Marielis Garcia headshot. Photo credit: Whitney Browne

Faculty Artist Profile: Marielis Garcia

Assistant Professor of Dance Marielis Garcia has been a teaching artist since she was barely a teenager—a gutsy teenager who knew exactly what she wanted and wasn’t afraid to ask for it:  “My parents are both immigrants from the Dominican Republic and there just wasn’t a whole lot ...
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Daria Clarke '21 BFA Dance

Daria Clarke ’21 Coming “Home” with Garth Fagan Dance Company

As an undergrad, Daria “Toni” Clarke ’21 set aside ambitions to be a dermatologist or veterinarian for her first love, dance. Upon graduation, she set her sights on the Garth Fagan Dance company, based in upstate New York. Her professor and mentor, Dr. Janet Lilly(Professor of Dance), had ...
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UNC Greensboro School of Dance Opens Its Doors for Community Dance Day

On March 1, 2024, the UNC Greensboro (UNCG) School of Dance will host Community Dance Day, welcoming students from high schools across North Carolina and Virginia. The initiative aims to engage the broader community by offering a comprehensive program encompassing various dance classes, performances, workshops, and discussions.  School ...
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Festival Celebrates Decade of Dance Film

The UNC Greensboro School of Dance and Sugarfoote Productions announce the 10th annual Greensboro Dance Film Festival (GDFF) to be held Friday, February 23rd and Saturday, February 24th.   GDFF, the first of its kind to reside in Greensboro, features dance films from 23 countries in both student and ...
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Meet the Meshroom: A Mash-Up of Art, Dance, and Music

“Drop In. Drop Out. Bring a Friend.” That is the tag line for a new event coming to UNC Greensboro in February through a partnership between Duke University Arts and the UNCG School of Dance. Those are also literally the only instructions for the event, according to Caitlyn ...
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