THINGS TO DO
Monday, August 29
• University Theatre: Audition orientation for Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. University Theatre auditions are open to all currently enrolled NC State students regardless of gender, race, ability or identity. Learn about the audition process. Titmus Theatre. 7 p.m.
• Dance Program: Auditions for the Panoramic Dance Project. Open to all NC State students. Learn more. Carmichael Dance Studio 2307. 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 30 through Saturday, September 3
• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Visit your museum! Galleries are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, August 30
• University Theatre: Auditions for Arthur Miller’s The Crucible (day 1 of 2). Winner of the 1953 Tony Award for best play, The Crucible depicts the Salem witch trials of 1692-93 in this allegorical account of McCarthyism. Open to all NC State students. Titmus Theatre. 7 p.m.
• Dance Program: Auditions for the State Dance Company. Open to all NC State students. Learn more. Carmichael Dance Studio 2307. 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 31
• University Theatre: Auditions for Arthur Miller’s The Crucible (day 2 of 2). Winner of the 1953 Tony Award for best play, The Crucible depicts the Salem witch trials of 1692-93 in this allegorical account of McCarthyism. Open to all NC State students. Titmus Theatre. 7 p.m.
Thursday, September 1
• NC State LIVE: Tickets go on sale for all NC State LIVE 2022-23 performances. Don’t miss this remarkable 50th anniversary season.
• Dance Program: Free master class open to NC State students, faculty and staff. Jazz Dance: For the Cool in You with Maurice Watson. Register here. Carmichael Dance Studio 2307. 6:30 p.m.
• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Free film screening of The Tentmakers of Cairo with an introduction by director Kim Beamish. Learn more. 6 p.m.
Friday, September 2
• Dept. of Music: All Music Showcase. Learn about music student organizations and opportunities available to students at NC State. Stafford Commons. 6 to 8 p.m.
• University Theatre: Out Loud series. Join in a free reading – as a participant or listener – of a play by newly minted NC State alumnus Ryan Vasconcellos. Respawn is a one-act comedy about treasure, glory, death, betrayal, doctors, romance, goblins and friendship. Learn more and register here. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre. 7 p.m.
CHECK. IT. OUT.
• Bonus time: There’s an unplanned extension for the Frank Lee Craig exhibition at the Gregg Museum. Due to delays in an HVAC maintenance project, the exhibition will now be open through September 3.
• Opening Wednesday at the African American Cultural Center Gallery: HerBlackHand: A Conversational Piece. This exhibition will feature poetry in a visual format, the work of writer, author and spoken word artist Alexis Lawson. Register for a reception with the artist on Wednesday, August 31, 6 to 7 p.m. The exhibition runs through October 10, open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m to 5 p.m.
IN THE NEWS
• Technician: NC State dance masterclass series offers opportunities for all skill levels. Technician staff writer Olivia Winston highlights how you can try out a range of dance styles in just a bit over an hour.
• Academic and Student Affairs News: Setting the Table. The Crafts Center is home to a beautiful new hand-crafted wooden table designed and built by former wood studio manager John Metzler and wood studio volunteer Rich Gautreaux, and supported by a gift from the Sir Walter Cabinet.
• NC State News: Researchers Capture the Beauty of Our Weird, Wonderful World. The NC State Graduate School has announced the winners of the 7th annual Envisioning Research. Check out the gallery of wonderful images and videos that “showcase the beauty of research.”
• Technician: Packapalooza returns for 10th anniversary, brings Pack pride to community. Technician writer Madison Ligh recaps a wonderful event that celebrates the beginning of a new academic year.
• Technician: Back 2 School Jam. Technician photographers Lauren Conway, Alex Cadavid and Jasmine Bunawan document student performances in Stewart Theatre on August 24.
See a two-month list of campus arts events and exhibitions, posted on the first day of each month.