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

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: Celebration 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 at 7:30pm
April 24 at 2:00pm

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

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

Featuring UNC students AhDream Smith, Anabelle and Rainey Scarborough, Grace Yannotta, and Imani Williams

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FEB 11-12

A New Play

By Howard L. Craft

POSTPONED until 2022-23

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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POSTPONED

Rollover

By Dr. Laura Moore

March 24-25 at 7:30pm

At Center for Dramatic Art,

UNC-CH Campus

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.  

Cascade LOGO.png
APR 7-24

Her Story: Celebration 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 at 7:30pm
April 24 at 2:00pm

At Kenan Rehearsal Hall

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

Her Story- Journey into the Musical Worlds of Women Composers_photo.jpeg
APR 23-24