Dear CVPA Colleagues, Students and Families, and Alumni, I am outraged by the recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others by those who are sworn to protect. I am disheartened and angry at the violence shown against those who are peacefully protesting the widespread and systemic racial injustice in our […]
College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Tara Webb to the position of Lecturer in Costume Technology. Webb comes to UNC Greensboro from Swarthmore College where she was the Costume Shop Manager and taught “Introduction to Media Design for Performance.” She also coordinated video installations and was […]
College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Ken White to the position of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for the College. He has been serving as Interim Associate Dean since July 2019. White joined the theatre faculty of UNC Greensboro in 2013, teaching courses in lighting design, […]
College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Mya Brown to the position of Assistant Professor of Theatre–Acting/Directing Generalist. Brown comes to UNC Greensboro from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Oswego where she is an Assistant Professor of Acting and Directing. Previously, she was a […]
In a virtual ceremony this spring, CVPA recognized five faculty members and one staff member who are retiring this year. Collectively, James Fisher, David Nelson, George Dimock, Robert Hansen, Gregory Carroll, and Jeff Gillis have contributed 159 years to the life of UNC Greensboro. Watch the presentation here.
Yophi Bost says that majoring in music education was a pretty predictable path for her: “My mom is an Actors’ Equity Assocation actress, so my younger sister and I were pushed into professional musical theatre as toddlers. I was singing before I learned to talk, and music has always been my passion. On top of […]
A famous monologue in Shakespeare’s As You Like It begins, “All the world’s a stage…” It’s not exactly what Shakespeare meant, but taken literally, it’s true these days. Theatres — and theatre classrooms — are closed and suddenly professors and students are relating with each other from “stages” in their homes. But how do you […]
Take a virtual visit to the School of Theatre. Video produced by Amy Masters, Business Services Coordinator for the School of Dance. Voiceover by Christine Morris, Associate Professor of Voice and Acting.
College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Natalie Sowell as the new Director of the School of Theatre. Sowell has taught and served in administrative roles at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts for the past 16 years where she founded the Child Drama and Community program. Sowell […]