Alumni Achievements and Show Histories

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2011-2012 Season
Poetic Portraits of a Revolution

Written and performed by Kane Smego and Will McInerney of THE SACRIFICIAL POETS, and Mohammad Moussa.
Photography and videography by Sameer Abdel-khalek

  • Performed at:

    • Carrboro ArtsCenter (Carrboro, NC) —- March 2011

    • Stewart Theatre (Raleigh, NC) January 2012

    • Vimala’s Curry Blossom Café (Chapel hill, NC) —- February 2012

    • Guilford College Art Gallery (Greensboro, NC) —- February 2012

    • Carrboro Arts Center (Carrboro, NC) —- March 2012

    • TEDx NCSU (Raleigh, NC) —- May 2012

    • TEDx UNC (Chapel Hill, NC) – February 2012

    • UNC Asheville (Asheville, NC) – April 2012

 
 
 
2010-2011 Season
The Ladies Ring Shout

Written and Performed by Meida Teresa McNeal, Felicia Holman, and Abra Meredity Johnson

  • World Premier Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery (Chicago, IL) – August 4, 2011

  • “Critic’s Pick” in TimeOut Chicago

  • Performed at Experimental Station (Chicago, IL) —- September 2011

red black and GREEN: a blues

Conceived and created by Marc Bamuthi Joseph

  • World Premiere at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum San Francisco October 15, 2011

  • Performed at:

    • The Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, MA) —- May 2011

    • Scottsdale Performing Arts (Scottsdale, AZ) —- January 2012

    • The Seattle Center (Seattle, WA) —- May/June 2012

    • Harvey Theater (Brooklyn, NY) —- October/November 2012

    • BAM’s 30th Next Wave Festival (New York City, NY) —- October/November 2012

    • Calarts Theater (Los Angeles, CA) —- January/February 2013

    • Atlas Performing Arts Center (Washington, D.C.) —- May 2013

    • Annenberg Center for the performing arts (Philadelphia, PA) —- September 2013

    • University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS) —- November 9, 2013

    • Terrace Theater (Washington, D.C.) —- April 2014

    • Jarson-Kaplan Theater (Cincinnati, OH) —- May 2014

  • Critics have responded favorably, with The New York Times saying, “…its heart is in the joyous, ingratiating performances and the music of its language, which alternates between mundane prose and staccato poetry.”

 
 
 
2009-2010 Season
Photographs With An Audience

Performed by visiting artist Clifford Owens

  • Performed at:

    • Gallery Diet (Miami, FL) —- October 2, 2011

    • Atlanta Contemporary Art Center (Atlanta, GA) —- July 2012

    • Cornerhouse (Manchester, England) —- October 2013

When We Danced

Written and performed by visiting artist Gregory Ramos

  • Workshopped at Company of Angels in (Los Angeles, CA) —- January 7-10, 2010

  • Shows performed in (Amherst, MA) —- July 9-11, 2010

  • Shows performed in (Burlington, VT) —- September 17-18, 2010

2008-2009 Season
It Is In You

Written and Performed by Marie Garlock (UNC student new work), directed by Joseph Megel

  • Prolific touring schedule since Process Series in September 2008

  • Domestic shows in Washington DC, Duke University, Minneapolis, MN, Louisville, KY and Chicago, IL

  • Overseas tour to Dar es Salaam and Moshi, Tanzania

Secret Agent

Collaboration with Longleaf Opera (Michael Dellaira, Composer and J. D. McClatchy, Librettist)

  • Successful theatrical run

  • First performance at the Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse in (New York, NY) – March 18, 2011

  • European premiere at the Armel Festival in (Szeged, Hungary) —- October 18, 2011

  • French premiere at the Opera Theatre d’Avignon (Avignon, France) —- April 18, 2011

  • The opera has garnered critical acclaim, with Operaticus saying “…the Center for Contemporary Opera has lovingly produced a show that boasts high production values, accessible music and a compelling story, and the distinct possibility of future productions.”

  • Performed at Capital City Opera (Atlanta, GA) —- March 2013

  • Performed at the Theatre O (London, England) —- September 2013

Trojan Barbie

Written by Christine Evans, Directed by Joseph Megel

  • Production by individual schools and organizations since process series performance

  • Winner of the Jane Chambers Playwriting award

  • "Plays for the 21st Century” award

  • Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Playwriting Fellowship

  • Finalist for the Griffin award

  • Produced by the American Reperatory Theater (Cambridge, MA) in 2009

  • Published by Samuel French in 2010

  • Performed at:

    • Zero Arrow Theater (Cambridge, MA) —- March/April 2009

    • SBCC Theatre Arts Department (Santa Barbara, CA) —- October 2011

    • The Garage Theatre (Long Beach, CA) —- September/October 2012

    • Questors, Ealing’s Playhouse (London, England) —- March 2013

    • Gonda Theatre (Washington, D.C.) —- April 2013

Caleb Calypso and the Midnight Marauders

Written by Howard Craft

  • World premiere Manbites Dog Theater Company (Durham, NC) —- October 29, 2009

  • Laboratory Theatre (Durham, NC) —- March 2009

Dias y Flores

Written by Oliver Mayer, Dramaturgy by Adam Versenyi

  • World premiere at Company of Angels Company at the Alexandria (Los Angeles, CA) —- January 16, 2009

The Process Series

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Chapel Hill, NC   27514

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