Monthly Archives: April 2019

A recital Hall

Alumni provide $1M gift to name recital hall

The 350-seat recital hall at UNC Greensboro’s College of Visual and Performing Arts has long been known as one of the most visually and aurally… Read More >

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New dean chosen for College of Visual and Performing Arts

After a nationwide search, Dr. bruce d. mcclung will become the inaugural dean of UNC Greensboro’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA)  on July 14, 2019…. Read More >

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Audra McDonald brings wisdom, music to UNCG

Audra McDonald, record-breaking winner of six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, and the National Medal of Arts, brought more than her dazzling… Read More >

three faculty artists

Three faculty earn NC Arts Council fellowships

Three UNC Greensboro faculty members – two from the School of Art and one from the School of Dance – were awarded fellowships from the… Read More >

Photo of Dixie Ortiz playing violin.

Student research focuses on access to music education

This post originally appeared in UNCG Research Magazine. To read other stories about research, scholarship, and creative activity, visit Dixie Ortiz was a fifth-grader when… Read More >

Photo of Chris Chalk talking with students

Actor Chris Chalk, from the G to ‘Gotham’

UNCG alumnus Chris Chalk ’01 stars in the hit show “Gotham,” and has been featured in “Homeland” and “Underground.” He has starred in Lynn Nottage’s… Read More >

Photo of Steve Haines playing bass

Spartan Spotlight: Steve Haines

It’s not unusual to see Steve Haines jamming alongside his students at Tate Street Coffee House on a Thursday night. Since the professor of jazz… Read More >

Portrait of Baraka Ongeri

Class of 2018: Baraka Ongeri

With just nine days until May Commencement, you can feel the graduation jitters. Spartans are putting last-minute touches on their cap designs, cramming for final… Read More >

Group photo of students in New York

Theatre students take giant steps on Broadway

There’s no business like show business, and UNCG School of Theatre students found out first-hand as they traveled to New York City for the 19th annual Industry Showcase this… Read More >

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Class of 2017: Ivana Bogdan

It’s difficult for Ivana Bogdan to recall a time when she didn’t have a paint brush or pencil in hand. The Winston-Salem native has been… Read More >

Photo of kids playing violins

Arts collaborative brings music to local schools

Erika Rauer saw the usual suspects when she poked her head into a student-led violin class at a Greensboro Boys and Girls Club – an… Read More >

UNCG alumnus wins 2017 American Jazz Pianist Competition

UNCG alumnus Thomas Linger ’16 recently won the 2017 American Jazz Pianist Competition. The first-place prize package is valued at $10,000 and includes the opportunity to… Read More >

Two photos by Lucinda Devlin

Lucinda Devlin photography exhibition to open at Weatherspoon

Internationally recognized photographer Lucinda Devlin’s first museum retrospective “Sightlines” will open on Saturday, Jan. 28, at UNCG’s Weatherspoon Art Museum. The exhibition will feature 83… Read More >

Photo of Laura Teague with violin

A musical life

Every summer, more than 2,000 middle and high school students attend summer music camp at UNCG. Two years ago, Laura Teague was one of those… Read More >

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UNCG announces formation of College of Visual and Performing Arts

UNCG is pleased to announce the formation of the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA), a new unit that unifies the discipline of art with… Read More >

Photo of "Untitled," a sculpture created by UNCG alumna Ivana Milojevic Beck.

Recent UNCG graduate wins top international sculpture award

UNCG’s Ivana Milojevic Beck ’12, ’16 MFA has been awarded the International Sculpture Center’s Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award for 2016. Beck, who… Read More >

Camp counselor Lars Holmberg works with young musicians at UNCG Summer Music Camp.

Sweet sounds of summer camp

UNCG Summer Music Camp is a homecoming of sorts for camp counselor Lars Holmberg ’11. The sights and sounds evoke memories not only from his… Read More >

A group of people chatting at last year's Summer Solstice Party

Weatherspoon to host 12th annual Summer Solstice Party

Tank tops, flip-flops and day trips to the beach can only mean one thing: summer has officially arrived. And this Friday, June 24, UNCG’s Weatherspoon… Read More >

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Global UNCG: A newfound confidence

Fulbright scholar Sheena Rose left the sunny, close-knit island of Barbados to pursue a Master of Fine arts in studio art at UNCG. “I love… Read More >

Photo of Maurice Moore drawing at coffee shop

Exploring identity through art

Whether he was sketching on notebook paper or piecing together large-scale collages, Maurice Moore was always fascinated with the idea of exploring his own identity… Read More >

