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T. Ortega Gaines

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Visual/Performing Arts

Posted: Monday, Nov. 22, 2010

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THEATER

ACTOR’S THEATRE OF CHARLOTTE
Innovative works by contemporary playwrights.
650 E. Stonewall St.
704-342-2251
www.actorstheatrecharlotte.org

CAROLINA ACTORS STUDIO THEATRE
Specializes in “experiential” theater.
1118 Clement Ave.
704-455-8542
www.nccast.com

CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Elizabeth Avenue at Kings Drive
704-330-6534
http://arts.cpcc.edu

CHILDREN’S THEATRE OF CHARLOTTE
Performances, educational programs for all ages.
300 E. Seventh St.
704-973-2828
www.ctcharlotte.org

DAVIDSON COLLEGE
Main Street, Davidson
704-894-2135
www.davidson.edu

THEATRE CHARLOTTE
In its 82nd year
501 Queens Road
704-376-3777
www.theatrecharlotte.org

UNC CHARLOTTE
704-687-2599
www.uncc.edu

MULTIPURPOSE

BLUMENTHAL PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
Hosts the Broadway Lights Series, the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra and Opera Carolina.
Tryon St.
704-372-1000
www.blumenthalcenter.org

KNIGHT THEATER
South Tryon Street at First Street
www.blumenthalcenter.org

OVENS AUDITORIUM
2700 E. Independence Blvd.
704-372-3600
www.ovensauditorium.com

SPIRIT SQUARE
Multi-arts facility and rented home to arts groups.
345 N. College St.
704-372-1000
www.carolinatix.org

REGIONAL THEATER

FORT MILL COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE
615 Banks St., Fort Mill
803-548-8102
www.fortmillplayhouse.org

LITTLE THEATRE OF GASTONIA
238 S. Clay St., Gastonia
704-865-0160
www.littletheaterofgastonia.com

MATTHEWS PLAYHOUSE
100 McDowell St., Matthews
704-846-8343
www.matthewsplayhouse.com

NARROWAY PRODUCTIONS
3327 Highway 51, Fort Mill
704-831-8893, 803-802-2300
www.narroway.net

OLD COURTHOUSE THEATRE
49 Spring St. NW, Concord
704-788-2405
www.oldcourthousetheatre.org

ROCK HILL COMMUNITY THEATRE
249 E. Main St., Rock Hill
803-324-2578
www.rockhilltheatre.org

FUNDRAISING/ARTS EDUCATION

ARTS & SCIENCE COUNCIL
A nonprofit umbrella funding organization that has an annual fund drive to raise money for arts, science and history organizations.
704-333-2272
www.artsandscience.org

COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
Spirit Square, 345 N. College St.
704-377-4187
www.csarts.org

MCCOLL CENTER FOR VISUAL ART
Art colony offering national and area artists time for study and exhibits.
721 N. Tryon St.
704-332-5535
www.mccollcenter.org

DANCE

CHARLOTTE YOUTH BALLET
980-322-5522
www.charlotteyouthballet.com

N.C. DANCE THEATRE
Professional contemporary ballet company.
704-372-0101
www.ncdance.org

MARTHA CONNERTON/KINETIC WORKS
Contemporary dance troupe.
704-338-1533
www.mckineticworks.org

MUSIC

CAROLINA CROWN DRUM AND BUGLE CORPS
803-547-2270
www.carolinacrown.org

CAROLINA PRO MUSICA
Period-instrument ensemble.
704-334-3468
www.carolinapromusica.org

CAROLINA VOICES
Performs a variety of shows, including “The Singing Christmas Tree.”
704-374-1564
www.carolinavoices.org

CHARLOTTE CHAMBER MUSIC
Free monthly concerts Sept.-May.
200 W. Trade St.
704-335-0009
www.charlottechambermusic.org

CHARLOTTE CHILDREN’S CHOIR
Education-based organization serving children ages 8-18.
704-374-1892
www.charlottechildrenschoir.org

CHARLOTTE CONCERT BAND
Professional and amateur musicians and a classic band repertoire.
www.charlotteconcertband.org

CHARLOTTE FOLK SOCIETY
Presents folk music and dance.
704-372-3655
www.folksociety.org

CHARLOTTE CIVIC ORCHESTRA
All-volunteer orchestra.
704-344-0098
www.charlottecivicorchestra.org

CHARLOTTE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Classics, pops and family concerts.
704-972-2000
www.charlottesymphony.org

OPERA CAROLINA
Stages professional productions in Belk Theater.
704-332-7177
www.operacarolina.org

CHARLOTTE CONCERTS
Touring performing artists.
704-527-6680

MUSEUMS

BECHTLER MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
Mid-century modernism.
420 S. Tryon St.
704-353-9200
www.bechtler.org

CAROLINAS AVIATION MUSEUM
4672 First Flight Drive.
704-359-8442
www.carolinasaviation.org

CHARLOTTE MUSEUM OF HISTORY
Features Mecklenburg’s oldest surviving home: colonial Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, built in 1774.
3500 Shamrock Drive
704-568-1774
www.charlottemuseum.org

CHARLOTTE NATURE MUSEUM
Butterfly pavilion, nature trail and animal exhibits relating to urban nature.
1658 Sterling Road
704-372-6261
www.charlottenaturemuseum.org

DISCOVERY PLACE
Hands-on science/technology museum.
301 N. Tryon St.
704-372-6261
www.discoveryplace.org

HARVEY B. GANTT CENTER FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTS
Preserves and promotes African American art, history and culture.
551 S. Tryon St.
704-547-3700
www.ganttcenter.org

LEVINE MUSEUM OF THE NEW SOUTH
Permanent exhibit: “Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers: Charlotte and the Carolina Piedmont in the New South,” a variety of changing exhibits and cultural events.
200 E. Seventh St.
704-333-1887
www.museumofthenewsouth.org

THE LIGHT FACTORY MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY AND FILM
Dedicated to photography, film and other light-generated medium.
Spirit Square, 345 N. College St.
704-333-9755
www.lightfactory.org

MINT MUSEUM OF ART
The new uptown center, including its craft and design collection, opened in October at 500 S. Tryon St. Its longtime home at 2730 Randolph Road will remain open with new exhibits.
704-337-2000
www.themintmuseums.org

NASCAR HALL OF FAME
Honors NASCAR icons, tells history of the sport.
400 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
704-654-4400
www.nascarhall.com

IN THE REGION

CABARRUS ARTS COUNCIL GALLERIES
704-920-2787
www.cabarrusartscouncil.org

GASTON COUNTY MUSEUM
131 W. Main St., Dallas
704-922-7681
www.gastoncountymuseum.org

MUSEUM OF THE WAXHAWS
8215 Waxhaw Highway (N.C. 75 E.), Waxhaw
704-843-1832
www.museumofthewaxhaws.com

MUSEUM OF YORK COUNTY
4621 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill
803-329-2121
www.chmuseums.org

SCHIELE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
1500 Garrison Blvd., Gastonia
704-866-6900
www.schielemuseum.org

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