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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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Performer’s Perspective: Dialogues of the Carmelites

Posted on Friday, April 1st, 2016 by Ashley Oliveira under CVPA, Music, Theatre, Uncategorized. Tags: , , ,

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 […]

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UNCG Theatre Senior BFA featured in film

Posted on Thursday, September 10th, 2015 by Jeffrey Aguiar under CVPA, Theatre.

Torrey Laamar (Belcher), senior BFA in Acting, featured in 2014 festival award-winning film, Blackbird.

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Congratulations 2014-2015 SMTD Graduates!

Posted on Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 by Jeffrey Aguiar under CVPA, Dance, Music, Theatre.

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 • Jourdan […]

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2015 Tony Award Nominations

Posted on Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 by Jeffrey Aguiar under CVPA, Theatre.

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 […]

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Inaugural Distinguished Alumni Event!

Posted on Friday, April 24th, 2015 by Jeffrey Aguiar under CVPA, Dance, Music, Theatre.

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 […]

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Professor Jim Fisher publishes new work

Posted on Friday, March 27th, 2015 by Jeffrey Aguiar under Theatre.

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 […]

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David Sullivan Named Head of Theatre Department

Posted on Thursday, May 1st, 2014 by Matthew Libera under Theatre.

David Sullivan is a theater educator, stage director and producer. He has served as Associate Professor & the director of the Theatre Program at Lehman College – City University of New York in the Bronx and as Chair of the Department of Theatre & Dance at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ. Since 2004 David has […]

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UNCG’s The Ugly Duckling Approaches Youth Theatre with Innovation

Posted on Monday, March 31st, 2014 by Matthew Libera under Theatre.

For over 50 years now, UNCG’s The North Carolina Theatre for Young People has been instrumental in facilitating theatrical productions and educational programming for the youth community statewide. As it is in many cases, such experiences often serve as an introduction to the theatre for local children with limited artistic exposure. Therefore, the productions are […]

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Rachel Briley Chosen to Join the 2014 Women’s Executive Leadership Program Class

Posted on Monday, March 17th, 2014 by Matthew Libera under Theatre.

Rachel Briley, of Greensboro, NC, was selected by the Washington, DC-based Impact Center for its 2014 Women’s Executive Leadership Program after a highly competitive application and interview-based process to find the best and brightest women leaders in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. The eighteen extraordinary women participating in this year’s class come from a […]

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