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Dorrance Dance


Tags/Genres Dance

Chapel Hill native and MacArthur “Genius Grant” fellow Michelle Dorrance is back. Her adventurous tap company bends all the rules and nearly warps time in this new work whose name is the very definition of speeding up impulses.

Tickets from $27

Pre-Performance Event

The Science Behind the Dance

6:30 PM | November 12 | UNC’s Gerrard Hall | Free

What takes place during the neurological process of myelination? How do Michelle Dorrance and her company choreographically represent this process? Join Sarah Catherine Vick, UNC microbiology and immunology PhD student, and Amanda Graham, Carolina Performing Arts Associate Director of Engagement, for a discussion of the science behind Dorrance Dance’s Myelination. This event is a collaboration between Carolina Performing Arts and the UNC Science Writing and Communication Club (SWAC).

Performance Benefactor

Wyndham Robertson

Student Ticket Angel Fund Benefactors

Michael and Andrea Shindler in memory of Alan Landis

Student Ticket Angel Fund Benefactors

Paula Noell and Palmer Page