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2021-22 Season:

Close to Home

After a successful virtual season, attracting over 800 audience members from around the world, we are excited to begin planning a return to in-person performances in the newly renovated Swain Hall Black Box Theater.

The Process Series: New Works in Development is pleased to present its 14th season, Close to Home. This season will celebrate talented UNC faculty, student and alumni performing artists making a significant impact on our local and global communities. 

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Upcoming Shows

Survival, Creativity, and Currency: Unearthing Truths

By Toshi Reagon

December 1-2 at 7:30pm

At Swain Hall Black Box Theatre

A new musical by Creative Futures Fellow, Toshi Reagon, and the students of COMM 665: Performance, Politics and Culture.

DEC 1-2

2021-22 Season

NOV 5-6

Voices: A Walking Tour

Curated by Heather Tatreau

November 5-6 at 7pm

Tour starts at the Old Well

Dance Faculty, Heather Tatreau, curates a walking tour of site-specific performances around UNC campus to explore hidden voices in the landscape. 

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NOV 5-6

Survival, Creativity, and Currency: Unearthing Truths

By Toshi Reagon

December 1-2 at 7:30pm

At Swain Hall Black Box Theatre

A new musical by Creative Futures Fellow, Toshi Reagon, and the students of COMM 665: Performance, Politics and Culture.

DEC 1-2

An Evening of New Work

By UNC Students

February 11-12 at 7:30pm

At Swain Hall Black Box Theatre

UNC students present a shared program of diverse performances.

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FEB 11-12

A New Play

By Howard L. Craft

February 18-19 at 7:30pm

At Swain Hall Black Box Theatre

Process Series Playwright-in-Residence, Howard L. Craft, will be presenting a new work to be announced. 

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FEB 18-19

Rollover

By Dr. Laura Moore

March 24-25 at 7:30pm

At Swain Hall Black Box Theatre

A play written by Earth, Marine and Environmental Science Professor, Dr. Laura Moore, that explores the effects of climate change on one coastal community. 

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MAR 24-25

Cascade

By Jim Grimsley

April 7-24 at 7:30pm

At Swain Hall Black Box Theatre

A world premiere full production of a futuristic play about global warming by UNC alum Jim Grimsley co-produced with StreetSigns Center for Literature and Performance.  

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APR 7-24

Her Story: Journey into the Musical Worlds of Women Composers

Presented by Dr. Clara Yang (Associate Professor of Music at UNC) and Dr. Sunmi Chang
Original Composition by Dr. Liliya Ugay
April 23-24 at 7:30pm

At Kenan Rehearsal Hall

Music Professor and pianist, Dr. Clara Yang, presents a concert celebrating female composers with violinist Dr. Sunmi Chang. 

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APR 23-24