at the box office. Tickets may also be purchased in advance by using the code: RESCUE. Donated food items will be delivered to Raleigh Rescue Mission to feed homeless men, women and children. After the show, treat yourself or your family to a special Nutcracker pastry at LucetteGrace, 235 South Salisbury Street in downtown Raleigh. Or, bring your date to Bittersweet,  16 East Martin St. in downtown Raleigh for a special Nutcracker cocktail. A portion of the proceeds will benefit programs at Raleigh Rescue Mission.



Costumes and Couture

Thursday, January 21 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
Saks Fifth Avenue-Triangle Town Center

Join Carolina Ballet for a unique evening of fashion, cocktails, and intrigue. Enjoy a shopping night that will include a fascinating display of costumes and other artistic creations by Costume Director, Kerri Martinsen. Kerri will present an exclusive inside presentation about the intimate inner workings of Carolina Ballet’s creation process. The Champagne Bar will feature sophisticated libations to sip while you browse Saks glamorous cocktail attire to wear at the Winter Ball. Get a “First Look” at the 2016 spring trends that will enhance your wardrobe.  Saks will generously donate a portion of the evening’s proceeds to Carolina Ballet.

The Winter Ball benefiting Carolina Ballet

Saturday, February 27, 2016 5:30 pm- 1:00 am
Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

Join us downtown at the Duke Progress Energy Center for an elegant evening of exquisite food, cocktails and our fabulous Live and Silent auctions. Also enjoy a petite performance by our Principal dancers. Dance the night away with our dancers to the music of Soul Play at the After Party from 10:00-1:00 am.

Carolina Ballet has the distinct pleasure of honoring long-time supporters Susan Garrity and Jeff Basham, Tricia and Stuart Phoenix, and Elisabeth and Lars von Kantzow. We are also proud to honor the City of Raleigh.

Laura Bayzle, Jennifer Elam, and Linda Grew are the Co-Chairs of this fabulous evening. All net proceeds benefit Carolina Ballet, Inc.

More details to come at www.carolinaballet.com/events. For questions about any of the events, please contact Jennifer Irey-Events Manager at jirey@carolinaballet.com. For Corporate Sponsorship opportunities, please contact Liza Williams-Corporate and Donor Relations, at lwilliams@carolinaballet.com or 919-747-8459.