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 College of Visual and Performing Arts and the School of Dance are proud to announce their selection for the 2018 Distinguished Alumna in Dance: Tiffany Rhynard. Tiffany Rhynard is an artist, dancer, and filmmaker compelled to make work that examines the complexity of human behavior and addresses current social issues. Having created numerous works for […]

School of Dance Professor Duane Cyrus’ October 2017 performance in the premiere of Cynthia Oliver’s Virago-Man Dem has been nominated for a Bessie Award for Outstanding Performer. Dubbed the “Oscars of Dance”, the Bessies honor groundbreaking and exceptional work in performance, choreography, visual design, and music composition. The awards ceremony will take place on October 8, 2018, at the […]

School of Dance Professor Clarice Young spent this past summer as a member of the teaching faculty at the American Dance Festival’s 85th season at Duke University. ADF was founded to “encourage and support the creation and presentation of new modern dance work by both established and emerging choreographers, to preserve our modern dance heritage […]

The School of Dance celebrated its annual Commencement ceremony on May 3, 2018. Friends and family gathered to witness selected performances, the conferring of degrees, and the announcement of the Outstanding Teaching Assistant award, followed by a reception in the newly renovated lobby. Three M.F.A., eight B.F.A., and eight B.A. students who completed their degrees […]

Between October 25-28, 2017, UNCG School of Dance Professor Duane Cyrus performed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in the New York premiere of Cynthia Oliver’s Virago-Man Dem. The work will tour through 2018 with performances in Chicago, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C among other cities. Described as a work that excavates layers of racial and gender […]

Greensboro Dance Film Festival celebrated its fourth year of community service and collaboration with screenings in three locations in downtown Greensboro on October 21st. Associate Professor of Dance Robin Gee curated the festival, the first of its kind to reside in Greensboro, highlighting a robust slate of films that continued its commitment to diverse offerings and excellence in […]

Alumni Award recipients holding awards

This month, the College of Visual and Performing Arts awarded its highest honor to five alumni who exemplify excellence in their fields, recognizing them for their achievements in artistry and education. Carla Gannis ’92 (Art); Doug Risner ’88, MFA ’90, PhD ’01 (Dance); David Kish MM ’02, DMA ’03; Connie McKoy ’89, PhD ’98 (Music) […]

Photo of a dancer with concert information

The UNCG School of Dance will present its annual Fall Dances concert at the Van Dyke Performance Space in Greensboro, NC. Three shows will be performed on: November 17 at 8pm, and November 18 at 2 and 8pm. The Van Dyke Performance Space is located inside the Greensboro Cultural Arts Center at 200 N. Davie […]