Photo of New York City resident Liena Vayzman talking to UNCG art student Therry Cromratie

Sending a message

Last week, nearly 60 UNCG students – led by art professor Sheryl Oring – ditched their smartphones for several dozen vintage manual typewriters and spent… Read More >

Photo of Jennifer Leigh Mann working with Assistant Professor Denise Gabriel

Bright lights and big dreams

Jennifer Leigh Mann has always loved the movies. One of her favorite childhood memories is walking from her grandparents’ home in downtown Graham, North Carolina,… Read More >

Photo of the cast rehearsing

Onto the stage and ‘Into the Woods’

Next weekend, the greatest fairy tales of all time will collide on stage in UNCG’s production of the Tony Award-winning musical “Into the Woods.” The… Read More >

Dept. of Social Work sheds light on foster care issues in Triad Stage play

Ever since theater professional Debra LeWinter met UNCG professor and social worker Alicia Kaplan, the two have been dreaming about creating a theatrical production that… Read More >

News & Record: The Forge to share space with UNCG

UNCG’s Department of Art will open a new downtown art space called “The Mill” on April 29. The Mill will share the site with the… Read More >

Photo of Evan Ringel playing trombone with French students

Rhythm in Rennes

Evan Ringel’s senior spring break trip – full of big sounds and breathtaking sights – was one he’ll never forget. Along with three fellow seniors… Read More >

Photo of Jackson Cooper sitting on the floor between bookshelves in Jackson Library

Conducting research and researching conducting with Jackson Cooper

He writes for several publications. He does research. He conducts and directs. And he just graduated after 3 1/2 years. How does Jackson Cooper keep… Read More >

Photo of Phillip Riggs conducting

And the GRAMMY Award goes to…

You’ve probably heard of GRAMMY Award winners Stevie Wonder, Taylor Swift and Bruce Springsteen. Now add Phillip Riggs to the list of stars. The UNCG alumnus… Read More >

Math + Mime = Fun

For many kids, abstract math concepts such as estimation, tiling and infinity can be tough to grasp. Add in a little mime, however, and those… Read More >

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UNCG professor combines environment, music with new book

UNCG’s Dr. Aaron Allen, co-editor and contributing author of the new book “Current Directions in Ecomusicology: Music, Culture, Nature,” has always had an interest in… Read More >

Photo of past exhibition at Weatherspoon Art Museum

Weatherspoon kicks off 75th anniversary with ‘First Toast’ celebration

UNCG’s Weatherspoon Art Museum is kicking off its 75th anniversary in style with a “First Toast” celebration this Thursday, Jan. 7, from 5:30 to 7… Read More >

Photo of alumnus Jonathan Blalock during dress rehearsal of Dallas Opera

UNCG alumnus lands lead role in Dallas Opera world premiere

The Dallas Opera opened the holiday season on Friday, Dec. 4, with a world premiere of Mark Adamo’s “Becoming Santa Claus,” starring one of UNCG’s… Read More >

Photo of student playing trombone during past Collage Concert

Collage of sounds

The big start to UNCG’s musical year will be Saturday, Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m., in Aycock Auditorium. Big is the word. More than 300 students… Read More >

UNCG’s swing-era Darlinettes featured on NPR

The all-women jazz orchestra The Darlinettes have been promoted by UNCG Archives over the years, as they’ve collected and preserved the group’s artifacts and information…. Read More >

Photo of UNCG alum Chris Chalk

UNCG alum Chris Chalk debuts on “Gotham”

Many Spartans saw him at Thursday’s UNCG School of Music, Theatre and Dance Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony. UNCG theater students heard him speak Thursday and… Read More >

On day of UNCG performance, Philip Glass wins Glenn Gould Prize

Composer Philip Glass will receive the prestigious Glenn Gould Prize. The announcement came the same day the famed artist visited UNCG. Philip Glass spoke to… Read More >

Lim Wins Regional Art Education Award

Eun-Hee “Maria” Lim is already regarded as one of the top art educators in North Carolina. Now her reputation is growing throughout the Southeast. Lim,… Read More >

Kaitlyn Wagner’s homage to Philip Glass features ‘old-school’ UNCG Moog

Have Woodstock-era Moog synthesizer? Will travel. Kaitlyn Wagner, an undergraduate composer in UNCG Music, took UNCG’s classic Model 12 Moog synthesizer with her to the… Read More >

Enjoy UNCG music – and dance – live via the web

Enjoying a UNCG Music performance is always a wonderful experience. You can’t get to a particular performance? It may be one of the many that… Read More >

