Professor Duane Cyrus Exhibit Black@Intersection exhibition

Professor of Dance Duane Cyrus is the guest curator for “Black@Intersection: Contemporary Black Voices in Art” presented by the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA). In January 2021, SECCA posted an open call for guest curator submissions, seeking new voices and new perspectives for a collaborative exhibition showcasing work being produced in response to the […]

Photograph of Black Opera Singer advertising the "Black Identities on the Operatic Stage” Symposium

Professor of Historical Musicology Elizabeth Keathly felt pretty well-versed in opera history, a topic she’d been teaching for at least fifteen years, when a trio of students stoked her curiosity and turned the tables on who was doing some of the learning: “Shonda Devine, Amon Neely, and Charles Williamson knew so much about Black opera […]

Photo of actors who are participating in the Amplify: Black Voices Theatre Festival

In the summer of 2020, after the May 25th murder of George Floyd and as cities across the nation were rocked by protests and demonstrations, theatre artists and administrators at Greensboro’s colleges and universities began a conversation about how to channel the emotional energy into a common project that would honor the activism of their […]

Professor Emeritus John Gamble passed away on the evening of his 79th birthday. Gamble was Professor and Head of the Department of Dance at UNCG from 1985 until 1993 where he developed the BFA and MFA degree programs. He retired from UNCG as Professor Emeritus in January 2012. Highlights from his UNCG career include a […]