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Jonah Bokaer Announced as Mellon Foundation DisTIL Fellow for 2018-20

Award-winning choreographer and visual artist Jonah Bokaer has been selected as the fourth Andrew W. Mellon Foundation DisTIL (Discovery Through Iterative Learning) Fellow at Carolina Performing Arts at UNC-Chapel Hill. Known worldwide for merging choreography with visual art and design, Bokaer has… Read More >

CAROLINA PERFORMING ARTS ANNOUNCES ARTIST FELLOWS FOR CREATIVE FUTURES INITIATIVE FUNDED BY THE ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION

Carolina Performing Arts has named the four artists in residence for Creative Futures, the largest Mellon Foundation-funded initiative at CPA to date, which was announced in July 2018. The newly named cohort is diverse in background, expertise, and form of artistic expression, each bringing a… Read More >

YOU ARE A CITIZEN

18-19 You Are a Citizen

Throughout history, artists of all kinds have played pivotal roles in when it comes defining what it means to be an active citizen in your community. In times of upheaval, change, or oppression, artists give breath to what one might not know how to—or be afraid to—say. Through their work, they… Read More >

From Surgeon to Satirist

18-19 Bassem Profile

BY Dan Ruccia
“You are a natural,” Jon Stewart raved after Bassem Youssef’s first appearance on The Daily Show. “I know you might find this weird, and that you made a leap of faith switching your career to be a satirist, but you will soon discover that you are made for this. You are not… Read More >

You Are a Maker

18-19 You Are a Maker

“I’m not creative.”
Chances are you’ve heard someone say this before. Maybe you’ve even uttered those words yourself. But creativity means many different things, and it can strike anyone, anywhere. Maybe inspiration struck you standing in front of the pantry wondering how to get dinner on… Read More >

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