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MFA Art Students Exhibit work at Lump Gallery in Raleigh

Current 2021 MFA School of Art Students exhibit their work  in Bad Touch 2.0 at the Lump Gallery in Raleigh. This is a group drawing exhibition curated by Bill Thelen. Bad Touch 2.0 is on exhibit from December 3 - January 16, 2022 with an opening Reception on Friday, Dec. 3 from ...
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Lucas Varnum Portrait

Commencement Profile:
Lucas Varnum BFA – Studio Art: Sculpture and Ceramics

Lucas Varnum says it’s simple: do what you love. That’s the advice he has for future Spartans who might be hesitant to pursue a degree in the visual and performing arts: “Don’t be scared. Don’t let money determine your major. If you love art, do art.” Growing up in Raleigh, ...
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Mikhaila Eller Portrait

Commencement Profile:
Mikhaila Eller BA – Arts Administration

Mikhaila Eller is a mover in more ways than one. The Stratford, Connecticut native reports that she has been a dancer for her entire life and has always had a passion for the arts. She also has a strong desire to move the needle on issues in the community and ...
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Kemari Bryant Portrait

Commencement Profile:
Tevondre Kemari Bryant BFA – Drama: Musical Theatre

Stage and screen: Tevondre Kemari Bryant has dipped his toes into both at UNC Greensboro and they have been a winning combination for him. The BFA in Drama: Musical Theatre major from New Bern, North Carolina started doing theatre when he was in middle school, and it was then that ...
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Wynton Marsalis invites UNC Greensboro Students to Compete at Jazz at Lincoln Center

UNC Greensboro’s Miles Davis Jazz Studies Program has been selected as one of “ten of the most well-regarded university jazz programs in the country” to compete in the Jack Rudin Jazz Championship, a two-day invitational on the Rose Theatre stage at Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) in New York in ...
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Camille Thurman portrait

Robinson Family Fund Brings Jazz Artist Camille Thurman to Greensboro

For two weeks this month, students in the School of Music’s Miles Davis Jazz Studies Program will be able to study with composer, multi-instrumentalist, and vocalist Camille Thurman—an artist who is quickly becoming one of the standard bearers of jazz. The residency is made possible by the Robinson Family Fund, ...
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Dancers in Film "Uprooted"

Greensboro Dance Film Festival Presents “Uprooted: The Journey of Jazz Dance”

The UNC Greensboro School of Dance, in partnership with Sugarfoote Productions, will present the 7th Annual Greensboro Dance Film Festival October 29th-30th. The festival kicks off with a special screening of “Uprooted: The Journey of Jazz Dance” at the UNCG Auditorium.   “Uprooted” is a ground-breaking documentary that traces the roots of ...
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Dr. Frank Lee McCarty, 1941-2021

Former School of Music Professor, Composer, and Author Frank Lee McCarty passed away on September 15th. Dr. McCarty was Professor in the School of Music for 28 years from 1976 until 2004. He taught Composition, Music Theory, and Twentieth-Century Music History. He was the author of articles ranging in content from percussion ...
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Dr. Ana Paula Höfling Receives National Award

Congratulations to Associate Professor Ana Paula Höfling who was awarded the Dance Studies Association's Oscar G. Brockett Prize for Dance Research for her book Staging Brazil: Choreographies of Capoeira (Wesleyan University Press, 2019).  The award is funded by the Oscar G. Brockett Center for Theatre History and Criticism at the ...
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Join the School of Dance Graduate Programs!

The UNC Greensboro School of Dance invites applications for our resident MFA and MA programs to begin in Fall 2022. The MFA in Choreography is a three-year, 60-hour program designed to develop and clarify students' choreographic voices and to deepen understanding of dance-making as a personal, aesthetic, cultural, and social process. The MA ...
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