‘Bones’ creator at UNCG April 8

Kathy Reichs — best-selling crime writer and inspiration for the Fox TV series “Bones” — will be the guest speaker at the Friends of the… Read More >

Author Charlie Lovett at UNCG Feb. 5

Charlie Lovett, author of “First Impressions: A Novel of Old Books, Unexpected Love, and Jane Austen” will speak at UNCG Feb. 5. The free event… Read More >

Flutist Ian Clarke with Inara Zandmane, piano, Feb. 6

Flutist-composer Ian Clarke is the featured artist for a weekend of exciting flute performances and classes at Carolina Flute Fest, held at the UNCG School… Read More >

Your table’s waiting…

The Kit Kat Club opens for business Feb. 12-22, so come hear the music play. See UNCG Theatre’s production of “Cabaret” live in Taylor Theatre…. Read More >

SMTD Dean, GRAMMY nominee on ‘Good Morning Show’

As GRAMMY Week approaches, Peter Alexander, dean of UNCG’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance (SMTD), appeared on WFMY’s “Good Morning Show” to talk about… Read More >

Yancey plays the music forward

For 13 years, Danny Yancey  ’07 M.M.Ed has given the gift of music to his students. Now one of them has returned the favor. In… Read More >

At UNCG, former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey Jan. 20

Natasha Trethewey, Pulitzer Prize winning poet and Poet Laureate of the United States from 2012-14, will read from her most recent work and then have… Read More >

Roderick discusses new poetry collection on ‘The State of Things’

Poet David Roderick, who teaches in UNCG’s MFA Writing Program, spoke to Frank Stasio, host of WUNC’s ‘The State of Things,” about his latest poetry… Read More >

Kay Brown and ‘GWTW’ in Jackson Library

In 1936, Kay Brown convinced Hollywood producer David O. Selznick to snap up the film rights to “Gone with the Wind.” Brown had read Margaret… Read More >

Margaret Maron Presents … Nancy Pickard, woman of mystery

Just in time for Halloween, the season of fright, homegrown mystery maven Margaret Maron heads to UNCG to introduce audiences to another successful woman mystery… Read More >

Wren discusses ‘Twelfth Night’ on WFDD

David Ford, host of “Triad Arts Up Close” on WFDD, interviewed UNCG Professor Jim Wren on his jazzy interpretation of the Shakespearean comedy “Twelfth Night.”… Read More >

Biz writer Beth Macy and ‘Factory Man’ coming to UNCG

Journalist Beth Macy and John D. Bassett III, CEO of Vaughn-Bassett Furniture, are on a roll. And both are headed to UNCG. The runaway success… Read More >

Music for your birthday, maestro – at UNCG

Happy 60th Birthday, Dmitry Sitkovetsky! To help celebrate the Greensboro Symphony music director’s milestone, UNCG will host a sold-out concert Sunday, Sept. 28, at 3… Read More >

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The globe and the cosmos

The Bard and the Father of Modern Science. They were the superstars of their day. Literal Renaissance men whose words and ideas continue to shape… Read More >

Jazz, Shakespeare jibe in Theatre’s ‘Twelfth Night’

It’s reminiscent of that iconic moment in pop culture when chocolate and peanut butter collided. Jazz and “Twelfth Night” just jelled. Theatre professor Jim Wren… Read More >

UNCG rolls out the red carpet for ‘GO to the Movies!’ gala

David Holley, director of UNCG Opera Theatre and artistic director of Greensboro Opera, wanted to do something different for this year’s annual gala. He wanted… Read More >

Two Marsalises, all that jazz, Sept. 12

Ellis Marsalis and his 37-year-old son Jason will join forces for a generation-crossing performance on Friday, Sept. 12, 8 p.m., in Aycock Auditorium. The show… Read More >

UNCG receives NEA grant for Southern Entrepreneurship in the Arts Conference

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa has announced that the NC Entrepreneurship Center (NCEC) at UNCG is one of 886 nonprofit… Read More >

Award-winning cause

Running off to freedom and abandoning his fellow slave was grueling for Chris Chalk ’01. He could not imagine ever doing that. But his character… Read More >

UNCG students look at and discuss works, including Willem de Kooning's famous "Woman" painting, left, on display in the "Expressive Abstraction" exhibit at the Weatherspoon Art Museum.

