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Enchanted Returns

Enchanted Returns

Location: Gunter Theatre

Date:
Saturday, May 22 – 1:30 and 5:30
Sunday, May 23 – 1:30 and 5:30

Join us at the Gunter Theatre. The Spring 2021 Season CBT continues with the performance of Enchanted: A Fairytale Ballet an original fairytale ballet depicting the stories of Sleeping Beauty, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, and The Secret Garden.

Enchanted begins with a vignette of Sleeping Beauty where the kiss that wakes her from her trance transforms into the magical wedding of the Aurora and Prince Phillip. The ballet progresses with the story of the Sorcerer’s Apprentice where brooms come to life as the apprentice makes a mess of magic. The ballet concludes with an interpretation of The Secret Garden, where Mary and Dickin discover the secret garden, only to find Colin observing them from his window.

 

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The Nutcracker: Once Upon a Time in Greenville

The Nutcracker: Once Upon a Time in Greenville

Location:
DanceArts Greenville’s Black Box Theatre

Date:
Friday, December 4 at 7:30

Saturday, December 5 at 11:00, 3:00 and 7:30
Sunday, December 6 at 2:00 and 5:30
Friday, December 11 at 7:30
Saturday, December 12 at 3:00 and 7:30
Sunday, December 13 at 2:00

Carolina Ballet Theatre proudly presents The Nutcracker: Once Upon A Time in Greenville– a European inspired production that brings all of Clara’s adventures and excitement home to Greenville. Continuing our reinvented holiday classic, the production highlights Victorian societal expectations and prosperity while Clara and her beloved Nutcracker dance their way through the cherished landmarks and stunning scenery of Greenville and into the hearts of the audience.

The libretto is adapted from E.T. A. Hoffmann’s classic story, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. Choreographed by Herman Justo, the refreshed ballet is based on the original Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov ballet.

 

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Jungle Book Ballet Returns

Jungle Book Ballet Returns

Location: Gunter Theatre
Date: March 6th & 7th, 2020

Carolina Ballet Theatre’s Spring Season begins with a unique, adaptation Carolina Ballet Theatre presents, Jungle Book: The Ballet, choreographed and directed by Hernan Justo. This classic tale, based on the short story collection by Rudyard Kippling is given a new and innovative twist, all with Greenville flair.

Families, children, and art patrons alike won’t want to miss this mythical ballet. Discover the journey of Mowgli, a young boy abandoned in the jungles of India only to be discovered by a panther and raised by a pack of wolves.

The ballet follows Mowgli as he grows and sets out on an adventure to the human village, acting as an ambassador for the animals in an attempt to keep the peace between their worlds. On his mission, Mowgli will encounter classic characters like Baloo the Bear and Kaa the Snake.

Much like the animated film, Mowgli encounters the beautiful human girl, Shanti and is instantly smitten. From here on out, Mowgli’s life will change forever. Many years will pass, but Mowgli will never forget his first love. Eventually, he will be called upon to protect his animal family and the jungle he loves by facing off with Shanti’s father and brother who set out to mine gems from a temple controlled by monkey’s. Mowgli, now a man, will be called upon to save his home and make peace between the animal kingdom and the human realm. This mythical ballet transcends the imagination and creates a world of courage, adventure and ultimately, love.

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Sleeping Beauty

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Sleeping Beauty

Location: Gunter Theatre
Date: September 27 & 28

 

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Celebrating Women: Honor Ballet

 

Celebrating Women: Honor Ballet
KROC Center Greenville
April 25, 2019

Join Carolina Ballet Theatre’s company of dancers as they perform Celebrating Women: Honor Ballet. This ballet is dedicated to celebrating women in history.

It is the year of the woman as the dignity, voice, and agency of women everywhere are finally being recognized, cherished, and defended. In a ballet directed by Hernan Justo, Celebrating Women is about commemorating the many causes for awareness during the month of April with special music such as Queen’s “Somebody to Love.” As one of the most expressive forms of art, this ballet paired with contemporary dance will showcase not only the bodies but the souls of a gender that is being heard and seen on a deeper level than ever before.

  • Celebrating Joan of Arc, Virgin Mary, Helen Keller and Giselle on the conditions of strength & bravery, purity & compassion, determination & resilience, and unconditional love
  • The event will be FREE to the public (suggested $10 donation at the door)
  • ALL SEATS ARE FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE

 

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Black & Beautiful: A Tribute to African American Dancers

 

Black & Beautiful: A Tribute to African American Dancers
February | More Info to Come
KROC Center

Join Carolina Ballet Theatre’s company of dancers as they perform Black & Beautiful Ballet: A Tribute to African American Dancers. This ballet is dedicated to recognizing African American dancers and choreographers that have shaped the dance landscape.

Honoring Black History Month for February 2019, CBT will perform Artistic Director Hernan Justo’s acclaimed and innovative ballet, Black & Beautiful: A Tribute to African American Dancers. Opening with “My Dream”, the ballet becomes a ballad of America’s soul which spans all of United States’ history featuring African Americans who shaped our national identity while forging their own. The performance will also feature special tributes to choreographers Alonzo King and Dwight Rhoden as well as prima ballerina, the late Raven Wilkinson.

 

 

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