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Performance History

Under the artistic direction of Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux and Patricia McBride, North Carolina Dance Theatre has built a versatile and diverse repertoire ranging from full-length classical ballets to innovative contemporary works. Below is a sampling of the Company’s performance history beginning with the 2002-2003 Season.

2002-2003    
Ballets Choreographer Premiere
The Four Temperaments George Balanchine NC Dance Theatre Premiere October 2, 1998
Constructing Juliet Mark Godden World Premiere September 19, 2002
Spoken In Red Nicolo Fonte USA Premiere September 19, 2002
Nutcracker Salvatore Aiello World Premiere December 1992
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? Mark Diamond World Premiere January 30, 2003
Chants Alonzo King World Premiere February 26, 1999
The River Salvatore Aiello NC Dance Theatre Premiere January 30, 2003
Afternoon of a Faun Salvatore Aiello NC Dance Theatre Premiere April 3, 2003
Couch Potatoes Heather Maloy World Premiere April 2, 2003
Ne Me Quitte Pas Uri Sands NC Dance Theatre Premiere April 3, 2003
So I May Say Donlin Foreman NC Dance Theatre Premiere April 2, 2003
Flow Form Jason Jacobs World Premiere April 2, 2003
Work XV Uri Sands NC Dance Theatre Premiere April 3, 2003
Beyond Oneself Mark Diamond World Premiere April 2, 2003
Tango Alonzo King NC Dance Theatre Premiere February 8, 2002
Cloven Kingdom Paul Taylor NC Dance Theatre Premiere April 3, 2003
Cinderella Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux World Premiere September 27, 2001
Verge Dwight Rhoden World Premiere May 8, 2003
     
2003-2004    
Ballets Choreographer Premiere
The River Alvin Ailey NC Dance Theatre Premiere January 30, 2003
Brave Nicolo Fonte World Premiere September 18, 2003
Shindig Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux NC Dance Theatre Premiere September 18, 2003
Map Alonzo King World Premiere March 25, 1998
There Again, Not Slowly Mark Diamond NC Dance Theatre Premiere November 13, 2003
Work XIX: Shapes & Gates Uri sands NC Dance Theatre Premiere November 13, 2003
Beyond Breath Darrell Moultrie NC Dance Theatre Premiere November 13, 2003
Nutcracker Salvatore Aiello World Premiere December 1992
Agon George Balanchine NC Dance Theatre Premiere March 4, 2004
Stars and Stripes George Balanchine NC Dance Theatre Premiere March 4, 2004
A Midsummer Night's dream George Balanchine NC Dance Theatre Premiere March 4, 2004
Peter Pan Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux NC Dance Theatre Premiere May 6, 2004
     
2004-2005    
Ballets Choreographer Premiere
Divertimento No. 15 George Balanchine NC Dance Theatre Premiere September 23,2004
Divining Grace Mark Godden NC Dance Theatre Premiere September 23,2004
Beatle Juice Dwight Rhoden NC Dance Theatre Premiere September 23,2004
Nutcracker Sal Aiello World Premiere December 1992
Word's Edge Mary Hudetz NC Dance Theatre Premiere November 11, 2004
American Folk Daryl Grey NC Dance Theatre Premiere November 11 ,2004
Work XX11: Sweet Tea Uri Sands NC Dance Theatre Premiere November 11, 2004
I'M With You Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux NC Dance Theatre Premiere November 11, 2004
Rushing Angels Septime Weber NC Dance Theatre Premiere November 11, 2004
There Again, Not Slowly Mark Diamond NC Dance Theatre Premiere November 13, 2003
Yes Virginia, Another Piano Ballet Peter Anastos NC Dance Theatre Premiere February 24, 2005
Ménage a Quatre Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux NC Dance Theatre Premiere November 13, 2003
Brave! Nicolo Fonte World Premiere September 18, 2003
Salt Alonzo King World Premiere May 5, 2005
     
2005-2006    
Ballets Choreographer Premiere
Swan Lake Marius Petipa NC Dance Theatre Premiere September 22, 2005
Sleeping Beauty Marius Petipa NC Dance Theatre Premiere May 7, 1999
Romeo and Juliet Septime Webre NC Dance Theatre Premiere September 22, 2005
Serenade George Balanchine NC Dance Theatre Premiere May 8, 1998
Danse Brillante Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux NC Dance Theatre Premiere September 22, 2005
SATTO (Wind Dance) Salvatore Aiello 1984-1985 Season
Watch That Dog Michael Vernon NC Dance Theatre Premiere November 9, 2005
City South Mark Diamond World Premiere November 9, 2005
Tearing for a Cure Uri Sands World Premiere November 9, 2005
In Voice and Light Mary Hudetz World Premiere November 9, 2005
Nocturnes Mark Godden World Premiere November 9, 2005
Nutcracker Salvatore Aiello World Premiere December 1992
Alleged Dances Dwight Rhoden World Premiere February 23, 2006
Carmina Burana Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux World Premiere May 10, 2002
Snow White Mark Diamond NC Dance Theatre Premiere February25 ,2006
The River Alvin Ailey NC Dance Theatre Premiere January 30, 2003
Fancy Free Jerome Robbins NC Dance Theatre Premiere May 4, 2006
Stravinsky Violin Concerto George Balanchine NC Dance Theatre Premiere May 4, 2006
     
