Different Strokes! Performing Arts Collective Inc. is a 501(c) 3 certified non-profit organization which purposes to increase and sustain opportunities for more diversity within the Western North Carolina performing arts community, by producing, and working with other performance artists or groups to present works which confront issues of social diversity in a provocative way; and by providing opportunities for audiences to explore visions of our diverse world.

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As Different Strokes embarks on their 6th and what may well be their greatest season, Steph invites you to consider the benefits of additional advertising for your business, and add Different Strokes to your 2016 advertising budget.

Support Different Strokes Performing Arts Collective by shopping online this holiday season! Shop via our Shop.com link and not only do we receive a portion of the sale, you can earn cash back!

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Different Strokes! is now on LinkedIn. So if you've ever worked with us, or simply want to better support our work, take the time to visit our Company Page. Like our status, share our posts, and most importantly follow us for more.

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 Up Next

Annual Fun Raiser


5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche

Our most entertaining show of the year! And our Annual Fundraiser. 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche is brilliantly funny and sure to be an audience favorite!

written by Evan Linder and Andrew Hobgood

June 15-July 1, 2017

Winner 2012 NYC International Fringe Festival, Best Overall Production

5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche is our 3rd Annual Fun-Raiser. Please consider joining us for our opening weekend Cocktail Hour, (June 17th) where you'll enjoy complimentary beer, wine, appropriately heavy hors d'oeuvres, and a chance to mingle with the leaders of the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein. Click Here To Read More



Buy tickets for 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche by Evan Linder and Andrew Hobgood presented by Different Strokes! Performing Arts Collective

Coming Soon!

Best of Enemies

written by       Mark St. Germain

August 17-September 2, 2017

Based on the best-selling book by Osha Gray Davidson, The Best of Enemies is a true story about the relationship between C.P. Ellis (a Grand Cyclops of the KKK) and Ann Atwater (an African-American civil rights activist) during the desegregation of the Durham, NC, schools in 1971. The Best of Enemies exposes the poison of prejudice in the hearts of Atwater and Ellis who, by facing each other, are forced to face the worst, and best, in themselves.


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