NC State LIVE 2015-2016 Shows
Thursday & Friday, September 17-18 at 8pm
A pioneer in vertical dance performance, BANDALOOP seamlessly weaves dynamic physicality, intricate choreography and the art of climbing to turn the dance floor on its side.
Tuesday & Wednesday, September 22-23 at 8pm
In a concert for voice, body, and strings, Blackbird, Fly weaves together an enduring tapestry of movement, narrative, music and Haitian folklore to engage audiences in dialog about critical questions of our time. Marc Bamuthi Joseph, spoken word; Daniel Bernard Roumain, violin, piano.
Saturday, October 24 at 8pm
NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron has an unmatched ability to mesmerize audiences with his elegant piano playing, sensitive melodies and infectious rhythms.
Thursday, October 29 at 8pm
Tunisian singer, songwriter, guitarist and composer Emel Mathlouthi gained world attention when her 2007 song Kelmti Horra (My Word is Free) was adopted by the Arab Spring revolutionaries on the streets of Tunis and by yearning youth around the Arab world, earning her the nickname “the voice of Tunisian Revolution.” Her gorgeous, intricate sound moves between rock, trip-hop and electronica, all interlaced with classical Arabic tradition.
A Simple Space by Gravity & Other Myths
Thursday, November 5 at 8pm
Friday, November 6 at 8pm
Saturday, November 7 at 3pm & 8pm
Gravity & Other Myths is one of the most exciting circus ensembles in Australia, creating work that is highly physical, innovative and unique. A Simple Space is a dizzying collection of works in new circus: raw, frantic and honest, performed on a stripped-back stage where seven acrobats are pushed to their physical limits.
Art of Time Ensemble
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
Saturday, November 14 at 8pm
Led by internationally-renowned concert pianist Andrew Burashko, Steven Page (founder and former lead of the iconic band Barenaked Ladies) joins an ensemble of singers including Andy Maize (Skydiggers), Glen Phillips (Toad the Wet Sprocket) and Craig Northey (The Odds) in a re-imagining of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album, accompanied by Art of Time's world class orchestra.
Thursday, December 10 at 8pmStewart Theatre
Today’s London-based Swingles are an international a cappella phenomenon – seven young and versatile voices who deliver folk ballads, funk jams and fugues with equal precision and passion.
Saturday, February 6 at 8pm
John Pizzarelli has established himself as one of the prime interpreters of the Great American Songbook and beyond, bringing to his work the cool jazz flavor of his brilliant guitar playing and singing.
Yamato – The Drummers of Japan
Saturday, February 20 at 8pm
Dazzling taiko! "The Yamato show is a genuinely theatrical experience, delivered with balletic grace and infectious humour." – Times Online (UK)
Saturday, February 27 at 5pm & 8pm
Rising star singer/songwriter Kellylee Evans will immediately draw you in with her naturally magnetic charm and compelling vocal stylings. With a voice that conjures the spirit of Nina Simone, and a modern take on jazz that is effortlessly of-the-moment, this delightful Canadian artist continues to awe and impress audiences around the world.
Saturday, March 19 at 8pm
Cameron Carpenter is having a ball smashing the stereotypes of organists and organ music, all the while generating worldwide acclaim. He will perform using his International Touring Organ – a monumental digital organ of his own design, playable throughout the world. This organ was officially introduced with two Lincoln Center concerts in March 2014.
Contra-Tiempo | Urban Latin Dance Theatre
Saturday, April 9 at 8pmStewart Theatre
A bold and multilingual Los Angeles-based dance company, dedicated to transforming the world through dance.
Saturday, April 16 at 8pm
The fourth installment of Acoustic Africa’s exhilarating journey focuses on the richness of the African traditions of voice and song, featuring two beloved singers, Habib Koité and Vusi Mahlasela.
Saturday, October 17 at 3pm
Based on the book by Judy Schachner, Skippyjon Jones is an enchanting TheatreworksUSA musical about unleashing your powerful imagination and following your dreams.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favourites
Sunday, April 3 at 3pm
Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia will bring a delightful and imaginative black light adaptation of three of Eric Carle’s beloved books: The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Cloud and The Mixed-Up Chameleon.