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Join us as we shape our 21st Season! Our 2018-2019 season features exciting story ballets, live music, colorful costumes, thrilling choreography and Carolina Ballet premieres. We hope you will embark on this spectacular journey with us this season!   New Works We open the season......

Back in 1997, Raleigh and the Triangle were primarily synonymous with athletics, higher education and high tech. The population was booming, and the arts community was ripe for expansion. Ward Purrington, an area attorney and native North Carolinian, saw a gap in the cultural landscape as an opportunity to build a world-class ballet company in the Triangle....

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is a major source of reference for this kind of work....