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  • January 12, 2015 Manning Music Series Concert: NC Symphony William Peace University's Manning Music Series presents a FREE Concert featuring musicians from the North Carolina Symphony on the Kenan Hall stage on Monday, January 12, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. The Manning Music Concert Series is made possible through a gift made by alumna Sara Jo Allen Manning '58 '60 and the Manning Music Series Fund. For the 2014-15 performing arts season, the Manning Series will include 5 free concerts ranging from jazz, classical and contemporary to Broadway performances. Additional Manning Series concerts this year include: Monday, Apr. 6, 2015 William Peace University is pleased to partner once again this year with the North Carolina Symphony on three of the Manning Series events. RESERVE YOUR SEAT FOR THE MANNING SERIES HERE. William Peace University wishes to make this 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 Engagement at Engagement@peace.edu or 919.508.2362.  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. view Event
  • January 16, 2015 Raleigh's Village Idiots William Peace Theatre presents "Raleigh's Village Idiots" January 16-17, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. The Idiots perform short- and long-form improv comedy. Scenes, stories, games and songs are improvised at your suggestion. Exactly what the combination is on any night... Your guess is as good as ours! For more information on the Idiots, visit their website. RESERVE YOUR TICKETS HERE view Event
  • February 5, 2015 The Piano Lesson A Celebrating Black History Month Event William Peace Theatre presents August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, The Piano Lesson, directed by Amy White, M.F.A., through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. In Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1936, the Charles family battle their surroundings and each other over their shared legacy -- an antique piano. The fourth play of August Wilson’s epic Century Cycle, The Piano Lesson is a stunning and moving drama of family, history, and survival. The William Peace Theatre Company actors selected for the cast include:  DJ Curtis as "Doaker" Jarrett Bennett as "Boy Willie" Josh Walker as "Lymon" Ebony Miles as "Bernice" Maya Bryant as "Maretha" Chris Haskins as "Avery" Demetrius Jackson as "Wining Boy" Breanna Durham as "Grace" Tickets go on sale soon! view Event

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Peace College Dance Company Presents Spring 2010 Concert

By on March 31, 2010 1:26 pm

The Peace College Dance Company presents its Spring 2010 Concert, featuring pieces choreographed by students, alumnae and company Director Beth Wright.  The concert will run Thursday, April 8, through Saturday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m. in Leggett Theatre.

 

Tickets: $8 general admission; $5 students, seniors and N.C. Dance Alliance members. For information or reservations please contact bwright@peace.edu, (919) 508-2333.

 

The Peace College Dance Company is an ensemble of dancers interested in continuing the pursuit of dance while cultivating their college education.  It is a semi-professional dance company focusing on modern dance and exploring all dance modalities.  A wide range of opportunities enable company members to expand their movement and cultural experiences.  Students perform four to six times per year and have multiple opportunities to work with guest artists as well as develop their own choreography.  Guest artists have included internationally and nationally renowned artists such as Dr. Chuck Davis (African American Dance Ensemble), Christal Brown (Urban Bush Women, Bill T Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Co.), Monique Newton (Philadanco), Michelle Pearson (Liz Lerman Dance Exchange), Kirstie Tice (Cats), Tiffany Rhynard (Rhynard And Dancers), Chrissy Pressley (Urban Gypsies, Gamble/Van Dyke Company), Betsy Ward-Hutchinson (Even Exchange), Joan Nicholas-Walker (NickWalk Dance Project), Susan Quinn, Shara English, 2 Near the Edge (LD Burris, Keval Kaur Khalsa), and Katherine Ferrier.  Masterclasses have included African Dance, Ashtanga Yoga, Jazz, Capoeria, Contact Improvisation, Composition, Belly Dance, and others.

 

 

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