CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (FEBRUARY 7, 2018) - The Chapel Hill Public Library is proud to host a free presentation of Zara, a new one person show about about race, religion, and identity in the American South. This special presentation is made possible thanks to funding from the Humanities for the Public Good Initiative at UNC- Chapel Hill.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (September 27, 2018) - The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced recipients of the Performing Arts Special Activites Fund grant for on campus programming in 2018-2019. “Zara” creators Andrew Aghapour and Ashley Melzer, in collaboration with Professor Michelle Robinson of American Studies Department, were awarded funs to pursue on campus performance, workshops and class visits in the spring semester.
DURHAM, N.C. (August 23, 2018) - The Durham Arts Council (DAC) announced recipients of the 2018-19 Season Grants and Durham Arts Catalyst Grants. Six local organizations were recognized for projects ranging from programming to scholarships and exhibits. The Monti and it’s sponsored project, “Zara,” was among those recognized. Other winning organizations include Audio Under the Stars, Blackspace, Bulldog Ensemble Theatre, Duke String School, and Pleiades Arts.