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From ballet to clogging, string bands to symphonies, opera to the blues, the performing arts are lighting up every corner of North Carolina.

With a rich performing arts heritage and a thriving contemporary arts scene, you can experience the best our state has to offer with the Performing Arts in North Carolina Web site. It's your guide to music, dance and theater artists and organizations across our state. Search our calendar of events, read more than 100 profiles of notable performing artists and arts groups and get ready to experience Performing Arts in North Carolina!



Thalian Hall

Thalian Hall

Thalian Hall has always served as the Wilmington area's political and cultural center, originally housing the town government, the library and an opera house seating 1,000 people, which constituted 10 percent of the city's population in 1856.

North Carolina Department of Cultural ResourcesLogin

The North Carolina Arts Council is a division of the Department of Cultural Resources, a state agency.
Susan Kluttz, Secretary; Pat McCrory, Governor

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