The yearlong fellowship includes funding for a new work, a full production of her play “Transition,” an internship for youths of color and a public play-reading series.
Representatives from SART, HART and ACT discuss the novel challenges of planning a theater season during a pandemic.
Open Hearts and Ian Wilkinson collaborate, ACT premieres Maria Young’s new play and more area arts news.
The Flat Rock campus adds an exciting piece of pottery-making equipment, SoundSpace@Rabbit’s opens and more area arts news.
Local live event and entertainment professionals lit up their businesses in red to bring awareness to a struggling industry.
Asheville Community Theatre’s annual “Project Runway”-esque show pivots will be livestreamed on Aug. 8.
Asheville Community Theater has debuted six creative online video series, adding new episodes each week.
Representatives from The Magnetic Theatre, North Carolina Stage Company and Asheville Community Theatre discuss their plans during uncertain times.
Robert Dale Walker (of Rough Play theater company) has done an extremely sound job of directing such a bleak play. He has the show stripped to the bare essentials, allowing it to challenge ideology and faith.
The holiday tradition returns to Asheville Community Theatre on Dec. 28.
Local offerings range from classic ballets, poignant soul searches and snarky send-ups of this month of family drama and heightened emotions.
“I love talking about things that people don’t want to talk about, and this is a touchy subject,” McDaniel says. “Nonetheless, we need to be comfortable enough with each other to have these talks.”
As in ‘Alice in Wonderland,’ things aren’t always what they seem.
The annual design competition returns to Asheville Community Theatre on July 6.
The show slyly has a lot to say, but keeps it cleverly buried under the circus-like central concept.
Asheville-based filmmaker Rod Murphy teams with WCU for a video series on the opioid epidemic, Movies in the Park returns and more.
The Artistic Horizons program “gives local artists the opportunity to pursue new creative paths in the theater,” says the ACT website. “The 2019-20 Artistic Horizons season will consist of three shows performed in 35below; each of these three shows will receive three performances over one weekend.”
Like all great children’s classics, it’s wise nonsense for audiences of all ages.
Footloose touches most intriguingly on an era when being free and expressing oneself with music and dance was bitterly frowned upon by certain belief systems.
The holiday program of music, dance, poetry and stories from Scotland, Ireland, Brittany and Iceland returns to Asheville Community Theatre on Dec. 29.
On Thursday, July 6, the seventh annual Costume Drama will take place at the newly renovated Asheville Community Theatre.