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Kemari Bryant ’21 BFA Musical Theatre on Tour with The Book of Mormon

Kemari Bryant’s acting career has started with some big “firsts.”  He is the first graduate of the UNCG School of Theatre with a degree in Musical Theatre, and now he is on his first national tour with the Broadway musical The Book of Mormon. “It’s been amazing.  I’ve ...
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CVPA Valentine’s Stories

Arts students are a dedicated bunch. They eat, sleep, and breathe Art, Arts Administration, Dance, Music, and Theater, so it is no wonder so many form their most important and lasting relationships with people pursuing the same. We asked some CVPA couples to share their Valentine’s Stories. We ...
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A Valentine’s Question: How did you fall in love with the arts?

We asked CVPA Faculty to tell us how or when they fell in love with the arts. What was that pivotal moment when they just knew they had to be an artist, arts educator or administrator, designer, scholar, or performer? Here are some excerpts from their responses. If ...
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Brianca Robinson ’22 BFA – Drama: Design and Technical Production

Brianca Robinson has a style that she is ready to share with the world. While earning a BFA in Drama: Design and Technical Production at UNCG, Robinson focused on costume design: “Creating costumes is a big part of helping an actor create a role. It’s the clothing and ...
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Photo of Kevin Lawson, MFA Theatre: Musical Theatre Directing student on the stage of Taylor Theatre where he will music direct the School of Theatre’s production of Andrew Lippa’s Wild Party opening November 11th. Photo credit: Mike Micchiche.

A Journey of 0.4 Miles in Twenty Years

Kevin Lawson jokes that it took him twenty years to go zero-point-four miles—that’s the distance from the Music Building to Taylor Theatre—from a freshman piano performance major to the School of Theatre’s first MFA student with a concentration in Musical Theatre Directing—with a lot of stops along the ...
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