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Breaking down this season’s theme: You Are Everything

You are everything. Maybe you’ve seen these words on our 18/19 brochure cover, or splashed across the front of Memorial Hall as you were driving by, and wondered “What exactly does that mean?”
Here at Carolina Performing Arts, we’ve been considering the phrase a lot. In fact, it’s… Read More >

Carolina Performing Arts announces 2018-2019 Season: Nearly 40 performances and immersive installations in multiple venues explore community, co-creation and citizenship

(Chapel Hill, N.C.— May 24, 2018) – Cutting-edge performances and interactive art from across the world find a home at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during Carolina Performing Arts’ 14th season. The season’s theme, “You Are Everything,” combines new works, returning… Read More >

Grammy Award-Winning Vocalist Abigail Washburn Announced as Carolina Performing Arts/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation DisTil Fellow for 2018-20

Grammy award-winning vocalist, songwriter and clawhammer banjo player Abigail Washburn has been selected as the third-ever Andrew W. Mellon Foundation DisTil Fellow at Carolina Performing Arts.
Washburn has already begun a series of “exploratory” visits to Chapel Hill, where she is meeting with… Read More >

Faculty Spotlight

Michelle Robinson
BY Sara Beth Levavy
Michelle Robinson’s interests in American history and culture are vast. An Associate Professor of American Studies at UNC, her courses can cover race, gender, sexuality, literary narrative, religion, film, or comedy through the lens of popular culture…. Read More >

Research Embodied

Research Embodied
Big Dance Theater Moves the Words Off the Page
“We like them because they don’t fit into one box or category,” said Amy Kolling Russell, Carolina Performing Arts’ director of programming, of Big Dance Theater. She didn’t mention, in this mild understatement, that there… Read More >