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2015-16 Arts & Events Season
Thank you for helping us "raise the curtain" on another amazing arts and events season. Your presence is truly the catalyst for the success of our performances on William Peace University's campus and our vibrant season this year.
Interested in the lineup for the 2015-16 Season Program? The 2015-16 season brings continued programmatic expansion supported by community partnerships, advertisers, ticket buyers and our internal company members from the William Peace Theatre, phenoMEnal, Vocal MasterPEACE, the William Peace University Singers, and more!
Since 2011 when WPU adopted the Bachelor of Fine Arts majors, our talented students, artists, actors, singers and dancers, as well as guest artists, have performed to rave reviews and sold out crowds. And, we hope you will be with us each step of the way this year to "pack our houses" for these talented, aspiring performers.
Of course, as season's change, so does our lineup of programs. Thanks to WPU's Arts and Events Committee, made up of community members, students, faculty and staff, we are offering an extensive selection of theatre and musical theatre productions, guest speakers, a lunch and learn series, conversations, concerts, academic programming and more. We are also trying several new things, and we need your feedback.
We offer general admission and assigned seating tickets to events. Varying programs, prices and free options have been sprinkled together, and we want to know how we are doing. If you like a performance, tell us and don't be shy! It will help us make your WPU experience the best it can be. After all, our vision is to provide our students with a venue to share their talents alongside world-class artists, lecturers and musicians, and to give you, the audience member, something to come back for at William Peace University.
You asked, and we listened! With your feedback from last season, we have also found multiple ways for you to get involved this year. At each performance, you will find a sign-up sheet for volunteer opportunities, as well as a gift envelope in your program. Your support helps us provide future programming and renowned artists to campus.
Of course, we couldn't do any of this without the great support of our community partners: Sara Jo Allen Manning '58 '60 and the North Carolina Symphony, Duke Energy, Fifth Third Bank, the North Carolina Theatre Conservatory, and the many generous sponsors you'll see in our playbills this year, as well as each of you who have either attended a performance or made a gift.
We hope you will make WPU your arts destination this year!
Due to the fact that our Faculty is made up of working performers, professional conflicts may unexpectedly arise. Faculty list is subject to change without notice.
William Peace University wishes to make every event accessible to all people in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you need a reasonable accommodation to fully participate in this event please contact the Office of Visitor Services at 919.508.2044. Please make your needs known as soon as possible to allow sufficient time for effective accommodations, preferably at least 5 business days prior to the event.
All ticket purchases through the William Peace University or William Peace Theatre Box Office are non-refundable and non-transferable. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. We regret that we cannot exchange, refund or transfer tickets unless the event in question has been canceled or rescheduled by the University.
If we must reschedule an event and you are unable to attend the new date, notification in writing is required at least five days prior to the event to receive a refund. Email us at email@example.com and provide your name, the number of tickets purchased, and the date of your credit card transaction. Any and all refunds are subject to a $7.90 processing fee to cover the cost of the original transaction fee and the cancellation transaction fee. If the ticket you purchased was a $5 ticket, then only a $3.95 processing fee applies. Please allow up to 7 business days for the refund to appear in your account.
If an event is canceled by WPU without a rescheduling date, you will be automatically refunded the cost of your ticket, minus a $3.95 processing fee. Please allow up to 7 business days for the refund to appear in your account.
William Peace University is not responsible for Lost or Stolen Tickets. Tickets may not be copied or reproduced in any form, or else they will be invalidated.