Carolina Performing Arts

Carolina Performing Arts provides arts programing from multiple disciplines to the University of North Carolina community. It is a part of the Office of the Executive Director of the Arts. Its mission is to commission new works, support artists in residence and collaborate with groups from around the globe.

CPA sponsors programs from all areas of art, such as musicians, modern dancers and spoken word artists. CPA offers ticket packages, such as a bundle for all the jazz performances, or an option to build a package of six performances. There are also student discounts available to UNC students.

CPA has three venues in which it usually hosts its programs, Gerrard Hall, Memorial Hall and Historic Playmakers Theatre.

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'Elsewhere' combines music, choreography, spoken word

A woman behind a screen wrestles with a cello, making it sound more like an electric guitar than a classical instrument. The world premiere performance of “Elsewhere” is a collaboration between cellist Maya Beiser and director Robert Woodruff, commissioned by Carolina Performing Arts.