baraka-ongeri portrait

With just nine days until May Commencement, you can feel the graduation jitters. Spartans are putting last-minute touches on their cap designs, cramming for final exams and flocking to College Avenue to take photos in their graduation garb. UNC Greensboro senior Baraka Ongeri is one of more than 2,700 Spartans set to graduate next Friday, […]

BFA and MFA Acting Students are preparing for the  UNCG New York Showcase presented for entertainment industry producers, agents, and casting directors as an entrée into the acting profession. The students must audition to participate in Showcase and must have a desire to work in NYC in the areas of theatre, film or television.  There […]

Keith Harris, MFA-acting 97, will debut the film Shifting Gears written and produced by Harris. An overworked dad takes an opportunity to start a “family business” thinking it will bring his family closer together… THAT is just mistake number one. For all the hard working people you love racing and it’s roots. This movie is for you! […]

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) […]

Welcome to the College of Visual and Performing Arts and our newly re-designed website! We hope you’ll click around and see how easy it is to navigate and to find all the information you need. On the homepage, you’ll find a distinctive design that will guide you to the various disciplines: Art, Dance, Music and Theatre. Once you have navigated to your […]

The Schools of Art, Dance, Music and Theatre within the College of Visual and Performing Arts are offering several summer experiences–long-time staples and new opportunities–in all disciplines: Art, Dance, Music and Theatre. Appropriate for school-aged children and, in some cases, adults, these experiences connect the College to our surrounding community and the region with developmental […]

What makes art relevant?  How can you take a two-hundred year old art form and make it accessible to a 21st century audience?  How as an artist can you find echoes of your own voice in a score written centuries before your birth?  Well, when you dismantle the artifice of expectation and find the voice […]