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New Arts Facilities in Charlotte


New Arts Facilities in Charlotte Arts lovers know about the marquee facilities that have sprung up around Center City. They include Theatres like the Knight and NC Dance and museums such as the Harvey B. Gantt Center and the Bechtler. But two other sparkling and important spaces are popping up in the area. Longtime theatre company CAST has moved into a brand new space but continue their offbeat work with the opening of August: Osage County. Johnson C. Smith University has built a beautiful new, state of the art performing arts center and they have big plans for more. We'll learn about CAST and the center at JCSU. Guests Wanda Ebright - Associate Professor of Dance, Chair of the Dept. of Visual, Performing and Communication Arts at JCSU Cindy Kistenburg - Associate Professor of Theatre and Communication Arts at JCSU Michael Simmons - Managing Artistic Director, CAST Theatre Steve Dunn - Board Chair, CAST Theatre Charles Laborde - Actor, August: Osage County at CAST Theatre Add and read comments