Find connection. Be inspired. Heal together.
American Spiritual Ensemble in The Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral
JAN 27 at 8pm
In one of the nation’s largest cathedrals, let the soul-stirring voices of American Spiritual Ensemble move you as they evoke the power, faith, and beauty of the American Negro spiritual.
FEB 5 at 8pm
Jump into “a world where many worlds fit.” Las Cafeteras remixes Afro-Mexican beats, Son Jarocho rhythms, and hip hop to create a magnetic sound and undeniable energy.
FEB 11 at 8pm
Celebrate fifty years of Ballet Hispánico! Experience powerful Latinx stories come to life through breath-taking dance by this world renowned company.
Ephrat Asherie Dance
MAR 5 at 8pm
Witness Asherie’s mesmerizing blend of club dances – breaking, hip hop, house and vogue – together with the romantic Afro-Brazilian music of composer Ernesto Nazareth. You belong here.
Leela Dance Collective
APR 14 at 8pm
Be fully taken by rhythm and virtuosity as Indian Kathak dance and American tap collide. Four of today’s leading choreographers (including North Carolina native Michelle Dorrance) have created a triumph of tradition and possibility.
APR 28 at 8pm
You’ll be up on your feet as Martha Redbone connects her Native and African-American Kentucky roots with fiery old-time mountain gospel singing and the eclectic grit of Brooklyn.
The Ugly Duckling
MAR 6 at 3pm
We all know The Ugly Duckling as the classic tale of belonging by Hans Christian Andersen, but we’ve never seen it quite like this! Using cutting edge lighting technology, Lightwire Theater, brings the beloved story to life in a blaze of color.
(NOTE: Due to a change in Lightwire Theater’s touring capacity, they will not be able to perform The Tortoise and the Hare with us in March as originally announced.)
LIVE @ LAKE RALEIGH
Our free family-friendly lakeside music series LIVE@Lake Raleigh returns!
Bands to be announced soon.
Your safety is our top priority. NC State LIVE will be following all public health and University requirements as of the date of the event. This could include changes to capacity, attendance prerequisites and other protective measures. NC State University requires the use of a face covering in all indoor public locations regardless of vaccination status. In addition, Stewart Theatre has a state-of-the-art UV filtration system, extra hand sanitizing stations and paperless ticketing. Our seating for upcoming shows will be general admission to allow folks to find a seat where they feel most comfortable.
NC State LIVE is supported in part by grants from the City of Raleigh based on recommendations of the Raleigh Arts Commission, South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, and the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources.