News Items from UNC Greensboro

UNC Greensboro has always been a home and incubator for poets and writers, through the MFA Program in Creative Writing and the surrounding literary community.  Because it’s April and the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Month, faculty poets Stuart Dischell and Emilia Phillips offered a few words about how poetry is relevant and necessary right […]

UNCG alum Chris Chalk ’01 recently Zoomed in for all three days of Michael Flannery’s Acting IV class. Flannery, Associate Professor of Acting, Acting for the Camera, and Drama Appreciation in the School of Theatre, said it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience for his students. “Chris is committed to giving back to his alma mater; he […]

This week UNC Greensboro School of Theatre presents a live production of George Bernard Shaw’s “Saint Joan,” available for on-demand streaming March 18-20.  Tickets may be purchased for $5 each here: https://www.etix.com/ticket/v/15070/taylor-theatre The show will only be available during the streaming dates. The play depicts France’s 15th-century divinely-inspired heroine Joan of Arc, who was burned […]

March is Women’s History Month, and UNC Greensboro’s School of Music has several events that feature women performers and music scholars. Jocelyn Neal: “Singing Your Own Songs: How Female Songwriters Navigate Intellectual Property and Public Authenticity.” Irna Priore Music and Culture Lecture SeriesFriday, Feb. 26, 4 p.m.Register for the virtual event here: https://uncg.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMud-uupjwuHdT0VPn5Ofhp7ghXR7HsibY6 Dr. Neal is […]

Cheryse McLeod Lewis ’01 MM has diversified.  The Greensboro native holds a master’s degree in vocal performance from the UNC Greensboro School of Music and has enjoyed a successful singing career, from the Seattle Opera to the 1st National Broadway Tour of The Gershwins’ “Porgy and Bess.” She has performed with fellow Spartan Rhiannon Giddens […]

The College of Visual and Performing Arts continues the 2020-2021 Virtual Master Class Series in February with Jasmine Hearn, a Bessie-Award winning dancer, choreographer, and director, as well as Joseph Alessi, principal trombonist with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. In March, the series will feature playwright and screenwriter Lynn Nottage and visual artist Ann Hamilton. […]

The Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNC Greensboro presents the exhibition Xaviera Simmons: Falk Visiting Artist  January 23 – May 29. The exhibition, curated by Dr. Emily Stamey, depicts objects, bodies, and landscapes – both political and geographical – that respond to the gaps and distortions in our understanding of histories. The artifacts and figures that Simmons features show “the […]

UNC Greensboro’s School of Music will host its annual Collage concert virtually on Saturday, Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m.  Approximately 40 students and 20 faculty are featured in the pre-recorded concert. Each performance was recorded on campus in November and December, with appropriate COVID-19 safety measures. In January, all performances were edited together into the […]