Winthrop University: Cultural Events - Off-Campus

Cultural Events

Options for Petitions

The following represent a selection of off-campus events and locations which for which students have received Cultural Event credit in the past. In order to receive credit for these, students must submit a Cultural Events petition. These petitions are assumed to be approved, provided that students submit a well-written report along with proof of attendance. These are only suggestions and are not meant to be all-inclusive nor to eliminate other similar events.

Special Events:

Proof of attendance for these events includes a ticket stub/receipt, or, if free, a pamphlet and photos of oneself at the event.

Dance

Attendance at any dance performance by the following listed groups or types of production companies would qualify. Proof of attendance would be a ticket stub, or if free, a program.

Community Dance Troupes

Professional Dance Troupes

  • Charlotte Nutcracker Performance
  • North Carolina Dance Theatre, Charlotte, NC

Not acceptable are dance recitals by local or area studios where the performers are primarily children.

Museums

This category may include a tour of a special traveling exhibit even if you have received credit for the regular exhibits of the museum in the past. Proof of attendance would be a receipt for admission or, if no admission is charged, a brochure.

Music

To include attendance at any classical or true jazz program by professional, community, or college groups. Lilith Fair would not be an approved performance, nor would a performance by Jimmy Buffett, Randy Travis, or The Rolling Stones. However performances by Wynton Marsalis or Yo Yo Ma would be approved. Any solo recitals by professional performers or sponsored by a college are acceptable. Proof of attendance would be a ticket stub/receipt or, if free, a program and/or a photo of yourself at the event [Note: It must be very clear in the photo that you are, in fact, at the event.].

Community Groups

Music programs by high school (or any lower school) or church choir performances are not acceptable.

Other Special Events

Proof of attendance would be a ticket stub or if free, a brochure.

Professional Groups

Theatre

Attendance at any performance of a theatre production or musical by the following listed groups or types of production companies would qualify. Proof of attendance would be a ticket stub or, if free, a program.

College Productions

Not acceptable are high school (or any lower school) productions or church productions. Children's theatre productions are generally not approved.

Community Theatre Productions

Professional Theatre Productions

Last Updated: 9/16/19