Mya Brown

College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Mya Brown to the position of Assistant Professor of Theatre–Acting/Directing Generalist. Brown comes to UNC Greensboro from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Oswego where she is an Assistant Professor of Acting and Directing. Previously, she was a […]

Duane Cyrus is a Professor in CVPA’s School of Dance. Cyrus teaches studio-based courses — repertory, choreography, and technique — and he says those are challenging courses to teach online: “The Performing Arts are all about human interaction. They involve bodies moving together in the same space.” Cyrus says that although there is no substitute […]

Congratulations to all of the CVPA students who participated in this year’s 14th Annual Carolyn and Norwood Thomas Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo! Thanks also go to all of the faculty mentors who advised these research projects. If you would like to sample the research of our undergraduate students, just click on the project title […]

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As you prepare for the fall 2020 semester and you find that you are in need of some basic Canvas assistance or would like to learn more about the basic functionality of commonly used Canvas features then request to be added to the CVPA Introduction to Canvas self-paced course. Contact [email protected] if you would like […]

Yophi Bost says that majoring in music education was a pretty predictable path for her: “My mom is an Actors’ Equity Assocation actress, so my younger sister and I were pushed into professional musical theatre as toddlers. I was singing before I learned to talk, and music has always been my passion. On top of […]

Maya Simmons is graduating with a double major — a BA in Art History and in African American and African Diaspora Studies — and she knows just how she plans to use both of them: “I have loved art from a very young age. As I started researching art historians and curators, I realized that […]

An important aspect for the College of Visual and Performing Arts is its community engagement, and the School of Music Private Lessons Program is one of the foundations of that effort. The lessons are available for all ages and allow community members to experience the joy and accomplishment of gaining artistic and technical skills in […]