Mar
5
Sat
Land Bridge with Helen Simoneau Danse – Winston-Salem, NC @ Hanesbrands Theatre
Mar 5 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

LAND BRIDGE investigates heritage and identity, examined abstractly through the lens of caribou. This premiere by Helen Simoneau, a choreographer to “keep an eye on” (Washington Post), features eight performers and an original score by Nathalie Joachim, known for her “unique blend of classical music, hip-hop, electronic programming” (The Wall Street Journal). Join us for an evening of dance by a company that “delights the eye and provokes the mind” (Winston-Salem Journal).

Mar
6
Sun
Land Bridge with Helen Simoneau Danse – Winston-Salem, NC @ Charlotte Ballet Center for Dance
Mar 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

LAND BRIDGE investigates heritage and identity, examined abstractly through the lens of caribou. This premiere by Helen Simoneau, a choreographer to “keep an eye on” (Washington Post), features eight performers and an original score by Nathalie Joachim, known for her “unique blend of classical music, hip-hop, electronic programming” (The Wall Street Journal). Join us for an evening of dance by a company that “delights the eye and provokes the mind” (Winston-Salem Journal).

Oct
6
Thu
Black Mountain College Festival: Land Bridge @ Morris Morgan Theater, LA Building, St. Andrews University
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Black Mountain College Festival: Land Bridge @ Morris Morgan Theater, LA Building, St. Andrews University | Laurinburg | North Carolina | United States

Land Bridge investigates heritage and identity, examined abstractly through the lens of caribou. This premiere by Helen Simoneau, a “choreographer on the rise” (Dance Magazine), features four performers and an original score by Nathalie Joachim, known for her “unique blend of classical music, hip-hop, electronic programming” (The Wall Street Journal), with costume design by Reid & Harriet, and lighting design by Carrie Wood.

Oct
7
Fri
Black Mountain College Festival: Land Bridge @ Morris Morgan Theater, LA Building, St. Andrews University
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Black Mountain College Festival: Land Bridge @ Morris Morgan Theater, LA Building, St. Andrews University | Laurinburg | North Carolina | United States

Land Bridge investigates heritage and identity, examined abstractly through the lens of caribou. This premiere by Helen Simoneau, a “choreographer on the rise” (Dance Magazine), features four performers and an original score by Nathalie Joachim, known for her “unique blend of classical music, hip-hop, electronic programming” (The Wall Street Journal), with costume design by Reid & Harriet, and lighting design by Carrie Wood.

Oct
8
Sat
Black Mountain College Festival: Land Bridge @ Morris Morgan Theater, LA Building, St. Andrews University
Oct 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Black Mountain College Festival: Land Bridge @ Morris Morgan Theater, LA Building, St. Andrews University | Laurinburg | North Carolina | United States

Land Bridge investigates heritage and identity, examined abstractly through the lens of caribou. This premiere by Helen Simoneau, a “choreographer on the rise” (Dance Magazine), features four performers and an original score by Nathalie Joachim, known for her “unique blend of classical music, hip-hop, electronic programming” (The Wall Street Journal), with costume design by Reid & Harriet, and lighting design by Carrie Wood.

Oct
14
Fri
Helen Simoneau Danse: Land Bridge @ Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center
Oct 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Helen Simoneau Danse: Land Bridge @ Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center | New York | United States

Land Bridge investigates heritage and identity, examined abstractly through the lens of caribou. This premiere by Helen Simoneau, a “choreographer on the rise” (Dance Magazine), features eight performers and an original score by Nathalie Joachim, known for her “unique blend of classical music, hip-hop, electronic programming” (The Wall Street Journal), with costume design by Reid & Harriet, and lighting design by Carrie Wood.

Oct
15
Sat
Helen Simoneau Danse: Land Bridge @ Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center
Oct 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Helen Simoneau Danse: Land Bridge @ Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center | New York | United States

Land Bridge investigates heritage and identity, examined abstractly through the lens of caribou. This premiere by Helen Simoneau, a “choreographer on the rise” (Dance Magazine), features eight performers and an original score by Nathalie Joachim, known for her “unique blend of classical music, hip-hop, electronic programming” (The Wall Street Journal), with costume design by Reid & Harriet, and lighting design by Carrie Wood.

Sep
21
Fri
Flutronix Live @ Carolina Performing Arts
Sep 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Flutronix is Nathalie Joachim and Allison Loggins-Hull, two blazing young flutists who are “redefining the flute and modernizing its sound by hauling it squarely into the world of popular music.” (MTV Iggy) The duo will present an evening of their signature urban art pop sound, featuring original works for flute, voice, electronics and live drums, best described as “a unique blend of classical music, hip-hop, electronic programming and soulful vocals reminiscent of neo-R&B stars like Erykah Badu.” (The Wall Street Journal).

The program will also feature a preview of Discourse, Flutronix’s latest evening-length performance project being developed in residence at UNC Chapel Hill, which uses artistic initiative as an impetus to engage communities in conversation with one another and ignite social change. Flutronix will be joined by acclaimed drummer and Queens, NY native Joe Blaxx, known for his work with iconic artists including Stevie Wonder, R&B sensation Bilal, legendary hip-hop producer Ski Beatz, and jazz trumpeter Maurice Brown.

This performance is a Carolina Performing Arts commission.

Dec
2
Wed
FarBar presented by the Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry @ Virtual Event on Zoom
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry invites you to our second FarBar program, a live conversation about storytelling with three acclaimed practitioners. Widely known as a Grammy-nominated flutist, composer, and vocalist, Nathalie Joachim brings voices and personal stories to vibrant life in her recent immersive musical performance “Discourse,” in Chapel Hill, NC. Emily Lansana is a 20-year veteran of professional storytelling, one half of the nationally touring duo In The Spirit, and a longtime member of ASE, the Chicago Association of Black Storytellers. Jacqueline Stewart is the founder and director of the South Side Home Movie Project, as well as a UChicago professor of Cinema & Media Studies and director of Arts + Public Life. Each guest will share her storytelling practice, followed by a discussion exploring their intersections and differences and considering implications for collaboration. Viewers will be invited to pose questions and join the conversation.

Dec
17
Thu
Flutronix on The Spark with Tift Merritt @ Virtual Event Hosted by Carolina Performing Arts
Dec 17 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for the fourth episode of The Spark with Tift Merritt, featuring Nathalie Joachim and Allison Loggins-Hull of Flutronix. In this livestreamed series, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter and UNC alumna Tift Merritt returns to Carolina Performing Arts to take us behind the scenes in artist-to-artist video interviews that delve deep into the creative process.  On December 17, Tift will sit down with Nathalie Joachim and Allison Loggins-Hull of Flutronix, ingenious composers, musicians, and vocalists whose original works for flute, voice, electronics, and live drums feature their signature art pop sound.