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Jessica Lang Dance

Jessica Lang Dance

Sat., Oct. 7, 2017 at 8 p.m.



"Be an early witness to Lang's genius," proclaims OC Weekly of Jessica Lang. The award-winning choreographer and artistic director of Jessica Lang Dance seamlessly incorporates striking design elements and classical ballet vocabulary into artfully crafted, emotionally riveting, contemporary works. Lang's New York-based dance company immerses audiences in the powerful beauty of movement and music.

NW Dance Project

NW Dance Project
Woolf Papers

Sat., Nov. 11, 2017 at 8 p.m.



Founded by acclaimed dancer and choreographer Sarah Slipper, NW Dance Project is “one of America’s hottest dance companies” (WE Vancouver). Known for its “cutting edge contemporary work” (Portland Tribune), this Oregon-based dance company brings an all- original repertory to its Carpenter Center debut. Inspired by Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway, Slipper’s reinvention of the classic novel, Woolf Papers, is an outstanding model of contemporary dance—provocative, theatrical, and deeply moving.

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 at 8 p.m. & Sun., Jan. 21 at 2 p.m.



Join us for what will be the funniest night you’ll ever have at the ballet, as the “Trocks” return to Carpenter Center after five sold-out appearances! The “ballerinas” of this all-male company bring hilarity and awe with a unique combination of ballet, parodies and physical comedy—along with pieces that show off the performers’ impressive dance abilities.