Two months: NC State arts events, and Feb. and March 2024

To complement our weekly Monday morning NC State arts updates, we offer a two-month list of upcoming events and exhibitions published on the first day of each month.

Questions? Contact Mark Tulbert at mktulber@ncsu.edu.

Thursday, February 1

Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Free dance master class (house dance with Brianna Forbes). Open to NC State students, faculty and staff. Carmichael Gym, Dance Studio 2307. 5:30 p.m.

University Theatre Workshop Series: Embroidery art. Learn more and register. 6 p.m. Frank Thompson Hall.

Friday, February 2

Crafts Center: Mindful Crafts with the Pack. The Crafts Center is partnering with Prevention Services on a new drop-in space for students. Noon to 2 p.m.

University Theatre Workshop Series: Loud and Clear – Freeing tension in the jaw, tongue and soft palate. 4 p.m. Frank Thompson Hall.

Monday, February 5

University Theatre: UT hosts Sips and Scripts. Playwright sign-up begins at 5 p.m., readings begin at 6 p.m. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre. 6 p.m.

Thursday, February 8

Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Free dance master class (American College Dance Festival audition and modern dance class with Nile H. Russell). Open to NC State students, faculty and staff. Carmichael Gym, Dance Studio 2307. 5:30 p.m.

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Artist talk with ceramicist Paul Devoti. 6 p.m.

NC State LIVE: Murielle Elizéon and Shana Tucker in When We were Queens… (day 1 of 5). Presented at the NC Museum of Art. 6:30 p.m.

Friday, February 9

University Theatre Workshop Series: Loud and Clear – Voice Workshop (physical alignment, vibration and resonance). 4 p.m. Frank Thompson Hall.

NC State LIVE: Murielle Elizéon and Shana Tucker in When We were Queens… (day 2 of 5). Presented at the NC Museum of Art. 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 10

Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Open piano lesson with Vedrana Subotic. 11 a.m. Broughton Hall, room 1404.

Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Piano recital by Vedrana Subotic. 4 p.m. Titmus Theatre.

University Theatre: QuickSCRIPTS. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre. 8 p.m.

Sunday, February 11

Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Trombone master class with Taylor Jones. Sunday, Feb. 11 at 11 a.m. in Titmus Theatre. Free and open to the public.

Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Trombone recital by Taylor Jones. Sunday, Feb. 11 at 3:30 p.m. in Titmus Theatre. Free and open to the public.

NC State LIVE: Murielle Elizéon and Shana Tucker in When We were Queens… (day 3 of 5). Presented at the NC Museum of Art. 6:30 p.m. (added performance)

Tuesday, February 13

WELLNESS DAY (no classes).

University Theatre Workshop Series: Spoken word workshop with 2023 Piedmont Laureate Dasan Anahu, presented in collaboration with NC State LIVE and Arts NC State. 2 p.m. Frank Thompson Hall, room 150.

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Yoga in the galleries (NC State students only). 3:30 p.m.

Crafts Center: Spindle Spinning as Meditation, a free drop-in activity for Wellness Day. 5 to 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 15

Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Free dance master class (hip-hop with Frankie Lee). Open to NC State students, faculty and staff. Carmichael Gym, Dance Studio 2307. 5:30 p.m.

NC State LIVE: Murielle Elizéon and Shana Tucker in When We were Queens… (day 4 of 5). Presented at the NC Museum of Art. 6:30 p.m.

Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Arts NOW Series concert by percussionist Quintin Mallette. 7:30 p.m. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre.

University Theatre: Jekyll & Hyde (day 1 of 4). 7:30 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

Friday, February 16

NC State LIVE: Murielle Elizéon and Shana Tucker in When We were Queens… (day 5 of 5). Presented at the NC Museum of Art. 6:30 p.m.

University Theatre: Jekyll & Hyde (day 2 of 4). 7:30 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

Saturday, February 17

University Theatre: Jekyll & Hyde (day 3 of 4). 7:30 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

Sunday, February 18

University Theatre: Jekyll & Hyde (day 4 of 4). 2 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

Wednesday, February 21

University Theatre Workshop Series: The Theatrical Design Process. Learn more and register. 6 p.m. Frank Thompson Hall.

Thursday, February 22

Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Free dance master class (Native American pow wow with Ryan Dial). Open to NC State students, faculty and staff. Carmichael Gym, Dance Studio 2307. 5:30 p.m.

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Free film screening of MANA – beyond belief.  Recently retired Gregg Museum director Roger Manley, co-director of MANA, will introduce the film with Q&A afterward. 6 p.m.

Department of Performing Arts and Technology: NC State Jazz Spring Showcase, featuring the Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Lab Band. 7:30 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

Friday, February 23

University Theatre Workshop Series: Creative Living: Simple, Everyday Practices. Learn more and register. 1 p.m. Frank Thompson Hall.