2006-2007    
Ballets Choreographer Premiere
Cinderella Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux World Premiere September 27, 2001
Tantrum Dwight Rhoden World Premiere September 28, 2006
Aqua Terra Flora Mark Diamond World Premiere November 2, 2006
Cycles Daniel Gwirtzman NC Dance Theatre Premiere November 2, 2006
Moody Booty Blues Dwight Rhoden World Premiere November 2, 2006
you/me/we Septime Webre World Premiere November 2, 2006
Seed Heather Ferranti Ferguson World Premiere November 2, 2006
Nutcracker Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux World Premiere December 17, 2006
Rubies George Balanchine NC Dance Theatre Premiere October 24, 1996
Na Floresta Nacho Duato NC Dance Theatre Premiere March 8, 2007
Set Rise Fall Dwight Rhoden NC Dance Theatre Premiere March 8, 2007
All In Your Trunk Uri Sands NC Dance Theatre Premiere May 17, 2007
SALT Alonzo King NC Dance Theatre Premiere May 17, 2007
City South Mark Diamond NC Dance Theatre Premiere May 17, 2007
     
2007-2008    
Ballets Choreographer Premiere
Night Creature Alvin Ailey NC Dance Theatre Premiere September 20, 2007
Nine Sinatra Songs Twyla Tharp NC Dance Theatre Premiere September 20, 2007
Artifice Dwight Rhoden NC Dance Theatre Premiere September 20, 2007
Beauty and The Beast Mark Diamond NC Dance Theatre Premiere September 22, 2007
Na Floresta Nacho Duato NC Dance Theatre Premiere November 1, 2008
Endless Now Mark Diamond World Premiere November 1, 2007
The Neighbors Uri Sands World Premiere November 1, 2007
Lascia la Spina, Cogli la Rosa Sasha Janes NC Dance Theatre Premiere November 1, 2008
Choke Dwight Rhoden NC Dance Theatre Premiere November 1, 2008
Ave Maria Dwight Rhoden NC Dance Theatre Premiere November 1, 2008
Nutcracker Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux World Premiere December 17, 2006
Momentary Forevers Dwight Rhoden World Premiere February 28, 2008
Who Cares? George Balanchine NC Dance Theatre Premiere October 3, 1997
Bolero Mark Diamond NC Dance Theatre Premiere February 28, 2008
Romeo and Juliet Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux World Premiere May 15, 2008
The Little Mermaid Mark Diamond World Premiere May 17, 2008
     
2008-2009    
Ballets Choreographer Premiere
Raymonda Variations George Balanchine NC Dance Theatre Premiere September 18, 2008
La Sonnambula George Balanchine NC Dance Theatre Premiere September 18, 2008
The Four Temperaments George Balanchine NC Dance Theatre Premiere October 2, 1998
The Carnival of Animals Mark Diamond World Premiere September 20, 2008
Peter and the Wolf Mark Diamond World Premiere September 20, 2008
You're So Fine Sasha Janes NC Dance Theatre Premiere October 30, 2008
Constructing Juliet Mark Godden World Premiere September 19, 2002
Uhh! Mark Diamond NC Dance Theatre Premiere October 30, 2008
The Chair Mark Diamond NC Dance Theatre Premiere October 30, 2008
Verge Dwight Rhoden World Premiere February 8, 2002
Nutcracker Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux World Premiere December 17, 2006
Immortal Design Mark Diamond NC Dance Theatre Premiere March 5, 2009
Dirty Truth and Pretty Lies Dwight Rhoden World Premiere March 5, 2009
Spellbound by Beauty Nicolo Fonte World Premiere March 5, 2009
Othello Dwight Rhoden World Premiere May 14, 2009
     
