United Arts Council

Artists in Schools


Our flagship program, Artists in Schools, places professional teaching artists in Wake County K-12 schools for curriculum-based performances, workshops, and residencies for over 130,000 students each year. These programs help students learn to problem-solve, work together, and seek creative means toward common goals.

Information for Schools
and Cultural Arts Representatives
Information for Participating
and Prospective Artists



Highlights of the 2022-2023 Artists in Schools 

For the 2022-23 year, United Arts worked with 107 artists/companies/ensembles/groups and served 138 schools.

Through these schools, United Arts was able to help contract:

  • 239 performances
  • 100 workshop residencies
  • 39 weeks of writer residencies

To learn more about the Artists in Schools program, contact Julia Mastropaolo at [email protected] or (919) 839-1498, ext. 210.



Apr 14

A Little Night Music

2:00 pm–5:00 pm

A Little Night Music , the Tony Award-winning musical from Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler, explores a series of interwoven love affairs c…
Apr 14

JazzLive

3:00 pm–5:00 pm

Nancy Kelly and friends Sunday, April 14 at 3pm Filling in for our usual, Lenore Raphael, we will have Nancy Kelly headlining this JazzLive …

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