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 […]

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 […]

Dance is an art form that, in many cases, requires performers to move as an ensemble. Cortney Vartanian knows the importance of esprit de corps, but she’s also learned the value in making the choreography your own. “Our professors preached individuality. They encouraged us to find our own voice here. We are all going through […]

April 20, 2021 Dear CVPA Colleagues, Students and Families, and Alumni: I am heartened by the guilty verdict in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin. Justice has been served in this case, and the police officer who swore an oath to protect has been held accountable for the senseless death of George Floyd while in […]

The UNCG School of Dance will showcase original choreographic work by eight senior Choreography and Performance students in the Spring 2021 BFA Dance Thesis Concert “the human condition,” which premiers via YouTube on April 24, 2021 at 8 p.m. Here are the choreographers and artistic statements for their works: Chania Wilson (Raleigh, NC):   The Second […]