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Carolina Ballet Leaps Into the Big Time

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In 1996, Ward Purrington, president of the Raleigh-based Carolina Ballet, started from scratch to organize the company. Two years later, under artistic director Robert Weiss, the company debuted to rave reviews. The New York Times recently compared the troupe favorably to companies in larger cities, and internationally known dance critic Francis Mason gave the company high praise.
North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 58 Issue 3, Mar 2000, p6, il