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Two important forums of the performing arts are coming to Duke University, the American Musical Theater Center and the American Dance Festival. The festival had been in residence at Connecticut College for thirty years. Duke was chosen over forty-six other campuses competing for the dance festival.
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Derek Goldman, assistant professor of performance studies, teaches his students to find drama in everyday encounters with words. He tries to make them aware that they’re always responding to text, that all texts have a potential to be made into a performance.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 18 Issue 1, Fall 2001, p24-25, il, por Periodical Website
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27131
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Beertown, which opens Friday at Raleigh Little Theatre, show how everyday objects capture the essential history and values of a community. Citizens are empowered to open a time capsule and decide which items from the past are still valued or need replaced. The Beertown’s citizens are also its audience members and can fully participate in the debate.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 18, May 2016, p26, por Periodical Website
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27143
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Four prominent university-affiliated series are key ambassadors from North Carolina to the world, and how they use their platforms is especially important after the discriminatory House Bill 2. Presenters and artists drive change, whether they boycott the state or alter their shows to speak to it.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 19, May 2016, p27-28, il, por Periodical Website
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27170
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The Body Politic, written by University of North Carolina School of the Arts graduates Charles Osborne and Leo Hurley, is an opera based on the tale of a girl who is raised and disguised as a boy so her father doesn’t kill her. After the passage of House Bill 2, the opera premiered at the state legislative building to inspire civil discourse through art.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 21, May 2016, p33, por Periodical Website
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27975
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UNC’s Performance Studies Program is the winner of a 2010 IndyWeek Triangle Arts Award. Lately, the program has focused on producing performances that address social issues including AIDS, the flaws of the justice system, gender identity, immigration, consumer culture, and terrorism. The faculty and students see performances as a form of intervention and feel they have a duty to educate others and initiate critical thinking.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 29, July 2010, p16 Periodical Website
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28807
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Culture Mill is a nonprofit performing arts organization in Saxapahaw, North Carolina, which aims to create spaces for artists where they can express their needs. Its practices are based on lessons learned in Europe, where public art funding is more plentiful and pay rates are more established than they are in the United States.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 48, Dec 2016, p20, por Periodical Website
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28882
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Like many community theatres throughout North Carolina, most productions of the Stokes County Arts Council’s theatre group are performed in local high school auditoriums and have limited technical resources. Despite this, the technical crew finds a way to produce special effects that allow for productions to be successful.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 3 Issue 2, Feb 1987, p4-5, por
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28888
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The North Carolina Arts Council’s Touring Program makes music, theatre, and dance accessible to all state citizens. The program tours throughout the state and offers diverse performances in communities and schools.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 4 Issue 1, Jan 1988, p6, il, por
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28927
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Arts organizations in North Carolina offer numerous events in the summer. Three of these events include the American Dance Festival in Durham, classes at the Penland School of Crafts, and the outdoor production of The Lost Colony in Manteo.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 13 Issue 1, Fall 1998, p6-7, por
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28965
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In recent years, local choreographers have made a lot of work about the challenges of maintaining individuality in an artistic community and in society generally. In Echo, a collaboration between dancer-choreographer Justin Tornow and visual artist Heather Gordon, different levels of identity are explored. Tornow splits the same performance, presented differently, across several spaces within the 21c Museum Hotel in Durham.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 6, Feb 2017, p20, por Periodical Website
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29344
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North Carolina has ten outdoor dramas, more than any other state. The biggest assets of these open-air performances are music and spectacle. Among the most popular productions includes, The Lost Colony, North Carolina’s first modern outdoor drama in Dare County.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 5, May 1981, p43-46, il, por
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30745
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North Carolina has thirteen outdoor theaters, more than any of the other states with outdoor dramas. The art form began in 1937 with the production of The Lost Colony in Manteo, and most of the outdoor dramas are historical dramatizations of North Carolina’s heritage or traditional theater classics. This article provides a list of 2010 summer productions and descriptions of each.
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A new television documentary on the Public Broadcasting Service station profiles the North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem. The documentary, “Where Dreams Debut,” gives a behind-the-scenes look at the hard work and dedication of some of America’s finest young performing artists.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 15 Issue 9, Sept 1983, p32-33, por Periodical Website
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32609
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North Carolina offers a variety of cultural events ranging from art exhibitions, crafts shows, dance programs, music festivals, outdoor dramas, and performing arts. This article highlights several main events occurring this summer, and provides a comprehensive travel guide to events throughout the state.
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