University Theatre presents the Comedic Improvisational Alliance. 7 p.m. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre.

University Theatre: Auditions for TheatreFEST 2024, open to students, campus and the community.

Saturday, February 24

University Theatre: Auditions for TheatreFEST 2024, open to students, campus and the community.

Sunday, February 25

NC State LIVE Kidstuff Series: Axis Theatre of Vancouver in Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch. 3 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

University Theatre: Auditions for TheatreFEST 2024, open to students, campus and the community.

Monday, February 26

NC State LIVE School Matinee Series: Axis Theatre of Vancouver in Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch. 11 a.m. Stewart Theatre.

Tuesday, February 27

NC State LIVE School Matinee Series: Axis Theatre of Vancouver in Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch. 10 a.m. and noon. Stewart Theatre.

University Theatre Workshop Series: Costume Crafting Night. Learn more and register. Two sessions: 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Wednesday, February 28

University Theatre Workshop Series: Artistic Spreadsheets – Excel Tips and Tricks. Learn more and register. 6 p.m. Frank Thompson Hall.

Thursday, February 29

University Theatre Workshop Series: Theatre Resumes and Portfolios. Learn more and register. 5 p.m. Frank Thompson Hall.

Friday, March 1

Crafts Center: Mindful Crafts with the Pack. The Crafts Center is partnering with Prevention Services on a new drop-in space for students. Noon to 2 p.m.

Department of Performing Arts and Technology: NC State’s new site-specific dance company, Terrain Dance Project, will present its inaugural performance at CAM Raleigh during Downtown Raleigh’s First Friday.

NC State LIVE: Jazz concert by the Alexa Tarantino Quartet. 7:30 p.m. in Stewart Theatre.

Saturday, March 2

Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Ladies in Red in concert. 7:30 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

Sunday, March 3

Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Acappology’s 30 Year Anniversary Concert. 7:30 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

Tuesday, March 5

University Theatre Workshop Series: Costume Crafting Night. Learn more and register. Two sessions: 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Wednesday, March 6

University Theatre Workshop Series: Acting for Commercials (intro workshop) with Gus Allen. 6 p.m. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre.

Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Wind Ensemble in concert. 7:30 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

Thursday, March 7

NC State LIVE and Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Free dance master class (creative movement/partnership with Gaspard Louis). Open to NC State students, faculty and staff. Carmichael Gym, Dance Studio 2307. 5:30 p.m.

Monday-Friday, March 11-15

SPRING BREAK.

Saturday, March 16

University Theatre Workshop Series: Backstage sewing essentials. Learn more and register. 1 p.m.

Tuesday, March 19

University Theatre Workshop Series: Costume Crafting Night. Learn more and register. Two sessions: 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Wednesday, March 20

DAY OF GIVING 2024. Support the arts!

Department of Performing Arts and Technology: The Lunchbox Series. “Beyond Binaries: Popular Music and Gender Fluidity” with Kirsten Paige. 12 to 12:45 p.m. (virtual)

Thursday, March 21

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Exhibition opening reception for Material Messages: The Tales Textiles Tell. 6 to 8 p.m.

Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Panoramic Dance Project Concert (day 1 of 2). 7 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

Friday, March 22

Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Panoramic Dance Project Concert (day 2 of 2). 7 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

University Theatre Workshop Series: Agency and Intimacy Awareness. Learn more and register. 3 p.m.

University Theatre presents the Comedic Improvisational Alliance. 7 p.m. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre.

Saturday, March 23

Department of Performing Arts and Technology: “Considering Matthew Shepard,” a modern fusion oratorio, performed by NC State Choral Artists. 7:30 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh.

NC State LIVE: Concert by the Pedrito Martínez Group. 7:30 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

Sunday, March 24

Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Raleigh Civic Chamber Orchestra in concert. 4 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

Wednesday, March 27

Department of Performing Arts and Technology: The Lunchbox Series. “Affirmative action: How will it affect the arts?” with Allison Newhart, vice chancellor and general counsel at NC State University. 12 to 12:45 p.m. (virtual)

Thursday, March 28

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: College of Design history and highlights. Design faculty members Kristen Schaffer and Burak Erdim will lead a presentation in conjunction with the exhibition Leading by Design. 6 p.m.

Sunday, March 31

EASTER.

Deadline for NC State students to register for the annual Student Art Sale.

Selections from the Collections (open-ended).

Leading by Design (September 7 to April 13).

The Art of John Mark Hall (January 20 to April 13)

Material Messages: The Tales Textiles Tell (opens March 21)

Dominick Rapone: Nature’s Whispers (January 8 to April 22).

See a weekly arts update with events, tips and news clips, posted each Monday morning at 7 a.m. 

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