Robi Arce-Martinez portrait

College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Roberto (“Robi”) Arce-Martínez as Assistant Professor of Movement/Acting in CVPA’s School of Theatre. Arce-Martínez is a Puerto Rican director, actor, educator, and mask-maker who has performed, toured, and led workshops in México, Venezuela, Argentina, Puerto Rico, and the United States. […]

It all started in kindergarten. Five-year old Jordan Speas walked into his music class, struck a pose, and joyfully and loudly announced, “This is where we come to sing!” And now, many school years later, Speas is still singing. And dancing. And acting. The spark that started in elementary school has grown stronger with each […]

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 UNC Greensboro School of Theatre is pleased to present Spartan New Musicals, featuring Flatbush Avenue, with music, lyrics, and book by Madeline Myers, and Radio: A Musical Ghost Story, with music and lyrics by Murphy Taylor Smith and book by Emerson Mae Smith. Spartan New Musicals will be available for streaming April 22-24. Flatbush Avenue tells the story […]

The School of Theatre is tapping into an essential, fast-growing, and fairly new medium to engage and increase audiences for the 2021 spring season of shows.  “Podcast & Crew” made its debut this semester, produced by Chris Forrer  (’22 MFA Directing) who is working as the School’s Marketing Director as part of his graduate assistantship.  

In Greensboro’s historic College Hill neighborhood, you’ll find a recent addition to CVPA facilities.  326 Tate Street—where Addams University Bookstore once stood—is now home to the School of Theatre’s Costume Studio. Although technically not on campus, it’s very close, just down the block from Taylor Theatre and Sprinkle Theatre. The Costume Studio is fascinating enough […]