The Buzz about the Weatherspoon

Heard the latest buzz about UNCG’s Weatherspoon Art Museum? calls it one of the world’s 18 Hidden Gems. The Weatherspoon is third on the… Read More >

Theatre’s Christine Morris featured in News & Record

Christine Morris, a UNCG theater professor was featured in a News & Record story on Triad Stage’s latest production, Shakespeare’s “All’s Well that Ends Well.”… Read More >

Theater alumnus David Ostergaard featured in Go Triad

Go Triad, the News & Record’s arts and entertainment magazine, reprinted a UNCG Now feature on alumnus David Ostergaard, fresh from the Cannes Film Festival… Read More >

For David Ostergaard ’02, the film’s in the Cannes

He didn’t exactly rub shoulders with George Clooney and Angelina Jolie, but David Ostergaard ’02 did star in an award-winning film shown at Cannes. Ostergaard,… Read More >

Salmon quoted in Wall Street Journal

John Salmon, a keyboard professor in UNCG’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance, was quoted by the Wall Street Journal in a story about the difficult… Read More >

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Focus on Piano Literature spotlights the Brothers Bach

The Brothers Bach, four musical sons of Baroque-era German composer Johann Sebastian Bach, take center stage at UNCG’s 18th Focus on Piano Literature conference. The… Read More >

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UNCG’s Jazz Festival will feature Nash, Gardner

UNCG’s Miles Davis Jazz Festival 2014 will feature student arrangements of Blue Note music, a seminal jazz record company. The festival, at 8 p.m. Thursday,… Read More >

UNCG Threads designers dazzle with ‘7 Deadly Sins’ show

Fashion designers from THREADS, the student organization of the Department of Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies, descended on downtown Greensboro April 5 to present their 9th annual fashion show, “The Seven Deadly Sins.”

Photo of Daedalus Quartet

Daedalus Quartet, “exceptionally refined young ensemble,” to perform April 7

They’ve been called “an exceptionally refined young ensemble with a translucent sound” by The New Yorker, with playing of “such security, technical finish, interpretive unity… Read More >

Filar Williams interviewed about Digital Media Commons’ 3-D printer

Beth Filar Williams, interim head of the Digital Media Commons in the UNCG library system, was interviewed by the News & Record regarding the installation… Read More >

Greensboro Dance Film Festival set for April 4

Robin Gee and Duane Cyrus, both associate dance professors at UNCG, will present the Greensboro Dance Film Festival, Friday, April 4, 2014, at 7 p.m. in… Read More >

Hodgkins’ Digital Temple saluted by Choice

The Digital Temple: A Documentary Edition of George Herbert’s English Verse, an online scholarly resource annotated by Dr. Christopher Hodgkins, a professor of English at… Read More >

Ready for city lights

When you show up for a celebrity-themed UNCG Theatre party as your favorite silent film star – and you never break character the entire evening… Read More >

UNCG alumnus Chris Chalk in Best Picture Oscar film

The film “Twelve Years a Slave” received the Best Picture award at the 2014 Academy Awards on Sunday evening. Chris Chalk, a 2001 alumnus of… Read More >

Haines jazzed for March 27 concert

Can you imagine Steve Haines, music professor and veteran jazz man, not playing jazz? Sort of like imagining Virginia Woolf not writing novels or Martin… Read More >

Annual conference teaches artists entrepreneurship

Sometimes it’s hard for an artist to make a living off his or her work. Artists from around the region, whether aspiring or experienced, can… Read More >

Carolina Film and Video Festival celebrates 36th year

UNCG’s Carolina Film and Video Festival (CFVF), in its 36th year, is the longest-running student-run film festival in North Carolina. This year’s festival widens its… Read More >

Faithful Theatre adaptation serves Jane (Austen) up plain

Jane Austen’s novels have seen a renaissance in recent years, with a flood of adaptations, some, like the Bridget Jones movies, only loosely based on… Read More >

Locke awarded Marion Stedman Covington Distinguished Professorship in Music

Dr. John Locke, director of bands and conductor of the UNCG Wind Ensemble, has been awarded the Marion Stedman Covington Distinguished Professorship in Music. Established… Read More >

UNCG, UNCSA to plan film-related master’s programs

UNCG and the UNC School of the Arts have been authorized to plan Master of Fine Arts degree programs in film production. UNCG will plan… Read More >

Music alumnus shares Broadway insights

Dominick Amendum has done Wicked good on Broadway, and he’ll bring his insight to campus Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 28 and 29. Amendum, a 2001… Read More >

From survival to success: a critical conference for artists, creative professionals

