Arts at UNCW

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Gina Gambony

Meet Gina Gambony ― director, teacher, puppeteer, performer, writer and maker of all things extraordinary. This eclectic Wilmington artist cannot be pinned down by one defining label, a clear reflection of Gambony’s multi faceted artistic expression which is the driving force behind her love of experimental theatre, and the dreamy world of shadow puppetry.

No Sleeves Magic

No Sleeves Magic is proud to present one of our Deluxe Magic Shows! These shows are full of magic, illusions, story, live theater, volunteers, prizes, jokes, laughs and more! Come along on a great adventure and discover the excitement that's in store! When you are attending a No Sleeves Magic Deluxe Show, you can look forward to a variety of possibilities. You may be searching for treasure with a pirate, or singing along to a hoedown with a cowboy! 

Da Howlies

Da Howlies Hawaiian band takes you on a journey from the introduction of the ukulele to Hawaiian music through the world wide sensation Israel Kamakawiwo’ole’s acsent to stardom. Attendees will learn about the ukuelele as well as the music that made it famous, courtesy of Wilmington’s own Southern-Fried Hawaiian Band. Click here for details on sensory friendly performances. 

Mr. Scooter

Mr. Scooter has been performing for children since 2003 as a storyteller, rapper and Youth Services Librarian at New Hanover County Public Library in Wilmington, North Carolina. When Mr. Scooter isn’t behind the camera or onstage performing, he is busy reinventing library experiences by creating unique programs that are reaching a new generation. Mr. Scooter’s mission is to inspire children and teens to become lifelong readers and library users.

Donna Washington

Donna Washington is an internationally known, multiple award winning storyteller, spoken word recording artist, and author. She is a highly animated performer who has been entertaining, educating, and inspiring audiences with her vocal pyrotechnics, elastic face, and deep characterizations that bring folklore, literary tales, and personal narratives to life for over thirty years. Donna offers workshops in storytelling, writing, education, and creative drama for librarians and educators as well. Click here for details on sensory friendly performances. 

Make Trouble Theatre

Make Trouble launched in summer 2016 in Staunton, VA - a summer actor training intensive and repertory company in Shakespeare, Ensemble and Devising for university students and recent graduates. Their mission is to nurture and train emerging artists as a fiercely generous and courageous ensemble of theater-makers from around the world, for this summer and for enduring collaborations together. Click here for details on sensory friendly performances.