Monday morning arts news, January 30


Tuesday, January 31 through Saturday, February 4

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Visit your museum! Galleries are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wednesday, February 1 through Saturday, February 4

• Crafts Center: Queue up for the Nomadic Photo Ark. Monica Jane Frisell and Adam Scher travel the country collecting audio stories and images for their ongoing project, Portraits of US. Students, campus partners, and members of the Raleigh community are invited to participate at the Corner on Centennial Campus (941 Main Campus Dr.), Feb. 1 to 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. See the details.

• University Theatre: Audition orientation for Muse and She Kills Monsters. 7 p.m. Titmus Theatre.

Thursday, February 2

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: This is Not: Aldwyth in Retrospect exhibition opens.

• Dance Program: Dance master class, free to NC State students, faculty and staff. Commercial dance with Matthew Wright. 5:45 p.m. Carmichael Dance Studio 2307. 

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Opening reception for two new exhibitionsTrue Likeness and This is Not: Aldwyth in Retrospect. 6 to 8 p.m.

• University Theatre: Auditions for Muse and She Kills Monsters (day 1 of 2). Open to all currently enrolled NC State students regardless of major. 7 p.m. Titmus Theatre.

• NC State LIVE: Concert by Grammy Award-winning jazz singer Cécile McLorin Salvant. 7:30 p.m. Stewart Theatre. (Note: This concert may sell out in advance. Get tickets now.)

Friday, February 3

• Arts Village: The 2023-24 housing room selection application closes at 5 p.m.

• University Theatre: Auditions for Muse and She Kills Monsters (day 2 of 2). Open to all currently enrolled NC State students regardless of major. 7 p.m. Titmus Theatre.


• Kiran Soma, a Park Scholar and third-year student majoring in chemistry and communication media, has been selected for the 2022-23 NC State Creative Artist Award in theatre.

• Crafting Resilience: Prevention Services and University Libraries provide experiential opportunities to engage in self-care through crafting. Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2 to 3:30 p.m.


• Park News: Four Park Scholars March with the “World’s Most Dangerous Marching Band.”

• Technician: Behind the Scenes at University Theatre: ‘Urinetown’ director Danica JacksonTechnician writer Karsyn Westerbeek interviews the director of the University Theatre’s upcoming production of Urinetown, the Musical, and first-year student Emma Fornes, selected by Jackson as assistant director for the show.

• Technician: Behind the scenes at University Theatre: costume design for ‘Urinetown.’Technician writer Delaney Bridges talks with the costume staff about the steps required to outfit actors for a theatrical production.

• Technician: Behind the scenes at University Theatre: set design for ‘Urinetown.’Technician writer Matthew Burkhart gets the perspective of the scenic designer and students working to build the set for the February production of Urinetown, the Musical.

• Technician: Behind the scenes at University Theatre: sound and lighting for ‘Urinetown.’Technician writer Shelby Bryson learns how sound and lighting round out the magic of a theatrical production.

See a two-month list of campus arts events and exhibitions, posted on the first day of each month.