The focus is on the business of art. The idea is that more artists will succeed if they have business skills, knowledge, resources and contacts…. Read More >

Peck Elementary string program hits the spotlight

Several area media outlets have highlighted the Greensboro Symphony’s Beginning Strings Program, a partnership with the UNCG’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance and the… Read More >

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Playing Telephone, making art at UNCG

It was like the game Telephone Pictionary. Only now can UNCG participants see how the “game” turned out. And you can, too. The exhibition “The… Read More >

Poet Sarah Lindsay featured in Yes! Weekly

Sarah Lindsay, MFA alum and poet, was featured in Yes! Weekly. Lindsay was reading from her fourth full-length poetry collection, “Debt to the Bone-Eating Snotflower,”… Read More >

Alumnus who memorialized JFK in music featured in N&R

Christopher Tew, who studied music at UNCG and earned a degree in history, was featured in News and Record on the 5oth anniversary of the… Read More >

UNCG student interviewed by WFDD about writing program

UNCG student Stephon Ingram was interviewed by 88.5 WFDD about Authoring Action, a year-round, intensive writing program for youth in the Winston-Salem area. Ingram, a… Read More >

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Pixar veteran Bill Cone to speak at UNCG Nov. 14

If you’ve enjoyed such Pixar films as “Toy Story,” “Cars” and “A Bug’s Life,” you’ve seen the work of Bill Cone. This week you can… Read More >

North Carolina Dance Festival opens at UNCG

The NC Dance Festival opens its 23rd season Nov. 1 -2 at 8 PM with a different show each night in Aycock Auditorium, as reported… Read More >

Pianist, conductor donates music collection to University Libraries

George Darden, a pianist and conductor who has worked with the likes of Placido Domingo and Kiri Te Kanawa, has donated his extensive opera and… Read More >

Spartan Jazz Collective featured on WUNC 91.5 in jazz retrospective

The Spartan Jazz Collective was featured on WUNC 91.5’s “The State Of Things” in an interview and performance revolving around their retrospective of the North… Read More >

McCorkle reads from ‘Life After Life’ Oct. 29

Writer Jill McCorkle visits UNCG Tuesday, Oct. 29, to read from her latest novel, “Life After Life.” McCorkle’s reading begins at 4 p.m. in the… Read More >

Weatherspoon Museum receiving federal grant money

UNCG’s Weatherspoon Art Museum is receiving a federal grant of $150,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, as reported by the News &… Read More >

Portrait of Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou holds court in Aycock Auditorium

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New Music Festival will light up your ears Sept. 24-27

For the 10th straight year, sizzling sounds from visiting cutting edge composers, performers and ensembles will take the stage at UNCG’s New Music Festival (NMF)…. Read More >

Theatre stages ‘unedited silliness’ that is ‘Spamalot’

Ride your imaginary horse to the UNCG campus for a taste of Spamalot, a musical tribute to the comic movie classic “Monty Python and the… Read More >

Collage offers experience, support for students

Not only does it offer invaluable experience to young musicians, UNCG’s annual Collage Concert raises thousands of dollars in scholarship funds for performing arts students…. Read More >

Oriana plays the violin on her porch

Making strings sing

Oriana Ealey is naturally curious. The rising fifth-grader wants to know everything about everything, and she stores information like a walking, talking encyclopedia. “I wonder… Read More >

Storyteller, musician Bill Harley performs Sept. 9

Bill Harley, a two-time Grammy Award-winning storyteller and musician, will perform at UNCG on Monday, Sept. 9. Harley’s performance, free and open to the public,… Read More >

News & Record reports University Performing Arts Series lineup

The News & Record reported the lineup for the 2013-14 University Performing Arts Series, which features events ranging from literature and hip-hop to bluegrass and… Read More >

Campers rehearse in a beginner band class during the first week of UNCG's Summer Music Camp, 2012.

Sounds of summer

Enjoy the sounds of the young musicians attending the 2013 UNCG Summer Music Camp. The public is welcome at Friday night concerts by the campers… Read More >

Dancer practices for perfomance

At the heart of the arts

Dancers Connect makes creative expression a given for kids.

Theater 232 presenting late-night play, “Judith of Bethulia”

Theater 232, a collaboration between Triad Stage and UNCG, is presenting  “Judith of Bethulia,” a salacious late-night play, reports the News & Record. The raunchy,… Read More >

Theatre alumnus takes home Emmy

Actor David Ostergaard never expected a TV commercial for an Asheville computer shop to net him TV’s most coveted award, the Emmy. He took home… Read More >

Summer stage

UNCG Theatre and Triad Stage joined forces in 2005 to launch Theatre 232, a month-long summer theater festival that offers invaluable experience for theater students… Read More >

School of Music, Theatre and Dance goes Live!

