Tuesday, January 26
• University Theatre: How to Theatre. Hand Sewing Basics: Costume designer Laura Parker will discuss some of the most used hand stitching techniques for basic sewing, backstage, and personal wardrobe repairs. 4:30pm.
Wednesday, January 27
• NC State LIVE: The Power of Spirituals. Join the renowned choral singers of the American Spiritual Ensemble for a concert and conversation. The conversation will be moderated by NC State student Gabriel Montague, student winner of Wolfpack’s Got Talent. Register by noon on January 27. 5:30pm.
Thursday, January 28
• Gregg Museum: Artist Virtual Interview Series. Colorado ceramic artist and photographer Andy Nasisse will talk about his work and process in conjunction with his current exhibition Animate Earth: Adventures in Mimetolithia. 4pm.
• University Theatre: How to Theatre. Scene Shop Power Tools: Join Dave Jensen and Mike White to learn how to use some of the most common hand and stationary power tools used in the shop. 4:30pm.
• Dance Program: Virtual master class. Modern with intro to acro with Krystal Butler. This free Zoom class will consist of a warmup and center floor exercises where students will be introduced to acrobatic moves and inversions that will be incorporated into their center floor combination. Intended for intermediate dance level. Space is limited, so register early. 6pm.
Friday, January 29
CHECK. IT. OUT.
• Several Arts NC State staff members attended the virtual Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) conference in January. In one session, Dr. Anthony Fauci spoke about public health and shared a hopeful message about the reopening of performing arts facilities. A recording of the session is now available on YouTube. Fun fact learned: Dr. Fauci was a classics major as an undergrad.
• Arts Spotlight: Public Art with Sabrina Hurtado. Sabrina Hurtado is majoring in arts studies with a minor in arts entrepreneurship, co-founded the Arts Club, and is an intern with Arts Outreach & Engagement. Learn about her first public art experience.
• In-person classes at the Crafts Center resume on February 1, and registration is open for both in-person and online classes. Check out the class possibilities in clay, fibers, glass, jewelry, lapidary, mixed media, photography and wood.
• Explore the spring 2021 Dance Program virtual master class series, with classes in acro, house, contemporary, modern, belly dance, Afro-Brazilian and Afro-Latin fusion. Registration is open for all.
• Practice rooms in Price Music Center are available by reservation only to NC State students from 9am to 6pm Monday through Friday. Read the safety procedures and link to the reservation site.
• Registration is now open for all spring 2021 University Theatre Strictly Speaking events. For this series, University Theatre hosts professional theatre makers to speak about their work, their industry and their journey within the arts.
IN THE NEWS
• Technician: Meet Jawaani: NC State’s South-Asian fusion a cappella group. Jawaani is one of the newest student vocal ensembles affiliated with the Department of Music.
• Indy Week: Events you can enjoy this week. Shout-outs from the Indy for NC State LIVE and the Gregg Museum.
• Provost News: Looking Back and Moving Forward. Multiple Arts NC State folks reflect on their pandemic experience.