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Latest news and updates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts

Dance Placement Class for Minors & Non-majors

Posted on Thursday, August 10th, 2017 by Amy Masters under CVPA, Dance.

For those of you wanting to move into the next level of Contemporary or Ballet classes, our dance technique placement class will be held on Tuesday, August 15, at 6:30pm in 1510 Walker (formerly SRC) Studio 250. The street address is 1510 Walker Ave., and the building is located at the intersection of Walker and […]

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Professor Recognized by NDEO

Posted on Thursday, July 27th, 2017 by Amy Masters under Dance.

The School of Dance would like to congratulate Dr. Jill Green on receiving the Outstanding Dance Researcher Award from the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO). Dr. Green conducts research and teaches somatics, body studies, pedagogy, and two courses in qualitative research. Dr. Green’s writing is prolific and widely disseminated. Her work is published in a number of journals […]

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Dance Welcomes New Instructors

Posted on Thursday, July 20th, 2017 by Amy Masters under CVPA, Dance.

The School of Dance welcomes two new instructors to our family:       Clarice Young joins us as an Associate Professor from the Ronald K. Brown/Evidence, A Dance Company, where she was the rehearsal director. Young is also an original member of Camille A. Brown & Dancers and former assistant who continues to work with the […]

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Renovations Underway

Posted on Thursday, July 20th, 2017 by Amy Masters under CVPA, Dance.

The Mary Channing Coleman building, home to the School of Dance, is currently undergoing renovations to the old swimming pool and other areas. The pool, closed in July 2016, is being converted into two sprawling dance studios, bringing the total number of dedicated dance studio spaces to six. These new spaces are to be completed […]

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College of Visual and Performing Arts offers summer experiences for youth!

Posted on Friday, May 19th, 2017 by Jeffrey Aguiar under Art, CVPA, Dance, Music, Theatre. Tags: , , , , , , , ,

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 […]

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School of Dance alumni featured in Van Dyke theater inaugural performance

Posted on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 by Amy Masters under CVPA, Dance.

From the UNCG Campus Weekly: The 2016 North Carolina Dance Festival, a 26-year-old annual showcase of modern and contemporary choreography by N.C. artists, will bring a meaningful closing performance to Greensboro November 12, after stops in Raleigh and Boone. The performance will inaugurate the Van Dyke Performance Space, a newly created black-box theater in the […]

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School of Dance to host Open House

Posted on Thursday, October 6th, 2016 by Amy Masters under CVPA, Dance.

The School of Dance is hosting a Graduate Open House on October 28 from 9-4 in the Coleman building. Prospective graduate students will meet with instructors, observe classes, and get answers to questions about the MA and MFA degree programs that are available at UNCG. For more information, please contact the School at dance@uncg.edu.

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Cultural Competence, Dance, and A Better World

Posted on Friday, April 1st, 2016 by jtwilli8 under CVPA, Dance.

A Taiwanese American, 5’2, and stylish woman, Cynthia Ling Lee, Assistant Professor of Dance in the School of Music, Theatre and Dance, has a dynamic approach to teaching cultural competence in the classroom.  Her loving approach to pedagogy introduces different dance forms unfamiliar to students in an engaging way. She emphasizes how her subject matter […]

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Dance Department Celebrates Visiting Scholar

Posted on Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 by Amy Masters under CVPA, Dance.

Students, faculty, and staff gathered to celebrate visiting scholar Yiling Fu as her visit to UNCG came to an end in February. Yiling is the Vice Director of the Dance department at Guangxi University in Nanning, Guangxi, China. Yiling was selected for a prestigious award that allowed her to spend six months in the United States […]

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Department Head Janet Lilly teaches in China

Posted on Friday, January 29th, 2016 by Amy Masters under CVPA, Dance.

While most of us were preparing for the holidays, UNCG Dance Professor and Department Head Janet Lilly was teaching dance in China. Lilly spent two and a half weeks teaching Contemporary Dance and Choreography at Shaoguan University in Guangdong Province. She spent time teaching pedagogy classes to instructors at the university, worked with students to choreograph […]

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