May 12, 2018
2018 will mark the second time DBT will perform Cinderella. This beautiful ballet was initially added to our spring performance rotation in 2014. It promises to be as magical as it was the first time!
May 13, 2017
2017 was a great year for Peter Pan. DBT continued it's community involvement by providing a free presentation to the special needs community of the Triangle.
May 14, 2016
DBT performed The Little Mermaid in front of our largest special needs audience yet. We had over 6oo guests enjoy our performance with new set pieces and costumes!
May 16, 2015
Guest dancers George Sanders and Ruben Suarez joined the cast to take leading roles of Aladdin and the Evil Brazier. Mr. Sanders dedicated his performance to his long time friend Samuel Sporn, who passed away in 2015.
October 30, 2015
DBT performed the production of Almost, Maine, a collection of vignettes about love. The one night performance was at the PSI Theatre at the Durham Arts Council and starred local artists.
May 10, 2014
BT performed our original full-length ballet, "Cinderella" at the Carolina Theatre for two performances on May 10, 2014. Once again, DBT had dancers and actors of all ages and ethnic backgrounds. This year, in meeting our mission of bringing the arts to the entire community, DBT provided a free performance for a very special group of children and adults and their caretakers.
October 19, 2013
DBT performed the Gilbert & Sullivan's comic ballet at the PSI Theatre at the Durham Arts Council in downtown Durham.
May 11, 2013
We performed our original full-length ballet, "Peter Pan" at the Carolina Theatre for two performances. We had dancers and actors of all ages and ethnic backgrounds. In meeting our mission, DBT provided a free performance of Peter Pan to a very special group of children and adults, their families and caregivers.
May 12, 2012
We performed our original full-length ballet, "Aladdin" at the Carolina Theatre for two performances for the first. We maintained our previous level of diversity in age and number of performers-of-color. DBT provided a free performance of "Aladdin" on May 11, 2012, as a service to the community, for over 460 special needs children and adults, their families and caregivers.
May 7, 2011
We performed our original full-length ballet, "The Little Mermaid", for an audience of special needs children and adults at no charge at the Carolina Theatre. We provided a “friendly” platform for over 250 individuals with special needs affording them the opportunity to attend the ballet; an experience that most would not have been able to attend.
Our two performances had dancers and actors from ages ranged from 3 years old - 52 years old and maintained our number of performers-of-color.
May 8, 2010
We gave two performances of the ballet "Peter Pan". We ahd performers from age 3 years to 72 years old and we increased the number of performers-of-color from the previous year's "Aladdin".
May 2, 2009
Our first production was an adaptation of Carl Davis's "Aladdin", a full-length ballet performed at the Historic Carolina Theatre of Downtown Durham, NC with rehearsals held at Legacy Studios for the Performing Arts, LLC, also in Durham, NC. The youngest performer in "Aladdin" was 3 years old and the eldest was 55 years old.