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Changes at CPA

We are incredibly proud to support Emil Kang, our executive and artistic director, as he tackles a new challenge in his career, starting fall 2019. Emil founded Carolina Performing Arts 15 years ago, and built it up from a single desk and a staff of three to an internationally renowned artistic… Read More >

Going HOME with Geoff Sobelle

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They say you can’t go home again. But it turns out you can, if it’s a home that theater maker Geoff Sobelle built.
I recently plane-train-automobiled it (ok, I actually walked from the train station to my hotel and the theater) to see HOME at the Arts & Ideas Festival in New Haven,… Read More >

Not Manet’s Type

This is a guest post written by Lauren Turner, Assistant Curator for the Collection at the Ackland Art Museum. 
When Carolina Performing Arts presents Carrie Mae Weems’s Past Tense on April 19, the audience will see an internationally renowned artist lead a multimedia performance that… Read More >

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

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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 >