The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) in Winston-Salem unveiled its 2023-24 performance season, featuring an impressive lineup of dance, drama, film, and music events. This season showcases the exceptional talents of UNCSA students, world-class faculty, distinguished alumni, and renowned guest artists. Making the arts accessible to all, UNCSA offers affordable ticket options and free admission to select events, providing the community with a unique opportunity to witness world-acclaimed performers in action. Tickets are available through the UNCSA website or box office.
Each school within UNCSA has its own standout features for the season. The School of Dance offers a diverse program, including the beloved holiday favorite "The Nutcracker," premieres by prominent choreographers of color for Black History Month, and an exciting Spring Dance featuring a Caribbean-inspired rendition of Stravinsky's "The Firebird." The School of Drama showcases various playwriting voices, with productions such as "Enron," "Barbeque," "Lydia," and a musical adaptation of Shakespeare's "As You Like It." The School of Filmmaking celebrates its 30th anniversary with a range of events, including film screenings, guest artist appearances, and the premiere of an episodic series created by students. The School of Music presents exceptional performances by the UNCSA Symphony Orchestra, guest artist concerts, the UNCSA Chamber Music Festival, and more. Meanwhile, the School of Design and Production wows audiences with its annual multimedia show, "Photona," highlighting the significance of lighting and sound in theatrical productions.
UNCSA's 2023-24 performance season guarantees a year of unforgettable artistic experiences for the community. With the opportunity to attend select events for free and the availability of affordable ticket options, UNCSA encourages everyone to enjoy world-acclaimed performers alongside immensely talented students at any of these exciting shows. For additional information and to secure tickets, please visit the official UNCSA website here.