Launched as a professional dance company in 1997 under the direction of Artistic Director/CEO Robert Weiss, Carolina Ballet has become one of America’s premier arts organizations. The company has garnered critical praise from the national and international media, staged 80 world première ballets, and toured in China and Hungary. Formerly the artistic director of the Pennsylvania Ballet and principal dancer at New York City Ballet under the legendary George Balanchine, Weiss programs traditional ballets by legendary masters and new works by contemporary choreographers.
During their July 13th performance, the Carolina Ballet will be performing their rendition of Black and White Swan and Beethoven: Symphony No. 9.