Dance performances

Dance shows in Charlotte | Charlotte Artistic Season 2017-18


The Charlotte Ballet will perform “Minus 16” by Ohad Naharin among its Spring Works.

Jeff Cravotta

What does the 2017-18 season have in store for us? Consult the program. Find where you are going on our interactive map. You can also consult the rest of the calendar by discipline: theatre; music; and visual arts.

Blumenthal Performing Arts

BPA organizes national tours at various venues, usually the Belk Theater at 130 N. Tryon St. or the Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon. 704-372-1000;;

September 24: “Sewaba! »

October 13-15: Severance agreement.

October 22: Show of the dance festival of colleges and high schools.

November 7: “The shaping sound of Travis Wall: after the curtain.”

December 21: State Ballet Theater “Swan Lake” of Russia.

Caroline Calouche & Company combines ground work and aerial work. Mark Hames Mark Hames

Caroline Calouche & Company

A troupe combining ground movement and aerial work performs throughout the city, primarily at the Booth Playhouse.

December 8-10: “A Nutcracker Circus and Dance.”

February 9-10: “Red.”

May 4-13: “Lingua.”

Charlotte Ballet

The area’s only fully professional dance company offers a mix of classical and modern works, usually at the Belk or Knight Theaters or the McBride-Bonnefoux Center for Dance at 701 N. Tryon St. 704-372-0101;

October 19-21: “Fall works.” “Walking Mad” by Johan Inger, “Apollo” by George Balanchine, “Elsa Canasta” by Javier De Frutos.

November 17: “Choreographic Lab”, new works by members of the Charlotte Ballet.

December 9-23: “Nutcracker.”

26 Jan-Feb 17: “Innovative Works.” New pieces from Sasha Janes, Myles Thatcher, Robyn Mineko Williams..

3rd of March: “Dancing with the Stars of Charlotte” benefit gala.

March 9-18: “The Most Incredible Thing” by Javier De Frutos with music by Pet Shop Boys.

April 26-28: “Spring works.” New works by Bryan Arias and Felipe Portugal, as well as “Tsukiyo” by Helen Pickett and “Minus 16” by Ohad Naharin.

Charlotte Youth Ballet

Young performers and professionals mingle with classical ballet productions, usually at the CPCC’s Halton Theatre. The season, which is not fully announced at press time, typically consists of “The Nutcracker” (December 1-3 in Halton) and a story ballet in March.

This story was originally published September 11, 2017 10:22 a.m.