Merge 20 Kicks Off Ballet-Style


Merge 20th celebration begins with original
choreographed dances to the music of The Rosebuds, Spoon, Arcade
Fire & more.


By Blurt Staff


On Saturday, July 18, at the Carolina Theatre in Durham, NC,
the Triangle Youth Ballet will present Merge with Motion, a dance
performance in a unique rock music setting celebrating Merge Records’ 20th
anniversary. The evening will include world-premiere dance works set to music
by Merge artists, along with a live performance by The Rosebuds. The Rosebuds will play one of their old favorites in
addition to debuting a new musical work composed especially for Merge with
as dancers perform simultaneously onstage.


Original contemporary ballet, rhythm tap, and modern dance
will be performed by world class choreographers including: Amanda Miller
(Chapel Hill/Pretty Ugly, Germany),
North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble (Chapel Hill), Pamela Pietro (American Dance
Festival Faculty/Tisch-NYU), Sidelong Dance Co. (Winston-Salem), and others.


In addition to The
Rosebuds, performers will dance to music from Arcade Fire, Caribou, Destroyer, the Magnetic Fields, Polvo, Richard
Buckner, Spaceheads, Spoon and more.


Merge with Motion

Saturday, July 18, 2009, 7:30pm

The Carolina Theatre, Fletcher Hall

309 W. Morgan

Durham, NC


$15/$17 Advance

$21 Day of show


Tickets are available online and at
the Carolina Theatre box office. Box office hours are 11am-6pm, Monday through
Friday, and one hour before showtime.



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