Spring Parent’s Night Out

Sponsored By: Carolina Dance Foundation

Enjoy a Valentine’s night out while your children have a blast at the annual Parent’s Night Out event, supporting the CDC Performance Companies. Children aged 3 and up are welcome (children must be potty-trained). We’ll have fun activities in addition to pizza and snacks. Each child will be paired with an older dancer for the evening, and there will be plenty of adults on hand too! Boys are welcome!

Sign up at the front desk to reserve your spot! Payment must be made at the time of reservation, either by cash or check made payable to Carolina Dance Foundation.

Date: Saturday 2/14 4-8PM

Cost: $35 per child, $15 for addt’l siblings

Location: Carolina Dance Center


2015 Spring Extravaganza

Mark your calendars now! This will be the first time we offer a performance that is all contemporary, jazz, lyrical, street jazz, tap, etc. The 2015 Spring Jazz & Tap Extravaganza will feature choreography by Dana Foglia, Derek Mitchell, Toni Noblett, Mishay Petronelli, Grace Buckley, Jaspin Newell, Natsuki Miya, and our very talented Carolina Dance Foundation choreographers. Tickets on sale soon!

Date: Saturday 3/14 7PM & Sunday 3/15 3PM

Cost: $12

Location: Rolesville High School, 1099 E Young St., Rolesville, NC 27571



George Skibine’s Coppelia

Staged by: Thom Clower

Presented by: Carolina Dance Foundation

Carolina Civic Ballet (CDF’s Ballet Performance Company) is thrilled to present George Skibine’s full-length ballet, Coppelia, staged by Thom Clower. Coppelia is a comic ballet that originally premiered in 1870. It tells the story of Franz, a village youth who becomes infatuated with a life-size dancing doll invented by Dr. Coppelius, and sets aside his true heart’s desire, Swanhilda. Come see how this sweet and clever love story unfolds. We are so honored and excited to have special guest performers, including 6 male dancers from Carolina Ballet, with Marcelo Martinez dancing the lead role of Franz and the legendary Thom Clower playing the role of crazy Dr. Coppelius. Please join us for this entertaining and child-friendly production. Tickets on sale March 8th!

Date: Saturday 4/25 7PM & Sunday 4/26 5PM

Cost: $12

Location: Green Hope High School, 2500 Carpenter Upchurch Rd, Cary, NC 27519.


The North Star

Written By: Dolly Dozier

Staged By: The Carolina Dance Foundation

For generations, humans have relied on the North Star to guide them home. But it’s a lot of pressure, not to mention lonely, shining brightly in the great big Milky Way. One night, as the Pleiades are preparing to transform into their earthly forms to travel, North decides to hitch a ride on the wing of a dove…

Millions of miles below in Victorian England, Sarah Grace and her mother, Violet, await the return of their father and husband, Captain William Grace, whose ship has been lost at sea since casting off two years prior.

Join North and Captain Grace on their adventurous journeys to make it home for the holidays, because when it’s all said and done, there isn’t anything more important than being home.

This project is funded in part by the City of Raleigh based on recommendations by the Raleigh Arts Commission.

Date: 2015 Dates TBD

Cost: TBD

Location: TBD


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