Playbill | Up Next at UT

Strictly Speaking with Maya Byrant

Communications Manager at NC Theatre, Raleigh 

University Theatre hosts professional theatre makers to speak about their work, their industry, and their journey within the arts. A Durham native and William Peace University alumna, Maya currently serves as the communications manager for North Carolina Theatre in Raleigh.

March 9 | 6pm EST

Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre
Frank Thompson Hall

The SpongeBob Musical

And then a hero comes along  

When SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world, chaos erupts – lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage. The power of optimism really can save the world!

Original Songs by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper, John Legend, Panic! At the Disco, Plain White T’s, They Might Be Giants, T.I., and songs by David Bowie, Tom Kenny & Andy Paley

March 31-April 10

Titmus Theatre
Frank Thompson Hall

Creative Artist winning plays graphic

Cash Awards For Creative Students

The Arts NC State Creative Artist Award recognizes original work in music, dance and theatre created by full-time NC State students. Each winning creative artist receives $500, and the selected works will be performed and/or workshopped in the following academic year by the appropriate performing arts program.

Submission Deadline: March 25, 2022  

Strictly Speaking with Patrick Torres

Artistic Director at Raleigh Little Theatre 

University Theatre hosts professional theatre makers to speak about their work, their industry, and their journey within the arts. With over a decade of experience as a professional director and theatre educator, Patrick’s work has been seen at The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Southwest Shakespeare Festival, Round House Theatre, The Source Festival, and the Hangar Theatre among others. In 2003, he was selected as a Drama League Directing Fellow and in 2005 was named a Young Leader of Color by the Theatre Communications Group.

April 20 | 6pm EST

Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre
Frank Thompson Hall