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Carolina Performing Arts is seeking four male actors aged 18-25

Carolina Performing Arts is seeking four male actors aged 18-25 who would be interested and available to perform small roles within our Dunsinane production with the National Theatre of Scotland.
– some dance/movement and or stage combat/fencing experience (preferably… Read More >

Six Fun Facts about Dunsinane

While you may be familiar with the charming National Theatre of Scotland after their two previous visits to Chapel Hill, you may not know all the details about their thrilling production arriving in January. Save these Dunsinane Fun Facts for some extra context, or to get your friends excited… Read More >

WWI Centenary Project


Between 1914 and 1918, the battlefields of Europe forever changed a generation of artists. Modernist abstraction was refigured in the trenches, musical languages recast on the Western front. Nearly every prominent composer, writer, and artist of the era took part in World War I, a conflict that… Read More >

CPA Executive Director Emil Kang on Curlew River

Dear Friends,

Arriving in Chapel Hill on November 6 & 7 is a performance that I have been looking forward to since its conception.
The 20th century English composer Benjamin Britten wrote Curlew River after watching a Noh theatre performance in Japan. Unmistakable in the music of Curlew River… Read More >

The Curlew River Review // ????? – The Guardian (UK)

By Erica Jeal
“What are those birds?” demands the Madwoman. In Britten’s “church parable” they are curlews – conjured up by a skittering, flutter-tongued flute – high above the land where she is looking for her lost son. But at this point, in this performance, they… Read More >