2009-2010    
Ballets Choreographer Premiere
Nine Sinatra Songs Twyla Tharp NC Dance Theatre Premiere September 20, 2007
Map  Alonzo King World Premiere March 25, 1998
Shindig Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux NC Dance Theatre Premiere September 18, 2003
Once Upon a Time Mark Diamond World Premiere September 19, 2009
Moody Booty Blues Dwight Rhoden World Premiere November 2, 2006
Tearing For a Cure Uri Sands World Premiere November 9, 2005
There Again, Not Slowly Mark Diamond NC Dance Theatre Premiere November 13, 2003
Matisse Mark Diamond World Premiere November 7, 2009
Glass Houses Sasha Janes World Premiere November 7, 2009
Nutcracker Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux World Premiere December 17, 2006
At Knight Mark Diamond NC Dance Theatre Premiere January 8, 2010
Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux George Balanchine NC Dance Theatre Premiere January 8, 2010
Lascia La Spina, Cogli la Rosa Sasha Janes World Premiere November 1, 2008
Cinderella Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux World Premiere September 27, 2001
Apollo George Balanchine NC Dance Theatre Premiere August 5, 2009
Constructing Juliet Mark Godden World Premiere September 19, 2002
Broken Fantasy Dwight Rhoden World Premiere May 13, 2010
     
2010-2011    
Ballets Choreographer Premiere
Dracula Mark Godden NC Dance Theatre Premiere October 8, 2010
Trick ’r Treat  Mark Diamond World Premiere October 16, 2010
Higher Consciousness Mark Diamond  NC Dance Theatre Premiere September 18, 2003
Kinetic Energy Sasha Janes  NC Dance Theatre Premiere November 11, 2010
Time Is Of The Essence,
(Save  the World) 
Mark Diamond NC Dance Theatre Premiere November 11, 2010
Arson David Ingram World Premiere November 11, 2010
Tree Hugger Sasha Janes  NC Dance Theatre Premiere November 11, 2010
Spill Dwight Rhoden  World Premiere November 11, 2010
Runway (Recycle) Mark Diamond NC Dance Theatre Premiere November 11, 2010
Nutcracker  Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux  World Premiere December 17, 2006
Le soufflé de l’esprit Jiri Bubenicek  NC Dance Theatre Premiere March 10, 2011
Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux George Balanchine NC Dance Theatre Premiere January 8, 2010
Satto
Salvatore Aiello 1984-1985 Season
Reflections of... Dwight Rhoden World Premiere March 10, 2011
The Little Mermaid Mark Diamond World Premiere May 17, 2008
Outflow Boundary Emery LeCrone World Premiere April 28, 2011
Requiem 9. 11 Jacqulyn Buglisi NC Dance Theatre Premiere April 28, 2011
The Golden Section Twyla Tharp NC Dance Theatre Premiere April 28, 2011
     
2011-2012    
Ballets Choreographer Premiere
Rhapsodic Dances Sasha Janes  Premiere October 13, 2011
Bolero Mark Diamond NC Dance Theatre Premiere February 28, 2008
In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated William Forsythe NC Dance Theatre Premiere May 5, 2000
I David Ingram Premiere November 3, 2011
How Do I Love Thee Mark Diamond Premiere November 3, 2011
Last Lost Chance Sasha Janes  Premiere November 3, 2011
Alleged Dances Dwight Rhoden  World Premiere February 23, 2006
Nutcracker  Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux  World Premiere December 17, 2006
Sleeping Beauty Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux World Premiere March 8, 2012
Artifice Dwight Rhoden NC Dance Theatre Premiere September 20, 2007
Dangerous Liaisons Sasha Janes World Premiere April 26, 2012
     
2012-2013    
Ballets Choreographer Premiere
Blue Danube Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux  World Premiere October 25, 2012
Shelter Sasha Janes  World Premiere October 25, 2012
The Groove Dwight Rhoden  World Premiere October 25, 2012
Nutcracker  Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux  World Premiere December 17, 2006
Gateways Dwight Rhoden  World Premiere January 24, 2013
Queen Sasha Janes  NC Dance Theatre Premiere January 24, 2013
At First Sight Sasha Janes  World Premiere January 24, 2013
Zokusuru  Mark Diamond  World Premiere March 24, 1999
Alternate Paths Mark Diamond  World Premiere January 24, 2013
Peter Pan Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux  NC Dance Theatre Premiere May 6, 2004
Rhapsodic Dances Sasha Janes Premiere October 13, 2011
L’heure Bleue Jiri Bubenicek Premiere April 25, 2013
The Golden Section Twyla Tharp NC Dance Theatre Premiere April 28, 201
     
2013-2014    
Ballets Choreographer Premiere
Carmen Sasha Janes World Premiere October 17, 2013
Nutcracker
Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux
World Premiere December 17, 2006
Contrast Mark Diamond World Premiere January 23, 2014
Chaconne Sasha Janes World Premiere January 23, 2014
Transformation Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux World Premiere January 23, 2014
Sit In Stand Out Dwight Rhoden
World Premiere January 23, 2014
Cinderella Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux World Premiere September 27, 2001
Othello Dwight Rhoden World Premiere May 14, 2009