Givens Performing Arts Center

Virtual Arts Experiences

We don't want you to miss the arts, so we are bringing them to you. Explore a diverse lineup of performances, many of them filmed on the GPAC stage.

Joanna Hersey

Dr. Hersey performs an original piece on tuba and explains her unique use of a map as a "graphic score."

Mark Andersen - Classical Rhapsodies for Piano

Dr. Andersen debuts three original piano pieces, composed during the pandemic shutdown. 

Brittany Hunt

Brittany Hunt reads her new children's book, Whoz Ya People.

Joseph Van Hassel

Learn about the West African Xylophone and the Steelpan drum in this musical session with percussionist, Dr. Van Hassel. 

ElJa Bowens

Award-winning spoken word poet and author.

The River's Wrath

The Lumber River has inspired many works of art, including this collaborative piece by pianist Mark Andersen and choreographers, Savannah Richardson and Janiel Miller.

Mark Tollefsen

Mark Tollefsen performs Frederic Chopin's Polonaise in A-flat Major, Op. 53


UNCP Theatre will perform Shakespeare's play with a social distancing twist - actors will remain 6 feet apart.

Holiday Extravaganza

The popular holiday benefit concert by the UNCP Music department returns as a virtual event. 

On Demand Events
Front Row Arts

Visit the Front Row Arts Series to access on demand videos from local, regional and national artists. We will update the page weekly.

In and Around Places

The Robeson County Arts Council's spring exhibit, In and Around Places, can now be viewed online here.