We asked CVPA Faculty to tell us how or when they fell in love with the arts. What was that pivotal moment when they just knew they had to be an artist, arts educator or administrator, designer, scholar, or performer? Here are some excerpts from their responses. If you’d like to share your story of […]

Photo of Christopher Fleming

Christopher Fleming, the School of Dance’s Technical Coordinator, passed away over Winter Break. A Minnesota native, Christopher Fleming attended Oakland Community College before serving as studio assistant for a number of artists, including Performance Artist Karen Finley, choreographer Daryl Foster, choreographer Rosy Simas, and Daniel, a Japan-based installation/video artist. He also worked as a Stagehand, […]

Headshot of Shayla Taylor '20 BFA Dance

When Urban Bush Women comes to campus this week, School of Dance Alumna Shayla Taylor (‘20 BFA Dance: Choreography and Performance) will be with them. Taylor is an apprentice with the company known for weaving contemporary dance, music, and text with the history, culture, and spiritual traditions of the African Diaspora. The performance on Friday, […]

Dean bruce mcclung handing out cookies to first-year students

The College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) at UNC Greensboro has admitted the largest freshman class since 2018—275 in the Class of 2026—plus transfer and graduate students for a total of 451 new students. Dean bruce mcclung and the Directors of the Schools of Art, Dance, Music, and Theatre, along with faculty members Hannah […]

Headshot of Caitlyn Schrader Director of Community Engagement

Caitlyn Schrader (’22 MFA Dance) is moving into a role that seems choreographed just for her — Director of Community Engagement for UNCG’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA).  In that position, she will also serve as Director of Greensboro Project Space (GPS), CVPA’s contemporary art gallery in downtown Greensboro. Schrader is a dance […]

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 […]