Kahlila Brown ’19, BFA Dance Education Taylor Roberson ’19,  BFA Dance Education Kahlila Brown and Taylor Roberson have similar stories about how each found their way here.  Recommendations from high school dance teachers pointed them toward UNC Greensboro’s College of Visual and Performing Arts, and they both felt they were about to embark on a […]

The Fall 2019 semester has been full of CVPA alumni sightings:  Asheville, Charlotte, Washington, DC, and New York, as our graduates from art, arts administration, dance, music, and theatre have gathered to meet the new dean, reconnect, and network. Below are some photos from recent events.  Scroll through and enjoy (click on photos to enlarge), […]

On December 13th, the College of Visual and Performing Arts conferred 19 Graduate degrees and 63 Undergraduate degrees in Art, Arts Administration, Dance, Music, and Theatre. We congratulate the graduates and welcome them as members of the CVPA Alumni family!   All alumni are invited to submit news of their future accomplishments at go.uncg.edu/alumninews.   Graduate […]

Liz Brooks, ’00 BM Vocal Performance, is featured in a New York Times article about the rigors of rep-style opera, in which a company performs a different opera each night.  Liz is a professional chorister with the Metropolitan Opear, and appears in all performances, which means learning lots of lyrics, multiple languages and many, many […]

When David Ostergaard graduated in 2002, he left UNCG with two degrees, and the skills and confidence to start Bright Star Touring Theatre. “UNCG has impacted so much of my life.  I graduated with a BFA in acting and a BA in history.  So naturally I opened a theatre company that specializes in bringing history […]

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Denise Descouzis ’77 says all she ever wanted to do in life was make a real difference. “It’s been my observation that teachers make the most ripples, so I thought if I make a gift that helps make arts education happen.  If I can provide a plunk in the water I can help make those […]

Doug Risner ’88 BFA, ’90 MFA, ’01 PhD has a long relationship with the UNC Greensboro School of Dance.  Now, thanks to a testamentary gift, that relationship will continue long after his own lifetime. The Doug Risner Professor of Dance Award will be administered as an endowed fund to enhance the work of the School […]