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The High Country has a rich heritage in the performing arts and residents have a multitude of productions to choose from year-round.  This is one of the reasons why real estate in North Carolina mountains is so rich in culture!

The Ensemble Stage

Blowing Rock’s own professional theater company, The Ensemble Stage “was conceived out of necessity and an unfaltering love of the performing arts and the unquenchable desire to share that love with the North Carolina High-Country community.” With a diverse, quality line-up of plays each season, The Ensemble Stage keeps theater alive and kicking in Blowing Rock.

Performing Arts Series at ASU

Designed to enrich the cultural landscape of Appalachian State University, in addition to theater, the Performing Arts Series features world-class jazz, opera, dance, and more.

Lees McRae Summer Theater

This High Country college located in Banner Elke prides itself on its elevated location for learning, offers an exciting, professional summer theater program. From Broadway hits like Chicago and 39 Steps, to classic musicals like Singin’ in the Rain, Lees McRae is well known for virtuoso performances and wildly inventive stagecraft.