Arts Notes June 2

June 1, 2013 

‘Welcome to Mitford’ at Neuse Little Theatre

The Neuse Little Theatre will present the comedy drama “Welcome to Mitford” at The Hut, 104 S. Front St., Smithfield. Performances are scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, June 2, and 8 p.m. Saturday, June 8.

Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door. For reservations, call 919-934-1873. For more information, visit www.neuselittletheatre.org.

Variety show in Selma

Here are upcoming performances of the American Music Jubilee, the musical variety show at the Rudy Theatre in downtown Selma: 1:40 p.m. June 8, 15, 22 and 29. Separately, a show titled “Elvis Meets Patsy” is scheduled for 8 p.m. Saturday, June 15. Tickets for “Elvis Meets Patsy” are $20; all other tickets start at $15.50. For tickets, call 919-202-9927.

Army band at JCC

The 440th Army Band will play an Independence Day concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, in the Paul A. Johnston Auditorium at Johnston Community College, 245 College Road, Smithfield. JCC will accept donations for the show, with proceeds going to performing arts at the college. For more information, call the box office at 919-209-2099 or visit www.jccperformingarts.com.

Drama camps at Neuse Little Theatre

The Neuse Little Theatre will hold summer drama camps June 10-21 at The Hut, 104 S. Front St., Smithfield. A camp for children ages 8-12 will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and a camp for ages 13-18 will run from 2 to 5 p.m. Students will learn acting techniques, technical skills and theater terminology. A performance titled “The Shakespeare Project” will be held at the end of the camp. For more information, or to register, call Ruth Mills at 919-989-8194 or visit www.neuselittletheatre.org.

Dance recitals

Several dance schools will hold spring recitals in the Paul A. Johnston Auditorium at Johnston Community College, 245 College Road, Smithfield.

To purchase tickets, call the JCC box office at 919-209-2099 or go to www.jccperformingarts.com.

Here are the dance schools and their recital dates:

Tippy Toes – Sunday, June 2. Tickets went on sale May 9.

RENdancE Academy – Saturday, June 8. Tickets went on sale May 13.

Steps on Stage Academy – Wednesday, June 5. Tickets went on sale Thursday, May 16.

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