Averett Arts Schedule

“Pinkalicious”

September 20-21, 2018, 7 pm
Pritchett Auditorium
Tickets: $10 adults, $8 students/senior citizens (60+)

The Averett Theatre for Young People’s Series is pleased to promote “Pinkalicious”. Based on the Pinkalicious books by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann, it is designed to encourage children to explore the arts and develop their creativity. Pinkalicious encourages children as they imagine how the world looks through her artful eye.

Flute and Piano Recital by Janet Phillips and Michael Rowland

September 21, 2018, 7 pm
West Main Baptist Church
Free Admission

“Caesar & Cleo”

October 18-20, 2018, 7 pm
Pritchett Auditorium
Tickets: $10 adults, $8 students/senior citizens (60+)

The Averett Theatre Department presents “Caesar & Cleo.” With a hip-hop chorus providing narration, the wily slave Colitus angles to gain his freedom while guiding his master, the great Julius Caesar, through the intrigues and plots that threaten Caesar’s very life.

Fall Student Art Show

October 26-November 26, 2018
Jut’s Café and Blount Library

Selection of student 2D and 3D work.

Russian Renaissance

October 26, 2018, 7:30 pm
Pritchett Auditorium
Tickets available at http://danvilleconcert.org/performances/russian-renaissance: $25 adults, $10 students

Averett is proud to sponsor the Danville Concert Association’s Russian Renaissance. Through stunning performances of everything from tango to folk to jazz, Russian Renaissance is redefining the possibilities of their traditional Russian folk instruments.

AU Cougar Band POPS Concert

November 9, 2018, 7 pm
Pritchett Auditorium
Free Admission

Cabaret

November 16-17, 2018, 7 pm
Pritchett Auditorium
Tickets: $10 adults, $8 students/senior citizens (60+)

A collection of Broadway show tunes as performed by the Averett Theatre Department.

Averett Celebrates Christmas

November 29, 2018, 7 pm
Pritchett Auditorium
Free Admission

The Averett Music Department renews the tradition of “Averett Celebrates Christmas” with a collaboration of student and community performers. Join us to awaken your Christmas spirit.

“Our Town”

February 21-23, 2019, 7 pm
Pritchett Auditorium
Tickets: $10 adults, $8 students/senior citizens (60+)

The Averett Theatre Department will perform the classic three-act play, “Our Town” by American playwright Thornton Wilder. It tells the story of the fictional American small town of Grover’s Corners between 1901 and 1913 through the everyday lives of its citizens.

Winston-Salem State University Singing Rams

February 28, 2019, 6 pm
Pritchett Auditorium
Free Admission

Arts@Averett is proud to welcome back the Winston-Salem State University Choir to wrap up Black History Month. The Singing Rams are the oldest student organization on the campus of Winston-Salem State University.

Little Bread Hen Puppet Show

March 15, 2019, 7 pm
Pritchett Auditorium
Free Admission

Inspired by the classic tale of The Little Red Hen, this version reveals the truth about what really happened that fateful day when a chicken decided to bake a loaf of bread. Were the other farm animals just lazy or was there something else stewing in the barnyard?

Spring Student Art Show

March 18-April 21, 2019
Jut’s Café and Blount Library

Selection of student studio art work

“First Date: The Musical”

April 4-6, 2019, 7 pm, April 7, 2019, 2 pm
Pritchett Auditorium
Tickets: $10 adults, $8 students/senior citizens (60+)

The Averett Theatre Department presents “First Date,” a musical written by Austin Winsberg and music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner. Based around the concept of a blind date, it will prove to be a fun and interesting look into contemporary dating! 

AU Cougar Band Spring Concert

April 12, 2019, 7 pm
Pritchett Auditorium
Free Admission

Averett Singers & Handbell Concert

April 14, 2019, 2:30 pm
Pritchett Auditorium
Free Admission


Coffeehouse Lecture Series

October 2, 2018, 7 pm
Dr. Marc Muneal

Student Center Multipurpose Room

Dr. Marc Muneal, associate professor of English, originally hails from Chaguanas, Trinidad and Tobago, but has lived in the U.S. for 18 years. He will present a multi-disciplinary take on the history of East Indians in the West Indies, interweaving a short cooking demonstration with information about music, literature and performance.

December 11, 2018, 7 pm
Linda Lemery presents The Dr. Betty Heard Christmas Readings for Children

Student Center Multipurpose Room

Linda Lemery, library circulation manager, is a first-generation American on her Danish father’s side and second-generation on her Polish mother’s side. Lemery has led the Betty Heard Christmas Readings for the Coffeehouse Lectures for several years and this year, she will focus on international Christmas tales.

February 5, 2019, 7 pm
Carly Pearce

Student Center Multipurpose Room

Carly Pearce, executive director of student services for Averett’s Graduate and Professional Studies program, was born and raised in Brighton on the Southeast coast of England. Pearce moved to America in 2001 to start her educational journey at Northeastern State University in Oklahoma where she played soccer for four years. She came to Averett as the women’s head soccer coach and moved on to her current position. Pearce will present on cultures and customs from her home country.

April 9, 2019, 7 pm
Dr. Michelle Liu

Student Center Multipurpose Room

Dr. Michelle Liu came to Moscow, Idaho as a full-time doctoral student and studied sport pedagogy at the University of Idaho in 2003. Immediately after receiving her  Ph.D.  in 2008, Averett offered Liu a teaching faculty position and she moved to Danville. Dr. Liu’s home is Miaoli in Taiwan, R.O.C, and she will share insights on cultures and customs from her home country


    Tickets

    Tickets for Averett Players' productions may be purchased in advance or on the night of the show from the Pritchett Auditorium Box Office 434-791-5867.

    Seating is general admission. Individual ticket prices are $10 for adults and $8 for students/senior citizens.

    Season tickets for Averett Players' productions may be purchased for $36 for adult season tickets and $28 for students/senior citizens season tickets.

    Venue Addresses

    Pritchett Auditorium
    (in the Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center)
    150 Mountain View Ave.

    Blount Chapel(in Frith Hall)
    160 Mountain View Ave.

    Jut’s Café
    (in the Student Center)
    204 Woodland Dr., First Floor

    Multipurpose Room
    (in the Student Center)
    204 Woodland Dr., Second Floor

    Blount Library
    344 W. Main St.

    West Main Baptist Church
    450 W. Main St.