Dancers in Film "Uprooted"

The UNC Greensboro School of Dance, in partnership with Sugarfoote Productions, will present the 7th Annual Greensboro Dance Film Festival October 29th-30th. The festival kicks off with a special screening of “Uprooted: The Journey of Jazz Dance” at the UNCG Auditorium.   “Uprooted” is a ground-breaking documentary that traces the roots of jazz dance from Africa to […]

Former School of Music Professor, Composer, and Author Frank Lee McCarty passed away on September 15th. Dr. McCarty was Professor in the School of Music for 28 years from 1976 until 2004. He taught Composition, Music Theory, and Twentieth-Century Music History. He was the author of articles ranging in content from percussion and woodwind notation and advanced […]

Congratulations to Associate Professor Ana Paula Höfling who was awarded the Dance Studies Association’s Oscar G. Brockett Prize for Dance Research for her book Staging Brazil: Choreographies of Capoeira (Wesleyan University Press, 2019).  The award is funded by the Oscar G. Brockett Center for Theatre History and Criticism at the University of Texas Austin, and […]

A dancer jumps over another dancer.

The UNC Greensboro School of Dance invites applications for our resident MFA and MA programs to begin in Fall 2022. The MFA in Choreography is a three-year, 60-hour program designed to develop and clarify students’ choreographic voices and to deepen understanding of dance-making as a personal, aesthetic, cultural, and social process. The MA in Theories & Practices is […]

Maranda DeBusk Assistant Professor of Lighting Design

In the arts, light is crucial. In paintings, light can provide depth. In music, dance, and theatre, light can set the mood. In keeping with the theme of UNC Greensboro’s recently launched fundraising initiative “Light the Way, the Campaign for Earned Achievement,” we asked Assistant Professor of Lighting Design Maranda DeBusk about how she designs […]

College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean bruce d. mcclung announced today a change in the line-up for the 109th season of UNC Greensboro’s University Concert and Lecture Series.  Canadian author Margaret Atwood has cancelled all United States appearances through October 2021 because of COVID-19 concerns.   Ms. Atwood was scheduled to open the 2021-2022 University Concert […]