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 […]

[slideshow_deploy id=’153′] The following degrees were awarded: Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education Chris Edward Haire Morgan Christine Soja Robin Whitener Wilkins Doctor of Musical Arts in Performance Justin Matthew Bunting Mark James Cramer Benjamin Laurence Crouch + Elizabeth Ann Doebler • Andre Charles Duvall • Timothy Lee Ellison Samee Griffith Jennifer Wright Corbell Hough […]

May 5, 2015–Tony award nominations were announced on April 28. Among the list of nominations are some productions involving UNCG School of Music, Theatre and Dance alumni: Best Revival of a Musical, On the Town: Bonnie Becker , Production Stage Manager ’76; Julie DeVore ’10, Assistant Stage Manager; Stephanie Yankwitt ’00 (Artistic Associate, Barrington Stage Company) Best Original […]

The School of Music, Theatre and Dance welcomed five of its most accomplished alumni back to campus Thursday and Friday to recognize their achievements in the school’s first Distinguished Alumni awards. “We’re honored to have these five alumni return to campus so our students and faculty can learn from their accomplishments and experiences,” said Peter Alexander, dean of […]

Following the publication of two previous Historical Dictionaries on American Theater, one focusing on Modernism (co-authored with Felicia Hardison Londré, 2007) and a solo venture turned into two volumes focused on Contemporary American Theater (2011). The newest installment, Historical Dictionary of American Theater: Beginnings, is set to release this April. Dr. Fisher took a moment to share […]