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Leaves You Breathless, A Fall Mix

saturday, oct. 26, 2019 at 6:00pm
sunday, oct. 27, 2019 at 2:00pm

In recognition of our 10 year anniversary, Durham Ballet Theatre is proud to be hosting its inaugural Fall Showcase featuring Durham Ballet Theatre's year-round company members. These performers worked hard during the summer with Canadian choreographer Mark Godden and will premier his new work, Just, in this program.

We will also have special guests from the community, including The Repertory Dance Company at NCCU (with choreography by Kristi Vincent-Johnson) performing two works,  Communing and Cleansing; a new work by Tracey Durbin, The Choice; and in recognition of the season, The Attic*, a new ballet by composer John Craton. 

*This performance includes portrayal of realistic dolls coming to life. Younger viewers might find the imagery disturbing and parental guidance is suggested. 

We will be hosting our guests from the Special Needs community Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 at 2:00PM.


Winter Showcase 2019

durham school for ballet & the performing arts
Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at 7:00PM
sunday, dec. 8, 2019 at 3:00PM

We will be hosting our guests from the special needs community on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 at 7:00PM.

Tickets on sale this November


***Auditions*** for Spring 2020 Ballet

For next spring’s main stage ballet production, we’re creating our 6th production by adding Beauty & the Beast Retold to our repertory. We’re thrilled to be celebrating 10 years of performances in the community!

Beauty & the Beast Retold will take the stage in the third weekend of May 2020.

Auditions to take place in January 2020


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Our mission to share the performing arts with the Durham community depends on the support of our generous sponsors:
The Durham Arts Council’s Annual Arts Fund
The N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources
The City of Durham
Zaxby’s Durham


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