College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean bruce mcclung has announced the roster of artists for the 2024-2025 UNC Greensboro Concert and Lecture Series (UCLS).  UCLS, the longest running concert and lecture series in North Carolina, will present for it’s 112th season:  Brandy Clark: A 16-time GRAMMY® nominee and winner of the 2024 GRAMMY® for […]

Marissa Finklestein '24 MFA Dance

Dance has been a part of Marissa Finklestein’s life for almost as long as she can remember. After receiving a BA in Dance and Business from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, she worked as a choreographer, educator, and performer in Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. She held various positions with the New Jersey […]

Daria Clarke '21 BFA Dance

As an undergrad, Daria “Toni” Clarke ’21 set aside ambitions to be a dermatologist or veterinarian for her first love, dance. Upon graduation, she set her sights on the Garth Fagan Dance company, based in upstate New York. Her professor and mentor, Dr. Janet Lilly(Professor of Dance), had sent her a flier on tryouts.  “This […]

On March 1, 2024, the UNC Greensboro (UNCG) School of Dance will host Community Dance Day, welcoming students from high schools across North Carolina and Virginia. The initiative aims to engage the broader community by offering a comprehensive program encompassing various dance classes, performances, workshops, and discussions.  School of Dance Director Lee Walton says the […]

“Drop In. Drop Out. Bring a Friend.” That is the tag line for a new event coming to UNC Greensboro in February through a partnership between Duke University Arts and the UNCG School of Dance. Those are also literally the only instructions for the event, according to Caitlyn Schrader (’22 MFA Dance), CVPA’s Director or […]

Jocelyn Marencik '23 BFA Art

Jocelyn Marencik  BFA-Studio Art: New Media and Design,  Minor in Computer Science  Hometown: Glen Allen, Virginia    What was it that led you to pursue a life in the arts?   I have had an interest in computing, including both its logical programming side and its creative design side, for a large portion of my life. After […]