Arts Home at CHS

Students who participate in the performing arts gain essential lifelong skills such as teamwork, persistence, discipline, responsibility, reliability, time management, problem solving, and courage.  They also develop specific performance talents, express their creativity, and make friends across grade boundaries.  Performances are open to the entire community and enrich the local cultural life - these young performers are good!  Donations of volunteer time and resources from the community are critical to keeping these rich opportunities available.

What is Encore?

Founded by Carrboro High School parents who believe a thriving arts program is essential for a comprehensive high school education, 
Encore! is composed of parents, students, administrators, teachers, and community members who support the performing arts at Carrboro High School. Our vision is to enable the Carrboro High School's arts programs to become an integral part of the area's vibrant arts community. Encore! provides enrichment opportunities, financial support, and logistical assistance for the arts programs and student performing arts groups.


How would your loved ones react if you had an imaginary friend?  Not just any imaginary friend, but a 6-foot tall rabbit?  Carrboro High School’s November production of Mary Chase’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Harvey, poses this question. Set in the 1940s, this comedy, centers on eccentric Elwood P. Dowd.  When Elwood’s friendship with Harvey begins to make life difficult for his family, his sister, Veta, attempts to fix the problem.  Comical chaos ensues, and all characters must wrestle with their own realities.  Keep an eye out for Harvey.  After all, he’s rather difficult to miss!

Seniors: Claire Hanlon as Veta Simmons, David Terrell as Elwood P. Dowd, Grace Siplon as Ethel Chauvenet, Ally Copenhaver as Miss Johnson, Molly Smith as Ruth Kelly, Josh Rubenstein as Duane Wilson, Colin Henning as William R. Chumley, Nicole Gabriel as Betty Chumley, Ari Smith as Omar Gafney, and Quinn Morris as E.J. Lofgren. Behind the scenes: Tristan Allan is the Student Technical Director and Devin Rudolph is the Master Carpenter

When: November 6th - 8th, 2014

Time: 7:30 PM nightly

Ticket Prices: $5 for students and $10 for adults, free for CHCCS Faculty/Staff

Where: Carrboro High School Auditorium, 201 Rock Haven Rd., Carrboro, NC 27510

To Reserve Tickets:

Have a Seat!

Become a permanent part of the Arts Wing
 by dedicating a seat in the new auditorium. Click the link to the left for more specifics and an order form

 2014-2015 Performance Dates:

 Carrboro High School Presents...

  • 1st Quarter Choral / Orchestral Concert: October 16, 2014

  • Fall Show: November 6-8, 2014

  • One-Acts: December 4-6, 2014

  • 2nd Quarter Choral / Orchestral Concert: December 10, 2014

  • Spring Musical: March 12-14, 2015

  • 3rd Quarter Choral / Orchestral Concert: March 24, 2015

  • Cabaret: April 16, 2015

  • Theatre 4 Show: April 30 - May 2, 2015

  • 4th Quarter Choral / Orchestral Concert: May 20, 2015

  • Senior Arts Night: May 29, 2015
Encore! Workshop Opportunities:
  • September - October: Dance and Tap classes for Actor

  • October: UNCG Super Saturday

  • December: Musical Theatre Workshop

  • February: Shakespeare Competition