The Artistic Legacy Team left to right Erin O'Connor Johnson, Vanecia Boone, Brenda Schleunes, Camilla Millican and Kay Thomas Touring Theatre, now in its 39th year, is deep in the process of legacy building so that the iconic work of Founder, Brenda Schleunes can...
The death of George Floyd left me breathless. I have always felt sorrow for the countless Black men and women who died by the hands of the police. However, I experienced a deeper, almost sickening grief when hearing the news of Mr. Floyd’s death. I questioned...
North Carolina A&T State University awards Touring Theatre intern, Vicky Walters an Undergraduate Fellows Research Grant focused on the company’s production, Mad at Miles: A Black Woman’s Guide to Truth
To support the expansion of the university’s writing center and writing-intensive courses throughout the university curriculum, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The...
About Touring Theatre of North Carolina
Touring Theatre of North Carolina is a not for profit, active producing professional theatre that celebrates the on-going human search for dignity across lines of ethnicity, gender, economic status, religion
Touring Theatre is a Laboratory: It looks for local stories. It develops and premiers new works drawn from literature, historical documents, and from people within its community. Most years it premiers three new works in its Chamber Series, introducing one or two of them into its touring production inventory.
Touring Theatre is Relevant: It emphasizes relevancy by responding to the concerns, celebrations
Touring Theatre is Collaborative: It collaborates with community organizations, groups, scholars, and others who are engaged in the subject matter being presented in order to produce the most relevant and authentic work. Often community partners will create the space for facilitating post-performance discussions.
Touring Theatre is Local: It gathers stories of local relevance and is firmly rooted in the central North Carolina community. All of its productions are developed and premiered in Greensboro, NC, before becoming available for touring.
TTNC is Accessible: It brings high quality, educational and vibrant theatre productions to all corners of the state and beyond.
Touring Theatre’s Artistic Director Brenda P. Schleunes with North Carolina authors Fred Chappell and Lee Smith