The School of Music, Theatre and Dance has gone Live! The new SMTD Live! streaming service brings the music to you, wherever you are. This… Read More >

The Late, Great Bach. How late? 10 p.m.

These special Friday night sessions in the UNCG Music Building Organ Hall are called “The Late, Great Bach.” Yes, it’s genuinely Bach. It’s great. And… Read More >

Reel Ambition

Fade in. Three haunting piano notes accompany the sound of tires on wet pavement. Words appear across the screen – the staggering statistics of child… Read More >

Young love interrupted

In “Romeo and Juliet,” Shakespeare captures young kids in love as well as anyone can capture them. And that, says John Gulley, is why the… Read More >

Feet in two worlds

Robin Gee’s Fulbright award gives her the opportunity to live a dual existence as both student and teacher. Gee, an associate professor of dance in… Read More >

Large crowd expected at arts conference for entrepreneurs

UNCG is gearing up for its fourth annual Southern Entrepreneurship in the Arts Conference, which helps artists learn how to make a living from their… Read More >

Into their space

For many kids, especially those in rural communities, The North Carolina Theatre for Young People (NCTYP) is their only exposure to live theater. That’s why NCTYP,… Read More >

‘Pinafore,’ ‘Pirates of Penzance’ on stage June 14-16

Greensboro Light Opera and Song, a summer enrichment program for young artists run by UNCG Opera, will present Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic operas “The Pirates… Read More >

People viewing the exhibit in the children's museum

IARC department creates permanent exhibit for Children’s Museum

Students in the Department of Interior Architecture (Digital Technology and Fabrication) have created and installed “Larger Than Life,” a permanent exhibit at the Greensboro Children’s… Read More >

Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ comes to UNCG Jan. 23

From a fully lit theatre to a view of the stage from three sides, the American Shakespeare Center will give patrons the full Shakespearean experience… Read More >

Music, Theatre and Dance meld talents for Collage Concert

The strength of movement, power of harmony and passion of the stage will be on display Saturday, Sept. 10, during the School of Music, Theatre… Read More >

Fisher tackles ‘Kushner in an Hour’

Jim Fisher, head of UNCG’s Department of Theatre, admires Tony Kushner’s uncanny ability to “discuss the undiscussable.” That’s part of Kushner’s richness as a playwright,… Read More >

Mind your own business

John Read enrolled at UNCG as a student with a photography hobby. He’ll graduate in December as an entrepreneur with a photography business. On the… Read More >

Dance Department Announces Fall 2005 Season

By Sean Olson, University Relations Duane Cyrus UNCG Department of Dance’s fall 2005 season will include pieces by faculty members John Gamble and Jan Van… Read More >

Xandra Eden Named Weatherspoon’s Curator of Exhibitions

The Weatherspoon Art Museum has hired Xandra Eden as curator of exhibitions. Eden replaces Ron Platt. She will focus on contemporary art programming – including… Read More >

The Drama Begins at UNCG Summer Rep June 1 to 25

By Kimberly Hardin, University Relations UNCG’s Summer Repertory Theatre will span children and adult theatre with four plays in four weeks. Summer Rep will transform… Read More >

Theatre Presents ‘Lovers and Executioners’ April 27-May 1

Hearts pound, bosoms heave and occasionally a bodice gets ripped in “Lovers and Executioners,” a dramatic comedy about love and marriage performed by UNCG Theatre… Read More >

UNCG Dance Senior Concert II April 29 and 30

By Sean Olson, University Relations Seniors from the UNCG Department of Dance will culminate their undergraduate dance careers with some serious dance. Senior Concert II,… Read More >

MFA Dance Concert Embodies Life’s Phases

By Sean Olson, University Relations Ginny Skinner Haynes An MFA thesis concert will consider the phases of life: childhood, adolescence and adulthood. Ginny Skinner Haynes,… Read More >

UNCG MFA Thesis Concert April 1 and 2

By Sean Olson, University Relations Kiernan will perform April 1 and 2 A thesis concert will bring a “Partial Inventory” to the UNCG Department of… Read More >

Theatre Professors, Students Bring Home Honors

Associate Professor Jim Wren of UNCG received the Outstanding Teacher of Acting award at the Kennedy Center/American College Theater Festival’s southeastern regional competition in West… Read More >